RAX Cloud, one of the longest-running IT Hosting providers in Southeast Europe has announced the launch of Managed Cloud Servers, based on VMware Cloud computing platform.
The company is a VMware Service Provider Program (VSPP) and offers Public, Private and Hybrid Cloud infrastructure based on the VMware's Cloud and enterprise virtualization from its Sofia, Bulgaria based Virtual Data Center, located at Equinix SOF 1 telecommunication facility.
The RAX Managed Cloud Servers
features: initial setup, configuration of the Cloud servers to the client's custom settings; installation of Windows or Linux based operating system; server security and hardening; monthly maintenance check-ups; updates of all software programs and applications; security updates; system reboots; Cloud instance recovery and data backups and 24/7/365 resource monitoring.
The Managed Public Cloud Servers are usually used for websites and any services and workloads that should be delivered via a non-restricted public Internet connection. The Managed Hosted Private Clouds are not publicly accessible. They are secure servers created for internal use by the organizations, which access and use them through a virtual private network (VPN) connection.
All data hosted on the RAX Cloud is securely stored in a Storage Area Network (SAN) created with QSAN hardware technologies. The RAX SAN features built-in protection. The client's data is protected against failure in any circumstances and without performance impact.
RAX Virtual Data Center (http://www.rax.bg/about/datacenter.shtml) is located at Equinix SOF 1 IT facility, based out of Sofia, Bulgaria. The facility features fault-tolerant site infrastructure and 99.995% availability. This allows RAX to offer a premium Service Level Agreement (SLA) and 24/7/365 onsite NOC management support. RAX (Network AS199364) is a RIPE member and Local Internet Registry (LIR) and one of the premier Cloud Computing, IT Hosting and Data Center service providers in Southeast Europe.