New Virtual Datacentre Platform for Shift F7
May 25, 2016 at 10:59 AM
Alongside the acquisition of Greencorn and moving offices, Shift F7 have also completed the build of a state of the art virtual data centre platform, designed to lower the cost and increase performance and reliability of business critical applications for our clients.
“Powered by VMWare vCloud and VMware Virtual SAN technologies, the platform enables our customers to uncouple their systems from on-premise deployments and take full advantage of tier 3 data centre security and resilience”, explained James Hunter-Paterson, Managed Services Director, “The solution is deployed entirely using SSD technology and 10GBe Networking to provide lightning fast performance for applications and data”.
As part of the design, Shift F7 have recognised the importance of offering quality, low latency business-grade connectivity directly into customer hosted virtual data centres on our platform. “Many of our customers have expressed concerns about access to cloud services and with the new platform deeply integrated into our networking partner's infrastructure, we can now provide secure and robust access to applications that we host.”, Garry King, Chief Executive continued, “This level of integration extends the platform directly into customer WAN environments, providing seamless connectivity between customer premise and the cloud.”
“The solution has been designed to meet the requirements of our most demanding enterprise customers whilst being delivered at a price point suitable for the midmarket and SME”, Nick Lee, Sales Director added, “Coupled with other Shift F7 managed services offering, the virtual data centre enables Shift F7 to offer a complete managed environments for our clients. We are very pleased with the response from customers so far and look forward to introducing it to many others.”