Server management

Get peace of mind with Ubuntu Advantage: Cost-effective systems management and professional support from Canonical, the Ubuntu experts.

Ubuntu Advantage is the commercial support package from Canonical, offering efficient systems administration software, fast problem resolution and access to experts when you need them.

Landscape is the systems management tool available with Ubuntu Advantage. It allows you to manage thousands of Ubuntu machines as easily as one, making the administration of Ubuntu desktops, servers and cloud instances more cost-effective.

Find out more about Landscape ›

Ubuntu Advantage

  • Choose the right level of cover to meet your needs

  • Essential

    Ideal for common workloads such as file and print, email, network, web and application serving.

  • Standard

    Suitable for server virtualisation and integration into existing infrastructures such as Windows networks.

  • Advanced

    Tailored for more advanced configurations such as high-availability failover and clustering.

Server features Essential Standard Advanced
Price per server Total per year USD 320 USD 700 USD 1,200
Landscape systems management Landscape Hosted Yes Yes Yes
Landscape Dedicated Server Optional Optional Optional
Legal assurance Ubuntu Assurance programme Yes Yes Yes
Knowledge and support Knowledge Base Yes Yes Yes
Basic installation and applications Yes Yes Yes
Windows integration Yes Yes
Virtualisation Yes Yes
Clustering and high availability failover Yes
Optional extras Ceph support Optional Optional
Technical Account Manager Optional Optional Optional

Contact us about Ubuntu Advantage ›

Ubuntu Advantage: what’s included?

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
  • Compliance reports
  • Deploy or rollback security updates
  • Informative monitoring

Learn more about Landscape ›

24/7 support

Canonical's Global Support & Services team provides around-the-clock coverage for Ubuntu deployments all over the world. Telephone support gives you access to engineers with first-hand experience of your issues, while the online portal lets you track the progress of cases in real time.

Technical library

Exclusive to Ubuntu Advantage subscribers, the Canonical Knowledge Base is an online library of articles on technical issues including security, migration and networking.

Flexible deployment

You can use Landscape hosted as a service or, install Landscape Dedicated Server on your hardware and enjoy the same functionality of Landscape's SaaS edition, but within the control of your own security perimeter.

Learn more about Ubuntu Advantage ›

Got a question?

Exchange expertise and ideas with thousands of other IT professionals.

Want to talk to other Ubuntu users today? Share ideas and get advice from our active community of IT professionals. As a community we set high standards for friendliness and tolerance, and we welcome your questions and contributions!

Community support ›