Ubuntu Advantage

Professional support for your Ubuntu deployments, from the experts at Canonical.

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS extended security maintenance included.

Get the edge in cloud, server, and desktop efficiency.

Ubuntu Advantage helps leading organisations around the world to manage their Ubuntu deployments in production. It includes:

  • Landscape systems management tool
  • 24/7 telephone and online support portal
  • Canonical Livepatch Service
  • Access to the knowledge base
  • IP legal assurance
  • Ubuntu 12.04 Extended Security Maintenance (Standard tier and above)
  • Option of a dedicated Canonical support engineer

Please note: $2,500 cart minimum applies.

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Why Ubuntu Advantage?

  • Enterprise grade security at an affordable price Access to the latest software and our proactive support services, including Landscape and the Canonical Livepatch Service.
  • Certified technology All major software vendors, hardware vendors, system integrators and cloud providers have certified their technologies on Ubuntu.
  • Access to our world-class technical team Always on access to the world’s leading Ubuntu desktop, server and cloud experts, all actively participating in open source projects.
  • 24/7 phone, portal and email support Around-the-clock coverage for Ubuntu deployments all over the world, and ability to track progress through the online portal.
  • IP legal assurance The Ubuntu Assurance Programme that provides indemnification against claims of intellectual property infringement.
  • Technical library The Canonical Knowledge Base exclusively available to Ubuntu Advantage subscribers, an online library of articles on technical issues.

Systems management: Landscape

With the Landscape systems management tool, you can automate updates and manage physical, virtual and cloud-based systems from a single interface. It's easy to set up, easy to use and requires no special hardware. It features:

  • Management at scale
  • Role-based access
  • Deploy or rollback security updates
  • Informative monitoring
  • Compliance reports

Learn more about Landscape

Introducing Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Extended Security Maintenance)

Following the end-of-life of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, Canonical is offering Ubuntu 12.04 ESM, which provides important security fixes for the kernel and the most essential user space packages, included in Ubuntu Advantage.

Ubuntu on AWS gets serious performance boost

Canonical has collaborated with AWS to develop an AWS-tuned kernel for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS AMIs, with a 15% smaller footprint and up to 30% better boot performance.

Tutorial: How we commoditized GPUs for Kubernetes

Using Canonical's open-source modelling tool Juju and the Canonical Distribution of Kubernetes, we managed to deploy a GPU-enabled Kubernetes Cluster with a single command.

Ubuntu Advantage Customers

Backed by Canonical

Canonical is the commercial sponsor of Ubuntu and the leading provider of enterprise services for Ubuntu OpenStack cloud deployments. Ubuntu delivers reliability, performance and interoperability to cloud and scale out environments. With developers, support staff and engineering centres all over the world, Canonical is uniquely positioned to help its partners and enterprise customers make the most of Ubuntu.

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