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Enabling enterprise computing for everyone with iland Cloud Infrastructure

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  • You already know this stuff….but Even in tough environment, companies should still invest in virtualization and must leverage it to be able to ensure cost effective DR Recent analysts research with CIOs in Fortune 1000 companies all agree: virtualization, is the best investment for IT departments in tough economic times. Analyst research show: Companies are aggressively planning to adopt virtualization in 2009 34% of servers to be virtualized within next 12mos (double the 15% virtualized today) 45% of companies expect to virtualize over 30% of their servers, up from 7% today
  • Iland has been around a long time, vast experience in data center solutions and Enterprise level DR. …….. Known for excellent service and flexible customized solutions
  • Wide variety of partners and clients…addressing multiple vertical markets, businesses of all sizes. We can enhance your value prop to your target market…..
  • Wide variety of partners and clients…addressing multiple vertical markets, businesses of all sizes. We can enhance your value prop to your target market…..
  • Physical World: To better understand how these business benefits are delivered via virtualization, let’s talk a little bit about how virtualization works. In the traditional IT stack there was a rigid 1-1 mapping between hardware, an instance of an operating system and a single software application. That rigid model lead to tremendous under-utilization of hardware resources. The industry statistic is that in this traditional model, servers are utilized only 5-15%. This is a huge problem for companies – having a very large pool of resources that stays idle most of the time. it is a picture that CFOs are very unhappy about. But the story doesn't end there – the server sprawl and the associated underutilization of resources have ripple through effects for the entire environment – server sprawl means not only wasted investment in hardware, but also unsustainable power, cooling, and real estate costs. This tremendous complexity means that it is hard to provision new infrastructure and to respond to changing business needs. IT departments are stuck wasting cycles on mundane tasks, and don’t have time to focus on what really matters. For example, in most companies a single sys admin can support only up to 20 servers, and the time for provisioning a new server is often 6-8 weeks. Virtualized World: Virtualization breaks the rigid bond between hardware and software, and allows multiple instances of an operating systems and multiple software applications to run on the same hardware box. In essence, virtualization “bundles” or encapsulates the operating system and a software application into a virtual machine . This entire “package” of virtual hardware - CPU, memory and networking, OS and application, is turned into a single software file. Virtual machines are hardware independent, and because they are files, they can be manipulated with the ease of file copy and paste. Virtual machines bring an entirely new level of efficiency and flexibility to the IT environment. One way to understand the impact of virtualization on the IT industry is to compare it with electronic banking – once the cash money was turned into bytes, it increased the velocity of commerce – money can be moved around the world now with lightening speed – because it is virtual, it is information. By turning physical capabilities into information, virtualization makes provisioning and managing the entire IT infrastructure a lot faster and more flexible.
  • Better Optimize Servers and IT Assets (currently underutilized) this is largely focused on improving server utilization so they can contain the number of servers they’ll have to buy in the future, and reduce capital costs. Typical Servers at 10% to 15% utilization Every new workload requires a new physical server IT environment is too complex , Staff stretched for time Virtualization lets you consolidate and centrally provision, manage and monitor servers, reducing IT costs while increasing the productivity of IT staff. IT staff spend the majority of their time on time-consuming maintenance activities Provisioning new server takes days Many physical servers require lots of maintenance and management time *With Iland’s secure, highly available infrastructure you can streamline and manage your platforms seamlessly. Need for Higher Availability and Disaster Recovery protecting the data and applications that run the business is a big concern for SMBs – Virtualization delivers better levels of security and enables business continuity solutions such as improved disaster recovery, higher levels of availability and simplified backup and recovery. Iland’s specialty is p-v, v-v back up and recovery…..
  • Iland has a wide variety of options that can be tailored to fit your core strengths and budget..leverage our infrastructure and expertise only in the areas you need it….
  • We engineered this so you don’t have to
  • When you are an iland partner you iland services you have unmatched customer service and technical support. Our 24x7 Network Operations team monitors your (clients) devices and network elements to ensure that if a problem occurs it is being addressed immediately. Our engineering staff has multiple certifications across the applications and operating systems you have operational – CISCO, Linux, Dell, VMWare, Microsoft This Certified team can also assist in proactive measures to protect your devices/network. Our 24x7 technical support staff is available to help you, when you need it most.

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  • iland Cloud Infrastructure Cloud-computing Infrastructure and Disaster Recovery Solutions Confidential and Proprietary
  • Source: Merrill Lynch CIO Survey, Oct 28 th , 2008 Source: Goldman Sachs IT Spending Survey, Nov 2nd, 2008 Recent CIO Surveys Agree: Virtualization is the Top CIO Priority in a Tough Economic Environment Confidential and Proprietary “ The current environment has moved virtualization toward the top of the priority list for CIOs.” “ Total cost of ownership (TCO) reductions will be a key driver of the acceleration in server virtualization deployments as CIOs are forced to cut capital spending and reign in management, administrative and power/ cooling costs.”
  • Corporate Overview
    • Established in 1995 headquartered in Houston, Texas
    • Over 1,000 Customers and Partners
    • Experience in colocation, infrastructure, virtualization, and disaster recovery
    • Global provider of cloud computing infrastructure
    • 93% of our customers rate iland’s Technical Support team as Excellent
    • 92% of iland customers sign renewal contracts
    • Proven track record of continuous growth and strong financials
    • Certified sales and technical teams—VMware, Microsoft, Cisco, Dell, Linux
    Confidential and Proprietary
  • iland Strengths
    • Cloud designed for business applications, replication, and disaster recovery
    • 6 high availability datacenters throughout US and EU specifically designed for cloud computing: Boston, DC, Houston, Los Angeles, Dallas and London
    • Nimble and adaptive enterprise cloud infrastructure
    • Best-in-class model for infrastructure, network, equipment, and software
    • Purpose built replication targets for Partners and customers to leverage in cost effective DR models
    • Transatlantic replication capabilities for global reach
    • 24x7 Support by VMware/Microsoft/Dell/Linux/Cisco certified experts
    • iland has a solid reputation in the industry and is recognized for personalized service and superior tech support
    Confidential and Proprietary
  • iland Partners Confidential and Proprietary
  • iland Clients Confidential and Proprietary
  • What is Virtualization?
    • Traditional x86 Architecture
    • Single OS image per machine
    • Software and hardware tightly coupled
    • Multiple applications often conflict
    • Underutilized resources
    Confidential and Proprietary Virtualization: Separation of OS and hardware OS and application contained in single file Applications are isolated from one another Hardware independence & flexibility
  • iland Cloud Infrastructure Addresses IT Challenges in the Datacenter
    • Reduce IT Costs
    • Decrease equipment costs with fewer servers/devices, data center racks
    • Reducing costs Increases available CAPEX
    • Simplify IT Operations
    • Centralize management
    • Higher staff productivity
    • High Availability
    • On-demand server provisioning
    • Rapid Application deployment
    • Protect Data and Systems
    • Resilient, flexible infrastructure
    • Full data protection
    • Cost-effective replication, disaster recovery & backup
    Confidential and Proprietary Virtualization alleviates the risk, cost and downtime associated with adding or upgrading servers.
  • Cloud Infrastructure
    • iland Server Cloud
    • Purpose built VMs on iland’s Managed Cloud Infrastructure
    • Best suited for customers needing 1 to 100 VMs
    • Includes processor, memory, storage, firewall and network resources for individual servers
    • iland Resource Cloud
    • Pool of processor, memory, storage, firewall and network resources
    • Can be allocated to servers or desktops as needed
    • Instead of paying for servers per VM, customers purchase a base resource pool
    • Best suited for customers needing 10 to 1,000 VMs
    • Bundled Packages memory, storage, VM options
    •  
    Confidential and Proprietary
  • Cloud Infrastructure
    • iland Private Cloud
    • Dedicated physical ESX Servers connected to iland’s Cloud Infrastructure
    • Best suited for customers needing 50 to 10,000 VMs
    • Gives client full control of their resource allocation and VM management
    • iland Enterprise/Custom Cloud
    • Fully dedicated physical cloud infrastructure (Processor, Memory, network, firewall, and storage)
    • Customized to meet specific requirements for customers who would like a completely isolated ESX environment
    • Combination of customer owned servers, storage, networking equipment, and leased equipment from iland
    • Good for targeting for HIPAA or PCI-compliance end user
    • Best suited for customers needing 50 to 10,000 VMs
    Confidential and Proprietary
  • Cloud Solutions
    • iland Hybrid Cloud
    • Leverage virtualization and traditional colocation
    • Multiple connectivity options to your cloud
    • iland Continuity Cloud
    • Redundancy of cloud provides resistance to catastrophe and ability to recover quickly when disaster strikes
    • Reduce operational costs, reduce risks, and keep revenue flowing
    • Prepare for the worst at a fraction of the traditional cost
    • Flexible options from partner managed to iland managed
      • Includes hybrid physical and virtual configurations
      • Transatlantic Replication across geographically distributed data centers
      • Physical to Virtual, Virtual to Virtual, and Virtual to Physical
      • With iland Workforce Cloud, desktop data is also protected
    Confidential and Proprietary
  • Cloud Solutions
    • iland Workforce Cloud
    • Closes the loop between the desktop and the datacenter
    • Enables workforce mobility for traveling, telecommuting, or remote workers
    • Data is stored securely and centrally, available even if devices are stolen or destroyed
    • Printer support at virtually any user location
    • Simplified management of desktop deployment, configuration, and migration
    • Centralized patch management
    • Key component of business continuity and disaster recovery plan
    • Reduces storage requirements and costs up to 70 percent
    • Makes regulatory compliance easier to achieve
    • Offers seamless access into shared or SaaS environments
    • Available in iland Private Cloud configuration
    Confidential and Proprietary
  • Cloud Solutions
    • iland SaaS Cloud
    • Fixed cost models for adding additional customers for their offering
    • Pre-image templates allowing for quick deployments
    • Enterprise quality environment for testing and deploying applications
    • Easily create multiple environments with different operating systems on the same server
    Confidential and Proprietary
  • Enterprise Level Disaster Recovery
    • Software based replication from physical or virtual corp site to iland
      • Flexible options addressing real-time to 24 hour recovery times while providing cost effective standby resources
    • iland SAN to iland SAN Replication
      • For customers who have deployed production virtual servers in iland High Availability Hubs
    • Customer SAN to iland SAN Replication
      • Currently Support Dell Equallogic and NetApp
    • Multiple Back-up / Restore options
    • Geographically distributed global replication
    Confidential and Proprietary
  • Transatlantic Replication
    • Europe to U.S. managed replication and continuity service
    • Leveraging latest in technology
    • iland’s Continuity Cloud infrastructure
      • Automates P2V/V2V conversions
      • Allows complete power up in testing mode to ensure full protection
      • Faster more efficient replication options
      • Full image, differential or snapshot-synched replication
    • Robust and Cost-effective Disaster Recovery in the Cloud
    • Reduce unplanned downtime, revenue loss, and customer impact
    Confidential and Proprietary
  • Flexible Data Protection
    • iland Managed Image Level Backup
      • Nightly image level backup to SAN allowing point in time recovery of Virtual servers
    • Partner/customer Managed Backup
      • iland presents backup SAN space to customers environment allowing the partner or customer to use their preferred backup software
    • Custom Backup Solutions
      • Image restores from customer backups
      • Replicate VMs back to customer site
      • Backup to customer’s physically colocated device
    Confidential and Proprietary
  • High Availability Infrastructure VMware VI3 Enterprise platform provides redundancy at the hardware, network, and data center levels. Confidential and Proprietary
  • Global Reach Confidential and Proprietary
  • iland Testimonials: K-TEK
    • K-TEK - THE OPPORTUNITY: Find a hosting provider that could immediately deploy a remote site to secure their
    • systems, manage their operations remotely and ensure the company’s global communications would remain 100%
    • online, including e-mail, faxes and mobile devices. The company required the ability to communicate across all aspects
    • of the company should disaster strike, in order to effectively inform other locations and customers on status updates
    • and product deliverables.
    • The iland solution: iland created a virtual environment accessible via VPN to host K-TEK’s core SMTP servers,
    • web filters and caches to ensure all e-mails would be sent, received and routed 100% of the time. This solution was
    • built quickly and tested immediately. Hurricane Gustav devastated the Prairieville area, and K-TEK’s core
    • communications systems remained up and running, with zero downtime.
    “ iland is the type of company that puts its customers first,” continued Mr. Wiley, “from the CEO to the company’s assistants, every person goes above and beyond the call of duty to help their customers in an emergency situation. Even after the storm cleared, they reached out to us again and asked, ‘what can we do to help you get on your feet again.’ It’s clear we have a partner that values the success of our business and our team.” Joseph D. Wiley, Network Administrator - K-TEK Confidential and Proprietary
  • iland Testimonials: Inmarkets Inmarkets - THE OPPORTUNITY: An FSSC-accredited, e-learning company located in Malta, UK, USA and Greece Inmarket’s online courses reach out to 250,000 learners at over 100 client institutions around the world. Because the Internet is their sole source of delivering services, Inmarkets required a reliable service provider who could dynamically provide the right environment to host, manage and support their networking environment. The iland solution: iland created a virtual environment accessible via VPN to host K-TEK’s core SMTP servers, web filters and caches : After contacting six different datacenter providers, Inmarkets chose iland for its network needs. Additionally, after in-depth analysis, Inmarkets discovered iland’s systems were state of-the-art, from datacenter design to monitoring tools and escalation processes. In addition, Inmarkets required Cisco-certified technicians to support the company’s equipment and iland’s in-house expertise was able to support this requirement. Even though the company is headquartered in Europe, Inmarkets was able implement their systems efficiently, within the required time and with the required skill level. “ First and foremost, iland made us feel as though Inmarkets wasn’t just another ‘number’ on a long client roster list, but a valued customer. iland’s datacenter provides Inmarkets with all of the support required, from colocation to managed hosting and managed firewall services, with Cisco-certified, on-site technicians whom we know and trust.” Matthew Sciberras, Head of IT Infrastructure - Inmarkets International Confidential and Proprietary
  • iland Testimonials: Enfold Enfold Systems - THE OPPORTUNITY: Enfold Systems is a premier provider of solutions based on the open-source Plone Content Management System. The company’s core business is to provide custom application and product development solutions for their clients. They require robust, dedicated server environments for each of their clients, a daunting request for many hosting and virtualization companies. The iland solution: Enfold required the ability to provide their end-user clients robust dedicated servers to run each client’s unique applications. iland provisioned individual client environments very quickly, which allowed Enfold to provide a faster response to and for its clients. iland’s cloud services also offered Enfold increased efficiency and flexibility of the company’s applications and it reduced colocation and power costs. “ iland Internet Solutions and its reliable cloud solutions are key elements to our hosting line of our business.” Jeremy Anderson, Marketing and Business Development Manager - Enfold Systems Confidential and Proprietary
  • Support Infrastructure
    • Centrally located 24x7 Network Operations Center
    • Cisco, Dell, Microsoft, VMware certified engineers and technical staff to provide
    • consultation and assistance.
    • 24x7 On-call Customer & Technical Support
    • 24x7 Monitoring of Network and Security Elements
    • Experienced Engineers in each market for additional technical support needs
    • Custom Tailored CRM System for tracking customer support cases and deployments
    U.S. Toll Free: +1.800.697.7088 Europe: +44.0.20.7096.0149 [email_address] [email_address] [email_address] Confidential and Proprietary