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  1. 1. Interoute Virtual Data Centre Jump StartUp Getting started with Interoute cloud hosting for startups
  2. 2. Contents What is Interoute Jump StartUp? Page 1 Why Interoute? Page 1 Technical overview Page 2 Sign up Page 2 Getting started Page 3 Additional usage tips Page 5 Appendix Page 6
  3. 3. 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 Lille Data Centre business onto our networked cloud easy. Paris VDC Data Centre Poitiers Why Interoute for your cloud hosting needs? Nancy Bordeaux Bilbao Strasbourg Basel Lausanne Munich Zurich Narbonne Genoa Pisa Madrid Data Centre 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 Gibraltar Valencia Vienna Salzburg Data Centre Bratislava Budapest Udine Venice Bologna Florence Timisoara Bucharest Ruse Marseilles Civitavecchia Barcelona cloud hosting and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) solutions available in the market. Krakow Ivancice Geneva Data Centre Milan Sofia Pescara Rome Olbia to Hong Kong Dresden Prague Stuttgart Warsaw Berlin Poznan Dusseldorf Frankfurt Leige VDC Data Centre Turin Nice Toulouse VDC Data Centre Hannover Bielefeld Leizig Luxembourg Lyon 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, Ghent London Moscow Rostock Hamburg Bremen Leiston Amsterdam 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 Copenhagen to Dubai VDC Data Centre Dublin 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. Stockholm Oslo Gothenburg Put Jump StartUp to work and save €100 a month Interoute Jump StartUp lets you test our enterprise grade cloud computing and unrivalled Helsinki Data Centre Naples Bari Haskovo Orestiada Istanbul Cagliari Mazara Messina to Africa 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 1
  4. 4. 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. Technical overview 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. 2
  5. 5. Getting Started 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. 1 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. 2 Click on the [insert +] at the bottom of the screen, which will allow you to name and create your virtual machine. 3
  6. 6. 3 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. 4 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. 4
  7. 7. 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. 5
  8. 8. 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. Further Resources 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 Appendix For more information about Interoute VDC pricing please see our Cloud Hosting Calculator. 6