Virtela also serves as a single point of contact worldwide for management of an array of data center IT infrastructure.
security and cloud services specialist Virtela has extended its automation and
predictive analytics platforms to its managed IT infrastructure services for
virtualized data centers and private clouds. The newly integrated technologies
enhance the companys managed data center network and security services.
managed IT infrastructure services for virtualized data centers and private
clouds alleviate complexity with the latest tools, technologies and expertise designed
to accelerate data center optimization and transformation, while avoiding
downtime associated with operational issues.
can select from a full suite of modular services, which range from transition
strategy and deployment through "Day-2 support" and ongoing 24/7
service monitoring and/or management by Virtela's Global Operations Centers'
engineers. These engineers offer expertise in supporting multivendor IT
solutions across global data center and private cloud environments; they also
leverage Virtelas automation and analytics platforms.
center networking evolves with the next-generation data center environment, IT
staffs must continue to contend with traditional network operations challenges,
such as time-consuming manual processes and network moves, adds and changes.
These challenges dampen productivity and widen the gap between existing network
infrastructure and dynamic data center requirements.
service delivery is enabled by the Virtela Enterprise Services Cloud (ESC), a
platform purpose-built for enterprise networking, security and mobility. It
features a distributed network of 50 Local Cloud Centers (LCCs) around the
world. Customers of Virtela's managed data center and private cloud services
also benefit from predictive analytics technology, VirtelaPredict, which
diagnoses potential data center network and security issues.
also serves as a single point of contact worldwide for the management of an
array of data center infrastructure. These technologies include LAN, WAN,
security, IP telephony, Web proxy and application acceleration devices, whether
residing in traditional data centers, virtualized data centers or private
clouds. The company's technical staff performs predictive modeling, monitoring
and management across virtualization environments.
analytics, Virtela's IT infrastructure management services encompass network
discovery, compliance and other capabilities. These include VirtelaDiscover,
which automates network device and topology discovery, analysis and
optimization, and VTerm, which provides authentication, authorization and audit
services to centrally control and regulate access to all network devices.
can choose from Virtela's design, delivery, and end-to-end monitoring and
management, or monitoring-only service options. Full life-cycle services
include service management, technical support, customer support, security,
disaster recovery and transition strategies. The company supports an ecosystem
of hundreds of technology vendors, spanning network devices such as routers,
switches, load balancers, WAN optimizers, wireless access points and RFID
systems, as well as security devices such as firewalls, IPS (intrusion
prevention system), Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) gateways, VPN gateways and URL
advanced systems and expertise help enterprises overcome a key inhibitor in the
transition to next-generation data centersthe daunting complexity associated
with deploying and managing these virtualized or cloud environments," said
Ron Haigh, Virtela's vice president of cloud architecture and services.
"Virtela speeds and simplifies the ongoing operation of these highly
scalable environments, while protecting customers' current infrastructure
investments. This not only drives costs out of the network, but transforms
networking into a catalyst for achieving next-gen data center strategies."
announcement enhances Virtela's portfolio of end-to-end managed IT services.
The company works with a broad array of technologies, vendors and carriers to
resolve IT issues through a single point of contact.
can also leverage the VirtelaView portal to view predictive, real-time and
historical reports about their Virtela-managed IT infrastructure. These managed
data center and private cloud services are also available to Virtela's partner
communitywhich includes system integrators, consultants and value-added
resellersfor integration with their enterprise data center design and
installation services to deliver full life-cycle solutions.