Private Cloud Architecture
eCloud Private is an ultra-secure, high-performance cloud platform that is entirely dedicated to you. You'll enjoy the reliability, high-availability and redundancy of eCloud, combined with guaranteed performance and total control of your solution from isolated hardware.
- Best of breed hardware
- Managed SLA and 24/7 support
- VMware virtualisation
Using VMware ESXi virtualisation, all management hypervisors and VMs are launched on separate physical servers, outside of the UCS environment.
- VMware premier partner
- Disaster recovery and auto-deployment in the event of failure
eCloud Private uses our bespoke cloud orchestrator, allowing us to manage the build process in its entirety to get your solution live as quickly as possible.
- Automated server provisioning and virtual machine creation
- Automatic customisation of the guest OS
All eCloud Private compute architecture is powered by Cisco UCS blade servers with VMware virtualisation for simple migration and online resource expansion.
- 10Gb/s internal connectivity to each server
- N+3 power redundancy across all servers
- Dedicated fibre channel infrastructure for each pod of servers
Based on dedicated industry-leading HPE 3PAR, Dell Compellent or Dell PowerVault SAN technologies completely separating your data from other clients for guaranteed security and performance.
- Full multi-site redundancy available with Metro Storage Cluster
- Network topology separation
Why eCloud® Private?
The ultimate in performance.
Benefit from a dedicated private cloud, built on world-class technology for the ultimate in performance. We know that when the technology is right, your Cisco UCS nodes will outperform any dedicated server solution.
Private and protected.
Your dedicated SAN provides a fully-redundant solution, with no single point of failure. We can even host your eCloud Private cloud across two separate data centres, enabling you to balance workloads and live migrate virtual machines with VMware Metro Storage Cluster.
Your cloud. Your way.
Power as many virtual machines as you want, in any configuration, and scale up or down to support the constant demand for change and innovation. Plus, you'll enjoy full control with MyUKFast, enabling you to self-service any changes you need to make.
Always on. Always secure.
From our dedicated Cisco ASA firewall, to our wholly-owned ISO-certified data centres, eCloud Private gives you peace of mind that your data is secure. You also have direct access to our highly qualified UK-based, support engineers 24/7/365.
"We wanted a bulletproof solution and a secure robust service. eCloud gives us this and fills us with as much confidence as possible. If we need to change anything, upgrade our memory, increase storage or experience any problems, this can be resolved in a matter of seconds."
IT Manager and Learning Technologist
Your solution will be backed by a team of UK-based technical engineers available 24/7/365, plus a dedicated account manager.
UK Data Centres
We've invested £22m in our UK-based data centres to ensure the highest levels of service, security and performance.