Pacific Controls cloud computing helps corporate, enterprises, private, public and government sectors transform their thoughts into reality and connect millions of devices, assets, IT services, software services, platform services and to say in single one word “Everything as a Service” through its universal cloud computing platform. With Pacific Controls Cloud computing services and capabilities, you can transform your business and reach virtually anywhere consolidating all the assets in the world virtually in a matter of minutes, need not to be IT enabled as rest of the cloud providers are offering.
Pacific Controls XaaS is a collective term said to stand for a number of things including "X as a service," "anything as a service" or "everything as a service." The acronym refers to an increasing number of services that are delivered over the Internet rather than provided locally or on-site.
Pacific Controls XaaS is the essence of cloud computing. The service examples of XaaS are Software as a Service (SaaS), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS). The combined use of these three is sometimes referred to as the SPI model (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS).
Pacific Controls has packaged the service spectrum and delivers IaaS, PaaS and SaaS over its hybrid cloud. Pacific Controls rolled out SaaS service in the year 2005 where Pacific Controls delivered real time monitoring and management services by connecting their assets and infrastructure on a single platform. Pacific Controls is monitoring and managed thousand of assets live over internet and connected to our Cloud enabled Data Centers in the Middle East and rest of the world.
Pacific Controls Cloud services which have all the services consolidated in a single platform transforming the world as a XaaS (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS) as the major stream of services and other services in the realm of continuous monitoring and management of energy services bundled with dynamic end to end platform called as “Galaxy” supported by intelligent and virtual software agents called as “Gbots”.
IaaS is virtualization offered as a service. Instead of spending on hardware, software licenses, storage, or network equipment a user can buy all these as a service over Pacific Controls cloud.
PaaS aims to abstract things more than IaaS. Instead of providing bare “logical” metal as a service, it delivers an application platform which one can use to implement apps. User don’t work anymore (at least not directly) with the typical concepts like server, OS, and so on. Some kind of abstraction is usually available which hides all these. On top of it, several services are provided in order to shield you from “classical” infrastructure management. We are thinking here about virtual machine provisioning, load balancing, guest OS patching, and the like. In a sense, PaaS services from Pacific Controls offers an OS for the data center where:
Finally, Pacific Controls SaaS is at the highest level available where users get the direct services of an application online, without any kind of implementation effort. Opposed to IaaS, there’s no need to manage infrastructure. Opposed to PaaS, there’s no need to develop and/or manage applications. It’s simply there so you can use it.
The second dimension of cloud computing refers to the place where XaaS’s are deployed. Public and private are the most common places Pacific Controls are talking about today. What’s interesting is what you get when you put these dimensions in perspective:
Pacific Controls initiative long back in this dimension initially
via managed energy hosting services and more recently via virtualization
||Pacific Controls have the strength to consolidate energy, computing power and storage at a large scale||Pacific Controls gained a lot of momentum when they decided to update complex on-premises apps and make them available online|
|Community||Pacific Controls strength in public sector where different organizations (like government agencies) share the same needs and interest on IaaS||Pacific Controls initiative to make PaaS a reality integrating several services within ICT realm||Pacific Controls extremely lower cost drive this approach|
|Hybrid||Consolidation between public and private||IaaS runs on top with Pacific Controls dynamic services||Transit from on-premises implementations to public ones.|
|Private||Initiated through virtualization software with stringent SLA||A reality subject to secure access and CIA||Pacific Controls doing this from a long time in the form of software and hardware virtualized appliances.|
While the ‘as a Service’ models are distinct and separate within the public cloud environments, the enterprise level (private and commercial) cloud is an implementation of nested capabilities from using IaaS as the foundation. PaaS is built upon IaaS taking advantage of consistent implementations and architectural models. Likewise, SaaS is built upon PaaS for much of the same reasons. There are exceptions, but those remain outside the scope in this discussion.
XaaS executed through a Cloud environment is simply more cost-effective than executing IT initiatives internally.
Traditional technology deployments happen with a high ramp-up cost and a long implementation curve before a company gains capabilities from the technology to offset costs. With XaaS, the formula is pay-as-you-go with ease and peace. The financial benefits of the pay-as-you-go models are a core argument for utility computing. The initial starts up costs for XaaS models are friendlier to the customer (service consumer) than the traditional, up-front loaded stovepipe implementations.
Consideration #1: Initial Cost Barriers and Planning
The cost model of a traditional implementation involves an initial capital expenditure with extended ROI implications.
Consideration #2: The Illusion of Infinite Capabilities
Cloud challenges and changes the cost model from the consumer standpoint to one that is well-aligned with the preferred rapid ROI models that businesses desire. While there may be an initial period where cost exceeds benefit / revenue, the gap between the two is much less than that of a dedicated capital expenditure model.
Consideration #3: Easy Exit Strategy
The final element to consider in dedicated solution sets versus cloud environments is that of commitment. Dedicated environments tend to remain and extend often from the tie to the investment. On the other hand, cloud workloads can quickly be retired from use without the loss of physical infrastructure capital investment.
Pacific Controls provide multiple platform options that provide customers with the control, flexibility, security and scalability that they need to meet their business needs. We provide customers with the Platform Options, Services and Support they need to ensure infrastructure is instantly available to help run or support their business – not restrict fast-growth, productivity or response times to clients.
Cloud Energy & Performance
Managed Hosting Solutions
Managed Private Cloud
Customized dedicated server configurations, fully redundant and managed 24x7x365 by certified and highly skilled workforce supported by virtual managed robots monitoring the servers round the clock with proactive alarm and troubleshooting.
Pacific Controls dedicated hosting solutions combine advanced technology, proven experience and unparalleled support. Pacific Controls tailor customer’s solution to fit their security, availability, elasticity and performance needs.
With a customized, dedicated solution, expert migration team and hosted support staff, customers can rest assured the transition to a managed hosted environment will be smooth and the technology supporting your business is reliable, scalable, and expertly maintained by a team of server engineers.
Managed hosting solutions demand continuous maintenance, security and monitoring. We have managed dedicated server, storage and networking solutions from alliances with industry leaders like VMware, Cisco, Fujitsu and others. Enterprise class IT infrastructure is designed to ensure the highest levels of manageability, security and scalability.
Clouds are everywhere, but what exactly is a private cloud? – A private cloud is a dedicated hardware enabled pooled resources with virtualization layer running on top which gives flexibility to the cloud admin to create and managed multiple virtual servers/machines within a set of physical servers. Since it is dedicated only for single customers, it’s only for you and only you.
A Public Cloud is opened to any customer who wants to host their services in our highly virtualized environment supported by managed and highly redundant servers, storage and networking domain. Pacific Controls public cloud is secure, scalable and robust and hosts thousand of virtual instances with inbuilt tightly controlled policies and procedures.
Extremely large workload and sensitive applications are running on Pacific Controls Private and Public Cloud
Hybrid Clouds is the essence in the realm of cloud computing. In private cloud each customer is physically separated on their own dedicated hardware whereas in public cloud the entire virtual instances are shared among large isolated secure pools. High levels of security, availability, performance and customization is provided on the dedicated hardware. However it is scalable and made elastic, optimize hardware resources and get billing for virtual machines—which are the benefits customers can get.
Pacific Controls Colocation takes Colocation to the highest level. In our Tier-3 Colocation space customer’s equipment rest in our state-of-the-art data center with world-class management of systems, network devices, data and voice devices. Trust Pacific Controls to guard and connect your mission-critical data assets.
Location is very critical when providing network and systems services. Proximity to your key markets or customers with fast, reliable connectivity is a proven strategy. But how can you outsource and expand your ICT infrastructure without worrying about security and support? And how can you extend your data center, complex networks, or cloud offerings when your ICT resources are already stretched to the limit?
Pacific Controls has the answers. We provide highly redundant and dynamic colocation facilities and services with the power and security to guard and connect your data assets – so you can have peace of mind as you bring your data center and hosting services closer to your customers.
Our state-of-the-art Cloud enabled Tier-3 Data Centers offer a fully redundant facility in which corporate customers can house their hardwares. The systems and network devices housed within Pacific Controls data center are monitored and managed 24x7x365 days a year with committed SLA.
The facility is powered by an N+1 redundant system that includes Uninterruptable Power Supplies, battery backups and diesel generators. Our network connectivity features multiple Gigabit Ethernet connections connected using a redundant routing architecture, which features hardware failover.
The datacenter consist of over 60,000 square feet of space utilizing a redundant environmental control system, FM-200 gas fire suppression system and raised flooring to control steady air flow. The facility is secured with proximity card entry, camera-recorded server room access, and a perimeter security system.
Pacific Controls Customizable colocation features:
Pacific Controls have designed world-class colocation facility in US and UAE. Choose Pacific Controls and reduce the cost of building your own facility and maintaining your own in-house dedicated servers.
Pacific Controls colocation provides these business benefits:
Pacific Controls on-site teams of level 2 & 3 engineers are responsible for installing, managing, updating and monitoring security patches, as well as service pack testing and installation. We help our valuable customers to understand and plan your infrastructure roll-out to scale according to your needs, meet security concerns, and build in the right amount of reliability you need to ensure your business applications are always up and running.
We are experts in all ICT domains and have unique propositions in providing automated support which are highly advanced and binded with high level internal and external SLA. We know our customers have more important things to do than worry about their servers. Pacific Controls engineers monitor equipment round the clock and analyze customer’s data and performance metrics through our universal revolutionized monitoring platforms built to inform you on your assets and issues. We are dedicated to providing you with prompt support solutions—most of the time fixing an issue before it even becomes a problem.
Pacific Controls Cloud services are the unique offerings to the enterprise, private, public and Govt. sectors that address issues of consistent performance, migration, compliance, management, and SLAs that allow even the most regulated industries to fully embrace the power and elasticity of modern cloud computing.
Whether you need a simple two server solution, space, processor, memory or multiple load-balanced server configurations with custom firewalls, Pacific Controls can design the perfect solution.
Pacific Controls support Service assigns a dedicated team of server, storage and network engineers and a shift-wise support supervisor who work closely with our customers worldwide whenever you require assistance. A unique contact number and customer portal makes it easy to get instant support.
The Secure Multi-Tenancy architecture provides a single shared data center infrastructure with the following benefits:
The enhanced secure multi-tenancy architecture supports enterprise applications from server to the storage to the network elements or virtual desktop. The architecture scales up and down as needed. It also meets the performance, availability, automation, and security service-level requirements of individual applications required to deliver ITSM as a security.
The Enhanced Secure Multi-Tenancy design guide includes information about:
Built atop a state of the art cloud infrastructure, virtual machines hosted in the Pacific Controls Cloud have dynamic superior performance across the globe. Pacific Controls Cloud users experience consistent fast I/O and low network latency, making the Pacific Controls Cloud dynamic and elastic solution to augment your infrastructure needs with added capacity and power when you need it.
Pacific Controls Cloud virtual instances have intelligent management layer (virtual robots) which continuously work at the background to resize CPU allocation to ensure our customers applications, databases and high end ERP, CRM and critical applications are never starved for resources. Also, in the event of a host or resource failure, the system automatically migrates and restores instance to minimize any downtime and provides two level of high availability – HA( High Availability) and FT( Fault Tolerance).
Pacific Controls Cloud Services is fully complied with regulatory standards. Cloud services are enabled in our state-of-the-art Tier-3 secure and robust data center with internal and external controls are standardized to meet a Type II SAS70 audit and Tier-3 uptime Institute.
SLA SUPPORT AVAILABLE – 24X7X365
Pacific Controls is not just elastic computing— Our customers get an elastic IT Operations team that helps you ensure your SLAs. You will have the complete support of all the Pacific Controls expert systems, storage, virtualization and network management skilled engineers who are on-hand around the clock to assist you with common challenges on infrastructure planning, optimization of deployment, configuration, monitoring and general maintenance of all your IT infrastructure.
We are the pioneers in providing our customers managed energy services with our universal platform called “Galaxy” and powered by “Gbots” which are the real engine behind our automated and dynamic offerings to connect,collect,analyze and save assets energy real-time supported by highly skilled subject matter experts working at the background.
One of our base service offering is Measurement and Verification (M&V). With M&V Pacific Controls remotely measure and verify all key building performance parameters including energy consumption, equipment performance and building comfort. They provide graphics and reports that benchmark facilities against Department of Energy data, as well as comparing performance of buildings within the portfolio (if applicable). M&V facilitates the identification of performance anomalies and allows corrective action resulting in decreased operating expenses, 24 hours a day, every day.
The Galaxy service delivery platform (SDP) performs automated measurement and verification services through the following processes.
Our profound Energy Analytics for individual buildings/portfolios provides web-based performance dashboards and analysis; assessing energy consumption, demand and associated expense. Our analytics demonstrate when and where energy is being consumed, and how the volume and cost of energy can be optimized.
The Galaxy service delivery platform (SDP) builds upon the base energy analysis performed under Measurement and Verification with the following energy analytics.
We identify equipment and/or system failure in real time, automatically assessing the root cause within seconds. Results are delivered via email or text message to appropriate personnel for correction, and both the event and subsequent resolution are tracked by Galaxy. This optimizes the speed and accuracy of resolution, increasing tenant comfort while minimizing downtime.
The Galaxy™ service delivery platform (SDP) performs automated assessment of equipment failures sensed through the building automation system, providing root cause and tracking the event from identification to resolution employing the following systems and tools.
We view continuous commissioning as the practice of continually monitoring system performance versus specified performance/best practices, to ensure optimum operating efficiency. This identifies operating anomalies allowing prompt correction thereby ensuring tenant comfort and optimal use of energy.
The Galaxy™ service delivery platform (SDP) performs automated assessment of building automation systems, subsystems and individual machines/devices and analyzes current performance versus design specifications and operating environment through the following processes.
Through compilation and assessment of actual facility operations and occupancy data, we calculate Carbon Footprint of a building and ultimately portfolios. Displays/dashboards/reports placed in common areas so that building occupants can view the facility’s Carbon Footprint demonstrating the client’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).
Reports are automatically generated for delivery and/or data entry into third party certification systems
Gbots are a family of system management and customer support software tools -- autonomous software agents which will observe and act upon device, equipment and sys¬tems behavior. Gbots are “self-learning” software agents that are installed in devices and equipment and implemented as a managed service. These agents or “bots” are able to sense conditions and ultimately identify issues within a system to repair or initiate actions to optimize its performance without human intervention, or with more focused, knowledge-based intervention informed by initial Gbot assessment of anomalies. We envision Gbots as a paradigm improvement to continuous commissioning.
Pacific Controls Gbots are the active intelligent self decision oriented agents which monitors each and every asset in our Tier-3 Cloud enabled Data Center and send immediate alarm notification of hardware and software failure to our customer’s real-time and tightly integrated with our ticketing system wherein it sends automated reports self complied to our customer’s on periodic basis. This makes cloud enabled services intelligent and self healing and provide proactive approach towards troubleshooting and maintenance.
Gbots are the new paradigm for the virtualization of managed services. The intelligent, autonomous, self-learning software agents will be deployed across networks for diverse automated services. The service will eventually connect utilities like electricity, water, air conditioning and lifts, and at a later stage perhaps even TVs and phones to facilitate a fully automated building. Gbots or small patches of artificial intelligence (AI) can actually self-learn, auto-diagnose and resolve problems, eliminating human intervention. Gbots will run on Pacific Controls’ Galaxy, an end-to-end platform and managed service that proactively monitors assets, providing transparency into how the facility performs, where critical faults lie and where opportunities exist to significantly lower operating costs.
This ground breaking remote infrastructure and energy management technology can save as much as 50 per cent in energy costs.”