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- Date: 07 May 2015
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i3D.net launches, as one of Microsoft's few Cloud OS Network (COSN) partners in The Netherlands, an enterprise cloud that is built with Azure Pack, the local-hosted version of Microsoft's Azure. This high-performance cloud is hosted in i3D.net’s own data centers and is given the name Red Cloud.
Your cloud hosted in our data centers
As opposed to Microsoft's Azure, where it is only possible to run your cloud environment on servers provided by Microsoft, Red Cloud offers the possibility to choose where your critical data is stored and where your company’s environment will run. This is an absolute must-have feature for enterprises, governments and large SMB’s nowadays given the current developments regarding data privacy.
Performance and security are key with Red Cloud
i3D.net services large companies from its 16 ISO/IEC 27001-certified data centers spread across six continents. These locations are connected by i3D.net’s own network with 435Gbit capacity. Our network is built with the sole purpose of achieving the lowest latency with the highest possible throughput. This enables international-operating organizations to host company-wide data safely in each country of origin. Red Cloud runs on our newest generation of servers with the newest Intel Xeon CPUs. All hardware is connected with multiple 10Gbit uplinks. This solid base of reliable hardware allows us to provide our customers with very high performance guarantees. This reflects on our enterprise-grade SLA but also on our IOPS guarantees on our cloud storage. Microsoft Azure’s proven technology provides the basis for absolute reliability, security and user experience. This combination offers large companies the best of both worlds in which the safety of your critical data can be assured.
As Cloud OS Network (COSN) partner the right companion for hybrid Cloud
i3D.net is one of the thirteen Dutch COSN partners. This partner program consists globally out of eighty service providers that offer hybrid cloud solutions based on Microsoft technology. We are the only Dutch COSN partner with a global hybrid cloud proposition. This partner program comes highly recommended and is considered to be a standard in hybrid-cloud services due to Microsoft's strict selection process. Red Cloud is fully compatible with hybrid cloud solutions. This enables companies to connect independent components of their IT environment (e.g. on-premise, bare metal and colocated hardware) with one another to run applications where they perform best. Another great advantage is that Red Cloud is fully compatible with Microsoft's public Azure. This makes scaling your IT environment child’s play. Red Cloud provides a solid and secure cloud environment in which i3D.net is able to provide companies with the best fiber-to-the-office solution as well allowing the best and most stable connection to one of our data centers and thus your company’s cloud. If requested, i3D.net can assist in 24/7 management of your cloud environment. We provide a wide variety of managed services as well as monitoring and reporting options.
i3D.net is a managed-hosting provider based in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, serving over 30,000 customers on more than 10,000 i3D.net servers in 16 data center locations worldwide. i3D.net was founded in 2002 in Rotterdam and enjoys a long tradition of award-winning company growth: It is listed in the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 as the fastest growing hosting company in the Benelux and it is the winner of the FD Gouden Gazellen award as fastest growing profitable company in 2009-2012. The i3D.net team of highly-skilled technical engineers provides online infrastructure services and managed-hosting solutions to a broad range of organizations. Customers from the government, education, health care, sports, gaming, web-shop, hosting and print-media sectors are currently being supported by i3D.net services. It is a fast-growing and financially solid organization. They are AA rated as measured by independent financial institutions. i3D.net is certified and audited annually on the CDSA (Content Protection & Security) certification.