Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS):
use the latest technologies as the basis for your IT landscape
Our IaaS portfolio offers state-of-the-art, flexibly scalable solutions from public or private cloud services to Infrastructure as Code. You can choose whether to self-administer a complete virtual data center via a portal or only use individual computer, storage, or network components, such as cloud storage based on a Ceph object storage with an S3-compatible API.
We provide you with complete virtual data centers based on OpenStack or VMware. Web interfaces or APIs enable you to configure your development, test / quality assurance, and production systems (EWU, Test, and Prod) in both quantitative and qualitative terms and to provision them immediately.
This is the future of modern enterprise IT!
Pay as you go: noris network cloud points
Technical scalability requires billing systems that are just as flexible. We offer you an innovative pay-as-you-go billing scheme that is based on “noris network cloud points”. You purchase noris network cloud points and can then use them flexibly. Your noris network cloud point balance will then be debited depending on the component, quality and period of use of IaaS products you have chosen – each change in configuration will be registered and charged automatically. This provides you with flexible, on-demand scalability also in terms of cost – upward and downward.
Your data center in the cloud: vDatacenter powered by VMware
VMware is the enterprise technology that is used for virtualization purposes in many companies. noris network offers you this technology for setting up your own virtual data center, allowing you to flexibly adapt your systems to your specific needs.
With vDatacenter, we offer you a complete, virtual data center as a cloud service. You have the option to adapt the vDatacenter at any time via a secured portal or use it as a Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC). This means you can select the currently required vDatacenter configuration via a web interface and an HTTP API – much like in programming. The provisioning and billing are handled automatically.
The vDatacenter runs in the high-security cloud that is operated by noris network. Of course, you can also get a dedicated private cloud on the same technological basis with your own hypervisors from noris network.
This way you have the ideal solution:
For virtual data centers that provide the modern basis of cloud strategies
As a capacity expansion
As a virtualized backup data center / disaster recovery / business continuity solution
Your dedicated cloud on your own hypervisors – flexible and secure
Build on our years of experience in building and operating VMware farms and use your private cloud with dedicated hypervisors provided explicitely for you. As part of our VMware building blocks, we assign any part of our VMware farm dedicated to you. This allows you to use your own VMware farm without having to pay the high investment costs otherwise required. This also applies to short contract periods. So, for example, if you only need the private cloud for one year, you won’t won’t stuck with the expensive hardware and licenses. With our flexible private cloud products you will always find the perfect solution for your application. Individual and flexible.
The hypervisors are available in different versions. Depending on whether your applications are more RAM-intensive or require a massive computing power, we provide the “Compute” or “Memory” variants. You don’t have to worry about licensing either. You can choose between full licensing in advance or a flexible pay-as-you-grow model.
Of course, you can use your private cloud together with our vDatacenter and thus also breathe beyond your private cloud capacities or use the shared storage of the vDatacenter. This makes your cloud even more flexible.
With a private cloud you unite the advantages of all worlds:
For highly secure yet flexible virtualization environments
For dedicated environments without high initial investment
As a virtualized backup data center/disaster recovery/business continuity
Would you like to take advantage of the cloud, but at the same time want to retain system-relevant infrastructures in your own data center or in the noris data center? This is made possible with our hybrid cloud solutions noris cloud Connect or Cloud Interconnect. Combine the proven security of the local approach with the benefits of a modern cloud solution. You decide where your sensitive data should be located and can simply add the scalable and powerful features and resources of the cloud if required.
Your benefits of a hybrid cloud solution:
Simplicity: The transition to the cloud does not have to happen immediately, because you can migrate workloads in phases step by step
Control: Your organization can maintain a private infrastructure for confidential resources
Flexibility: You can use additional resources in the public cloud when you need them
Agility: Secure your competitive advantage by combining public clouds, private cloud and on-premise resources as you like
Cost-efficiency: you can scale your resources into the public cloud and only pay for additional computing power when you need it
noris cloud Connect
Exploit the full potential of hybrid systems. Benefit from the flexible and powerful connection to the scalable and auto- matable noris cloud in your existing setup.
With Cloud Interconnect we offer you a protected, high-performance and latency-optimized connection between your existing IT infrastructure and Hyperscalers such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure.
Software Defined Data Center: virtual data centers based on OpenStack
With virtual data centers based on the open source solution OpenStack, noris network is entering a new era in virtualization and cloud services. OpenStack provides a free architecture for cloud computing. With this technology, virtual machines (VM), containers (e.g. Docker), bare-metal and dedicated IT infrastructure instances can be orchestrated in a single network. The open source code of the OpenStack platform provides transparency and flexibility that is independent of specific manufacturers and suppliers. Expensive license fees for the software and vendor lock-in are eliminated.
Based on OpenStack, we offer you a complete, virtual data center as a cloud service. Via a web portal you define the desired setup with a click of your mouse. The far greater benefits of this technology are, however, achieved when you automate the complete setup via an API and thus create an environment for continuous delivery and continuous deployment.
With noris cloud you have the possibility to obtain resources distributed over three availability zones. This enables maximum availability.
Software Defined Data Center: access your OpenStack environment automatically via the API. In this way, computer, storage, and network nodes can be configured and meshed them into the desired setup. Use your virtual data center as an Infrastructure as Code (IaC) environment.
Whether you use an OpenStack-based virtual data center as a public or private cloud solution, you will benefit from a hitherto unparalleled flexibility in enterprise IT:
As a virtual data center for companies with a modern cloud strategy
As a capacity / technology expansion (e.g. as a highly flexible, configurable data center for development projects)
As a DevOps platform for agile companies
Take the next step into agile development with us! Contact our experts now for more information about OpenStack.
Secure, flexible and available: The Object Storage from noris network
IT system planners and architects know that predictions about the amount of data, files, performance and thus the nature of the storage system can never be really accurate. Small changes in the software quickly ensure that more storage or performance is needed soon than expected. A scalable solution with a pay-as-you-grow billing model is the best choice for maximum investment protection.
As a modern company, you depend on being able to record, store and analyze your data simply, quickly and securely at any time. Cloud storage from noris network provides you with highly redundant object storage for storing and retrieving any amount of data from your business applications. Many of our security-conscious customers have relied on our cloud storage for years and have not been disappointed. Our object storage meets the most stringent legal requirements and gives you the flexibility to manage data for cost optimization, access control and compliance. Our cloud storage offers an S3-compatible interface, giving you the functionality you expect from state-of-the-art object storage.
What you want, how you want and when you want!
With cloud storage from noris network, your storage can be scaled as required. And: At noris network you use the latest storage technologies. Object-based Ceph systems that you can access easily and flexibly via an S3-compatible API. So you always have the storage space your systems and employees need.
The perfect destination for your backup
You have an application (e.g. in our noris cloud based on OpenStack) with S3 interface and want to store your data in a secure, remote location? With cloud storage from noris network, you can store the data from your backups, development environments and large amounts of data from virtualization environments or databases on a highly redundant storage solution in Germany.
noris network cloud storage is an object storage cluster based on Ceph, distributed over three of our certified high-security data centers. In contrast to block storage, in which the application manages the data blocks, individual objects are stored and made separately accessible. In contrast to file storage, the file system for managing the data is omitted, since each object has its own address. Self-healing redundancy mechanisms ensure maximum storage availability. Of course, all data remains within Germany. The S3-compatible interface, which has meanwhile become a de facto standard, reduces the effort for integration into your application. This way you can make your data easy and conveniently secure and highly available.
It couldn’t be simpler and more modern. Combine state-of-the-art cloud technologies with the flexibility of noris network as an innovative, competent provider of cloud services
To ensure secure data storage, data must be stored on different media at different locations. The solution: Veeam Cloud Connect Backup provided by noris network. You can save self-managed backups of your own data over your existing Internet connection to noris network’s cloud storage in the company’s certified, German high-security data centers. The data is distributed with multiple redundancy across three data centers within Germany. Maximum data security is achieved by applying self-healing redundancy algorithms. The cloud storage is based on Ceph technology.
Veeam Cloud Connect Backup
Veeam Cloud Connect Backup enables you to quickly and securely save the data of your VMware-vSphere or Hyper-V-VMs to a remote site of noris network AG within Germany. The basis for data backup is noris network’s cloud storage: your data is not only kept outside of your location, but also stored redundantly in three certified, German high-security data centers of noris network AG.
You want to make sure that the backups of your clients and servers are in secure hands? Then, you can use any backup software that has an S3-compatible interface to store your data in noris network AG’s high-security cloud storage.