HP Moonshot launched with Ubuntu

Ubuntu Server is the only OS with full support for all released x86 and ARM Moonshot cartridges, including MAAS and Juju across HP Moonshot x86 and ARM servers.

Ubuntu is recognised as the leader in scale out and Hyperscale. Together, Canonical and HP are delivering massive reductions in data-center energy, space and costs.

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Chris Kenyon, VP Sales and Business Development, Canonical, talks about Ubuntu and HP Moonshot

HP Moonshot and Ubuntu work together to disrupt the hyperscale market

Ubuntu Server is the only OS fully operational today across HP Moonshot x86 and ARM servers, launched in April 2013.

Ubuntu is recognised as the leader in scale out and hyperscale. Together, Canonical and HP are delivering massive reductions in data-center energy, space and costs.

Canonical has been working with HP for the past two years
on HP Moonshot, and with Ubuntu, customers can achieve higher performance with greater manageability across both x86 and ARM chip sets  

Paul Santeler, VP & GM, hyperscale Business Unit, HP

Ubuntu fully certified for
HP Moonshot System

The HP Moonshot Project is dedicated to the development of a new family of software defined servers with extreme low-energy processing technology designed to address surging infrastructure pressures.

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HP Pathfinder

The HP Pathfinder Innovation Ecosystem establishes a close collaboration of industry-leading technology partners dedicated to accelerating the development and deployment of energy-efficient, workload-optimised servers.

As a committed member, Canonical works with HP and other strategic partners to accelerate innovation that delivers breakthroughs in efficiency and scale.

HP Pathfinder Innovation Ecosystem logo
HP moonshot server

The world’s first platform
for web scale

HP Moonshot system with Ubuntu is designed to deliver breakthrough efficiency in density, energy, cost and simplicity.

HP Moonshot system is the first solution with a modern architecture engineered for the new style of IT, utilising a revolutionary server designed to help customers significantly reduce physical space, energy use and costs.

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Ubuntu, the hyperscale OS leader

Ubuntu Server is the premier Hyperscale computing platform for x86 and ARM technologies and is deployed in the majority of Hyperscale systems available today. The massive requirements of scale-out and hyperscale servers have been built into Ubuntu Server, as well the Landscape for systems management and Juju orchestration tools.

Ubuntu Server for hyperscale ›

Moonlight romance

Ubuntu works hand in hand with HP Project Moonshot:

  • HP Moonshot System with Ubuntu are available for testing, development and validation in HP’s Discovery Labs
  • Canonical has been working with HP for the past two years on HP Moonshot
  • Ubuntu is part of the Solution Builder Program for fast and easy customer deployments
  • Canonical is a member of HP’s Pathfinder Innovation Ecosystem