Ubuntu Advantage commercial support
Canonical offers a range of Ubuntu Advantage packages to support and add value to your Ubuntu deployment. Most packages 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 systems.
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.
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.
For users of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, Extended Security Maintenance (ESM) provides ongoing kernel security fixes through a secure, private archive.
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.
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..
Buy from AWS Marketplace
For Amazon AWS users, you can purchase Ubuntu Advantage through the AWS Marketplace.
Talk to a member of our team
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
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 systems without rebooting, and it reduces downtime while maintaining compliance and security. Livepatch is available on LTS based systems, starting with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, within its normal support cycle.
A selection of Ubuntu Advantage customers
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.