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Canonical Landscape Improves Ubuntu Linux Server Compliance Management

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The Landscape 12.09 update provides Ubuntu administrators with new compliance tools and management controls. Landscape is able to control and manage physical, virtual and cloud deployments.

"This is a major upgrade — we are expanding in terms of making the tool chain more enterprise grade for any automation needs that companies might have," Federico Lucifredi, Landscape Product Manager at Canonical, told ServerWatch. "We're also now expanding into the compliance space so we can cover compliance and governance reporting needs."

From a compliance standpoint, the new Landscape release has a reporting dashboard that enables system administrators to see the patch level status of all the machines under administration.

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Canonical Updates Ubuntu Linux Landscape

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com, the news service of the IT Business Edge Network, the network for technology professionals Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.