Plans and pricing

Ubuntu offers the best economics of any commercially supported Linux solution and the best community support. Canonical offers everything you need from fully managed clouds to training and support. We aim to be as easy and economical as possible to work with and that includes flexible pricing.

Systems management tool: Landscape

Reduce your team’s efforts on day-to-day management with Landscape, the most cost-effective tool to support and monitor large and growing networks of desktops, servers and clouds.

Take control of your infrastructure with:

  • Automated updates and managed physical, virtual and cloud-based systems from a single interface
  • Fully automated deployment of our reference architecture OpenStack cloud with Autopilot
  • Monitored and managed machines at scale
  • Controlled inventory
  • Integration with current systems
  • Maintained security and compliance
  • Install, upgrade or downdate packages
  • Role-based access
  • Canonical livepatch service

Learn more about Landscape

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Ubuntu Advantage

Ubuntu Advantage is the professional package of tooling, technology and expertise from Canonical, helping organisations around the world to manage their Ubuntu deployments. It includes access to Landscape, the systems management tool for using Ubuntu at scale, as well as 24x7 telephone and web support and the option of dedicated Canonical support engineers. Ubuntu Advantage tiers are based on the size of your deployment and the support levels you need.

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Virtual servers

From $250 per year

Servers

From $750 per year

Desktops

From $150 per year

Ubuntu Advantage for clouds

Ubuntu Advantage offers support service and management tools to keep your business productive in the cloud.

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Per node

Includes up to 3 terabytes per node.

Ubuntu Advantage support for OpenStack

$1,500 per year

  • 24x7 phone and email support
  • Ubuntu and Ubuntu OpenStack and all required tooling
  • Telephone support for Ubuntu Hosts, Ubuntu OpenStack and Ubuntu guest VMs or containers at indicated level backed by Canonical’s OpenStack experts
  • Landscape systems management for hosts and Ubuntu guests
  • 2 terabytes of Ceph or Swift based usable storage

BootStack — Fully managed OpenStack

$15 a day per node

  • We operate your cloud 24x7
  • Telephone support for Ubuntu Hosts, Ubuntu OpenStack and Ubuntu guest VMs or containers at indicated level backed by Canonical’s OpenStack experts
  • Landscape systems management for hosts and Ubuntu guests
  • 2 terabytes of Ceph or Swift based usable storage
  • Full management of entire OpenStack environment up to the hypervisor

Metered

Pay only for resources consumed.

  Standard Advanced Managed
Service level 10x5 phone 24x7 phone 24x7 operations
Price 2¢ per vm-hour +
1.4¢ per gigabyte-month
3¢ per vm-hour +
2.2¢ per gigabyte-month
5¢ per vm-hour +
4¢ per gigabyte-month

Each metered package includes:

  • Telephone support for Ubuntu hosts, Ubuntu OpenStack and Ubuntu guest VMs or containers at indicated level backed by Canonical's OpenStack experts
  • Landscape systems management for hosts and Ubuntu guests

Service provider

For large volume and public clouds.

  Small region Medium region Large region
Physical nodes ‹ 100 100 to 499 › 500
Maximum storage 200 terabyte 500 terabyte 1 petabyte
Price per year $95,000 $225,000 $420,000

Each service provider package includes:

  • Telephone support for Ubuntu hosts, Ubuntu OpenStack and Ubuntu guest VMs or containers at indicated level backed by Canonical's OpenStack experts
  • Landscape systems management for hosts and Ubuntu guests
  • Storage at indicated level

Service-level agreement for all cloud plans

  Standard Advanced
Hours of support 10x5 24x7
Number of cases Unlimited Unlimited
Support channels Phone and web Phone and web
Severity 1 response time 2 business hours 1 hour
Severity 2 response time 4 business hours 4 business hours
Severity 3 response time 1 business day 4 business hours
Severity 4 response time 2 business days 1 business day

Ubuntu Advantage for servers

Whether it’s for basic server workloads or high-availability clustering, Ubuntu Advantage has you covered.

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Features Standard Advanced
8x5 ticket support for the default packages in the Ubuntu Server image Yes Yes
Landscape Management Yes Yes
Ubuntu Legal Assurance programme Yes Yes
Live Patching (14.04 and 16.04 only) Yes Yes
10x5 phone and ticket support for all packages in Ubuntu main Yes Yes
Unlimited Ubuntu LXD guest support Yes Yes
24x7 phone and ticket support for all packages in Ubuntu main and Canonical-maintained packages in backports and universe   Yes
Unlimited Ubuntu KVM guest support   Yes
Ceph support Optional Optional
Technical Account Manager Optional Optional
Ubuntu Advantage price per server per year $750 $1,500
Ubuntu Advantage for virtual guests $2,500 $3,150

Buy Ubuntu Advantage for servers

Ubuntu Advantage for virtual guests

Ubuntu Advantage for virtual guests has the same features as Ubuntu Advantage for server however:

  • It must be bought in 10-pack units
  • It is only available for guests in Ubuntu certified public clouds and OpenStack environments
  • It is only available at Standard and Advanced levels

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Ubuntu Advantage desktop

From basic office tasks to complex development work, Ubuntu Advantage gives your organisation all the support you need to deploy and manage Ubuntu.

Minimum order: 50 desktops

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  Features
Landscape SAAS edition Yes
Landscape on-premises server Optional
Ubuntu Legal Assurance programme Yes
Knowledge Base Yes
Basic installation and applications Yes
Installation, applications and systems administration support Yes
Dedicated Service Engineer Optional
Price per desktop per year minimum order: 50 desktops $150

Buy Ubuntu Advantage desktop

Landscape on-premises server

If you’d prefer a server on premises running behind your firewall, Landscape can be installed on private hardware. This is functionally identical to the SaaS, but you control the hardware. Requires all the desktops, servers and nodes it manages to have either an Ubuntu Advantage or Landscape seat.

  Price
Landscape on-premises server $2,000

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