When it comes to cloud hosting, one of the main problems found is lack of flexibility – especially when concerning geographic dispersal. Organizations worldwide are more than capable of deploying a robust cloud system, yet their cloud-inclined capabilities remain stunted due to problems associated with geographic flexibility within the cloud. Even if you find a way to conquer this challenge, you still face the problem of customization. Combining the two should be like peanut butter and chocolate; smooth, tasteful and desirable, but instead, it’s seems like there’s a piece of tin-foil stuck somewhere in between.
Take, for example Australia, who was recently ranked the second most promising and prepared country in the world for adopting cloud technologies. Despite this, they remain wary of making the move solely due to this persistent flexibility problem.
“This concept of hosting clouds in far-flung locations poses another issue for Australian enterprises: latency. The closest place Australia could turn to for major, off-premise hosting would be Singapore, and beyond that, the United States, each of which are distant enough to cause a noticeable lag in server response times,” says this recent ABC article. “If businesses cannot guarantee their employees, clients and customers the highest-quality, quickest storage solutions, they'd rather not use the cloud at all.”
What if you could instead choose where you wanted to deploy your cloud resources through rapid, secure and reliable datacenters located all over the world?
Datapipe (News - Alert), an esteemed provider of managed cloud hosting services, products and solutions, has done just that. The company has made it their goal to simplify this seemingly difficult task to make global cloud hosting both flexible and completely customizable to your specific business needs.
Datapipe’s renowned Stratosphere Cloud Solution – a globally available, high-performance managed cloud computing platform – is designed to meet enterprise requirements for enhanced governance, usability, compliance and interoperability with traditional compute platforms.
Gone are the days where you must wait and struggle to gain access to your cloud resources, as the Stratosphere Cloud provides immediate access to your cloud resources over a secure Internet connection.
Based on 10GE infrastructure, enterprise grade, high-performance hardware and built on the Citrix CloudPlatform, Datapipe’s Stratosphere is the most widely deployed CloudStack environment on the market. With datacenters located in Silicon Valley, Northern Virginia, NY metro, London, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Brazil, Ireland, Singapore and Tokyo, Stratosphere makes unified global cloud deployments a breeze.
Stratosphere offers the following unique features and functionalities:
· Added provisioning, de-provisioning and management of virtual machines through a simple, easy-to-use interface
· Knowledge of exactly what you are spending on cloud compute resources via a daily spend report
· The ability to create additional user accounts for increased flexibility and productivity
· Access to performance monitoring with reports on Network Throughput and CPU Utilization
Specifically encompassed in this cloud hosting platform are the company’s Stratosphere Elastic Cloud and Stratosphere Hosted Private Cloud solutions.
The Stratosphere Elastic Cloud Platform boasts unparalleled and industry-leading functionalities – not to mention that managed services and support come already included. You can also scale servers up or down on-demand, scale storage independently of compute, use pre-defined enterprise class templates to build or customize, enjoy rapid account and server provisioning, API and customer portal access as well as automated server snapshots – all on usage based billing, meaning you only pay for what you use.
Why settle for a cloud services provider with rigid, high costs and fees when you can actually lower your cost storage as well as save additional costs as a result of high performance VM’s that require fewer computing resources – all through Datapipe’s Stratosphere Cloud Platform?
Furthermore, Datapipe’s Stratosphere Elastic Cloud Platform can also be deployed as a Hosted Private Cloud solution, allowing clients to utilize the core infrastructure in a private hosted environment to accommodate their unique and varying requirements.
This option comes fully loaded with the complete stack – computing, storage, security and network – all conveniently located in one dedicated environment with industry-leading service level agreements (SLAs). When choosing to deploy Stratosphere Elastic into a Stratosphere Hosted Cloud solution, users can enjoy managing public and private cloud resources with one single vendor. They can deliver capabilities of public cloud behind a private dedicated firewall while also having instant capacity on-demand through cloud bursting out to public resources.
This is only a small sample of the many advantages users will find with this ground-breaking cloud hosting service. Click here to explore more about Datapipe’s signature Stratosphere Elastic and Hosted Cloud solutions.
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Edited by Allison Boccamazzo