Plans and pricing

Ubuntu OpenStack offers the best economics of any commercially supported OpenStack solution.

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.

Landscape: Server management

Landscape 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. It’s easy to set up, easy to use and it requires no special hardware. It features:

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

Learn more about Landscape

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Ubuntu Advantage for OpenStack

Ubuntu Advantage for OpenStack plans are delivered through Ubuntu Advantage, a professional package of integrated management tooling and enterprise class support. It includes access to Landscape, the systems management tool for using Ubuntu at scale, as well as 24x7 telephone support, online support library and legal assurance.

Ubuntu Advantage for OpenStack is available in three flexible packages, to help you to scale your business in the most cost-effective way.

Per node

Build your own cloud using Ubuntu OpenStack with Canonical tools or tooling of your choice. Priced per node per year with alternate packages that offer a choice of SLAs based on your requirements.

  Standard Advanced Managed
Service level 10x5 phone 24x7 phone 24x7 operations
Price $750 per year $1,500 per year $15 a day per node

Each per node 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
  • 3 terabytes of Ceph or Swift based usable storage

Metered

Pay only for resources you consume. Build your own cloud using Ubuntu OpenStack with Canonical tooling using a Canonical's OpenStack reference architecture. Ubuntu Advantage is delivered as a price per guest VM per hour and per gigabyte of storage used per month.

The metered model is also available as a fully managed service: BootStack. This model suits customers seeking to manage cost based on utilisation of their cloud in a similar to that of public cloud providers such as Amazon EC2 and Azure.

  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, build your own cloud using Ubuntu OpenStack with Canonical tooling using Canonical's OpenStack reference architecture. Ubuntu Advantage is priced per OpenStack region. Different packages offer a choice of SLAs based on customer needs and the number of nodes per region. This model suits customers seeking to cap the cost of OpenStack deployment at scale.

  Small region Medium region Large region
Physical nodes Up to 100 nodes From 100 to 500 nodes More than 500 nodes
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

OpenStack Autopilot

The quickest and easiest way to install and manage Ubuntu OpenStack is to use Canonical's OpenStack Autopilot. You can try OpenStack Autopilot for free, but you need to purchase Ubuntu Advantage and Landscape On Premises when you use more than 10 machines.

  Price
Up to ten machines Free
Annually, per server $1,500

Get Autopilot ›

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

Get a $100 credit for Landscape

BootStack fully managed OpenStack Cloud

Let us build, operate and support your OpenStack Cloud.

Cost per server per day $15
Cost per fully managed VM per hour $0.05

Schedule a BootStack demo ›

Consulting

Need greater customisation? We have helped the world’s leading telcos and service providers take their OpenStack clouds from concept all the way to production. We have an extensive portfolio of services to help you build and support an Extreme OpenStack cloud.

Contact us to discuss your needs ›

Ubuntu on public clouds

Ubuntu Server is available as a cloud guest on participating public clouds. Pricing depends on size of virtual machine. Check with each provider for more details.

Cloud tools

Ubuntu provides tools to help you create, scale and manage your cloud.

  Price
MAAS FREE
Juju FREE
Ubuntu OpenStack FREE
Landscape SaaS
1¢ per machine per hour
On-premises
Free up to ten machines
  Or, comes as part of Ubuntu Advantage subscription