Dell to offer blueprints for Ubuntu clouds
Dell has announced that it will be adding Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud (UEC) to its infrastructure solutions. The company plans to offer "blueprints" for optimising deployments of UEC of Dell hardware such as the PowerEdge C-Series. UEC joins the ranks of the proprietary solutions from VMWare and Microsoft, for which Dell already offers blueprints for deployment.
UEC is based on Eucalyptus, the open source cloud platform which implements the Amazon EC2 and S3 APIs. According to Canonical, the company has worked with Dell for over six months on testing and validating UEC on Dell's PowerEdge-C series. The blueprints from Dell will be based on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, due on April 29th.