Ubuntu Advantage commercial support

Canonical offers a range of Ubuntu Advantage packages to support and add value to your Ubuntu deployment. Ubuntu Advantage typically include Landscape, the Ubuntu systems management tool for security audit and compliance, and the Canonical Livepatch Service, which enables you to apply kernel fixes without restarting your Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Apr 1016 – Jul 2021) systems.

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Why Ubuntu Advantage?

  • Enterprise grade security at an affordable price

    Access to the latest software and our proactive support services, including the Canonical Livepatch Service.

  • IP legal assurance

    The Ubuntu Assurance Programme that provides indemnification against claims of intellectual property infringement.

  • Access to our world-class technical team and library

    Access to the world’s leading Ubuntu experts as well as the Canonical Knowledge Base exclusively, an online library of articles on technical issues.

  • 24/7 phone and web support

    Around-the-clock coverage for Ubuntu deployments all over the world, and ability to track progress through the online portal.

  • Certified technology

    All major software vendors, hardware vendors, system integrators and cloud providers have certified their technologies on Ubuntu.

  • Landscape server management

    Landscape is the most cost-effective tool to support and monitor large and growing networks of desktops, servers and clouds.

  • ESM

    For users of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, Extended Security Maintenance (ESM) provides ongoing kernel security fixes through a secure, private archive.

  • Livepatch

    For greater service availability, compliance and security, Canonical’s Livepatch Service means kernel patches are applied without rebooting.

  • Ubuntu Advantage for public cloud

    Flexible Ubuntu Virtual Guest options designed for virtualised workloads on Ubuntu-certified public clouds.

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Three ways to get Ubuntu Advantage

Buy direct from the store

Users interested in Ubuntu 12.04 ESM updates can purchase Ubuntu Advantage from our online store..

Purchase at buy.ubuntu.com

Buy from AWS Marketplace

For Amazon AWS users, you can purchase Ubuntu Advantage through the AWS Marketplace.

Purchase Essential, Standard or Advanced

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We can recommend a support package that best suits the needs of your organisation.

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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 conjure-up
  • 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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Screenshot of applying livepatches

The Canonical Livepatch Service

Available with an Ubuntu Advantage subscription, the Canonical Livepatch Service enables you to apply critical kernel security fixes to your Ubuntu 16.04 LTS system without rebooting, and it reduces downtime while maintaining compliance and security.

Learn more about the Canonical Livepatch Service ›

A selection of Ubuntu Advantage customers

Learn how ITstrategen keeps their applications secure with Ubuntu

The security of customer data is of the utmost importance to ITstrategen, which is why Ubuntu is their server operating system of choice.

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Community support

As one of the largest open source projects, with Ubuntu you can find support from a variety of sources. Take a look - you’re likely to find an answer to every question. If you can’t find an answer, just ask the people in our active forums.

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