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Archive for September, 2014

Load Balancers – Snapt; The Why & What For.

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Today’s blog is the start of 4 posts in this series for SNAPT; one of our tech vendors. Over the coming posts we’ll be looking at:

  • LB (Load Balancers)
  • WA (Web Accelerator)
  • WAF (Web Access Firewall) and
  • PC (Proxy Cache) services

These posts will also be followed up with how-to videos via our KB (Knowledge Base) showcasing how to set up and use the Snapt suit of products.

In this post we’ll be taking a high-level look specifically at the Snapt virtualised LB (Load Balancer) product that’s available through the (vh) cloud for both Virtual Data Center & Virtual Dedicated Server services.

First a little info about Snapt

Snapt develop high-end solutions for application delivery utilizing open source software – enabling your business to benefit from the best technology while still getting the business features you need.

With clients such as NASA & Intel SNAPT has grown into a trusted industry leader in their field.

If you would like to read a little more about SNAPT you can review their company profile on our Tech Vendors page SNAPT or directly on snapt.net.

Here’s a simple overview video of how a LB (Load Balancer) works, why you need one and what it can do for your applications.

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Reliable Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity With Veeam

Disaster Recovery

DR is always an important topic for any business as even small interruptions to services can mean a massive loss in productivity for employees and clients alike equating to money down the drain.

(vh) Backup & Disaster Recovery solutions hitting your business objectives.

Minimise down-time and meet RTOs (Real Time Objectives) & budgets – How much down-time is acceptable for your business and costs involved to meet those goals?

Continuity in business data to meet RPOs (Recovery Point Objectives) – How much data can you afford to lose when a disaster strikes… hours, days?

Audience.

Today’s post is designed to showcase new technology from Veeam combined with your (vh) cloud allowing for greater business continuity and minimised down-time in the event of service interruptions. Using Veeam Backup & Replication v7 (shortly v8) we will cover in a high level overview how cloud based backup & replication will help guarantee RTOs & RPOs.

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New Virtual Dedicated Server Range

Virtual Dedicated Server - Built With VMware

Audience

This BLOG post is intended for Resellers & Techies interested in knowing what’s under the hood of our new VDS – Virtual Dedicated Server range.

Virtual Dedicated Server – Built With VMware vSphere 5.5.

VMware vSphere is at the heart of the VH Cloud Platform providing enterprise level hardware virtualisation, high availability and robust security; Making your “Virtual Machine” just like a dedicated server, only better.

How is a Virtual Dedicated Server better than a Dedicated Server?

Glad you asked.

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