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.


Consulting packages


* Minimum spend applies

Enterprise support for OpenStack

Canonical provides support services, management tools, and the Cloud Archive which keeps thousands of businesses productive with their own local OpenStack clouds. For large volume and public clouds with dynamic scale, we’re pleased to offer per-region pricing with flexible node ranges.

  Free Advanced Managed
Price per machine * $0 $1,500/year $5,450/year
Or, price per region per year ** - Small: $95,000
Medium: $225,000
Large: $420,000
Industry-leading cloud operations tooling
(Ubuntu, MAAS, Juju, LXD)
Yes Yes Yes
Deploy, run, scale, upgrade OpenStack Yes Yes Yes
Landscape Management Yes Yes
Livepatch (all hosts and Ubuntu guests) Yes Yes
Knowledge Base   Yes Yes
3TB of Ceph and/or Swift usable storage per node   Yes Yes
24x7 phone and ticket support (all hosts and Ubuntu guests)   Yes Yes
High availability (HA) support   Yes Yes
24x7 remote operations, smart alerts and proactive monitoring by Canonical’s cloud experts     Yes
Disaster recovery     Yes

* Minimum of 12 supported nodes

** Small region: Up to 99 nodes, Medium region: 100-499 nodes; Large region: 500+ nodes

OpenStack consulting packages

Canonical delivers turnkey OpenStack software solutions, on-site, through its field consulting team. Two plans are offered: the Foundation Cloud, which is based on our award-winning reference architecture, and Foundation Plus, which packs in a complete set of enterprise features and architectural flexibility.

  Foundation Cloud Foundation Cloud Plus
One-time price $75,000 $150,000
Expert delivery of an Ubuntu OpenStack cloud Reference architecture Custom architecture
On-site 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) Calico, Juniper Contrail, Cplane, Cisco ACI, Nuage and more
Software Defined Storage options Ceph Ceph, Swift, Nexenta, Solidfire, Quobyte, ScaleIO and more
Encryption   Control plane and storage

For more information about Foundation Cloud Build or if you are not sure which one is right for you, contact us ›

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.

  Landscape on-premises
Price per Landscape server deployment on-premises $2,000/year
Private instance, on-prem or in a public cloud Yes
Automated package updates Yes
Remote package installation, update, and rollback Yes
Security compliance and audit reports Yes
Scale out system monitoring Yes
Hardware inventory control Yes
Role-based access controls Yes
High availability support Yes
Phone and ticket support for Landscape 24 hours a day, everyday Yes

BootStack fully managed OpenStack Cloud

Let us build, operate and support your OpenStack Cloud. Available as a cost per server per day or per VM per hour.

Schedule a BootStack demo ›


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.

Enterprise support for Ceph and Swift Storage

Ubuntu Advantage Storage from Canonical embeds the proven open source software‐defined storage (SDS) technologies of Ceph and Swift into a 24x7 supported software solution with a unique usage-based pricing model.

Ubuntu Advantage Storage
Up to 32 TB usable $5,000/year
Up to 128 TB usable $15,000/year
Up to 512 TB usable $45,000/year
Up to 1,024 TB usable (1 PB) $75,000/year
Unlimited storage $250,000/year
Phone and web ticket support 24 hours a day, everyday
Industry-leading cloud operations tooling (Ubuntu, MAAS, Juju) Yes
Deploy, run, scale, upgrade Yes
Livepatch Yes
Knowledge Base Yes
Production grade monitoring Yes