Canonical and Amazon Web Services (AWS) partner are to deliver best-in-breed cloud support by allowing AWS users to purchase the Ubuntu Advantage (UA) Virtual Guest package, which promised to deliver the professional support needed to be successful in the cloud. The announcement was made today, November 28, 2016, as part of Amazon’s AWS re:Invent 2016 conference dedicated to cloud experts around the globe.
We believe that those of you who will attempt to purchase Canonical’s Ubuntu Advantage Virtual Guest professional support package via the AWS marketplace need to know all of its benefits. As such, we’re informing you that you’ll get access to Canonical’s Livepatch Service for rebootless kernel upgrades for your Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) images using the long-term supported Linux 4.4 kernel.
Additionally, buyers will get direct access to Canonical’s Landscape (the SaaS version) system management tool if they plan on using the Ubuntu Linux operating system at scale, access to Canonical’s Knowledge Hub and all the latest security fixes, as well as up to 24/7 Web- and telephone-based support from experts in the field, along with an option to get a dedicated Canonical support engineer.
Submitted by: Arnfried Walbrecht