iland Hosting Services
The Houston, TX-based cloud service provider, iland Internet Solutions, provides secure, compliant hosting services including infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), backup-as-a-service (BaaS), and disaster recovery-as-a-service (DRaaS).
The company was founded in 1994 by Brian Ussher and Scott Sparvero and is now one of the leading global providers of disaster recovery solutions. iland has data centers in Dallas, Los Angeles, and Washington D.C. in the United States, London and Manchester in the United Kingdom, Amsterdam in the Netherlands, Melbourne and Sydney in Australia, and Singapore, and has regional headquarters in London and Sydney.
The iland cloud is highly scalable, easy to use, and offers straightforward management of cloud resources through the iland Secure Cloud Console. Through the Console, customers have easy access to all iland cloud capabilities, full visibility into their iland cloud services, and the transparency needed to closely monitor cloud resources for compliance, performance, and cost to avoid runaway charges.
Iland acts as an extension of an in-house IT department. The company has incorporated best-of-breed technologies at each of its global locations and has the capabilities to allow customers to easily manage their cloud workloads without having to sacrifice the features and benefits on-premise hardware.
iland Hosted Cloud Solutions
iland offers highly scalable cloud services that incorporate stringent security controls to meet the needs of all businesses, even these operating in highly regulated environments such as finance and healthcare. The core iland cloud services are:
Secure Cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service
iland’s IaaS offering combines the familiarity of a VMware-based cloud with highly flexible global data centers that has been developed to meet the needs of enterprises of all sizes. The IaaS offering is an enterprise-class hosting platform with comprehensive, integrated security that has been built on the VMware vCloud. Access is provided through the iland Secure Cloud Console which allows users to easily manage and control their virtual data center compute, production, and storage resources.
HIPAA-Compliant Cloud Hosting Services
The iland Secure Cloud platform has been developed to meet the needs of entities covered by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) that wish to take advantage of the agility and scalability of public cloud platforms. The platform incorporates security controls that exceed the minimum standards of the HIPAA Security Rule. iland offers business associate agreements to entities covered by HIPAA Rules, on-demand reporting for audits, and compliance and audit support is provided by an in-house team of HIPAA experts. The solution includes data encryption, intrusion detection, malware scanning, and bulletproof backup and disaster recovery services.
iland offers a cloud backup solution covering virtual and physical servers and Office 365 environments to satisfy long-term data retention and archiving requirements for compliance and ensure data can be quickly recovered in the of disaster. iland has also developed an insider protection solution to prevent data loss from internal and external threats, including protection against accidental and deliberate data deletion and ransomware attacks and an isolated, air-gapped recycle bin that is not available to public routing or the customer.
Secure Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service
iland is a leading provider of disaster recovery services and has been named leader in the Gartner’s Disaster Recovery-as-a-service Magic Quadrant for 4 consecutive years. iland’s DRaaS offering allows the replication of IT workloads from virtual machines and physical infrastructure to the company’s secure, compliant cloud infrastructure. iland’s DRaaS offering is provided with Zerto, Veeam, Double-Take, VMware, along with a cloud-to-cloud service for disaster recovery between iland clouds. The disaster recovery solution is highly flexible, can incorporate colocation with legacy and physical systems, and includes a range of configuration options to meet the needs of organizations of all sizes.