Fully automated Linkerd, on any cluster in the world.

Running a service mesh shouldn’t require a team of engineers. Buoyant Cloud manages Linkerd so that you don’t have to.

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Service mesh without the stress

Automate away the toil. Buoyant Cloud automatically keeps your Linkerd control plane and data plane up to date with the latest versions, and handles installs, trust anchor rotation, and more.

  • Automate upgrades, installs, and more
  • Keep data plane proxy versions always in sync
  • Rotate TLS trust anchors without breaking a sweat

Monitor and track mesh health

Never get taken unaware. Buoyant Cloud continuously monitors the health of your Linkerd deployments and proactively alerts you of potential issues before they escalate.

  • Automatically track service mesh health
  • Get a global, cross-cluster view of Linkerd's behavior
  • Monitor and report Linkerd best practices

Keep it simple, SRE

Forget overly-complicated solutions that pile one layer of complexity on top of another. Linkerd just works, and Buoyant Cloud makes Linkerd easier than ever.

  • Simpler, faster, and more secure than any other service mesh
  • Built for security from the ground up
  • Drop-in observability, security, and reliability for any Kubernetes cluster

Linkerd support from the creators of the service mesh

Get access to Buoyant's team of Linkerd experts, whenever and whereever you need them.

  • Send secure diagnostic reports with a single click
  • Chat live with Linkerd experts
  • 24x7x365 on-call support available

Upgrade Buoyant Cloud

Get fully automated Linkerd upgrades and rollbacks, security and policy audit tools, application metrics across all clusters, 24x7 on-call support for Linkerd, training, consulting, architectural review, and more.

Get enterprise-grade support for Linkerd, from the source

24x7 on call, training, architectural review, production runbooks, and more straight from the creators of the service mesh. No vendor lock-in, no enterprise add-ons, just open source support.


Differences between free tier and Buoyant Cloud enterprise

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Free Plan



Up to 5


Metrics, events & alerting
Control plane
Data plane

Up to 5


Managed control plane
Managed data plane
Live traffic analysis
Whole-cluster topology
Security policy evaluation
Multi-cluster resources
Security auditing and reporting
Role-based access control
Linkerd on-call support
Single sign-on (SSO)
Microsoft Teams