Private Cloud

Private Cloud

Private Cloud

Saicom Private Cloud

Our Saicom Private Cloud delivers infrastructure-as-a-service and platform-as-a-service (IaaS and PaaS) to clients who need the flexibility to manage multiple workloads and applications all through a single pane of glass.

A virtual data centre multi-site management solution, Saicom Private Cloud enables clients to deploy, manage and monitor workloads with deep insight and control.  Clients are able to manage and deploy virtual machines, vApps, containers and software services – from an intuitive cloud portal.

Key features of the Saicom Private Cloud:

Key features of the Saicom Private Cloud:

Single Pane Of Glass (SPOG) multi-site management

Fit-for-purpose security solutions

Operational visibility and reporting

Software Defined Data Centre (SDDC) hybrid cloud capabilities

Software defined networking and firewalling capabilities

Data management (backup and disaster recovery) integration

Self service

Managed services

Regulatory compliance and governance

A variety of workload deployment options

Predictable costs

Saicom Physical Hosting
Colocation / Physical Hosting
Applications
Data
Runtime
Middleware
O/S
Virtualisation
Servers
Storage
Networking
Customer Managed
Saicom Infrastructure as a Service
Infrastructure as a Service
Applications
Data
Runtime
Middleware
O/S
Virtualisation
Servers
Storage
Networking
Managed Services (optional)
Saicom Platform as a Service
Platform as a Service
Applications
Data
Runtime
Middleware
O/S
Virtualisation
Servers
Storage
Networking
Saicom Software as a Service
Software as a Service
Applications
Data
Runtime
Middleware
O/S
Virtualisation
Servers
Storage
Networking
Saicom Managed

Benefits of Saicom Private Cloud:

Benefits of Saicom Private Cloud:

Saicom Private Cloud shares some basic features with public cloud, including scalability, virtualisation capabilities and computing resources that can be allocated as an on-demand basis (infrastructure as a service)

The benefits of Saicom Private Cloud include:

Agility and flexibility:
Saicom Private Cloud can be designed to meet the specific needs of our clients, to meet performance, scaling and architecture parameters. 

Modernise applications:
No matter where clients are in their cloud journey, applications (apps) need to be modernised to work optimally in the target cloud environment.  We can help chart a safe path through digital transformation and app modernisation to secure the future of workloads and provide the benefits of cloud infrastructure.

Quicker time to market:
With Saicom’s Private Cloud software defined data centre environment, the ability to quickly deploy and manage market ready applications is at your fingertips.

Premium support at no extra cost:
Saicom offers white glove services and support to clients from migration to ongoing support.  Private cloud services are maintained using dedicated software and hardware, providing the flexibility to adapt resources and control them. 

Saicom Private Cloud portal

Saicom Private Cloud portal

Saicom’s Private Cloud portal allows secure, efficient, and elastic cloud resources to our customers, seamless provisioning and consumption of cloud computing resources and services to geographically distributed lines of business and IT teams in an API-driven approach. 

Managing workloads through the Saicom Private Cloud Portal gives customers the benefit of fast delivery times, minimal set-up and no additional hardware setup requirements, enabling an easy, seamless experience.

Capabilities include:

Elastic Secure Virtual Datacenters
A policy-driven software-defined data centre approach to compute, storage, networking and security ensures customers have securely isolated virtual resources, independent role-based authentication, and fine-grained control of their cloud services, with full self-service controls or delivered as part of a managed service.

Multi-Site Management
Stretch data centres across sites and geographies; monitor resources from an intuitive single-pane of glass with multi-site aggregate views.

DRaaS workload protection and Cloud Migration
Self-service tiered disaster recovery as a service between Saicom data centres. Customers with recent versions of vSphere can now see Saicom as Disaster Recovery endpoint for existing on-premise workloads. Customers can drive their own cold or warm cloud migrations with no complex architecture, networking and security conversions, benefiting from a vSphere target endpoint.

Operational Visibility and Insights
A single pane of glass to provide centralised cloud management views. Leverage advanced analytics for deep visibility and comprehensive reporting of virtual data centre environments.

Secure Cloud
Supports multiple security centric features to deliver an enterprise class cloud service. To help prevent malware, customers can utilise NSX-T distributed firewalling securing East-West traffic, further, dynamic groups and membership criteria can be defined to prevent future exposure automating protection. Customers can choose to encrypt workloads to prevent them being accessed without a key.

FAQ

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

The Saicom Private Cloud portal allows secure, efficient, and elastic cloud resources to our clients, seamless provisioning and consumption of cloud computing resources and services to geographically distributed lines of business and IT teams in an API-driven approach.

Saicom Private Cloud features templates to maintain uniform configuration across multiple cloud environments. This process ensures the effortless deployment of those workloads and systems that need to be set up more than once.

Furthermore, it features built-in backup and disaster recovery integrations that empower companies to protect their environments according to their specific needs. Saicom Private Cloud also features a built-in and configurable monitoring system to immediately view the health of their environments.

Co-location is the practice of placing client-owned physical infrastructure into a rackspace at the data centre.

Cloud hosting uses a network of remote servers hosted on the internet to store, manage, and process data.

Saicom Private Cloud offers a fully functional monitoring system that is configurable to alert you when problems occur within your environment. These configurable checks can monitor the general up/down status of workloads, as well as monitor services and resource thresholds. This allows for comprehensive monitoring, alerting and reporting.

Yes, Saicom Private Cloud has two geographically disparate data centre locations, over 1000km apart. This means customers can have peace of mind that workloads for which they choose DR services will be able to quickly and safely failover in a disaster scenario.

3-2-1 back-up compliance is a back-up methodology or best practice that can help businesses ensure recoverability of data, when it is needed the most.

Broadly speaking, the 3-2-1 rule makes provision for three (3) copies of data, on two (2) different media with one (1) copy being offsite.

To find out more about 3-2-1 back-up compliance, you can visit our Data Management page

Saicom will ensure that the Saicom Private Cloud platform is highly available, that the workloads are in good health and accessible. Saicom also offers managed services to assist in supporting and maintaining workload Operating System health and mainstream applications at an additional cost.

Saicom Private Cloud features role based access control (RBAC),  which can be configured granularly. There is no limit to the number of users that can be configured and there are no additional costs per user.

As the requirements for each organisation are unique, please complete our enquiry form and one of our expert consultants will contact you about the best cloud management system in South Africa.

Yes, Saicom Private Cloud platforms in Johannesburg and Cape Town are available to international customers as well as South African customers.

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