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Say no to lock-in and yes to portability

A different approach

Our services, tools, and APIs allow you to reuse your code regardless of cloud provider.

A Different Approach to Cloud Computing

Being locked into large proprietary clouds has a real impact on budget and control. We built our cloud computing services using open-source, open-standard, and third-party tools, not proprietary protocols. Enjoy the freedom to move workloads between cloud providers.


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No Vendor Lock-in

The Linode API is completely open and free. You can build apps and infrastructure on top of it without sacrificing your future freedom. Our cloud computing services fit seamlessly into a multicloud strategy. Get started with just an API key.

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Collaborate and Innovate Faster

Have your say on how our API is developed. Share your feedback on our community site used by our customers and our employees.


Open at Every Layer of the Stack

Unlike other cloud providers, we support all open source distributions and don’t offer proprietary forks. We also develop in the open: Our Cloud Manager, CLI, and API documentation are all on GitHub and open source; and we work alongside the developer community.

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