Build the future with smart cities
Enhance transport, utilities and infrastructure with IoT
Trusted by leading service providers, globally
Smart city solutions
A software-defined future
The smart city sector is bringing innovation and automation to urban areas globally. From real-time to air-gap, new solutions emerge every day to address unique challenges.
The scale is vast, from digital signage to self-driving cars. The possibilities in a smart city are truly limitless.
Secure distributed devices
Ubiquitous IoT, strong security
Regardless of the smart city solution you are building, ensure you have the tools in place to guarantee a secure software environment.
Ubuntu Core is an operating system, fully containterised and designed for IoT. Ubuntu Core offers secure boot, full disk encryption and signed software packages, guaranteeing system integrity. Snap confinement keeps your apps separated and controls access to hardware.
Curate your IoT App Store from global suppliers, with constant application security scanning and updates.
Learn about some of our IoT solutions
IoT OTA updates
Compressed, transactional, signed and secure
Update any system, any device, any time. Future-proof your fleet with automatic, over-the-air updates.
With Ubuntu Core, full OS containerisation means transactional, atomic updates, signed software integrity, compressed delta updates and more.
Complete control. No delayed patches, no partial updates. If for any reason an update fails, the device will roll back to its last stable state automatically.
Hardware you can trust
ARM and X86
We optimise Ubuntu for major silicon architectures.
Explore device enablement and certification to guarantee the device you choose will work flawlessly.
Develop on Ubuntu today and pick your platform later.
Top-rated extended security
Long term support
We power innovation and production.
Get ten year CVE security maintenance, plus the most comprehensive container confinement and kernel livepatch for rapid rollouts in critical situations.
Count on Canonical for security coverage, automated testing, continuous deployment and progressive releases.
How Canonical is making an impact
Accelerate data science
From self-driving to diagnostics and data analysis, Ubuntu is at the heart of some of the largest analytics operations.
Enjoy the freedom to use frameworks, languages, libraries and solutions, from the widest range of companies and clouds.
Run it on bare metal or public cloud. From Spark and Hadoop to Kubeflow. Better ML. Faster results.
Open source licensing
Confidently integrate open source components into your proprietary solutions.
Benefit from source identification for all software components, all the time.
Simplify compliance. Streamline certification. Protect innovation.
Learn more about Compliance in Ubuntu ›
Staying compliant while delivering innovation in government services ›
Let’s work together
We work closely with our customers to solve complex problems together. Our talented engineers are experts in IoT and are well-qualified to provide expertise and guidance to both smaller businesses and larger enterprises.
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