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Ubuntu Pro 18.04 LTS

Canonical

Ubuntu Pro 18.04 LTS

Canonical

Ubuntu Pro is providing additional coverage for production environments running in the cloud.

Looking for additional security and compliance for your Linux environment?


Ubuntu Pro for Azure is a premium image optimized for professional and production environments running on Azure delivered by Canonical Publisher of Ubuntu. It includes security and compliance services, enabled by default, in a form suitable for small to large-scale Linux enterprise operations.

Key features

  • FIPS 140-2 certified modules
  • CIS hardened Ubuntu with CIS automation tooling to establish a security baseline across all your systems
  • Automatic security updates applied to 30,000+ packages including Apache Kafka, NGINX, MongoDB, Redis and PostgreSQL
  • Common Criteria (CC) EAL2 provisioning packages
  • Kernel Livepatch: kernel patches are delivered immediately, without the need to reboot
  • Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, optimised for Azure

Why developers and devops choose Ubuntu Pro for Azure

  • 10-year lifetime maintenance: Ubuntu Pro 18.04 LTS provides extended maintenance through 2028
  • 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
  • Optional 24/7 support available through a private offer, contact us here for more information
  • 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
  • Contracted through Azure