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Bell Cloud Compute

IT infrastructure on demand.

Bell Cloud Compute is an infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) solution available on multiple platforms that offers self-serve access to cloud-based computing, storage and network resources on a flexible pay-as-you-go basis.

You get the option of accessing Bell’s in-house cloud infrastructure, or infrastructure services from IBM® Bluemix® or Microsoft Azure – depending on your business’ requirements – with each giving you a flexible, cost effective and highly-scalable platform to support your applications.

With Bell Cloud Compute, you can move your workloads to the cloud environment that best suits your business – and you can connect to our advanced IP network for improved end-to-end performance, security and reliability.

Safe, secure and hosted in Canada, Bell Cloud Compute ensures your critical infrastructure is always available.

Learn what Bell Cloud Compute can do for your organization’s critical IT infrastructure:

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Six reasons to choose Bell Cloud Compute

Simple, agile and cost effective, Bell Cloud Compute allows you to:

1

Access advanced technology and infrastructure.

Our custom cloud infrastructure is built with strategic partnerships with Cisco, Citrix and EMC, giving you access to best-in-class technology. And now with the option of accessing IBM® Bluemix® and Microsoft Azure infrastructure services, you have even more flexibility to fit your specific workload and performance requirements.

2

Rapidly and easily respond to evolving business needs.

Quickly scale up or down in minutes as your computing, storage and network needs change – all through a convenient, bilingual self-serve portal.

3

Avoid infrastructure costs and provision exactly the capacity you need, paying only for what you use.

Eliminate the risks of over- or under-provisioning expensive equipment while keeping your infrastructure up-to-date with the latest technology. Flexible, predictable monthly billing allow you to control infrastructure costs while ensuring you have the capacity you need at all times.

4

Enjoy exceptional availability for your applications.

Bell’s cloud infrastructure includes comprehensive service level agreements (SLA) with a 99.9% uptime guarantee, so you can always access your data and mission-critical applications. Our SLA provides credits of up to 100% of your monthly bill, covering both the infrastructure and the self-serve portal.

5

Keep your data safe and secure in Canada.

Bell data centres are 100% Canadian facilities that are audited to CSAE 3416 and SSAE 16 standards and physically secured with biometric access controls, scanners, video surveillance and 24/7 on-site security staff and centralized monitoring.

6

Connect to our partners’ cloud platforms with Bell’s private IP network for end-to-end performance, security and reliability.

Connect your cloud infrastructure to our secure private network using Bell Cloud Connect through IBM® Direct Link or Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute, giving you a flexible, end-to-end solution for an optimal cloud experience that bypasses the public Internet.

Key capabilities of Bell Cloud Compute

Rapid configuration through a self serve portal

Rapid configuration through a self-serve portal

Quickly and securely configure different virtual machines (VMs) for different types of workloads through an easy-to-use online self-serve portal. We provide a complete IT platform to deploy systems, databases, middleware, applications, firewalls, load balancers and other infrastructure components.

24/7 bilingual support and onboarding services

First-line technical support for your configuration and infrastructure via a 1-800 number, email or our self-serve portal. We also offer optional onboarding services such as initial account set-up, VM importing, IPsec VPN tunnel configuration and data migration.

Depend on our 24/7 bilingual service desk
Cloud Backup option

Fast, reliable data protection and recovery

Protect your mission-critical data and applications and ensure business continuity with secure, flexible, cloud-based backup and disaster recovery capabilities.

Usage reports and metrics for actionable insights

Data is provided in near-real time with comprehensive billing and usage information to provide valuable insight into your service utilization.

Access usage reports and metrics

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