ClearOS 7 Comparison

Which Edition Should I Choose?

ClearOS includes many open-source engines to deliver a tightly integrated and complete IT solution. This means that you benefit from tens of thousands of hours of development, and millions of users testing new code and new features. Depending on the environment you plan to run ClearOS in, we offer multiple editions, built to deliver unmatched value for your IT needs. ClearOS includes all necessary Server Applications, Gateway Security Functions, and Network Protocols, all of which are easily installable by ClearOS Marketplace.


All Editions Include:

75+ Open Source Features
Upstream Source Code Updates
Webconfig Remote Management
Upstream Security Fixes
Automatic Updates




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Community Edition

Free Forever

Community Driven, Open Source Edition
Participates in Upstream New Code Testing
Is NOT Designed for Production Use
Is NOT Professionally Supported (forums only)
Designed for Linux Expert / Hobbyist Use






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Home Edition

Starting at $36/yr

Home Filtration & Protection Services
Media Server Functions Built-In
Quality Tested Updated & Security Fixes
Is NOT Professionally Supported
Quality Tested Code Only
Designed for Home Use




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Business Edition

Starting at $108/yr

No User Fees
Threat Protection Services
Performance Optimization Tuning
Quality Tested Updated & Security Fixes
Quality Tested Code Only
Fully Supported via ClearCARE 1
Available for EDU / GOV / NFP 2
Designed for Production Use


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1. ClearCARE professional support is available on the ClearOS Business, Gold and Platinum subscriptions. Bronze and Silver subscriptions are self-support licenses, which may add on-demand ClearCARE support as needed, billed at an hourly rate.
2. For EDU / GOV / NFP product & pricing, please contact our sales team. More Information


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Comparison
Software
  • Software Type
  • Integrated Open Source Projects
  • Software Testing
  • Intended Environments
  • Recommended Number of Devices
Subscription
  • Automatic Untested Updates
  • Automatic Beta Testing Updates
  • Automatic Tested Updates
Marketplace
  • Cloud
    • Dropbox Sync
    • Dynamic DNS
    • Dynamic VPN
    • Remote Security Audit
    • Remote Data Backup
    • Remote System Monitor
    • Google Apps Account Sync
    • Antimalware Signatures for Business
    • Antimalware Signatures for Home
    • Antispam Signatures for Business
    • Antispam Signatures for Home
    • Content Filter Blacklists for Business
    • Content Filter Blacklists for Home
    • IDS Signatures for Business
    • IDS Signatures for Home
    • Software Respository
    • Software Updates
  • Gateway
    • Gateway Antiphising
    • Gateway Antivirus
    • Premium Gateway Antimalware by Kaspersky
    • Content Filter Engine
    • DNSthingy
    • Web Access Control
    • Web Proxy Server
    • Web Proxy Auto Discovery
    • Intrusion Detection System
    • Intrusion Prevention System
  • Network
    • Bandwidth & QoS Manager
    • 1-to-1 NAT Firewall
    • Custom Firewall
    • DMZ Firewall
    • Egress Firewall
    • Incoming Firewall
    • Port Forwarding
    • Network Map
    • DHCP Server
    • DNS Server
    • NTP Server
    • RADIUS Server
    • SSH Server
    • UPnP
    • OpenVPN
    • ibVPN
    • PPTP Server
    • Static IPsec VPN for Home
    • Static IPsec VPN for Business
    • IP Settings
    • Multi-WAN
    • Upstream Proxy
  • Server
    • MariaDB Database Server
    • Directory Server
    • Microsoft Active Directory Connector
    • Antimalware File Scanner
    • FTP Server
    • Flexshare
    • ownCloud for Business
    • ownCloud for Home
    • Photo Organizer
    • Plex Media Server
    • Serviio Media Server
    • Transmission BitTorrent Client
    • Windows Networking (Samba)
    • Advanced Print Server
    • Greylisting
    • IMAP & POP Server
    • Mail Antispam
    • Mail Antivirus
    • Mail Archive
    • Mail Retrieval
    • Premium Mail Antimalware by Kaspersky
    • Roundcube Webmail
    • SMTP Server
    • Zarafa Community
    • Zarafa Small Business
    • Web Server
  • System
    • Account Import
    • Account Manager
    • Administrators
    • Certificate Manager
    • ClearOS Marketplace
    • Dashboard
    • Date and Time
    • Dropbox User Account
    • Groups
    • Mail Settings
    • Master / Slave Synchronization
    • Password Policies
    • Services
    • Software RAID Manager
    • Storage Manager
    • Support
    • System Registration
    • User Certificates
    • User Profile
    • Users
  • Reports
    • Event and Notifications
    • Bandwidth Viewer
    • Disk Usage Report
    • Log Viewer
    • Network Report
    • Network Visualizer
    • Process Viewer
    • Resource Report
    • SMART Monitor
    • System Report
    • Filter and Proxy Report
Support
  • Community Forum Support
  • Community Online Documentation
  • Advanced Knowledge Base
  • ClearCARE, Level I Tech-Support
    (Break/fix Tickets)
  • ClearCARE, Level II Tech-Support
    (Troubleshooting Tickets)
  • ClearCARE, Level III Consulting
    (Consultative Tickets)
  • ClearCARE, Managed Services
Hardware
  • Use Existing Hardware (x86 based)
  • ClearBOX Hybrid Appliances
  • ClearCLOUD Hosting Services
Pricing Summary (4)
  • Total Monthly Pricing Starting at4
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Community
Free
  • Open Source
  • 25+
  • Untested
  • Linux Experts & Developers
  • -
$0/mo
  • -
Community Marketplace Included
  • 12
    • -
    • Paid App
    • Paid App
    • Paid App
    • Paid App
    • Paid App
    • -
    • Paid App
    • -
    • Paid App
    • -
    • Paid App
    • -
    • Tested
    • Untested
  • 9
    • Paid App
    • Paid App
    • Paid App
  • 21
    • -
    • Paid App
  • 27
    • Paid App
    • Paid App
    • -
    • Paid App
    • Paid App
    • Paid App
  • 19
  • 10
-
  • -
  • -
  • -
  • -
  • -
Existing Hardware
  • -
  • -
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  • $0/mo

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Home
Subscription Req.
  • Open Source
  • 25+
  • Quality Tested
  • Home Use
  • Up to 25
$3/mo
  • -
Home Marketplace Included
  • 11
    • -
    • -
    • Paid App
    • Paid App
    • Paid App
    • -
    • -
    • -
    • -
    • Verified
    • Tested
  • 9
    • -
    • Paid App
    • Paid App
  • 20
    • -
    • -
  • 23
    • -
    • -
    • Paid App
    • -
    • Paid App
    • -
    • Paid App
    • -
  • 18
    • -
    • -
  • 10
Optional
  • -
  • Optional
  • -
  • -
  • -
Existing / ClearBOX
  • -
-
  • $3/mo

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Business
Subscription Req.
  • Open Source
  • 25+
  • Quality Tested
  • Production Use
  • Up to 1000
$9/mo
  • -
  • -
Business Marketplace Included
  • 13
    • Paid App
    • -
    • -
    • -
    • -
    • Verified
    • Tested
  • 10
    • Paid
    • Paid App
    • Paid App
  • 21
    • -
    • Paid App
  • 29
    • Paid App
    • -
    • Paid App
    • Paid App
    • Paid App
  • 35
  • 10
Optional
  • Optional
  • Optional
  • Optional
  • -
Existing / ClearBOX
  • -
-
  • $9/mo

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