private cloud

Private Cloud

The Ultimate in Scalable, Secure & Reliable Hosting

Uncompromising quality 

Do you want to use the cloud, but need more control? Do you have strict security and compliance requirements that prevent a pure public cloud solution? Or perhaps you have a custom application or environment that requires dedicated server resources for optimal operation? It's time you meet mindSHIFT private cloud.

A private cloud from mindSHIFT gives you the dedicated cloud computing resources you need and our unparalleled management while simultaneously providing you with the physical security and award-winning service traditionally expected from dedicated server hosting. We provide all the core elements of a secure, reliable, dedicated IT infrastructure combined with the benefits of the cloud, including ease of implementation, scalability and operational flexibility.

A cloud solution based on your needs.

Our solution allows you to customize your cloud your way. This gives you the flexibility to create the most cost-effective solution possible with the agility your business demands. Our services and state-of-the-art data centers include:

  • Public or private internet connectivity
  • Dedicated or shared firewalls that include custom configuration and management
  • Servers—virtual (VMware) and/or physical, with CPUs and RAM as needed
  • Support for Microsoft® Windows® Server and Linux® operating systems
  • Dedicated or shared network and storage fabric switches
  • Scalable bandwidth and load balancers
  • Storage with multiple levels of performance—flexibility to meet your needs 
  • Private LANs and WANs
  • Around-the-clock server monitoring, alerting and reporting services
  • Monitoring can cover disk space, CPU and memory utilization, hardware availability, applications services, telecommunications and circuit availability, all driven by pre-determined baselines and thresholds
  • Anti-virus/malware software, managed 24/7 and updated as needed
  • Support for Microsoft SQL Server®, IIS and Exchange
  • Operating system fixes, patches and service pack update management
  • Offsite backup and recovery, using VEEAM® and other technologies
  • 24/7 US-based help desk available 
  • Account management and support from a dedicated Customer Advocate to assist you with ongoing technology steering and advisement
  • Carrier diversity via multiple Tier 1 providers
  • Redundant backup diesel generators, including on-site fuel supplies
  • N+1 HVAC
  • N+1 UPS
  • N+1 power distribution units (PDU)
  • Zoned state-of-the-art fire suppression systems
  • Perimeter security, internal and external cameras monitored 24/7, and zoned card/biometric access control security systems

Learn how a hosted private cloud can deliver all the benefits of the public cloud along with the physical security and privacy that companies expect from an in-house IT infrastructure.

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A flexible partnership that "grows as you go."

With mindSHIFT, you have the flexibility to start with the private cloud services that make the most sense for your organization right now, then grow with us as your needs grow, without sacrificing service along the way. You get a proactive business partner, tracking status, handling requests, resolving issues and reporting on incidents 24 hours a day.

An enterprise-grade VMware® Premier Partner

As a VMware® Premier Partner, mindSHIFT has provided enterprise-grade VMware-based cloud services since 2007. Our certified technicians and help desk staff are here to manage your mission-critical applications and servers from our SSAE16 Type II (formerly SAS 70) compliant state-of-the-art data centers and redundant network operation centers. We are staffed 24/7/365 and our technology solutions are supported by more than 400 staffers.