Ubuntu Pro is providing additional coverage for production environments running in the cloud.
Looking for additional security and compliance for your Linux production environment?
Ubuntu Pro for Azure is a premium image designed by Canonical optimized for production environments running on Azure. It includes security and compliance services, enabled by default, in a form suitable for small to large-scale Linux enterprise operations — with no contract needed.
Why developers and devops choose Ubuntu Pro for Azure
Production ready: Ubuntu is the leading Linux in the public cloud with > 50% of Linux workloads
Developer friendly: Ubuntu is the #1 Linux for developers offering the latest library and tools to innovate with the latest technologies
Built for compliant and regulated environments: FedRAMP, HIPAA, PCI, GDPR or ISO
Widest Open Source Security coverage: security patching of major open source workloads for production use
Non-stop security: Canonical publishes images on a daily basis, ensuring security is built-in from the moment an instance launches
Optimised performance: optimized kernel, with improved boot speed, outstanding runtime performance and advanced device support.
Portability: Ubuntu Pro is available in all regions with content mirrors to avoid the need to go across regions or out to the Internet for updates
No contract needed: pay per hour
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, optimised for Azure
Automatic security updates applied to 28,000+ packages including Apache Kafka, NGINX, MongoDB, Redis and PostgreSQL
FIPS 140-2 certified modules
CIS hardened Ubuntu with CIS automation tooling to establish a security baseline across all your systems
Common Criteria (CC) EAL2 provisioning packages
DISA STIG hardening profiles
10-year lifetime support: Ubuntu Pro 18.04 LTS provides extended maintenance through 2028
Per-core pricing starts at $0.01/core/hour, decreasing based on the number of cores in your instance.
Azure Infra hourly cost
Ubuntu Pro hourly cost
Private offerings are available for large volumes and specific support requirements.
To get the most out of Ubuntu Pro consult our specialists on +1 737 2040291.