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Virtual Data Centre

A Virtual Data Centre is the pool of virtualized resources like CPU, Memory, Storage, Network and Security that offers the same features and components as a hardware data center, with the difference that these components are emulated, i.e. produced by software. This allows us to adjust performance parameters and components in a few moments.

ABT Info Cloud, as one of the providers of virtual data centres, can manage it for you or give you complete control.


Benefits

Agile - Spin virtual data center as fast you think instant of spending too much of time to build/upgrade on-prem Data Center

TCO - Reduced Total Cost of Ownership by eliminating higher capital investment and management overheads

Physical Vs Virtual Datacenter

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Features

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Self Service Provisioning

Self Service Provisioning is at the heart of cloud computing. It is the capability for you to select or manage the services from the service catalogs without intervention from the cloud operator.

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In Build or Uncompromised Security

There are quite a few built-in services that enhance security. More than just micro-segmentation, including — the distributed firewall, security groups, IPsec VPN, NSX edge firewall, data security, and server activity monitoring.

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Multi Tenancy

Multi Tenancy Isolated Tenant resources will ensure your application indeed performance and security without any compromises.

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Pay-as-you-go Pricing

In addition to the unbeatable performance advantages of our virtual data centers, you only ever pay for the services that you actually use. Instead of having to finance an expensive investment, you can benefit from our flexible pay-as-you-go pricing.

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Integrated DRaas

VMware vCloud Availability offers simple, secure, and cost-effective disaster recovery, onboarding, and migration services “to” or “between” multi-tenant VMware clouds. A centralized management console for both your day-to-day IT operations and your Disaster Recovery solution. The tight integration also provides a cost-effective solution to help minimize DR costs.

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Choice of Storage Tier

We offer Multiple performance storage tiers, allowing you to store the data in the most cost-effective manner.

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Auto Scaling

Auto scaling provides you with the ability to automate the manual scaling process that's associated with adding or removing instances to support your business applications.

Use Cases

Your Primary data center in the cloud

With our Virtiual Data Center solution, you get a private infrastructure that is hosted and managed by our teams — leaving you to focus on your core business.

We combine the power of next-generation hardware with VMware® technology, to deliver you fully-isolated, dedicated environments that can handle the most critical workloads.

  • Businesses will leverage the enterprise-grade security and enforcement capabilities native to the cloud environment with a virtual data centre solution.
  • Virtualized data centre services are available on a pay-as-you-go basis, enabling businesses to add resources as required and pay for them.
  • Due to the outsourced nature of data centre facilities, we are responsible for the actual data centre’s maintenance and management.
  • IT administrators can quickly deploy virtual servers using a pre-configured image or master prototype or cloning an existing virtual machine using data centre virtualization.
  • Virtualized data centre allow companies to rapidly scale their IT infrastructure to change market requirements or new opportunities.
Datacenter Extension

Extend your data centre to the cloud. Don’t build a new one. Improve performance, prepare for traffic spikes, or increase agility by extending on-premise workloads to the cloud.

Scale without CapEx

Scale workloads up and down, even across private and public cloud resources, saving you the cost of overbuilding capacity.

Agility when you need it

Build and provision IT resources quickly to move workloads as needed, under your planned control, and to a data center of your choice.

Cover seasonal fluctuations

Add flexible cloud computing resources for greater temporary capacity.

Disaster Recovery Site

Plan for a disaster before it hits. Safeguard and maximize your on-premises investment while maintaining operations, speeding up recovery, and reducing costs

Enable business continuity

Simplify your disaster recovery plan by mirroring on-premises workload architectures in the cloud, including network and security controls. Back up your critical infrastructure — physical servers, vSphere VMs, cloud-based workloads — simply and automatically.

Eliminate redundant data centers

Save on capital expenditures (CapEx) by reducing spending on underused data centers that only serve a purpose during random and unexpected outages.

Lower costs and simplify support

Cloud based Disaster Recovery can replace expensive and superfluous managed services and providers. It’s simple and easy to use with your current VMware-based on-premises architecture. We’ll be here to help before, during, and after your event

The Company

Cloud backup Solution for a Government of India recognized star export house manufacturing high quality woven fabrics, home textiles in Tirupur.

Challenges they faced

Even though they used very reputable partners for tape handling, it always made them nervous when their data left their facilities.

The Solution

They backup their workloads locally using staging server which is automatically backed up to Azure cloud where they can be retained up to 99 years eliminating their needs for tapes. They used the Azure Backup Offline Seeding capability to copy their initial 1 TB of data to cloud. Thereafter, Azure Backup transfers only incremental data during daily backups, reducing storage consumption and need for huge bandwidth.

Why Azure

Having moved to Azure to reduce their IT and datacenter costs, the company started to look for an alternative to their tape backups which was proving both cumbersome and expensive. Now they know that their data is either on their premises or in the Azure cloud, which delivers greater peace of mind.

Benefits

Putting backup in Azure also yields savings. Now they back up to a cheap bunch of disks rather than an expensive storage solution and don’t have to worry about managing space on expensive purpose-built backup storage systems. They have no tape costs, management costs, nothing. Backup is dramatically cheaper with Azure.

By implementing backup in the cloud, they were able to reallocate one full-time staff member to new projects. They have been able to transfer resources to new project work that makes the business more competitive. The cloud has allowed their staff to focus on activities that are more strategic in nature giving them confidence to consider moving other applications to the cloud. Proprietary and Confidential. Reproduction or distribution is strictly prohibited without express written consent

Summary

By using Azure Backup and getting better protection for business-critical workloads, greater peace of mind, lower costs, and an excited staff, the customer believes that these add up to a pretty good ROI.

Their market is always moving faster, and the cloud allows them to be more nimble and aggressive. Now they are no longer worrying about backup and other operational tasks.

Enterprise Applications

Migrating enterprise applications, such as email and collaboration software, to a Virtual Data Centre environment is an effective way for IT departments to overcome challenges around capacity planning, application performance and workload management.

  • Most applications and the servers that they run on can be considered candidates for migration to your secure Virtual Data Centre hosted with us.
  • Add a level of flexibility, operational efficiency, agility and security that cannot be achieved in your on-premise environments, enabling faster time to value.
  • Minimize setup and configuration time with centralized management capabilities
  • Upgrade to value-added managed services, such as backups, disaster recovery, next-generation security, and more.
  • Increased security and compliance through stringent Service Level Agreements.
SAP

Our Virtual Data centre solution is flexible, security-rich and has the performance capabilities to deploy SAP S/4HANA. It provides a full portfolio of solutions to support enterprise-scale SAP workloads.Our solution is designed to be security-rich and enterprise-ready public cloud for business.

  • Add a level of flexibility, operational efficiency, agility and security that cannot be achieved in your on-premise environments, enabling faster time to value.
  • Minimize setup and configuration time with centralized management capabilities.
  • Upgrade to value-added managed services, such as backups, disaster recovery, next-generation security, and more.
  • Increased security and compliance through stringent Service Level Agreements.

Case Study

The Company

Cloud backup Solution for a Government of India recognized star export house manufacturing high quality woven fabrics, home textiles in Tirupur.

Challenges they faced

Even though they used very reputable partners for tape handling, it always made them nervous when their data left their facilities.

The Solution

They backup their workloads locally using staging server which is automatically backed up to Azure cloud where they can be retained up to 99 years eliminating their needs for tapes. They used the Azure Backup Offline Seeding capability to copy their initial 1 TB of data to cloud. Thereafter, Azure Backup transfers only incremental data during daily backups, reducing storage consumption and need for huge bandwidth.

Why Azure

Having moved to Azure to reduce their IT and datacenter costs, the company started to look for an alternative to their tape backups which was proving both cumbersome and expensive. Now they know that their data is either on their premises or in the Azure cloud, which delivers greater peace of mind.

Benefits:

Putting backup in Azure also yields savings. Now they back up to a cheap bunch of disks rather than an expensive storage solution and don’t have to worry about managing space on expensive purpose-built backup storage systems. They have no tape costs, management costs, nothing. Backup is dramatically cheaper with Azure.

By implementing backup in the cloud, they were able to reallocate one full-time staff member to new projects. They have been able to transfer resources to new project work that makes the business more competitive. The cloud has allowed their staff to focus on activities that are more strategic in nature giving them confidence to consider moving other applications to the cloud. Proprietary and Confidential. Reproduction or distribution is strictly prohibited without express written consent

Summary

By using Azure Backup and getting better protection for business-critical workloads, greater peace of mind, lower costs, and an excited staff, the customer believes that these add up to a pretty good ROI.

Their market is always moving faster, and the cloud allows them to be more nimble and aggressive. Now they are no longer worrying about backup and other operational tasks.

The Company

One of the leader leading industrial chain, gear boxes and couplings manufacturer has decided to implement ERP to integrate all their day to day processes in various branches across India and the globe. Any system implemented must get inputs from all these branches and should process & generate reports for the management to take accurate decisions. The Idea was to collect data from all the branches and integrate them at the Head Office.

The Challenge

Crucial data is being transferred from the branches to the Head Office. Hence all its data must be transferred or stored securely. A mechanism is required to track usage and to identify and prevent abuse. In case of failure in one network a backup network is also required in order to avoid any disruption in data transfers from the branches. The company wanted a high availability solution as the data transfer is crucial for its day to day decision making process. Since all the branches will be uploading data at regular intervals, simultaneous users at peak time will be huge.

The Solution

The company’s application server was shifted and co-located in ABTInfo.Net’s Data Center. Users were provided access to their respective application using a given username and password. Users can directly access the application from their respective location round the clock and with required speed. The peak hour load issues and network downtime has been eliminated.

The Benefitss
  • The company was able to retrieve data from each branch automatically.
  • High availability and security of data is achieved.
  • Data transfer between HO and all branches are made seamlessly.
  • Servers are of high availability with good bandwidth as the servers are pre-hardened and are maintained in an amicable environment.
The Company

A renowned FMCG conglomerate with Dairy, Snacks, Food, Beverages and Professional Care business.

The Challenge

Before approaching to ABTInfo.Net, they were providing a hosted server that was housed in their main office. This was not the ideal environment for equipment that housed mission critical data due to the lack of control over cooling, out of hours security, resilience, power required, and the drain on the company’s Internet connection.

What the company wanted was to be able to provide a reliable service for their customers, but without the hassles associated with maintaining the server hardware themselves.

The Solution

By leasing a Dedicated Server from ABTInfo.Net the customer is confident that they would be provided with enterprise grade hardware, backed up by reliable service and support. The purpose built data centre provided the secure, temperature controlled environment required, and ABTInfo.Net 24/7 Technical Support offering ensured someone would be on hand to fix any hardware problems.

The Benefitss
  • Quick Installation.
  • Increase in speed of server access.
  • 24×7 Support.
  • No concerns on upgrades, patches.
  • Higher availability, scalability and security
An Online Auction Company
The Company

An online auction company in India, based in Chennai helping manufacturing companies, sells their surplus materials, inventories, finished goods etc. Their main focus areas in this field include Inventories like finished indenting analysis, Channel connectivity, Supplier connectivity, End-user loyalty program and Excess Inventory and Liquidation.

The Challenge

The company needed a partner to help it to deliver multiple, complex, high value and rapidly growing applications, on a 24/7 basis, to thousands of demanding users, at hundreds of firms, each with its own specific security and compliance requirements, in offices around the world. The company had been running application at its offices, but needed a more secure, resilient environment, with 24-hour hosting. The solution was demanding high technology expertise and was also time consuming.

The Solution

The company selected ABTInfo.Net to host its Trade Application, which is used for the highspeed communication of trade ideas and portfolio details. The Company has continued to expand exponentially, with more than 300 active users. This growth led The Company to commission their server with us. In addition, ABTInfo.Net provides the company with an environment that satisfies even its most demanding customers. Working with the Company, we have designed a resilient, secure network and system architecture based on their requirements. The dedicated hosting service offered to this company is continuing for more than 60 months now.

The Benefitss
  • High availability and security of data is achieved.
  • Data transfer between the server and all of the company’s users are made seamlessly.
  • Servers are of high availability with good bandwidth as the servers are pre-hardened and are maintained in an amicable environment.