If a new administration tool works as advertised, Ubuntu Linux may become much easier for businesses to install, manage and troubleshoot on an enterprise scale. The new tool, dubbed Landscape, arrives March 5 from Canonical.
I first heard about Landscape during the Ubuntu Live event in mid-2007. At the time, I speculated that it could become a great tool for managed service providers (MSPs) to remotely administer Ubuntu-based networks. I still think Landscape could eventually connect with MSPs, as I point out on MSPmentor.net, our sister site.
But first and foremost, Landscape strives to make Ubuntu desktops and servers far easier for network administrators to manage.
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Who are the world’s top Ubuntu Linux partners? To find out, All About Ubuntu has launched a global survey that will identify 100 of the world’s top Ubuntu integrators, solutions providers, VARs and channel partners.
Here are some quick details.
- Survey Background: You’ll find that here.
- Actual Survey: You’ll find that here.
The survey only takes a few minutes to complete and it’s free. Companies that appear on the Ubuntu 100 list will receive free, high-profile publicity on our media sites (All About Ubuntu, MSPmentor and The VAR Guy) and across the open source industry. Plus, existing and prospective Ubuntu customers will more easily discover your expertise. Continue reading →