Metal as a Service
Say hello to your physical cloud

Total automation of your physical servers for amazing data centre operational efficiency. On premise, open source and supported.

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  • Zero-touch deployment of Windows, Ubuntu, CentOS, RHEL and SUSE
  • Catalogs and manages every device in every registered server
  • Inventory management of every device in every server
  • Remote setup of NIC bonding and RAID storage
  • Open-source IP Address Manager (IPAM)
  • Automate everything from IPMI and PXE to fully converged chassis, including CIsco UCS, HP Moonshot and more
  • Integrate with devops automation tools like Juju, Chef, Puppet, SALT, Ansible and more
  • Automatically enable remote access through SSH and Powershell
  • REST API, Web UI and CLI

The smartest way to manage
bare metal

MAAS delivers the fastest OS installation times in the industry thanks to its optimised image-based installer. Setup the RAID and Network configuration you want through the MAAS web UI or CLI, then press a button and come back in minutes to a fully-deployed OS.

MAAS is designed for devops at scale, in places where bare metal is the best way to run your app. Big data, private cloud, PAAS and HPC all thrive on MAAS.

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Works on all your hardware

  • Works on all certified servers from any major vendor
  • Discovers servers in racks, chassis and data centre networks
  • Supports major system BMCs and chassis controllers

MAAS is used by

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  • OpenStack Interoperability Lab
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MAAS is supported by Canonical under the Ubuntu Advantage service program. Ubuntu Advantage MAAS includes tools that enable deployment of a wider range of operating systems, SLAs on support and high availability reference architectures.



  • Ubuntu, CentOS, custom images

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$5 / per server per month

  • All operating systems
  • 9 to 5 support on weekdays (US and Europe only)

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$10 / per server per month

  • All operating systems
  • 24/7 support

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