What is a cloud?
Ask a hundred people and you'll get one hundred and one answers!
These are some common features that most people in the industry would agree on:
- Virtualization - In one form or another most cloud solutions rely on virtualization.
- Secure Multi-tenancy - The ability to securely seperate customers / business units on common infrastructure
- Rapid deployment - Enables a rapid response to market changes
- Pay as you go - Buy only the resources you require.
- Multi-site portability - Having multiple sites within a common configuration domain enables services to migrate easily from one site to another, either for cost efficiency, performance or for data protection / DR /BCP purposes.
We are experts in deploying Private Cloud solutions or migrating legacy Data Centers to a Private Cloud Solution.
Migrating Legacy Data Centers
Migrating a legacy Data Center to a Private Cloud solution can achieve the following:
- Reduce risk
- Increase flexibility
- Reduce costs
- Increase ROI
Migrating your existing data center to a Cloud like solution can often reduce the space and power usage by as much as three quarters while increasing fault tolerance and often improving performance.