ASRock Partners Canonical for Ubuntu-Certified Platforms


Taipei, Taiwan- ASRock Industrial has announced a partnership with Canonical to Ubuntu-Certified platforms including its industrial systems and motherboards. The collaboration allows for providing Ubuntu-certified devices with all Ubuntu functionality and long-term support with security updates from Canonical. Through extensive testing and validation, the new iEP-5000G Industrial IoT Controller is now an Ubuntu-certified platform. Customers can gain confidence in products’ seamless integration with Ubuntu while accelerating the time-to-market of application development.

Ubuntu operating system (OS) is now one of the most popular OSs worldwide. It is extensively used in applications dedicated to developing and verifying AIoT solutions.

Through the collaboration with Canonical, ASRock Industrial’s newest iEP-5000G Industrial IoT Controller is now an Ubuntu-certified platform. It features high computing power with flexible IOs and expansions under a compact and rugged design as Edge Controller and IoT Gateway.

The Ubuntu-tested and validated hardware enables long-term support with up to 10 years of security updates from Canonical. This brings the best and most reliable customer experience.

“ASRock Industrial and Canonical work together to provide Ubuntu certified devices and ensure developers have the best out-of-the-box Ubuntu experience,” said Taiten Peng, IoT Field Engineer of Canonical. “It is our goal to support the open-source community with a safe and smooth operation.

“The new partnership enables us to provide better service and flexibility to our customers and speeds up the development and time-to-market process of their solutions,” said James Lee, President of ASRock Industrial.

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