Foundation Cloud Build — your fast track to success

Building an OpenStack cloud requires domain expertise, cloud know-how, and detailed platform knowledge. After years of deploying, upgrading, and supporting OpenStack clouds, Canonical created Foundation Cloud Build, a fixed-price cloud with a proven reference architecture that Canonical will deploy for you on your premises.

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Experts design and deploy your cloud

Canonical uses your requirements to define your unique cloud architecture, which allows your staff to focus on business applications.

Comes with everything you need

Foundation Cloud Builds come with all the tools and technologies required to keep your cloud operating efficiently.

24x7 support available

Once operational, our support plans have you covered so your cloud is maintained with guaranteed updates and upgrades for new features.

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  • Two-day onsite requirements gathering workshop
  • Includes tools for ongoing operations management
  • KVM and LXD hypervisors
  • Ceph-based storage
  • Full HA implementation of all control services in converged or discrete architecture
  • Automation and monitoring packages such as Juju, Prometheus, Nagios and more are included as standard
  • Integrated log management with Elastic, Logstash, and Kibana
  • Complete handover with tenant onboarding, documentation, and details of ongoing support

Companies using OpenStack with Canonical


  Foundation Cloud Foundation Cloud Plus
One-time price $75,000 $150,000
Expert delivery of an Ubuntu OpenStack cloud Reference architecture Custom architecture
Workshop and training 2-days 4-days
Hypervisor options KVM and LXD KVM, LXD, and Hyper-V
Software Defined Networking options OVS (GRE and/or VXLAN) OVS with Provider Networks,
Software Defined Storage options Ceph Ceph, Swift **
Encryption   Control plane and storage

* Juniper Contrail, Cisco ACI, Nokia Nuage and more available as add-ons

** Nexenta, Solidfire, Quobyte, ScaleIO and more available as add-ons

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Support plans

Ubuntu Advantage

$1,500 per server per year


$15 per server per day

Build your OpenStack cloud with Canonical

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