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Ubuntu Interview: Prakash Advani

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Ubuntu, the Canonical-sponsored operating system is gaining new grounds – in both enterprise and consumer segments. The Company now has new challenges -- the challenges which develop as a company grows. We talked to Prakash Advani, Partner Manager - Central Asia at Canonical, to understand how Canonical is preparing Ubuntu for the future.

Swapnil: When we look at Ubuntu, are we looking at a business or a consumer OS?

Prakash Advani: Ubuntu is strong in the consumer space, governments and education. We now see businesses also adopting Ubuntu. With our LTS (Long Term Release), more and more enterprises are now deploying Ubuntu because of the long-term support.

Swapnil: CentOS, a derivative of Red Hat has become quite popular among businesses. Has Ubuntu been able to create its place among enterprises?

Prakash Advani: Ubuntu is already number 1 Linux Desktop OS, number 1 in Cloud, and number 2 in servers ahead of CentOS.

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