Grand Rapids, Mich.-based US Signal says it’s adding a cloud-based managed data center offering to its managed services portfolio by the end of the second quarter. The company says its managed data center is built with dedicated resource pools designed to rapidly provision and host virtual private servers accessible through US Signal wide-area networks.
Virtual private cloud environments allow customers the ability to augment or replace legacy computer hardware infrastructures without investing capital in equipment that may be insufficient or obsolete in a short time. Customers get the additional benefits of a virtual installation with the ability to add supplementary servers quickly.
"Our new Managed Data Center and security offerings provide customers with the performance, availability, and quality they have come to expect from US Signal at a price point that will help them address ever-increasing budget pressures," said Aaron Shaver, director of product development. "With the recent advancements in cloud-based computing and security technologies, we are able to offer carrier-grade performance at a fraction of an enterprise IT budget."
Virtual private clouds are created with customized virtual private servers built with dedicated CPU, memory, and storage resources, offering customers a redundant computing environment with security and storage not available in the public cloud.
“Bringing together network and data center services provides an end-to-end Service Level Agreement unavailable with public cloud offerings," said Steve Vander Pol, product manager.
Virtual private cloud environments are particularly valuable in helping companies reduce costs while increasing data security, according to US Signal.