Ubuntu Pro features
Enable your developers. Upgrade at your own pace while keeping your whole stack secure.
ESM provides 10 years of vulnerability management for critical, high and selected medium CVEs for all software packages shipped with Ubuntu.
Live kernel updates
Minimise downtime and unplanned reboots with patches for critical and high-severity kernel vulnerabilities.
64% of IT professionals spend more than 100 hours per year on unplanned work. Livepatch allows to patch CVEs without rebooting machines outside of planned maintenance windows.
Compliance and hardening
Reduce your operational risk with certified automation tools for hardening and compliance profiles, including CIS, DISA-STIG, FIPS 140, and Common Criteria.
Ubuntu Pro add-ons
Add 24/7 phone & ticket support
Get phone and ticket support for troubleshooting and bug fixing whenever something breaks in your environment.
Ubuntu Pro + Support covers the whole stack: from the infrastructure layer (OpenStack, MAAS, Ceph, LXD, Kubernetes), through the base Ubuntu Operating System, to all application packages and their dependencies in Ubuntu repositories, including Kafka, Kubeflow, OpenJDK, PostgreSQL, and more.
Upgrade to managed services
Get enhanced guidance from Canonical engineers when facing critical issues with Firefighting Support, or choose our Fully Managed solutions and allow us to operate your environments from set-up to production.
Our Managed offering covers the entire infrastructure layer (MAAS, Ceph, OpenStack, MicroCloud, LXD, Kubernetes), as well as an extensive collection of applications (Kafka, Kubeflow, Grafana, PostgreSQL, and many others).
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Education, Research, and Academia
Canonical offers Ubuntu Pro at a discount for approved institutions, such as schools, research and academia.Contact for pricing
Used by professionals
for Compute Engine
“For the last decade, Google has partnered with Canonical to promote the adoption of open-source software.
By offering Ubuntu Pro on Google Compute Engine, together we help customers enhance the security and compliance for their production workloads.”
Chief Security Officer
“Tenable and Canonical collaborate to provide timely, accurate and actionable vulnerability alerts.
Ubuntu Pro offers security patch assurance for a broad spectrum of open-source software. Together, we give customers a foundation for trustworthy open source.”
of Enterprise Computing
“Transformative innovations such as AI and deep learning are being put to work to unlock new levels of business automation.
With the introduction of Ubuntu Pro, enterprises will benefit from better security, support and long-term maintenance for thousands of open source libraries that are at the core of modern AI and data science workflows.”
GM and SVP
Modern Apps & Cloud Management Business
“Enterprises need modular, cloud-native application platforms that accelerate how they build, run, and manage their applications without compromising on their compliance, security, or support requirements.
VMware is thrilled to partner with Canonical with their field-proven expertise in securing and supporting open-source. By offering Ubuntu Pro with VMware Tanzu, we can provide customers with a hardened, better, secure and enterprise-grade application environment that is as friendly to their developers as it is to their CISO.”
Chief Information Security Officer
“Ubuntu Pro enables our engineering teams to focus on delivering industry-leading products and services to Acquia customers.
Canonical's transparency and patching expedience give me peace of mind that we are providing the most secure and compelling solutions to power innovative digital experiences.”
David A Gutman
Associate Professor of Pathology
“I manage my own compute cluster leveraging MAAS and other Canonical tools to support my research.
The open-source security patches delivered through Ubuntu Pro give my team peace of mind and ensure my servers are secure.
Canonical is continuously delivering timely CVE patches covering a broad portfolio of open-source applications for the entire ten-year lifetime of an Ubuntu LTS. This brings much needed stability and compliance.”
“FIPS 140-2 certified Ubuntu images on AWS fulfil our FedRAMP compliance requirements.
With enterprise-grade Ubuntu Pro support backed by Canonical's 10-year security maintenance commitment, we provide critical development infrastructure for some of the world's most famous brands.”
Principal Group Software Engineering Manager
Microsoft Azure for Operators
“The Telco industry demands high reliability, with many rounds of testing both during product development and before integration into the customer's environment.
Using Ubuntu Pro gives us the security, support and control over the product lifecycle that we need as the foundation to build our Metaswitch Clearwater products on.”