ASP Hosted Environment

ASP-Hosted-Environment

Data Centers

The ASP service is hosted within world-class Equinix data centers. Each data center operates to ISO 27001, ISO 22301, ISO 50001, ISO9001, ISO 14001, OHAS 18001 and PCI DSS standards. 

Edge Network

The highly available ASP service edge is supplied by Juniper clusters. Centralised edge management encompassing firewall configurations, updates and overall monitoring is supported by Junos Space Security Director.

Core

Stacked switching assures the availability of our 40Gbps inner core. 

Servers

The ASP service application layer resides within VMware vSphere Enterprise 6, our trusted hypervisor. Beneath the hypervisor multiple redundant chassis house N+1 core-dense blade servers.

Storage

The ASP service storage layer is supplied by Dell. Best-in-class auto-tiering technology supports intense I/O operations while platinum support provides near to real-time event notification and issue intervention.

Backups

All ASP information systems are protected Veeam Backup software following the 3-2-1-0 backup rule. Direct SAN fabric

Independent assurance

Our information governance programme has continually delivered independent assurance to customers based on international standards and best practice frameworks as to the privacy, confidentiality, security, integrity and availability of their data. Read about our information governance programme initiatives here and refer any questions you may have via email to our CISM Certified Chief Information Security Officer

Disaster Recovery

All ASP information systems are replicated between primary and secondary sites over multiple, redundant MPLS connections using Veeam Replication. By leveraging Veeam Data De-Dup & WAN Acceleration alongside VMWare Changed Block Tracking we accomplish impressive RTPOs.

Monitoring

All ASP information systems are monitored with Microsoft Systems Center Operations Manager. Historical information is retained allowing for granular level auditing and incident review.

Configuration Management

All ASP operating systems and applications are managed and protected with Microsoft Systems Center Configuration Manager.

Best practice is in our DNA

Having designed and implemented the entire ASP infrastructure, the iCONX IT Team subsequently manage that same infrastructure day to day, thus ensuring that the knowledge and experience gained during the project design and build is reflected in the standards of the monitoring, maintenance and incident resolution.

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