Canonical to Highlight Ubuntu Cloud, Management Solutions

As the CeBIT upcoming convention in Germany nears, Canonical has announced what it will be showcasing at the event–which, in turn, provides some clues about where the company behind one of the world’s most popular open source operating systems might be concentrating its efforts in coming months. Alas, Ubuntu tablets are not on the list. But if you’re interested in Ubuntu on servers in and the cloud, there’s going to be a lot to see in Hanover between March 5 and 9.
As Canonical explained in recent blog post, its exhibit at CeBIT will focus on two areas of the Ubuntu world:

Ubuntu for the cloud. From what we gather, this portion of the display will communicate the value not just of the Ubuntu Cloud Images themselves, but of the broader Ubuntu cloud ecosystem. That includes upstream components such as OpenStack and Canonical deployment tools including Juju.
The Landscape platform, Canonical’s solution for managing large networks of Ubuntu desktops, servers and cloud nodes. The emphasis on Landscape is interesting, since the tool was one of Canonical’s first revenue-generating endeavors, and has not been the subject of much focus in recent years in Canonical marketing material. But maybe the company wants to bring Landscape

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