Sparkle Turkey


About Us


TI Sparkle Turkey Telekomünikasyon Anonim Şirketi is part of Sparkle Group, a leading global telecommunication provider offering a full range of ICT solutions, global connectivity, services and capabilities. Sparkle Turkey provides Network, Data Center and Cloud Services in Turkey with its privately owned Premium data center facilities in Istanbul, offering cost effective solutions that best fulfill the performance, efficiency, flexibility and quality standards required by customers.

Sparkle's Mediterranean backbone is the first and only ring protected network in the region based on leading edge DWDM technology, providing seamless connectivity between Italy, Greece, Turkey, Israel and Cyprus by way of a 11,000 km Submarine System fully interconnected with Sparkle's Pan-European and Atlantic backbones which extend its reach into major cities of both Europe and North America. Sparkle is committed to innovation, flexibility and the highest service level in the industry.

With a fully diversified Network and advanced facilities, Sparkle is the choice of preference of many global and regional carriers as well as enterprises in Turkey. Sparkle is also a leading Cloud and Data Center solutions provider through proprietary next generation assets in Istanbul.

 

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Our Platform


Backup and Storage as a service

Value proposition

Sparkle’s Backup and Storage as a Service solutions are based on the world’s top performing vendor technologies and provide our customers with top-class integrated IT Cloud services available in our Catania Data Center to host customer primary IT environment or his secondary IT environment for DR needs. Bundled offers with Sparkle’s connectivity make Backup and Storage as a Service solutions particularly effective to serve the needs of customers located primary in Europe, including also Middle East and Africa. Backup and Storage as a Service solutions are based on Sparkle’s Cloud Data Management, a platform that orchestrates mission critical application data across private and public clouds by offering data management functions such as backup, disaster recovery, archiving, compliance, search, analytics and data copy in a single run-anywhere platform.

Description

Aiming to address the Enterprise target with highly performing and differentiating solutions, Sparkle’s Backup and Storage as a Service solutions are based on the world’s top performing vendor technologies and provided by our Sicily hub in Catania Datacenter to offer customers bundled solutions with our primary connectivity services, such as a VPN or MPLS connection to interconnect the customer site with Sparkle's Catania DC in a safe and reliable modality.

Sparkle’s Backup and Storage as a Service solutions are provided thru a Cloud Data Management platform that orchestrates mission critical application data across private and public clouds by offering data management functions such as backup, disaster recovery, archiving, compliance, search, analytics and data copy in a single run- anywhere platform, according to 2 different business model scenario:

  • Customer without an on premises backup infrastructure, Customer # 1 in need of local data protection (service A), with data replication (service B) and Disaster Recovery (service B plus):
    • Service 1A - Back-up on-premise via Rubrik virtual Appliance Business customer can buy virtual appliance Rubrick AIR from Sparkle and protect local workload on-premises
    • Service 1B - Replicate data on-premise on Rubrik Appliance in Sparkle Datacenter Business customer that use Rubrik AIR on-premise (Scenario 1A), can replicate on-premise data on Rubrik Appliance in Sparkle Datacenter, in order to increase data resilience and retention
    • Service 1B plus – DRaaS For Customers that use Scenario 1B, it’s possible to implement DR scenario and run VM in a VMware cluster in Sparkle Datacenter. It will be possible to retrieve data/VM from Rubrik Appliance

Backup and Storage as a service

 

Fig. 1 - Customer without an on premises backup infrastructure

 

  • Customer with an on premises backup infrastructure, Customer # 2 already using a Rubrik appliance on prem, needing data replication (service B) and Disaster Recovery (service B plus)
    • Scenario 2B - Replicate data on-premise on Rubrik Appliance in Sparkle Datacenter Business customer that use Rubrik technology on-premise, can replicate on-premise data on Rubrik Appliance in Sparkle Datacenter, in order to increase data resilience and retention
    • Scenario 2B plus – DRaaS For Customers that use Scenario 2B, it’s possible to implement DR scenario and run VM in a VMware cluster in Sparkle Datacenter. It will be possible to retrieve data/VM from Rubrik Appliance

Backup and Storage as a service-2

 

Fig. 2 - Customer with an on premises backup infrastructure

 

Product features

  • Virtual Appliance (Rubrik Air license), to allow customers to protect local workload on-premises by leveraging their existing cloud infrastructure
  • Replica data (Rubrik GO appliance), to replicate on-premise data on Rubrik Appliance in Sparkle Datacenter, in order to increase data resilience and retention
  • Disaster Recovery (DRaaS), to restore the customer’s IT Cloud infrastructure in case of a disaster by running VMs in a VMware cluster in Sparkle Datacenter, including data recovery directly from Rubrik Appliance
  • Connectivity (VPN or MPLS), to securely and redundantly interconnect the customer site with the Sparkle Datacenter

Our Network


Sparkle is a broadband network services provider with an undersea, state-of-the-art, fiber-optic network in the Mediterranean region. Using leading-edge DWDM technology, the Mediterranean Network provides seamless connectivity from the Mediterranean region to Western Europe and the US.

The network spans approximately 11,000 Km of Sparkle’s interlocking loop system, linking Italy, Greece, Turkey, Israel, as well as the Pan-European and Atlantic wavelengths which link the major cities of Western Europe to North America.

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