Alliance Partner Marketing Manager
John is responsible for marketing with Canonical’s cloud alliance partners, driving joint marketing activities to help ensure mutual success. Before joining Canonical in early 2014, John was a global product manager, for IBM Security Services, leading a variety of managed, cloud and professional security services, and related strategic partnerships. He enjoys cycling and hiking in the beautiful Hudson Valley region of New York, where he lives with his wife, children and Labradoodle.
28 January 2016
This week, via press release, IBM continued its launch of the LinuxONE family of high performance Linux systems. In August, we joined IBM with their launch of LinuxONE, announcing our intent to support the new systems starting with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS release (code named Xenial Xerus). This will bring LinuxONE clients the same Ubuntu experie ...
8 October 2015
Juju makes it easy to model and deploy Spark and other analytics solution bundles IBM has extended its range of Ubuntu supported systems with today’s announcement of the Power Systems LC models. Canonical, along with fellow OpenPOWER Foundation members – Mellanox, NVIDIA, Tyan and Wistron, collaborated with IBM on the development of these ...
13 January 2015
Hear what our partners have to say. A primary reason for Ubuntu’s success is an active, and growing ecosystem of partners that work with us to build cloud solutions. This is no accident. We recognize the importance of partner solutions, and have worked diligently to provide programs and support to ensure that an Ubuntu based ...
14 August 2014
Ubuntu OpenStack continues to be the “go to” platform for enterprise scale out solutions, as Cisco releases its latest CVD (Cisco Validated Design), Hadoop as a Service (HaaS) with Cisco UCS Common Platform Architecture (CPA v2) for Big Data and OpenStack. Read this CVD to learn about setting up OpenStack on Ubuntu to deploy and ...
13 August 2014
IBM recently posted “Cloud Magic! Ubuntu on IBM Power Systems with POWER8”, a video clip of the very first live demo of Ubuntu on POWER8 (with Little Endian mode). Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Ubuntu and Canonical, provided this demo alongside IBM’s Doug Balog, General Manager, IBM Power Systems, during a keynote at IBM Impact. Check ...