UnitedLayer Launches On-Demand Public Cloud Hosting Platform

Managed hosting provider UnitedLayer has unveiled UnitedCloud, a VMware-based on-demand public cloud hosting platform for enterprises and SMBs. UnitedCloud has built-in security protection with features like Denial-of-Service (DoS) monitoring and mitigation, plus 2-factor authentication. UnitedLayer offers its clients a hybrid cloud platform connector to provide a secure connection and integration with on-premise VMware deployments.

UnitedCloud comes with a full-service on-line Virtual Data Center Configurator to enable customers to configure their compute, storage, and application requirements with an on-line ordering process for instant turn-up. Customers can burst into UnitedCloud on-demand with no contracts, setup fees, or monthly commitments. UnitedCloud is hosted in UnitedLayer’s Tier3 datacenters and is fully managed and backed by its 24×7 customer support

Distributed Denial-of-Service

The public cloud hosting platform has built-in security protection with features like Distributed Denial-of-Service (DoS) monitoring and mitigation, 2-factor authentication, hardened operating systems, and much more. This service offers UnitedLayer customers the peace of mind that experienced security experts and best-of-breed technologies are protecting their deployments at all times.

UnitedCloud comes with enterprise-class disaster recovery solutions to meet the customers’ Recovery Point Objectives (RPO) and Recovery Time Objectives (RTO). Cloud servers are backed up daily and are available for instant restoration. In addition, with the VMware Site Recovery Manager, a live cloud server can be replicated to a geographically diverse UnitedLayer Tier3 datacenter. This service offers UnitedLayer’s customers the assurance that they have a fully functional business continuity plan to protect their business operations.

Hybrid Cloud Hosting

The 200 Paul data center facility of UnitedLayer in San Francisco

UnitedConnect, a secure hybrid platform connector, provides a secure connection for seamless integration of the customer’s on-premise VMware deployment with UnitedCloud. This service offers customers the ability to burst on-demand into UnitedCloud and securely manage their entire VMware footprint – both the internal on-premise deployment and the external off-premise hosted UnitedCloud – within a single vCenter console.

Headquartered in San Francisco, UnitedLayer currently operates five data centers in North America; in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Ashburn, and Toronto, with numerous additional networking POPs. The company has been serving enterprises and SMBs for over 12 years. Its customers include The City and County of San Francisco, Wikipedia, Diamond Foods, The Exploratorium, AT&T, Level3, and Abovenet.