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Cloud Infrastructure Services
The advancement in technology and proliferation of new devices has made modern business digitized. At the moment, so many organizations are taking advantage of the benefits that cloud technology offers in driving business objectives and optimizing operations. Cloud infrastructure services can also help businesses scale up and increase flexibility. It improves collaboration and connectivity while allowing employees to access critical business data from a remote location.
Read on to find out all you need to know about DC Encompass cloud infrastructure services.
What is Cloud Infrastructure?
No doubt cloud computing model has changed how enterprises manage information, application, and system. Instead of bearing the total cost of setting up on–premise IT infrastructures, organizations can now take advantage of cloud computing to access cloud storage facilities and reduce operating costs. All they need to do is pay rent to third–party cloud service providers and have their business data properly stored in a safe and secure environment.
Ideally, cloud infrastructure consists of several hardware and software components needed to deliver cloud services to various organizations. The physical component of cloud infrastructures include servers, data storage, and network equipment. It also includes other hardware abstraction layers that give room for virtualization and help organizations to cut down on operation costs.
Components of cloud infrastructure
There are several components of cloud infrastructure that plays a huge role in helping organizations deploy applications to the cloud. These components include:
Cloud resources are delivered to users via the internet. Due to this, third–party service providers maintain networking infrastructure that makes it possible to store and process data in the cloud. These networking infrastructures include switches, load balancing, routers, wirings, among other devices.
A server is a device programmed to provide services to the user. Third–party cloud service providers also have web servers that store HTML files, file servers for large information, mail servers for emails, among other types of servers.
Cloud storage allows organizations to store and manage their data offsite in a secure location, known as a data center. These cloud storage devices provided by third–party firms process business data that can be accessed remotely by employees via the internet.
Virtualization is the most important aspect of cloud infrastructure. It removes data storage and computing power from hardware and allows users to interact with cloud infrastructure through a graphical user interface.
Types of Cloud Architecture
When it comes to cloud migration, there are three primary architecture models; each of these models offer diverse benefits. They include:
Here, the cloud infrastructure is dedicated only to a single client. This implies that resources can only be shared internally. One of the most significant benefits of opting for a private cloud is that it provides a high level of security and a complete sense of ownership.
Public cloud is the most popular cloud architecture you will find today. It involves hiring the services of third–party cloud providers who offer cloud services to multiple clients at the same time. One major reason organizations choose public cloud is the low cost of computing resources. With public clouds, you only pay for services that you need while enjoying a high level of data security and scalability. On the downside, public cloud creates privacy concerns for organizations with highly sensitive data.
Hybrid cloud combines the security of private clouds and the low costs of public clouds in a separate but connected system. For instance, organizations that deal with highly sensitive data may store their data in a private cloud while hosting the less sensitive one in a public cloud to reduce costs.
What are the Cloud Infrastructure Delivery Models?
Public cloud providers deliver cloud infrastructure services using three delivery models. These include:
SaaS delivery model is one of the commonly used types of cloud service. It eradicates the need for manual data storage on a local hard disk and provides a web–based portal where all data and applications are saved. With SaaS, businesses can deliver improved customer experience and take off large IT burdens from their hands. At the same time, the cloud vendor provides offerings like operating systems, data, middleware, storage network, and virtualization.
With IaaS, third–party cloud service firms provide data storage, virtualization, and networking services while the business is required to make available the software on which these technologies run. This software includes applications, middleware, data, and operating systems.
DC Encompass Cloud Consulting and Infrastructure Solutions
At DC Encompass, we provide a wide range of cloud consulting and infrastructure solutions for organizations. Whether you are looking to migrate to the AWS / Azure cloud, create secure cloud storage, or implement a cloud backup solution, DC Encompass is your go–to partner for cloud consulting services. Some of the cloud consulting and infrastructure solutions include the following:
Design, implementation, and management of public, private, and hybrid clouds
Moves, adds, and changes (MAC) for existing cloud environments
Selection of cloud infrastructure environment and service model: The major public cloud providers in Australia –AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud –provide a vast array of options that can be confusing. DC Encompass can help you evaluate the different cloud infrastructure environments (public, private, hybrid) and service models (IAAS, PAAS, SAAS) in the marketplace.
Migration of existing applications and data to AWS and Azure
Migrating applications and data to an external cloud platform is complex and time–consuming. DC Encompass can assist with migrating your applications and data to the AWS and Azure cloud platforms. We’ll back up all your data during the migration process to ensure that information isn’t lost during transit. In addition to standard physical to cloud migrations, we also perform data center migrations to the cloud.
Cloud backup and Disaster Recovery (DR)
Detailed cost-benefit analysis
Why Choose DC Encompass Cloud Consulting and Infrastructure Solutions
Choosing DC Encompass Cloud Consulting and Infrastructure Solutions offers lots of benefits that include:
Perhaps one of the most significant benefits of choosing our cloud services is the cost reduction it offers to your organization. At DC Encompass, we provide cost–effective cloud consulting and infrastructure solutions tailored to meet your needs. With our services, there is no need to set up, manage and upgrade your IT systems. We will provide these services for your organization while you pay as you go. Isn’t that amazing?
At DC Encompass, we understand that having your IT infrastructure comes with many challenges. This sometimes makes it difficult to scale up as your business grows. This is why we offer customized services that help you scale up your business as you expand in the future.
One of the major benefits of migrating to the cloud and embracing our cloud infrastructure solutions is the competitive advantage we offer over other businesses. We help you manage your IT infrastructure in real–time and ensure zero downtime while you focus on other important and money–making aspects of your business.
Low performance of key IT infrastructure could be detrimental to business growth. However, at DC Encompass, we have state–of–the–art technologies that offer speed and increase performance while improving productivity.
At the moment, a lot of businesses are leveraging the benefits that cloud–based infrastructures offer. With cloud computing, organizations can reduce operation costs, increase scalability and enhance productivity. However, it is vital to note that cloud computing and migration involve a complex process but we are here to be of help. At DC Encompass, we use our state–of–the–art cloud infrastructure to drive business growth and security. Take advantage of our cost–effective cloud consulting and infrastructure solutions to secure business assets and applications today.
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