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Ubuntu Certified Hardware

Machines you can trust with Ubuntu

Ubuntu certified hardware has passed our extensive testing and review process, ensuring that Ubuntu runs well out of the box, ready for your organisation. We work closely with OEMs to make Ubuntu available on a wide range of desktops, laptops, servers, IoT and SoC hardware.

Why get certified?

Ubuntu certified desktops

Many of the world's biggest PC manufacturers certify their desktops for Ubuntu, ensuring these systems always run as smoothly as their millions of users expect. Ubuntu is fast, reliable, packed with great software and free of viruses. That's why you'll find Ubuntu preloaded on desktops across government, education, enterprise and in homes around the world.


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Ubuntu certified laptops

Just like desktops, manufacturers choose to certify their laptops for Ubuntu, ensuring they work beautifully and reliably, just as you would expect.


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Ubuntu certified servers

Ubuntu Server and Canonical›s tools give you the ability to deploy your workloads as easily and repeatably on bare metal as if they were in the cloud.

Deploying on Ubuntu certified servers saves you time in choosing and testing what hardware you will use from a single server instance to the largest scale-out data centre environments.


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Ubuntu certified IoT devices

A number of IoT vendors rely on Ubuntu for their devices, from drones and robots to edge gateways and development boards. They certify their devices to offer users the guarantee of a stable, secure, and optimised Ubuntu, either pre-loaded or as a build-your-own option.

Canonical's certification program offers you the peace of mind that all your Internet of Things devices will remain secure and regularly updated.


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Ubuntu certified SoCs

64-bit ARM based System on a Chip (SoC) hardware is re-defining the future of sustainable data centres. Featuring high core counts and lower power consumption and cooling needs, Ubuntu certified Servers that utilise certified System on Chip hardware can lower your costs while allowing you to scale up and out to meet customer demand.

Canonical's certification program offers server manufacturers a selection of SoCs officially supported and maintained in Ubuntu to choose from for their products.


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Become Ubuntu certified!

Becoming Ubuntu certified is your top choice for differentiation, reliability, and product visibility. When your hardware is certified, they can carry the Ubuntu certified Hardware logo on websites and product packaging. The “Ubuntu Certified Hardware” sticker increases customer confidence that your products integrate seamlessly with Ubuntu, which in turn increases traffic to your products.

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