Ubuntu on IBM
Ubuntu is the operating system of choice for next generation, scale out workloads. Canonical and the Ubuntu community work together with IBM to ensure that Ubuntu works seamlessly with IBM LinuxONE, z Systems and Power Systems. We continue to collaborate with IBM in areas like NFV, containers, KVM, OpenStack, big data analytics and devops to provide reference architectures, supported solutions and cloud offerings, now and in the future.
Ubuntu for LinuxONE and z Systems
IBM LinuxONE and z Systems leverage open technology solutions to meet the demands of the new application economy. They combine the best of open source to offer IBM's enterprise customers unprecedented performance, security and resiliency. Ubuntu 16.04 LTS is now available to all IBM LinuxOne and z Systems customers.
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS for IBM LinuxONE and z Systems is priced at $19,500 per drawer per year, covering unlimited usage of Ubuntu within that drawer, 24x7 Ubuntu Advantage Advanced support services and regular security and reliability fixes from Canonical.
Your use of Ubuntu on z Systems and LinuxONE in production constitutes acceptance of these terms.
Ubuntu for Power Systems
Ubuntu for Power Systems brings the Ubuntu Server and Ubuntu OpenStack to Power Systems enabling its ease of entry into the scale-out and Cloud markets. Power is especially optimized for Mobile, Social, Cloud, Machine Learning, Big Data and Analytics workloads. Ubuntu and tooling such as Juju make managing and deploying those workloads easy.