Ubuntu Pro 20.04 LTS
Maintained until 2030.
Ubuntu Pro 18.04 LTS
Maintained until 2028.
Ubuntu Pro 16.04 LTS
Maintained until 2026.
What's in Ubuntu Pro?
FIPS & CC-EAL2 certified
Certified components to enable operating environments under compliance regimes like FedRAMP, HIPAA, PCI and ISO.
CIS and DISA STIG
For companies looking to leverage industry benchmarks for hardening, Ubuntu Pro makes two leading implementation guides available.
Open source security
Ubuntu Pro adds security coverage for the most important open source applications like Apache Kafka, NGINX, MongoDB, Redis and PostgreSQL.
Predictable and optimised
Ubuntu Pro is based on Ubuntu and leverages both the breadth of open source included and the AWS optimisations built in.
Ubuntu kernel updates are regularly issued. With our Livepatch service, kernel patches are delivered immediately, without the need for reboot.
Priced for the cloud
Ubuntu Pro pricing tracks the underlying EC2 cost, starting at 20% for the smallest t3.nano instances, and ramping down to less than 1%.
The right Ubuntu for you
Canonical brings the most popular Ubuntu Server distributions to choose from - 14.04 LTS, 16.04 LTS, 18.04 LTS and 20.04 LTS.
Canonical backs Ubuntu Pro for 10 years, ensuring security updates are available throughout, with a guaranteed upgrade path.
Optional 24/7 support
Additional enterprise-grade support available through private offer for Pro.
Ubuntu Pro feature coverage
|ESM-Infra||All LTS||18.04, 20.04, 22.04|
|ESM-Apps||All LTS||18.04, 20.04, 22.04|
|Livepatch||All LTS||Coming soon|
|USG||All LTS||22.04 (CIS)|
|FIPS||16.04, 18.04 and 20.04|
|FIPS-Updates||16.04, 18.04 and 20.04|
AWS compliance made easy
Ubuntu Pro for AWS: FIPS compliance made easy
The FIPS certified Ubuntu Pro image is now available on AWS. Ubuntu Pro FIPS is the critical foundation for state agencies administering federal programs and private sector companies with government contracts. Ubuntu Pro FIPS is built upon the power of Ubuntu Pro's enhanced stability, AWS compliance and security features and is maintained to provide your organisation with the strongest FIPS foundation now and in the future.
Broadest open source security coverage keeps CISOs sleeping at night
Ubuntu Pro includes security coverage for the entire collection of software packages shipped with Ubuntu, tracking high and critical CVEs. Ideal for companies that have embraced open source for their new products.
Developers choose Ubuntu because it includes a set of open source packages known as 'universe'. These include NGINX, MongoDB, Redis, Kafka… with Ubuntu Pro, CIOs and security officers can be confident they can roll these packages out to production.
The new Ubuntu Pro images will deliver a further optimised experience to our customers, providing additional security and performance to their Ubuntu instances, Ubuntu Pro can be purchased, deployed and launched on AWS in a seamless and effortless manner, removing the need for additional provisioning or procurement processes.Deepak Singh, VP of Compute Services, AWS
Choose the right Ubuntu for you
|AWS optimised kernel and userspace|
|Security patches for Ubuntu infrastructure components|
|Security patches for hundreds of open source applications, including Apache Kafka, MongoDB, RabbitMQ, Redis and NodeJS|
|FIPS 140-2 and Common Criteria EAL2 certified components, with optional CIS hardening profile and DISA STIG|
|Kernel Livepatch for instant security and higher uptimes|
|Maintenance commitment||5 years||10 years|
Pricing for US East (N. Virginia) Region
|Example instance size||EC2 + Ubuntu Pro hourly|
For complete pricing, see Ubuntu Pro 18.04 LTS on the AWS Marketplace