It is time to acknowledge that 2022 has been another great year for the team of CloudScale 365. With new acquisitions, new partnerships, new customer wins and a lot of technology innovations, we continue our fast pace of innovations and are ready to welcome a new year of success. In this article, we will recap all the technical improvements our Hosting and Cloud Division implemented and what benefits they bring to our customers.
Migration to a New Cloud Platform
In 2022, we completed the project we started the previous year to migrate all our customers to the new high-performance, more secure and reliable hosting platform. As we have shared before, CloudScale365 built a larger cloud environment powered by high-performance software-defined storage, better hardware and enriched with a range of enterprise features. This platform, powered by OpenNebula, has been used to create a perfect environment for the scalable large-scale projects of our enterprise customers. So we completed their migration to a private cloud, providing better storage, network isolation, support for enterprise images, more networking features, and upgrades without downtime and reboots.
The customers, which have been using so far our VPS offerings, were also migrated to a new public cloud platform, taking advantage of similar benefits.
Windows/Mac Endpoint Protection (EDR/MDR/XDR Solution)
Since security is a huge concern for many organisations, at CloudScale 365, we wanted to provide the best possible protection for our customers by delivering better endpoint security.
The dynamic threat landscape, coupled with fast-paced business innovations, has prompted most organizations to move from an on-prem world bound by a manageable network perimeter to a distributed cloud-powered infrastructure. Further complicated by the remote workforce, these create security risks and gaps. We know that organizations are looking for a new, more holistic approach to detection and response – one that encompasses traditional endpoints and expands to protect the ever-growing attack surface, including networks and the cloud. That is why we evaluated several solutions for endpoint security and decided to implement market-leading solutions – SentinelOne and Huntress.
SentinelOne’s XDR platform is the only cybersecurity platform empowering modern enterprises to take autonomous, real-time action with greater visibility of their dynamic attack surface and cross-platform security analytics.
In addition to it, Huntress managed security platform delivers a powerful suite of managed endpoint detection and response (EDR) capabilities backed up by real human power.
New Data Centers
After the acquisition of Priorpoint, CloudScale365 added two more data centers to deliver cloud solutions. In addition, we have added on-premise Citrix VDI. Traditional VDI is not enough—organizations need a high-performance virtualization solution that’s simple to manage, with the ability to deploy a wide variety of desktop or app options as the business grows. Citrix desktop and app virtualization solutions ensure employees have instant, consistent access to all the apps and information they need to be productive on any device and network.
Managed Azure VDI
We successfully deployed Azure VDI solution for our enterprise customers. It is designed for larger companies, which require exclusive security, complex deployments, domain controllers, file shares, etc. It proved to be a great replacement for the used terminal servers so far, which are not reliable anymore. The service can be connected with Active Directory, Azure AD, or multiple LDAP solutions. It offers Multi-Factor Authentication and integrates with Microsoft Office365.
Benefit from easier and better management of your endpoints. Get better security on top and enable features to control the environment of your employees in an advanced way. No longer installation and maintenance of individual devices, now you can automate the processes and save time and costs.
Better Reliability and Stability for Customers Building Complex Private Cloud and Hybrid Solutions
At CloudScale 365, we are happy to provide cloud services to some large-scale enterprise customers. For their needs, we architect tailor-made cloud solutions, with a better level of security and reliability. To be able to achieve improved scalability for clustering in the private cloud, we launched a virtual data centre for PvC in Azure, connected via SDWAN private circuits.
In addition, we serve customers who use hybrid cloud solutions, managing workloads on our cloud, combined with resources on Google Cloud, Azure, etc. They need secure, predictable, fast and affordable way to connect their resources. For them, we implemented private SDWAN circuits available for customers to link PvC and GCP/Azure/AWS to eliminate bandwidth bottlenecks and decrease costs for networking.
Hybrid Private Cloud and Azure Deployments
In 2022 CloudScale 365 started deploying customers building hybrid clouds combining our cloud infrastructure and Azure. Many organizations need a hybrid approach for analytics, automation, and services because their data is hosted both on-premises and in the cloud. Now you are able to build and manage a true hybrid cloud solution with our help. The amazing support you can get from CloudScale 365 comes at a reasonable and affordable price. We are a Tier 1 cloud solution provider and have access to Microsoft CSP Support without the need to go through tiers in case a complex issue requires escalation. In addition, we have certified Microsoft Azure professionals which are ready to help with the architecture and deployment of your hybrid solution.
External Security Scan Services
As stated above, we know how big a concern security is for our customers and we always try to provide new solutions in that area. Now you can benefit from an External Security Scan solution, which scans your networks for vulnerabilities, open ports, backdoors, etc. We can also do on-demand or periodic security scans of your servers, networks and workloads. Based on this, we can provide you with a detailed security report and recommendations to improve security and prevent threats and attacks.
At the beginning of 2023, we feel challenged and motivated to deliver improved cloud solutions to our customers, which evolve and grow with their business. As a managed service provider, we consider that our biggest advantage is our unbeatable expertise, the fast pace of implementation of technology innovations and astonishing Ops as a Service team. In the new year, we will welcome all your technical challenges and transform them into market-leading solutions which leave a mark.