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Why eCloud® Hybrid?
Agility meets performance
The combination of scalable public cloud and high performance private cloud supports the constant demand for change. And when speed matters most, you get the same high performance levels as an enterprise-level private cloud from a hybrid cloud.
Your digital potential unlocked.
eCloud Hybrid grows with your business, providing the future-proof infrastructure that enables your digital transformation. As your enterprise demands new online services, digital operations and apps, eCloud Hybrid provides the agility, performance and reliability you need from a cloud platform.
Reduced costs, under your control
Scale your cloud at the rate that your business demands, lowering IT operating expense and avoiding over-provisioning.
Always on. Always secure.
Reliability and redundancy are built-in with dedicated Cisco ASA firewall as standard, 100% network uptime guarantee and 24/7 support.
Ready to get started with eCloud® Hybrid? Speak to a cloud expert now on 0800 458 4545 or request a call-back.
Cisco Powered Hybrid Cloud
Cisco Powered is the industry standard for cloud and managed services. Based on validated architectures and end-to-end security, Cisco Powered services minimise technology lifecycle complexity to reduce cost and risk. The ultimate best-in-class, offering flexible and scalable cloud services designed to help you achieve faster time-to-value.
Under the bonnet
eCloud Hybrid gives you the best of both worlds - private Cisco UCS hardware nodes for exceptional performance, and shared enterprise 3PAR SAN storage for elasticity when you need it.
- Abstracted hardware layer, enabled by Cisco UCS server profiles, allows for simple, fast migration and online resource expansion
- 10Gbps connectivity for every blade server
- Highly expandable blades - due to high bandwidth bus interconnect from the mezzanine card system, enabling third party card integration
- Dedicated fibre channel infrastructure for each UCS pod
- Redundant modular pod-based architecture results in discrete isolated failure domains, mitigating risk
- Component redundancy allows any element to fail, without any impact to your solution
- N+3 power redundancy across all Cisco UCS blades.
- eCloud® uses our bespoke cloud orchestrator, allowing us to rapidly respond to customers by rolling out any feature required
- Off-the-shelf vendor orchestrators restrict the use of features and are slow to respond to the needs of customers
- Vendor agnostic, due to our own orchestration
- Freedom to use any server hardware required
- Automate and manage the build process in its entirety
- Allows for automatic server provisioning, virtual machine and storage resources. This feature also manages the automatic customisation of the guest OS
- Your tailor-made solution can be built in minutes
- Our in-house director has been built to ensure rapid feature development and to automate and manage the build process in its entirety, after which your solution is finalised and checked by our technical launch specialists
- The automation process includes the automatic creation of the relevant database records in our in-house management systems.
Our eCloud Hybrid platform is built upon HP 3PAR Storage, a Tier 1 model that is found in the world’s largest cloud data centres. The HP 3PAR sets the gold standard for tier 1 storage with multi-tenancy, federation, and breakthrough automation for the world’s most demanding environments.
- Option to run stretched storage clusters across two UKFast data centres using VMware Metro Storage Cluster
- 32Gbps fibre channel connectivity
- Cage and magazine RAID level redundancy
- Network topology segregation
- Full end-to-end fabric design
- High bandwidth connectivity
The virtualisation platform uses world-class technology from VMware ESXi. All VMware management hypervisors and VMs are launched on separate physical servers outside the UCS environment. This, combined with our modular pod-based architecture and segmented management, allows for disaster recovery and auto-deployment in the event of failure.
As a leading VMware Premier Partner we offer bespoke client solutions to enable enhanced agility and resilience for business operations.
Ready to get started with eCloud Hybrid? Speak to a cloud expert now on 0800 458 4545 or request a call-back.
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