Canonical’s Ubuntu Server Edition Gains ISV Support

Canonical’s Ubuntu Server Edition is finally showing some ISV (independent software vendor) momentum. The latest two examples involve Openbravo and Alfresco. Here’s the news and the bigger picture.

First, the news: Openbravo ERP 2.50 Professional Subscription, built on top of Ubuntu Server Edition, is available now. The news comes one week after Alfresco Community Edition 3.2 became available from the Ubuntu software repositories.

Now the bigger picture: Canonical’s overall business strategy includes multiple moves beyond Ubuntu Desktop Edition — including server, cloud, storage (Ubuntu One) and systems management (Landscape) initiatives.

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