What's in Ubuntu Pro?
FIPS & CC-EAL2 certified
Officially 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 GCP optimisations built in.
Ubuntu kernel updates are regularly issued. With the Livepatch service, kernel patches are delivered immediately, without the need to reboot your VMs.
Priced for the cloud
Ubuntu Pro pricing tracks the underlying compute cost. Ubuntu Pro price varies between 3-4.5% of an average hourly compute cost, depending on the instance type.
The right Ubuntu for you
Canonical brings the three most popular Ubuntu Server distributions to choose from ‐ 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.
Launch Ubuntu Pro for GCP
Ubuntu Pro 20.04 LTS
The latest LTS release includes the 5.4 kernel out of the box. Ubuntu Pro 20.04 LTS provides extended maintenance through 2030.
Ubuntu Pro 18.04 LTS
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS release includes the 4.15 kernel with an optimised 5.3 kernel available in Q2. Ubuntu Pro provides extended maintenance through 2028.
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. This makes it ideal for companies that have embraced open source for their new products and need to ensure security for production and mission-critical workloads.
Choose the right Ubuntu for you
|GCP optimised kernel and userspace|
|Security patches for Ubuntu infrastructure components|
|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 *|
* For 18.04 LTS onwards. The maintenance period for Ubuntu Pro 16.04 LTS is 8 years.