Canonical’s Ubuntu Server Ambitions

Yes, we all know Ubuntu has strong momentum on the desktop. But what about the server? Glad you asked. There’s a growing body of evidence suggesting Ubuntu 7.10 — Gutsy Gibbon — will mark the beginning of a strong server push for Canonical. Continue reading

Can Ubuntu Run Your Small Business?

I’ve written about Microsoft Small Business Server and other software suites that are marketed to small business owners. But curiosity about Ubuntu as a small business server and desktop seems to be growing. Back in August, Canonical hinted to me that they are working on a small business server software suite. Now mainstream websites are speculating about Ubuntu’s potential for small business systems. Sounds like 2o08 could be a heck of a year for Ubuntu in small business.

Ubuntu Coming to Small Business Servers

Lookout, Microsoft. Move over Red Hat. Ubuntu is preparing a small business server and related support tools that could allow entrepreneurs to standardize their networks on the operating system. Canonical CEO Mark Shuttleworth dropped a few hints about the small business server during his keynote speech at Ubuntu LIVE today in Portland, Oregon.

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