New Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: productive desktop computing without the cost

Desktop Product Manager Gary Ekker & Global Sales Engineer Manager Dave Russell
With a unique, user friendly user interface and hundreds of productivity-enhancing features, Ubuntu 12.04 LTS provides a much more cost-effective alternative to proprietary desktop software. Whether you need to provide native desktop apps, virtualised desktop applications or remote delivery to thin clients, Ubuntu 12.04 LTS represents the perfect desktop platform for many businesses. Join Sales Engineering Manager Dave Russell and Desktop Product Manager Gary Ekker to find out why.
May 24 2012
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New Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: productive desktop computing without the cost
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  • Welcome to Ubuntu 14.04 for cloud computing May 1 2014 3:00 pm UTC 60 mins
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    En la mayoría de las pequeñas y medianas empresas, AD conforma el núcleo de los sistemas informáticos y, como tal, supone la dependencia de un único fabricante, menos flexibilidad y costes más altos. Participe en este webinario en directo para aprender cómo Zentyal, un servidor para pymes basado en Ubuntu y oficialmente soportado por Canonical, ofrece un sustituto de fácil uso a Windows Server gracias a su integración con Samba 4.0.

    Este webinario tendrá lugar el día 2 de mayo a las 17:00 (CET), a cargo de Darryl Weaver, Ingeniero de Ventas en Canonical y Mateo Burillo, Coordinador de Formación en Zentyal. Se habrá realizado una sesión en inglés dos horas antes. Durante el seminario podrá aprender sobre las nuevas características de Samba 4.0 y ver un escenario típico de migración para una organización que desea migrar de Microsoft Active Directory a Zentyal. También conocerá las opciones de soporte disponibles y las ventajas que ofrecen los partners de Ubuntu-Zentyal a los clientes interesados en la migración a esta alternativa de software libre.

    Durante la sesión se explicará:

    * Cuáles son las principales diferencias entre Samba 3.0 y Samba 4.0
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    * Qué opciones de soporte están disponibles
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    * Revendedores de Microsoft que están buscando alternativas que les ayuden a seguir ofreciendo soluciones a sus clientes pequeños y medianos
    * Cualquier proveedor local de servicios TIC o proveedor de servicios gestionados, que en la actualidad ofrece a las pymes servicios integrales de infraestructura TIC y está interesado en hacer crecer su negocio
  • Goodbye Active Directory - Hallo Open Source Recorded: May 2 2013 53 mins
    In most of the small and medium businesses, Active Directory (AD) is the core of the IT systems and as such, it means vendor lock-in, less flexibility and higher costs. Join this live webinar to learn how Zentyal, an Ubuntu-based server for small and medium businesses and officially supported by Canonical, offers an easy-to-use replacement to Windows Server thanks to its Samba 4.0 integration.

    During this webinar, you will learn about the new features of Samba 4.0 and see a typical migration scenario for an organisation seeking to migrate from Microsoft Active Directory to Zentyal.
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    This webinar is ideal for:

    * Small and medium businesses interested in migrating from Active Directory to Samba 4.0,

    * Microsoft resellers who are looking for alternatives to help them continue to offer solutions to small and medium customers,

    * Any local IT service provider or managed service provider, which currently offers SMBs IT infrastructure services and is interested in growing its business.
  • Ubuntu Advantage services – the opportunity for HP Recorded: Apr 24 2013 47 mins
    Ubuntu is one of the fastest growing open-source operating systems for scale-out servers that enable the latest wave of web, cloud and big data applications. Ubuntu features in the HP Moonshot System that changes the way enterprises design, deploy and manage servers.

    HP and Canonical, the firm behind Ubuntu, have partnered so that the Ubuntu Advantage support package is now available for resale by HP through SLMS. This gives HP SLMS an additional revenue opportunity in the rapidly growing new market for scale out computing.

    Join Jim Foy with Lee Bonham from Canonical to learn more about this opportunity.
  • OpenStack – Technik und Praxis Recorded: Apr 18 2013 40 mins
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  • Adiós SBS, Hola Alternativas Linux Recorded: Jan 10 2013 64 mins
    Con la descontinuación del popular Small Business Server (SBS) muchos revendedores TIC locales están buscando alternativas que puedan ayudarles a seguir ofreciendo soluciones a sus clientes pequeños y medianos. Zentyal, un servidor para pymes basado en Ubuntu, ofrece una alternativa natural. Una solución fácil de usar, completa en funcionalidad, asequible y amigable para los proveedores de servicios gestionados, ofrece un substituto completo a Small Business Server. Está oficialmente soportado por Canonical, la empresa detrás el desarrollo de Ubuntu, e integra Zarafa, substituto del servidor Exchange.

    Razones para atender:
    * Descubra una alternativa al SBS descontinuado: Aprenda sobre una alternativa fácil de usar para sus clientes.
    * Evite la nube: ¿Por qué obligar a los clientes pequeños moverse a la nube cuando prefieren tener un servidor propio?
    * Encuentre una solución asequible: Aprenda cómo evitar tener que actualizar su servidor y pagar costes de licencias más altos.
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    With the discontinuation of the popular Small Business Server many local IT resellers are looking for alternatives that can help them continue providing solutions for their small and medium customers. Zentyal, an Ubuntu-based server for small and medium businesses, comes as the natural choice. Easy-to-use, fully functional, MSP-friendly and cost effective, it is a complete replacement to Small Business Server. It is fully supported by Canonical, the company behind the development of Ubuntu, and it integrates Zarafa, a drop-in replacement of Exchange server.

    Reasons to attend:
    * Find an alternative to the discontinued SBS: Learn about an easy-to-use, alternative for your customers
    * Avoid the cloud: Why force small business customers to go to the cloud when they may prefer to keep an in-house server?
    * Find a cost-effective alternative: Learn how to avoid upgrading your
  • Real life story: DreamHost public cloud on OpenStack & Ubuntu Recorded: Dec 5 2012 40 mins
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    Join us and ask questions live!
  • Getting the best from your cloud - multiple workloads, security and management Recorded: Nov 23 2012 63 mins
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    There are a number of considerations that users have in choosing and getting the most from their open cloud platform:

    - How to get up and running quickly
    - How to deploy different workloads rapidly
    - How to scale fast
    - How to be secure and how to manage change.

    In this webinar, experts from Canonical will share best practice in addressing these issues, basing their comments on the experience of multiple cloud deployments across the world.
  • OpenStack, your foundation for Cloud computing Recorded: Nov 14 2012 55 mins
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    Why attend: To find out about the architecture and benefits of OpenStack

    Where: From the comfort of your desk

    The open cloud, based on OpenStack, is fast becoming one of the most popular cloud platforms. OpenStack delivers open standards, modularity and scalability, and avoids vendor lock-in.

    Join this webinar to find out why OpenStack is surging ahead, learn about the OpenStack technical architecture and the new features of the recent Folsom release. Find out why, to date, all public cloud providers, such as DreamHost and HP, whom are using OpenStack, are deploying it on ubuntu.

    You will also learn about investments that Canonical has made into OpenStack such a as our Continuous Integration efforts, the Ubuntu Cloud Archive and Ceilometer.
  • Stability, support and the latest cloud features: using the Ubuntu Cloud Archive Recorded: Nov 7 2012 40 mins
    The pace of innovation in the cloud is ferocious. And there’s no better example than OpenStack - the fastest growing open source project ever, according to some reports.

    Join Ubuntu Server Engineering Manager Dave Walker, to learn how the Ubuntu Cloud Archive provides access to the very latest OpenStack features on long-term support releases of Ubuntu. The webinar will cover the principles behind the Ubuntu Cloud Archive and its use in the enterprise, enabling you and your organisation to make the most of the open cloud.
  • Running OpenStack Folsom on Ubuntu 12.10 and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Recorded: Oct 31 2012 61 mins
    The second webinar of our Ubuntu 12.10 series focuses on Folsom, the latest release of OpenStack. In this webinar, Ubuntu Server Engineering Manager Dave Walker will talk you through the process of deploying Folsom on Ubuntu 12.10 and 12.04 LTS, showcasing some of the unique deployment tools that make Ubuntu the fastest route to a fully-operative, enterprise-grade OpenStack cloud.

    Join us, learn more and ask questions live!
  • New features in Ubuntu 12.10, the world’s most cloud-friendly OS Recorded: Oct 23 2012 49 mins
    Another 6 months has passed so time for another Ubuntu release! Join Mark Baker, Ubuntu Server Product Manager to find out about the new features in Ubuntu 12.10 and how you can take advantage of them.

    Whether you are new to Ubuntu or using it already this webinar will give an insight into 12.10 for both server and cloud computing. Register today to learn more!
  • Provisioning at Web Scale with Juju and MAAS Recorded: Sep 25 2012 44 mins
    Ubuntu Server is the leading operating system for scale-out deployments,
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    Join Francis Lacoste and Darryl Weaver from the Ubuntu Server team to learn about these new technologies and how they can help you benefit from the same infrastructure as the world's leading web scale companies.
  • Landscape New Features and Functionality Recorded: Sep 20 2012 71 mins
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    This new version of Landscape introduces key features such as Role Based Access Control, Bare Metal Provisioning, a complete API along with other tools and reporting capabilities aimed at giving you total operational awareness.

    This channelcast will provide comprehensive insight into how Landscape's enterprise systems management and regulatory compliance functionality can help an organization tame complexity. Our special guest is Dave Russell, who heads Global Pre-sales at Canonical, joined by Federico Lucifredi, Landscape and Ubuntu Advantage product manager.
  • Speed up service deployment with Juju Recorded: Sep 13 2012 61 mins
    Cloud deployment presents a new set of challenges for many organisations today:

    - How to rapidly deploy services and systems in response to changing business needs
    - How to manage large numbers of servers and the cloud services that run on them
    - How to control the increasingly interconnected services in an dynamic and even unstable environment

    In response to these needs, Canonical - the team behind Ubuntu - developed Juju, a ground-breaking cloud orchestration and management tool. Juju allows developers and system administrators to quickly deploy cloud services and easily manage new, elastic computing services.

    So what exactly is Juju and what does it do? Mark Ramm will answer these question in this live webinar. Join us, learn more and ask questions live!
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