Ubuntu is produced by Canonical and friends. Ubuntu is the leading OS for cloud operations. Most public cloud workloads use Ubuntu, as do most new smart gateways, switches, self-driving cars and advanced robots. Ubuntu is one of several Linux distributions Bright can deploy upon and is fully-supported by Bright Cluster Manager.
Canonical is the company behind Ubuntu Canonical provides enterprise support and services for commercial users of Ubuntu. With more than 500 employees in over 39 countries, the company underpins the critical infrastructure for thousands of businesses and millions of Ubuntu users around the world. Established in 2004, Canonical is a privately held company.