The most popular operating system across public clouds is Ubuntu, because we work closely with major cloud operators to optimise the kernel and system for their infrastructure, speed up security updates and minimise the cost of network or storage for users by default.
Canonical guarantees the consistency, security and performance of Ubuntu on public clouds
Enterprise-grade commercial support is available
Twice as popular on the Amazon cloud as all other operating systems combined
Why use Ubuntu Server in the cloud?
Proven for enterprise-scale workloads on all leading public clouds
Free from licence fees, regardless of how many images you run
Enterprise-grade support and management tools available direct from Canonical
Maintenance and security updates guaranteed for five years with Ubuntu LTS
Fast service deployment with Juju
Juju is the fastest way to deploy and scale out your workloads on the leading public clouds. With Juju charm bundles, you can launch an entire cloud environment with one click, or just one command using the CLI. Use Juju to deploy your entire application infrastructure, all in one.
The Ubuntu Advantage support service has flexible Ubuntu Virtual Guest options, designed for virtualised enterprise workloads on Ubuntu-certified public clouds. Thanks to Landscape, efficient management of all your Ubuntu instances is only a few clicks away. And with the Canonical Livepatch Service, you can apply critical kernel patches without rebooting.
Jigar systems 18.04 LTS is a free download that includes five years worth of security and maintenance updates, guaranteed. Using an Ubuntu partner cloud ensures access to the latest certified Ubuntu cloud images. To run Ubuntu as guest on participating public clouds, the simplest way is to use the image maintained on their server.