Server plans and pricing

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

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Ubuntu Advantage

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.

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Landscape is the systems management tool that allows you to manage thousands of Ubuntu machines as easily as one, making the administration of Ubuntu more cost-effective.

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MAAS is a server provisioning tool which offers complete automation of your physical servers for amazing data centre operational efficiency. On premises, open source and supported.

Ubuntu Advantage

Ubuntu Advantage is the professional package of tools, technology and expertise from Canonical, helping organisations around the world get the most out of their Ubuntu deployments. It includes access to:

  • Extended Security Maintenance: critical security updates after Ubuntu end-of-life
  • Landscape: the systems management tool for using Ubuntu at scale
  • Livepatch: automatic kernel security hotfixes without rebooting
  • Knowledge Base: a private archive of expert-written articles and tutorials
  • Support: phone and web-based support at multiple service levels

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Ubuntu Advantage for servers

  Ubuntu Ubuntu Advantage for servers
  Without support Server Essential Server Standard Server Advanced
Price per node (physical) $0 $225/year $750/year $1,500/year
Price per node (virtual) $0 $75/year $250/year $500/year
Phone and ticket support None None 8am - 6pm on weekdays 24 hours a day, everyday
Download, install, run, use, update, secure, upgrade Yes Yes Yes Yes
Landscape Management   Yes Yes Yes
Kernel Livepatch Yes Yes Yes
Extended Security Maintenance   Yes Yes Yes
Knowledge Base   Yes Yes Yes
Ubuntu Legal Assurance programme     Yes Yes
Unlimited Ubuntu LXD guest support     Yes Yes
Unlimited Ubuntu KVM guest support       Yes
FIPS-certified cryptographic modules       Yes

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Optional add ons

Feature Sponsorships *

Enterprises can support the quicker development of certain features, packages, or changes to Ubuntu for everyone’s benefit.

Custom Hardware Certification *

Get Canonical to certify specific hardware you are running that isn’t officially supported on Ubuntu.

Custom OS Images *

Have Canonical create and maintain images that have the customisations your company requires.

Additional Ceph support

If you need more than the included 3TB.

Technical Account Manager

Get a dedicated support person for your account.

Dedicated engineers

Canonical can write code to support your organisation; for example, get Canonical to write custom drivers for your hardware.

* Requires a site-wide UA subscription

Ubuntu Advantage: what’s included?

Systems management: Landscape

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

  • Maintain security and compliance
  • Control your inventory
  • Integrate with your current systems
  • Deploy or rollback security updates
  • Role-based access
  • Monitor and manage machines at scale
  • Automate updates
  • Manage physical and virtual systems from a single interface

Learn more about Landscape

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24x7 phone and email 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.

Customer login

Already a customer? Access the support portal or Landscape's SaaS.

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Enterprise support for MAAS

MAAS is freely available, open source software from Canonical. Many enterprises depend on MAAS to automate and optimize provisioning for production hardware. Canonical offers Standard and Advanced support plans priced per-machine-per-month or, for large volume and public clouds with dynamic scale, we offer per-region pricing with flexible node ranges.

  Ubuntu Ubuntu Advantage for MAAS
  Without support Standard Advanced
Price per machine $0 $5 per month $10 per month
Per region per year - - Unlimited machines $75,000
Phone and ticket support None 8am - 6pm on weekdays 24 hours a day, everyday
Ubuntu and CentOS deployment Yes Yes Yes
Landscape Management
(for the MAAS servers)
  Yes Yes
(for the MAAS servers)
  Yes Yes
Knowledge Base   Yes Yes
Windows, RHEL, SUSE, and custom image
creation and deployment
  Yes Yes
High availability (HA) support     Yes
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