Amazon and Canonical partner for Ubuntu cloud support

Canonical has announced the ability to buy Ubuntu Advantage (UA) Virtual Guest via the Amazon Web Services (AWS) marketplace.

UA Virtual Guest is designed for virtualized enterprise workloads on AWS.

The tooling, technology, and expertise of UA on AWS includes:

  • Access to Landscape (SaaS version), the system’s management tool for using Ubuntu at scale.
  • Canonical Livepatch Service, which lets you apply critical kernel patches without rebooting on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS images using the Linux 4.4 kernel.
  • Up to 24×7 telephone and web support and the option of a dedicated Canonical support engineer.
  • Access to the Canonical Knowledge Hub and security fixes.

Accessing Ubuntu Advantage through the AWS Marketplace SaaS model provides hourly pricing based on the quantity of customers, Ubuntu usage on AWS, and the SLA requirements.

Customers only pay for what they consume within their account.

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Amazon and Canonical partner for Ubuntu cloud support