There are many different kinds of cloud offering out there – Amazon AWS, Google App Engine, Microsoft Azure – and they offer different services for the different ways you use cloud. Savvis offers an enterprise-grade cloud infrastructure service, Savvis Symphony, that allows you to maintain and configure your virtual cloud environment – from security to virtual hardware servers. Savvis is focused on “Infrastructure as a Service” (IaaS) where it provides a wide range of managed services for enterprise needs.
Savvis Symphony Virtual Private Data Centre (VPDC) is a virtual data center inside a shared cloud. What makes Savvis stand out among the competition is their end-to-end security service on Savvis Symphony. Savvis provides well-defined security policies and procedures, and ensures compatibility between newer security protections designed specifically for virtualized environments and more traditional, physical security controls. These comprehensive security features and processes are integrated into Savvis Symphony VPDC.
Personally, Savvis is probably the first cloud IaaS provider (and hopefully more to come) that I know of who puts so much emphasis on security for enterprises, giving enterprise businesses a peace of mind when moving to the cloud. Not only do they provide cloud services, but they also provide infrastructure consulting services to help your business streamline and “outsource” your IT department to the cloud.
For more information, check out savvisknowscloud.com or www.savvis.sg.