What is vFlex?
Evolve your data centre to the cloud and drive down costs with tried and tested private, public, hybrid and co-location cloud solutions. Our vFlex™ cloud services will enable you to get started with your cloud plans in one of many flexible ways. Deploy vFlex services for anything from a test environment to backup or disaster recovery right through to seasonal workload bursting or even a full blown private vFlex datacentre.
More than 30% of organisations expect that within three years, they’ll access 45.5% of IT resources through some form of cloud—public, private, or hybrid.
– *IDC’s 2012 North American CloudTrack Survey.
What are the benefits to deploying vFlex cloud?
- 1. Flexibility
- 2. Backup & Disaster Recovery
- 3. Security
- 4. Applications
- 5. Capex Vs Opex
- 6. Access
- 7. Competitiveness
There is no one size fits all solution and with a cloud-based service it is possible to instantly meet the demand of the business whether it is to increase or even decrease the performance and capacity of the service.
A cloud-based disaster recovery service can remove the pain of complex recovery plans and decrease the time of recovery. It is now possible to put a DR plan in place without the huge CAPEX cost that comes with it. Find out more about DRaaS HERE
Protect your business data with the recognised and certified security levels achieved by a cloud service provider. It is now possible to benefit from security certifications like ISO 27001 with a cloud-based service.
Gain access to more then 5,000 applications with the ability to quickly deploy workloads in the cloud and the flexibility to move them between onsite and offsite environments.
A cloud based solution will enable your business to reduce your capital expenditure and have a predictable ongoing operating cost while also reducing time for deployment.
Improve your accessibility to your data and applications by moving to the cloud enables easy access anytime, anywhere giving more power to your users.
Small and medium sized businesses will gain an advantage over their competitors by moving to a cloud based service with access to enterprise-class technology at a fraction of the cost
What services are available with vFlex cloud?
- Infrastructure as a service (IaaS)
- Platform as a service (PaaS)
- Software as a service (SaaS)
- Backup & Recovery as a service (BaaS/RaaS)
- Desktop as a service (DaaS)
Providing physical and/or virtual machines with the ability to scale up or down according to requirements.
Providing a computing platform like an operating system or an environment for applications to be hosted on with the ability to automatically match the demand so the user does not have to allocate resources manually.
Users are provided access to applications and databases through this service. Also known as “on-demand software” it allows the business to host specific applications in the cloud to reduce the running costs of hardware/software.
For peace of mind your disaster recovery plan can be moved to the cloud with the knowledge that your data is secure and protected by enterprise backup technology.
Simplifies the delivery of cloud-hosted desktops and apps, to any device, anywhere. IT can save time and money, without sacrificing enterprise requirements for security and control.
What options are available with vFlex cloud?
Extend your workloads to a hybrid cloud service (with private and public options) compatible with your on-premise data centre. Use in which ever way your business needs, run for development and testing, extend existing application, use as a disaster recovery location or for increased capacity.
- Set up, tear down, test, and deploy without building new infrastructure, and go live without learning new skills or processes.
- You can migrate existing onsite virtual machines (VMs) to the public cloud or start up new application VMs directly in the cloud.
- Expand or decommission virtual machines of any size.
- Understand and plan your budget with a capacity-based subscription.
Reduce your operational costs and avoid high capital expenditure with colocation. Place your IT equipment in a purpose built environment with professionals who will manage and operate your hardware avoiding the need for in-house expertise, training, management and an expensive build.
- No high capital expenditure.
- Better security then an in-house build.
- Lower running costs.
- Maintained by professional.
With a managed hosting service, you get the dual benefits of a server you can call your own and configure exactly the way you want it.
- Dedicated servers are available for those who are not ready for a public service and do not want to purchase hardware.
- Perfect for small and mid-sized businesses who do not have an IT department or the resource to manage or own a data centre.
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