(The Hosting News) – Unitrends announced that all of its backup appliances have now been certified for use with the Ubuntu operating environment through a partnership with Canonical. Unitrends now supports Ubuntu 9.10 Netbook Remix, Ubuntu 9.10 Desktop Edition, and Ubuntu 9.10 Server Edition and is actively working to certify Ubuntu 10.04 LTS.
“Ubuntu has experienced phenomenal growth not only on the desktop but with the Ubuntu Server Edition as well,” said Dr. Mark Campbell, chief operating officer, Unitrends. “Through our partnership with Canonical, Ubuntu users now have a powerful data protection solution with a compelling licensing model that eliminates restrictions on storage capacity or clients so that Ubuntu users have the protection they need for their data without the hidden costs of traditional data protection options.”
“The Unitrends data protection appliance solution is a valued addition to the products that support the Ubuntu community,” said John Pugh, Software Partner Manager, Canonical. “Backup and recovery of data is a mission critical application for today’s business users and the Unitrends solution delivers both the superior performance and reliability Ubuntu users desire. We are pleased to partner with Unitrends in delivering this product response to our customers.”
Ubuntu is a community developed operating system that is and always will be free. It is perfect for laptops, desktops and servers. Whether used at home, at school or at work, Ubuntu contains all needed applications, from word processing and email applications, to web server software and programming tools.
Unitrends appliances supporting disk-to-disk backup and recovery for Ubuntu are available now. Unitrends also offers a radically simple licensing approach with no client charges or limits for all of its appliances and its exclusive No Limits™ licensing for its Recovery-7 Series appliances. For more information, please visit: http://www.unitrends.com.