SoftLayer, an IBM Company and a world-leading IaaS provider, is now an Ubuntu Certified Public Cloud partner for Ubuntu guest images. For users, this means you can now harness the value of the best Ubuntu user experience, optimized for SoftLayer bare metal and virtual servers.
This latest announcement nicely complements our recent work and broad partnership with IBM across platforms such as LinuxOne, Power and Z Systems. Canonical builds, continually maintains, tests, and updates certified Ubuntu images, making the latest versions available through Softlayer within minutes of their official release by Canonical. This means that you will always have the latest, more up to date, and most secure version of Certified Ubuntu images.
Submitted by: Arnfried Walbrecht