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Stream Networks cloud virtual servers provide you with all the functionality of a physical server and state of the art IT infrastructure, without having the normal capital expenditure costs, maintenance headaches traditionally associated with a physical ‘on premise’ platform.

The standard offering is Infrastructure as a Service and Software as a Service, however this can be enhanced to provide licence management, software updates, disaster recovery and full remote management and monitoring services which is all associated with managing technology in today’s 21st century connected world.

You can run whatever software you like within the Cloud, with your own access policies, and benefit from temporary or permanent increases in resources whenever you require it. Whether you are looking to implement a Public, Hybrid or Private cloud, the Stream Networks Virtual Server Farm (VSF) is designed in a highly available geo-redundant architecture.

Based on VMWare with highly available hardware, our Server Farms are all UK based and each datacentre is connected to our MPLS core via our resilient 40Gbps fibre ring. In addition, each datacentre environment is backed-up to 3 different locations.

Stream Cloud Benefits
  • Reduce Capex costs by removing expensive physical servers from your network. -
  • Scale your architecture as you grow – pay for what you need now, rather than what you might need in the future. 
  • Reduce your Disaster Recovery worries by backing up your systems to multiple secure Data Centres.
  • Become best friends with your Finance Department by presenting them with a fixed monthly cost and say goodbye to unbudgeted infrastructure replacement costs.
  • Let us continually upgrade your systems with the latest modern technology.
  • Increase computing power as and when you want
  • Extend the life of existing physical desktop hardware
WHO SHOULD USE SMART CLOUD VIRTUAL SERVERS?

StreamCloud Virtual Servers are an ideal fit for any business looking to extend legacy hardware, replace old servers or facilitate remote workers, we have the ideal solution.

 

Virtual Server G-CLOUD 10 Supplier

Smart Cloud Virtual Server Support

Smart Cloud Virtual Server Benefits

100% Up time Guarantee SLA 

24x7x365 Virtual Server Proactive Network Monitoring

24x7x365 UK Virtual Server Support

1-2Ms Response time to our core

LINX & LONAP Peering

Fast World Wide Transit

Direct BGP SIP Peering

VMware Monitoring and Performance Tools

VMware Qualified Engineers

3 UK Data Centres

ISO27001 |PCI DSS| ISO9001 | G-CLOUD 10 Hosting

Free DDoS Protection via our SDN portal

IPv4 and IPv6

Veeam Virtual Server Back-up to two different data centres

VMWare Cloud Infrastructure

Manage your Cloud via our portal

VMware High Availability Platform

 

Further Information on our Smart Cloud Virtual Servers

What Virtual Server DDoS Protection is provided?

Our Smart Virtual Servers include Free DDoS protection/p>

BENEFITS

DDoS Attacks are filtered up to 1Tbps.

All connections, hardware and protection from one supplier..

Hosted on the same network and supported 24x7x365.

TYPES OF DDOS ATTACKS THAT ARE FILTERED:

IP non-existing protocol attacks ICMP & IGMP attacks; ICMP Flood, SMark, Smurf Attack, IGMP Flood

HTTP attacks; Slowloris, RUDY, HTTP Object Request Flood

TCP attacks/floods; SYN, SYN-ACK, ACK, FIN, RST, TCP EXE, TCT NULL

Fake Session UDP attacks; Fraggle, DNS query, DNS Amplification, SNMPv2, NetBIOS, SDP, CharGEN, BitTorrent

Stream Protocol Fragment attacks such as mangled IP fragments with overlapping and oversized payloads to target the machines.

What monitoring is provided on Virtual Servers?

Stream Networks provide Smart Support on our Cloud Virtual Server platfom

From our NOC in Newbury our UK based VMware engineers monitor and manage your Cloud Infrastructure 24x7x365 providing proactive notifications should we see an issue affecting your Virtual Servers.

VIRTUAL SERVER MONITORING

CPU Utilisation

Memory Usage

Disk Usage and Disk Latency

Network Usage

Operating System Health Checks

Virtual Server NOC Monitoring

DDoS Statistics

Server Up Time and Ping Statistics

HTTP Monitoring

SNMP Bandwidth Monitoring

Netflow Monitoring

SNMP CPU and Memory

What Cloud Virtual Server Connectivity is provided?

Stream Networks implement a smart peering policy connecting to all the major peering providers. This enable us to connect our customers over the shortest paths directly to all the major cloud services

Just a small example of our direct peering

Amazon AWS

Microsoft Azure

Facebook

BBC

SalesForce

Akamai

Please contact our network team on 01635 884171 for a full list of peering, or talk to one of our consultants on 01635 884170 to discuss your specific requirements

What support is provided on Virtual Servers?

Virtual Server Support

Stream Networks provide certified engineers to cover all aspects of our virtual servers, whether it's the underlying infrastructure or platform our UK based support is available 24x7x365

Windows Server

Active Directory

SQL server and MySql

Linux OS (Centos, Redhat, Debian, Ubuntu

Web Hosting both Linux and Windows OS

VMware

Virtual Server Software Defined Networking

Our Cloud Virtual Server infrastructure is connected to our core SDN, MPLS network providing end to end Software Define Networking.

BENEFITS

Manage your own IP addressing

Implement your own Bandwidth management (QoS) of key traffic

Build wide area networks with ease, adding in private or Internet based links to your hosted Cloud Virtual Servers, creating a private network

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Configuration of VMware vswitches and vlans

Contact our pre sales technical team on 01635 884170 for further information.

What is the SLA provided on Cloud Virtual Servers?

Stream Networks Smart Service Level agreements on Cloud Virtual Servers provide a 100% up time guarantee on the underlying virtual server infrastructure

SMART SLA BENEFITS

100% up time guarantee

Automatic Service Credit Repayment

Sub 2ms response time to our core network

Contact our team on 01635 884170 for further information on our Smart SLA's

What is the underlying infrastructure for Cloud Virtual Servers

Stream Networks Cloud Virtual Servers are built using the latest compute and networking technology

Virtual Server Infrastructure Overview

Latest SSD Smart Storage Arrays

10Gbs ISCSI Stacked Switch Infrastructure

Cisco High Availability Firewalls

Choice of Dell or Lenovo hosts

VMware Hypervisor configured in High Availability

Infrastructure built across 3 UK Data centres

Where are the Virtual Server data centres located?

Stream Networks Virtual Server infrastructure is located in 3 key UK Data Centres, Telehouse North, Telehouse East and the Ultra Secure facility based at the Bunker in Newbury

Data Centre Overview

ISO27001 Certified

PCI DSS Compliant

Back-up Generator Power and UPS

Fire Suppression

Resilient Network Connectivity

Managed and monitored 24x7x365 Secure Facilities

What Virtual Server Back-up is provided?

Stream Networks partner with Veeam to back-up our customers Virtual Servers

Virtual Server Back-up Benefits

Virtual Machines Backed up daily

Each VM is backed up to two different NAS storage devices at different hosting locations

Veeam back-up supports, both file and entire machine restore

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