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“Working in the cloud” has become a common phrase.  The term refers to a range of products, services and concepts, including tools for real-time collaboration, file sharing and platforms to run workloads.  Popular public cloud platforms have come to offer cost effective solutions with “consumption”-based pricing models that free up companies to automate and scale the process of provisioning IT resources in a utility-like manner.

The multi-tenant public cloud world of shared back-end infrastructure often breeds security and data protection concerns.  Thus, the eCloud all-in-one package is a platform that needs to be considered; companies are rapidly adopting the cloud and now it’s time to set your business apart by determining the platform that helps your business accomplish more.

eCloud vs Cloud

UDT has partnered with Microsoft and Cisco to exclusively deliver a private cloud that comes pre-configured, greatly reducing the complexity of installation and deployment. You can now have your own “Cloud-on-premise” which is simple to deploy and includes remote management and monitoring. Alternatively, you can choose from a hosted private cloud solution either directly from UDT or a hybrid cloud working seamlessly with Azure. eCloud is fully integrated with Office 365 and Azure, making it the only product in the market with these direct connections available from a single portal. From a single pane of glass, you can manage and administer workloads on your own private cloud, Microsoft Azure, or other hosted Azure cloud platform.

Data remains safely on your network when you choose the on-premise deployment model. At the same time, eCloud extends seamlessly into a hybrid cloud platform for solutions such as backup and disaster recovery. Get all the security and autonomy you need from a private platform with the cost savings and simplicity that cloud offers.

The nitty-gritty

eCloud comes pre-built and pre-configured on a Cisco UCS mini chassis with Cisco networking, server and storage.  As such, it’s as close as you can get to “plug-and-play” with a sophisticated product offering; security and high performance are built-in from the beginning and you can easily move applications to the public or privately hosted cloud, simplifying disaster recovery and backup.  Equally important, your private cloud simplifies provisioning, bursting and cloud orchestration. Again, eCloud also includes remote management and monitoring, plus Cloud OS and Office 365 are both accessed from a single interface, simplifying management further.

UDT can assist in the deployment of your on-premise private cloud via eCloud or can provide a hosted private cloud version of eCloud (that is still managed by UDT) which is even quicker and more economical to implement. Either way, eCloud seamlessly extends into a hybrid cloud solution via Azure when needed.

Unique Solution

eCloud is unique in the marketplace, offering a ready-made private cloud or hybrid cloud with simplified deployment and management. Why invest time and money building your private cloud when eCloud is already built and ready to deploy as a turn-key solution? Any company evaluating a private cloud or hybrid cloud solution will benefit from then many benefits of the eCloud solution. The eCloud offering by UDT represents an ideal combination of product, services and cost for those who are looking to get their private cloud up and running without having to sacrifice performance, security, support or scalability.

About UDT

UDT helps clients meet their opportunities and challenges head on by providing the most qualified people, best-in-class services and solutions, and an unbending commitment to service, value and integrity. For more information about eCloud, contact us or visit www.udtonline.com.