Sparkle IaaS Solutions are based on world’s top performing vendor technologies and provide our customers with top class integrated IaaS, PaaS and SaaS services available in several DCs located worldwide. Fully owned next generation DCs are available in Italy, Turkey and Greece. Bundled offers with Sparkle’s connectivity make Cloud Solutions particularly effective when serving the needs of customers located in Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Leveraging TIM Group technical expertise and management know-how, Sparkle’s Cloud Solutions support customers in tailoring and optimizing their IT architecture and cost of services. The offering includes top security and reliability, easy and fast implementation, a high level of scalability, great flexibility in service configuration as well as in contractual solutions. Sparkle’s Cloud portfolio also includes:
- Enhanced Co-location/Housing
Premier Data Centers give customers the most advanced and climatically conditioned facilities with state-of-the-art security, performance and reliability. The service allows customers to rent space, ranging from partial to full rack, according to their requirements for power and environmental systems, and combine it with Tier 1 network capabilities. Additional services such as storage and backup are available as part of the integrated IaaS architecture in some DCs.
- Enhanced Physical Hosting
Hardware and operating system options, all provisioned in Premier Data Center facilities, provide businesses with a highly reliable IT foundation, upon which they can base their service infrastructure. With the option of multiple hardware platforms, customers can easily customize configurations to their real needs. Each configuration is built, tested and deployed by highly skilled and experienced staff and includes administrative access privileges, dedicated IP addresses and a minimum fixed monthly bandwidth allocation. Physical Hosting solutions consist of both rental and management of servers, network, storage and security infrastructure. The service also includes the design of the most appropriate architecture based on customers’ requirements.
- Virtual Hosting
Based on TIM Group’s vast expertise in the business, this Virtual Hosting solution leverages a best-in-class architecture built from most recent technologies in order to bring organizations real economic and operational benefits. Virtual Hosting solutions allow for rapid, precise and dynamic allocation of computing resources when and where needed, thanks to its proven Utility Computing platform, massive and diverse network connectivity available at the Data Centers. Virtual Hosting also includes all necessary support services for any deployment including monitoring, backup, storage, security, operating systems and application management.
Sparkle’s Disaster Recovery targets customers with sensitive data and/or business continuity needs by hosting both customer data as well as their operational and applicative environments, thus granting service continuity in case of a fault at the original site.
- Disaster Recovery
Sparkle’s growth strategy for its cloud offering is based on a partner ecosystem model with attractive revenue opportunities for ISVs, value added resellers, system integrators and developers as well as companies with niche application solutions for targeted segments of the market, suitable for cloud computing businesses. Partners can benefit from flexible partnership models: Powered by Sparkle, Certified with Sparkle, Delivered on Sparkle with Partner and Together with Partner.