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Meet Canonical at MWC Barcelona 2023 1

Meet Canonical at MWC Barcelona 2023

Another Mobile World Congress is just around the corner and our team at Canonical is excited to join the world’s largest and most influential connectivity event once again. Telecommunications is a key area for Canonical, and we are committed to providing a best-in-class experience of using open-source software to enable mobile operators, network function developers …

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ROS 2 Foxy and ROS Melodic EOL – Keep your robots up and running 5

ROS 2 Foxy and ROS Melodic EOL – Keep your robots up and running

ROS Melodic EOL is around the corner. With more than 1,004 repositories in rosdistro, Melodic is among the top 3 ROS distributions (with Indigo and Kinetic). Together with Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, Melodic was widely used by many pioneering companies who deployed the first ROS devices to market. By the end of April, both distributions will …

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Jammin’ with Jami – Freedom, privacy, snaps

About a year ago, the Advocacy team established first contact with Savoir-Faire Linux, a free software consultancy company behind Jami, a privacy oriented VoIP and conference platform. The Jami developers were interested in some sort of collaboration with us, and shedding fresh light on their product. Intrigued by their technology and business model, we featured …

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How Ubuntu Pro delivers enhanced security and manageability for Linux Desktop users 13

How Ubuntu Pro delivers enhanced security and manageability for Linux Desktop users

At the end of last year Canonical announced that Ubuntu Pro, our expanded security maintenance and compliance subscription, is now available for data centers and desktops as a public beta. This week, Ubuntu Pro entered general availability, giving Ubuntu users access to extra hardening and security patching. If you’re a developer using Ansible, Apache Tomcat, …

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Ubuntu Pro enters general availability

Ubuntu Pro, Canonical’s comprehensive subscription for secure open source and compliance, is now generally available. Ubuntu Pro, released in beta in October last year, helps teams get timely CVE patches, harden their systems at scale and remain compliant with regimes such as FedRAMP, HIPAA and PCI-DSS. The subscription expands Canonical’s ten-year security coverage and optional …

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How digital twins enable data-driven automotive supply chains 20

How digital twins enable data-driven automotive supply chains

The automotive industry is facing one of its biggest revolutions since the advent of automation. In this post, we will go through the Industry 4.0 aspects and how OEMs can turn these challenges into opportunities. To put it simply, the first Industrial Revolution relied on steam power, the second one on electricity and the third …

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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS End Of Life – keep your fleet of devices up and running

Ubuntu 18.04 ‘Bionic Beaver’ is reaching End of Standard Support this April, also known sometimes as End Of Life (EOL). This distribution of Ubuntu was installed by millions of users and powers up thousands of devices. From kiosks and appliances to IoT devices and robots, 18.04 helped many companies deploy innovations to the world. As …

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Cloud storage pricing – how to optimise TCO

The flexibility of public cloud infrastructure allows for little to no upfront expense, and is great when starting a venture or testing an idea.  But once a dataset grows and becomes predictable, it can become a significant base cost, compounded further by additional costs depending on how you are consuming that data. Public clouds were …

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Containerization vs. Virtualization : understand the differences

Over the last couple of decades, a lot has changed in terms of how companies are running their infrastructure. The days of dedicated physical servers are long gone, and there are a variety of options for making the most out of your hosts, regardless of whether you’re running them on-prem or in the cloud. Virtualization …

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