Cloud4C is a revolutionary product offering from the Asia's largest and India's only Tier-4 data center, CtrlS. True to its name CtrlS is always focused on providing data safety, security and optimal content delivery with a series of cutting edge service offering. The Cloud4C is the most advanced and quickly customizable cloud offering. Cloud4C focuses on providing a cloud with Control, Continuity, Customization and Compliance. Cloud4C is thus a Cloud Service portfolio of CtrlS wherein CtrlS acts as an integrator PaaS & SaaS to enable the best possible Cloud solution to the end client.The Cloud Challenges:
While Cloud is truly a revolutionary offering, it is beset by practical problems that all relate to the implementation mechanism adopted by providers. Some of the key challenges and problems are:
Cloud focuses on managing virtual machines and the main risk is rogue or unwarranted commandeering of services. Cloud services require governance and usage monitoring. End-user enterprises need cloud service governance frameworks that help prevent employees accessing information or services they are not permitted to use.
Only an optimal configuration can provide the desired performance. The usual cost-benefit analysis done on a spread-sheet resulting in a mix of SSD-HDD, OS mix throws up impractical configurations that simply do not deliver the computed theoretical performance. Many competing services provide too much of data that needs lots of analytics to arrive at performance bottlenecks. Together the complete cloud experience is spoiled scaring away the end user.
Cloud Services unless properly implemented multiply the security threats:
Cloud offerings are practically unusable by data regulated enterprises such Pharma, eGovernance,etc since they are not tailored for local laws such as IT Act 2000. Asking an end-user to go through the hassle of configuring his cloud subscription to adhere local laws is the best excuse for the end-user to discontinue his subscription that very instant.
Most datacenter providers sell a boutique of existing offerings as cloud services, and true to the legacy of these offerings there is usually no single dashboard or at best it is a stitched dashboard, this is far from a usable product.
The Cloud4C from CtrlS Datacenters is designed to address all these shortcomings. Cloud4C derives its strength from the following undeniable facts: