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Say no to vendor lock-in and yes to Open Cloud


Move your workloads from one cloud to another without needing to change your tools and processes. Our APIs allow you to reuse your code, no matter which cloud provider you choose.

A Different Approach to Open Cloud

We built Linode to democratize cloud computing. That starts with infrastructure not built on proprietary protocols. Enjoy the freedom to move workloads between Linode and other cloud providers. In an industry where being locked into large proprietary clouds has a real impact on budget and control, it’s not enough to say you’re open. You actually have to be open.

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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. Linode fits 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 Linode customers and employees.

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Open at Every Layer of the Stack

Unlike other cloud providers, we support all open source distros 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 community to improve our software.

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