Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) is a direct computing infrastructure delivered and managed over the Internet. IaaS increases and decreases demand quickly, allowing you to pay only for what you use. This will help you avoid the capital and complexity of purchasing and managing your own physical servers and other data center infrastructure. Each resource is offered as a separate part of the service and you just need to hire a specific resource for the time you need. In addition to virtual servers, other vendors also offer physical servers within their IaaS. This is often necessary for applications and databases that are more resource intensive or for older applications that do not run well on virtual servers.
Let’s Unpack That
(VM) Virtual Machine – is a software program or operating system that not only shows the behavior of a separate computer, but can also perform tasks such as running applications and programs as a separate computer. .
(vCPU) A virtual CPU is part or part of a physical CPU associated with a virtual machine (VM).
(RAM) Random Access Memory – a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly; that is, any byte of memory is accessible without reaching the primary bytes. RAM can be found on servers, computers, tablets, smartphones, and other devices such as printers.
Storage – A digital medium through which servers and / or devices can record data. Storage Area Networks (SANs) are typically used in an IaaS environment.
(OS) operating system – is the basic software of every device with which applications can communicate with the device hardware.
Host computer – is a computer or server running one or more virtual machines
Hosts – are virtualized servers that run on hosts
Hypervisor – is software, firmware and / or hardware that creates and operates real virtual machines. Used to deploy / manage virtual machines by allowing guest machines to share resources such as CPU, RAM, and storage. (IOPS) Input / Output Operations Per Second – is a measure of input / output performance used to identify computer storage devices such as hard disks and SANS.
Why choose Infrastructure?
Strengthen and Secure: Helps organizations move their IT resources back to building an organization. It provides direct scalability that enables organizations to meet changing needs without unnecessary costs, and provides enterprise-level security at a low cost.
Greater Productivity: If you feel that you do not have enough depth to manage your IT infrastructure, shift the responsibility to more experienced and equipped people. Your systems will be more powerful and you will free up operational resources that you can devote to more productive initiatives. Using IaaS will ensure that your IT department is not burdened with maintaining existing systems. They will be able to create many new solutions and applications, eliminate inefficiencies and improve your employee’s daily performance. Instead of wasting valuable IT infrastructure resources, use IaaS to direct resources to your core business model.
Scalability: If you feel that you do not have enough depth to manage your IT infrastructure, shift the responsibility to more experienced and equipped people. Your systems will be more powerful and you will free up operational resources that you can devote to more productive initiatives. Using IaaS will ensure that your IT department is not burdened with maintaining existing systems. They will be able to create many new solutions and applications, eliminate inefficiencies and improve your employee’s daily performance. Instead of wasting valuable IT infrastructure resources, use IaaS to direct resources to your core business model.
Increased Data Security: Because your data is the backbone of your organization, you can’t afford to ignore data security. IaaS provides you with a physically secure IT environment with enterprise-class data protection technologies at an affordable price. One of the biggest barriers to C-level cloud migration for administrators is their belief that data is not secure in the cloud. However, IaaS means your organization can benefit from world-class data protection solutions and a little effort to keep up with encryption technologies and more. In addition, 70% of directors are concerned about where their data is stored. This is due to data ownership issues and organizations that transmit sensitive information with strict compliance requirements. Choosing the right IaaS vendor can improve your organization’s data security, protect your organization’s life, and secure a bright future.
Why Work With Us?
- We are independent and system agnostic and can offer many options (although we do have preferred partners).
- We have vast experience in multiple business verticals, we have the tools and processes nailed down to ensure we understand your processes.
- We can understand your current applications and determine where
applications can automated, integrated or eliminated.
- We know how to build solutions with user roles and segregation of duties, helping you drive business continuity and security.
- We will conduct research to obtain the best supplier options for your project.
Is Desktop Right for My Organization?
Scalability: All companies have experienced a period of ups and downs in economic activity. If the demand for your services is high, you will need more resources to meet the growth; even if demand is low, your business should shrink to reduce costs if possible. Greater flexibility in this aspect of infrastructure-to-service (IaaS) migration means you don’t have to worry about outdated equipment or hardware lifecycles because you can temporarily upgrade or reduce infrastructure capacity by not contacting anyone with your migration service provider.
Cost-effectiveness: Cloud computing eliminates hardware costs because the hardware is provided by the vendor. There is no need to purchase, install, configure and maintain servers, databases or other components in your runtime environment. Using cloud solutions also means that you only pay for what you use, so if you don’t need additional resources, you can minimize them and not pay.
Convenience: Cloud Computing also eliminates the need for real estate from your own building or data center. You don’t even have to physically move servers during office relocations without having to maintain your own equipment.
Reliability: When physical infrastructure falls, the company has the potential for severe downtime and serious losses. Moving infrastructure as a service (IaaS) eliminates this possibility. Unlike on-site infrastructure, the cloud infrastructure or IaaS works on the principle of resource sharing. This means it will run on multiple servers and even multiple data centers. Performance IaaS providers back up their data centers using a high-performance computing infrastructure that ensures low latency with high IOPS for your applications. Building your own server environment with the same specifications is often more expensive than IaaS subscription costs.
Security: IaaS providers have strict security controls in place to protect computer environments from intrusion. It is essential to ensure that the provider has the right certificates and demonstrable results.
Things to Consider
Keep your software up to date. Hackers are constantly looking for vulnerabilities for security, and if you ignore these vulnerabilities for too long, you will increase your chances of further targeting.
Educate your employees. Educate your employees about the different ways cybercriminals can infiltrate your systems. Advise them on how to recognize signs of intrusion and teach them how to stay safe when using a corporate network.
Implement formal security policies. Setting and enforcing security policies is essential to protecting your system. Everyone should keep network protection in mind, because anyone who uses it can be a potential venture for attackers.
Hold regular meetings and seminars on cyber security best practices, such as using strong passwords, identifying and reporting suspicious emails, enabling two-factor authentication, and clicking on links or downloading attachments.
Practice your incident response plan. Despite your best efforts, there may come a time when your company is the victim of a cyber attack. When that day comes, it’s important that your employees manage the consequences. By creating a response plan, attacks can be easily identified and ruled out before they do more damage.