Interoute Virtual Data
Centre Jump StartUp
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What is Interoute Jump StartUp? Page 1
Additional usage tips
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What is Interoute Jump StartUp?
Interoute Jump StartUp is a FREE cloud hosting package
designed to give startup businesses and developers
1 year’s access to Interoute Virtual Data Centre (VDC).
to Washington DC
provisioning and performance speeds for yourself without incurring any cost. You are (quite
to New York
business onto our networked cloud easy.
VDC Data Centre
Why Interoute for your cloud hosting needs?
the network and the data centres that are built into it
• We are the only company that doesn’t charge for data transfer across Europe
cloud hosting and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) solutions available in the market.
Geneva Data Centre
to Hong Kong
VDC Data Centre Turin
VDC Data Centre
And Interoute VDC was built into our network to address head on the limitations of the
• Where the competition offer a series of pre-specified packages to manage cost,
VDC Data Centre
over 12 months. And, if you like what you try, we are on hand to make transitioning your
• Our cloud hosting service is more than 3 x faster than Amazon EC2 because we own
VDC Data Centre
literally) free to experiment, innovate and create using tools and storage to a value of €1200
Interoute built the 60,000km fibre optic network that powers most of Europe’s internet.
Put Jump StartUp to work and save €100 a month
Interoute Jump StartUp lets you test our enterprise grade cloud computing and unrivalled
we can provide ultimate flexibility so you can buy and build exactly what you want
• Our API is jcloud compliant and RESTful providing flexible and open development
platform for development
• In an era where data location is increasingly important, we let you choose where
your data resides
The benefits of being big
Jump StartUp is a taster of the flexibility and sophistication of
Big business chooses us because we are big too. We
provide scale, unmatched security, full control and 100%
SLAs. Startups seek us out because big brings benefits.
We provide cloud hosting solutions that are easier,
faster, cheaper and better able to support startups and
developers as business grows.
Interoute VDC and gives you:
We make sure that you have control over how your data is stored, where it sits, and how
• Live online support from our tech team
• 2 vCPU
• 2GB RAM
• 60GB storage
• Access to 2 VDC data zones (Paris and Berlin)
• Free inbound and outbound data transfer between VDC zones
• Direct console access
much it is costing. And, as a bunch of engineers and developers ourselves, we continue to
question and innovate, which means all our customers, regardless of size, get the very best.
Explore and create
Who is the Interoute Jump StartUp Package for?
Create 2 virtual machines
Interoute Jump StartUp is designed for startups, small businesses looking to expand and
Jump StartUp gives you 2vCPU, 2GB RAM and 60 GB storage. That’s enough resource to
developers seeking better cloud hosting and IaaS solutions.
create 1 virtual machine (1 vCPU, 1 GB RAM, 30 GB storage) in two VDC zones or to explore
We’ve made trialing easy and generous enough to let you genuinely stress test our service.
Signing up takes a matter of minutes. You will then have the tools to explore and compare
our product over 12 months for FREE.
We don’t believe in a ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach to technology. Whether you are an earlystage startup, a small company looking to expand or working on a development project,
every business has different needs.
other combinations of the available resources.
Explore 2 geographical zones
Jump StartUp lets you create geographically diverse cloud ecosystems, with both our Berlin
and Paris VDC zones available for use as part of the package. Put one VM in each zone to
see the benefits a pan-European network brings. You can move data without incurring data
transfer fees between zones or the internet. Experience super low latency by placing your
content closer to your customers. Use the second VM for active data backups.
Signing up to Jump StartUp
To sign up for Jump StartUp, visit the Interoute CloudStore and select the Compute and
Storage product category. Clicking on the Virtual Data Centre Jump StartUp Pack will give
you more information about the offer. Select the green ‘Signup’ button to get started with
Interoute VDC and Jump StartUp.
Once signed up, you can access your VDC from Interoute CloudStore. This will allow you
to manage your cloud environment. From the ‘My VDC’ homepage on the CloudStore,
you will be able to deploy the virtual machine resources and start using VDC by following
these simple steps.
After clicking on the ‘Virtual Data Centre’ tab at the top of the screen, you will see
the Berlin and Paris zones on the left hand side of the display.
Click on the [insert +] at the bottom of the screen, which will allow you to name and
create your virtual machine.
Once you have entered your VMs’ information, choose which zone to place your
machine in. Your new machine will open automatically once you have created it.
In the window that opens you will see a split screen. The blank space on the right is
your virtual machine’s workspace, while the left is your application library. To add
one of the templates to your virtual machine, drag and drop it from the apps library
into the virtual machine workspace. Click ‘save’ at the top left of the workspace to
make sure your application template is saved to the virtual machine.
Additional usage tips
Configuring your virtual machines
Monitoring your use
Hover over the icon of the application template you added to the workspace and select the
You can track your Interoute VDC usage through the Control Centre in the My VDC section of
cog that appears. In the new window that opens, you will be able to assign RAM, CPU, a
the CloudStore. Once you have logged in, you will see four quadrants: Enterprise Resources,
password, and the name of the virtual machine.
Running Virtual Appliances, Virtual Data Centres, and Events. Each of these sections helps
you to track your usage, as well as monitor changes and actions in your VDC environment.
Additional points to note
What should I do when my JumpStartUp Package expires?
One year from the date of your initial JumpStartUp sign up, Interoute will begin charging you
for the VDC resources you are using. You may cancel your JumpStartUp package at any time.
The Knowledge Centre is a valuable source for all things related to Interoute VDC.
You will find helpful videos, step-by-step guides and blogs by our cloud architecture team
to make sure you get comprehensive and useful information about building a robust cloud
environment with Interoute VDC. To help you along the way please visit:
• Live Chat Support
• Interoute VDC for startups
• Interoute VDC Blog
• ‘How to’ Videos
For more information about Interoute VDC pricing please see our Cloud Hosting Calculator.