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The latest version of the world’s most widely used Linux platform for Kubernetes, multi-cloud and machine learning.

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Energise your engineers

Better security. More packages. Newer tools. All your open source, from cloud to edge.

66% of experienced developers prefer Ubuntu.

That’s why Ubuntu supports the fastest, biggest and most successful digital operations.

Open source security

More than Linux. Security and compliance for the full stack.

Secure your open source apps. Patch the full stack, from kernel to library and applications, for CVE compliance. Governments and auditors certify Ubuntu for FedRAMP, FISMA and HITECH.

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Significant enterprise savings

Sustainable open source at the lowest cost, everywhere.

Rethink what’s possible with Linux and open source.

Companies engage Canonical to drive down open source operating costs. Automate everything: multi-cloud operations, bare metal provisioning, edge clusters and IoT.

Public cloud optimisation

Most public cloud instances are Ubuntu, for performance and security.

  • Optimised kernels for AWS, Azure, Google, Oracle, IBM
  • FIPS, CIS hardening and CVE fixes with Ubuntu Pro
  • Minimise rolling reboots with Kernel Livepatch
  • Network & storage performance optimisation
  • GPU enablement for machines and containers
  • Pay-as-you-go billing, no more licenses
  • Enterprise support and Extended Security Maintenance
  • Cloud workload migration service
  • Containerisation and cloud-native migration service
  • Fully managed application service

Carrier-grade private cloud

Operate private cloud the smart way – supported or fully managed.

Multi-cloud Kubernetes and containers

AKS. EKS. GKE. Kubeadm. MicroK8s. Charmed Kubernetes. All on Ubuntu.

Ultra secure things

Ubuntu Core Appliances with transactional updates for a better embedded Linux.

  • OTA compressed updates for apps, kernel and OS
  • Automatic rollback and data snapshots
  • Managed private app stores for secure fleet management
  • DevSecOps pipeline for edge app delivery
  • Built-in device recovery and remote disk repair
  • 10 year security maintenance for every device
  • Provable system and software integrity
  • Secure boot backed by root of trust
  • Full disk encryption with hardware keys
  • FIPS certifiable embedded Linux

Workstations and desktops

Optimised AI/ML and cloud devops. The professional developer’s preference.

Data centre automation

Turn a rack into a bare metal cloud. Metal-as-a-Service provisions Windows, ESX and Linux.

  • Bare metal cloud with on-demand servers
  • Remote edge cluster operations
  • Infrastructure monitoring and discovery
  • Ansible, Chef, Puppet, SALT, Juju integration
  • Super fast install from scratch
  • VMWare ESX, Windows, CentOS, RHEL, Ubuntu
  • Custom images with pre-installed apps
  • Disk and network configuration
  • API-driven DHCP, DNS, PXE, IPAM, provisioning
  • LDAP authentication and RBAC

Smart robots of all shapes and sizes

From turtles to trucks, Ubuntu drives the robot revolution.

  • Full support for ROS and ROS2
  • Security patches for long-term ROS
  • Fault tolerant over-the-air updates
  • CIS certification for ROS and ROS2
  • Trim time-to-market with SMART START consulting
  • Leading Robot-as-a-Platform ecosystem
  • Curated app stores

Multi-cloud applications – beyond PAAS

Universal model-driven operators for classic and Kubernetes estate.

  • Operate smoothly across public and private cloud
  • Reusable integration code as open source packages
  • Python Operator Framework for rapid development
  • Bring the K8s operator pattern to classic workloads
  • Lifecycle management and Day 2 operations
  • Open collection of community-driven operators

Learn more about universal operators