DATA CENTER BACKBONE

Customer Case

“Galaxy Business Networks, a telecom and managed (cloud) service provider, uses DCspine to establish a datacenter backbone between its 4 core datacenter locations; located in Amsterdam, Almere and Lelystad. For Galaxy Business Networks reliability is a key requirement. However by using DCspine it also created the ability to add new (customer) locations quickly into the existing backbone and scale the bandwidth when needed at any moment.”
DCspine offers a reliable, redundant and high capacity network to connect datacenter locations used as core backbone. DCspine is able to act as primary provider to connect all backbone locations of a provider or can be used to act as flexible and cost efficient solution to add new locations to an existing dark fiber or WDM core network. Via the online portal customers are able to set-up VLAN’s or multiple VLAN’s (Q-in-Q) on demand. It is easy to manage different VLAN (ranges) between different datacenter locations and customers are able to manage changes 24x7 themselves.
Key benefits
  • Directly connect between over 30 data center locations in the Netherlands
  • Flexible bandwidths of 100 Mbit up to 100 Gbit, scalable on demand, matching exact needs
  • Cost efficient to add new locations to existing core backbone locations
  • Option to leave at any moment if the network architecture is changed

DIRECT DATA CENTER INTERCONNECT

Customers increasingly depend on highly complex IT-landscapes and are offered the possibility to create secure direct interconnects with third party application service providers opposed to via the internet. Data centers connected to the DCspine platform have access to major global and national service providers and public and private cloud suppliers (such as SaaS applications, remote backup, VoiP, IP transit, etcetera).
Key benefits
  • Easily connect directly to the port of any service provider connected to the DCspine platform via a secure access key
  • Aggregate different cloud services to create tailor made packages for customers
  • Contracts can easily be voided - no long term obligations

DATA CENTER FAILOVER OR REDUNDANCY

DCspine’s on-demand scalable business model is ideally suited to create a failover or redundancy connectivity solution in addition to a primary dark fiber, WDM or ethernet network. By connecting DCspine ports on core datacenter locations connectivity can be scaled on-demand in urgent situations to prevent for down time.
Key benefits
  • Attractive pricing for ports to create affordable solutions for failover or redundancy
  • Scale connections on demand in urgent situations
  • Minimum contract length of 1 day

Customer Case

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DATA CENTER MIGRATION

Customer Case

"Unica Schutte ICT, a full service IT provider in The Netherlands, used a temporary Redundant SxC to create a Ethernet private circuit between the datacenter of a new 24x7 customer and the two Unica Schutte ICT core datacenter locations in Almere and Amsterdam. The connection serves for the migration of the as-is data from a legacy platform to the Unica Schutte ICT Hybrid Cloud. DCspine made it easy and cost efficient to create this connection and also collaborated with Unica Schutte ICT for blueprinting of the required network design."

Whether customers switch between colocation or hosting provider or want to expand their presence, for example for redundancy or active-passive or active-active data replication purposes, data migration between data centers is a common connectivity use case. Since these types of connects are used for a limited period of time, flexibility and short contract lengths are key.
Key benefits
  • Temporary connections for migration purposes
  • Migrate large amounts of data quickly and securely
  • Minimum contract length of 1 day

PUBLIC CLOUD CONNECTIVITY

Customer Case

“Simac, a cloud and managed services provider in The Netherlands, established connectivity between its Simac Cloud Exchange and various public cloud providers, such as MS Azure. DCspine offered Simac the ability to set-up a redundant and secure solution instantly, with the flexibility to adjust the bandwidth any day and with the ability to create multiple VLAN’s per route. Simac now benefits from guaranteed cloud performance for their key customers.”

When customers want to explore the possibilities different public clouds offer or are heavy users of public cloud services, easy access to the service provider is a baseline requirement. There are numerous data centers within the DCspine network that offer direct uplinks major hyperscale public cloud providers, including AWS, Azure, Google, IBM Cloud and Oracle.
Key benefits
  • Easy access to public cloud
  • Quickly connect to any desired public cloud service provider for testing, quick handling of anticipated heavy work loads or any other purpose
  • Scale up or down at will according to bandwidth needs

INTERNET EXCHANGE AND INTERNATIONAL CONNECTIVITY

Customer Case

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The DCspine platform offers direct access to numerous internet exchanges and international connectivity providers. Peering connections can be set up easily on demand, as well as direct connects to overseas data centers in the U.S., Asia and other continents.
Key benefits
  • DCspine offers direct access to internet exchanges such as AMS-IX and Speed-IX. Merge the benefits of scalable and flexible connections with direct peering and additional services offered by IX’s.
  • AMS-IX is available on all DCspine locations are be contracted directly (no resell)
  • Peering connections with the largest Internet Exchange in the world can be set up in minutes from any datacenter connected to the DCspine platform in any part of the Netherlands.
  • In addition, international connectivity is provided by numerous global connectivity partners through which intercontinental connections can be set up quickly as the result of combined on-demand propositions.

DATA CENTER INTERNET ACCESS

Most organizations require internet connections as well as VPN’s for their daily operations. DCspine offers as many IP-addresses for internet access as are required, with the same ease of use as for other solutions the DCspine platform offers.
Key benefits
  • Up to 256 IP-addresses for direct internet access from any data center location on the DCspine platform
  • High speed internet access through safe and secure fiber network
  • Ease of use is guaranteed by the fully automated DCspine platform

Customer Case

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