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EBC Cloud

ebcCloud provides a high performance, ultra-secure, cloud hosting, backup and disaster recovery platform. Our partnership with BT means that we are able to provide unrivalled communications, connectivity and security from our own UK data centres.

Deployed over three UK datacentres with live failover, our primary Birmingham data centre is situated within Telephone House, BT Tower, which is the 3rd largest communications hub in the UK and provides us with direct access into BT’s Core Ethernet Network. Being linked directly into BT’s Core Ethernet Network, with zero hops, provides unrivalled levels of latency, which offers a superior level of performance to the end user.

Built upon the latest Dell EMC and Cisco architecture, it provides your organisation with the ultimate in reliability, availability and redundancy. Fully managed and supported by our specialist team of technical specialists, cloud consultants and solutions architects.

Our award of 'Cloud Project of the Year' for our work with solicitors Talbots Law, shows that you can rely on EBC Group to provide you with the best cloud solution for your business.

As a software-defined datacentre all elements of our infrastructure, including networking, storage, CPU and security are virtualised and can be delivered as a service. Providing you with superior performance, higher availability, scalability and offering significant savings.

EBC Group has made significant investments in its Cloud platform, with its primary Birmingham data centre situated in BT Tower and residing on BT's core network. ebcCloud can offer your organisation a flexible range of cloud solutions to suit your organisation’s requirements as well as hosted services including Disaster Recovery and Hosted Telephony.

Why move to the Cloud?

Once you understand the benefits of cloud to your business, you then need to understand what type of cloud services are available and which of those services is right for your business. EBC Group will help you explore all the available options to work out whether your business would benefit from having all or just a few systems hosted.

Choosing Cloud solutions from EBC Group will significantly reduce your capital spend and because you only pay for what you use, costs are driven by your business needs.

Still not sure if the cloud is right for your company read our free guide: Understand the Cloud?

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Benefits of EBC Cloud:

  • A range of cloud solutions available
  • 3 private data centres based in the UK
  • Primary data centre situated at Birmingham BT Tower
  • Access into BT’s Core Ethernet Network
  • High performance and ultra-secure
  • Unrivalled levels of latency
  • Maximum security and reliability
  • Superior performance for end user
  • Scalability that meets fluctuations or growth
  • Fully managed 24x7 live support

"Our ambition is to become the legal provider of choice for the Midlands and this IT investment will make us more efficient and deliver even better levels of service to our growing client base. The private cloud offers more flexibility for our staff and the opportunity for them to work across any of our offices, not to mention when onsite with companies or during time in court."

Mary Mocklow, Director at Talbots Law

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ebcCloud Private

Your own dedicated IT infrastructure

The most secure, high performance cloud solution

ebcCloud Private

ebcCloud provides a high performance, ultra-secure, cloud hosting, backup and disaster recovery platform.

Our partnership with BT means that we are able to provide unrivalled communications, connectivity and security from our own UK data centres.

Deployed over three UK datacentres with live failover, our primary Birmingham datacentre is situated within Telephone House, BT Tower, which is the 3rd largest communications hub in the UK and provides us with direct access into BT’s Core Ethernet Network. Being linked directly into BT’s Core Ethernet Network, with zero hops, provides unrivalled levels of latency. This offers a far superior level of performance to an end user.

Built upon the latest Dell EMC and Cisco architecture, it provides your organisation with the ultimate in reliability, availability and redundancy. Fully managed and supported by our specialist team of technical specialists, cloud consultants and solutions architects.

As a software-defined datacentre all elements of our infrastructure, including networking, storage, CPU and security are virtualised and can be delivered as a service. Providing you with superior performance, higher availability, and scalability which offers significant savings.

Features & Benefits

  • Hosted on your own dedicated physical infrastructure hardware
  • Ultimate in security to fully meet your compliance requirements
  • 24/7 on site monitoring and support
  • Fully supported by our team of specialists
  • Complex switching environment to enable fully customisable solutions
 
ebcCloud can offer your organisation a flexible range of cloud solutions to suit your organisation’s requirements, including Private, Managed, Hybrid and Multi cloud solutions.

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ebcCloud Managed

A fully managed, multi-tenanted cloud solution

Delivering high performance, reliability and scalability.

ebcCloud Managed is a fully managed, multi-tenanted cloud solution that delivers high performance, reliability and scalability.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) is a proven way to minimise IT costs while maximising scalability, security, uptime and resilience. However, the complexity involved around the design, migration and deployment and day-to-day management requires both a high level of technical expertise and resource.

That complexity is one reason organisations are increasingly turning to a managed IaaS, and ebcCloud Managed provides is the ideal solution.

Delivering the security and resilience features of a dedicated infrastructure alongside the scalability and flexibility of a public cloud.

All live infrastructures will be situated within EBC Group’s primary data centre with the secondary data centres being utilised as backup location and resilient comms hub.

Back-ups within the Birmingham datacentre and to our secondary datacentre are provided based on your business specific requirements and necessary storage. Our platform provides clients with 10,000+ IOPS performance without the costs of a full SSD solution.

To enable EBC Group to offer the performance of Solid State Disks, but at a cost closer to that of Spinning Disks. EBC Group’s Cloud Hosting Platform features a hybrid setup whereby both types of media are used as part of a three tier system, where  more frequently added data is automatically prioritised on SSD's storage

Features & Benefits

  • Fully managed shared platform with a dedicated secure environment
  • On demand virtual servers and storage
  • 24/7 on site monitoring and support
  • Built on leading Dell technology and supported by our team of specialists
  • Complex switching environment to enable fully customisable solutions
 

Always-on; In the event of disaster at our primary Birmingham datacentre, it would automatically failover to our secondary data centre where the servers would re-boot within minutes.

By taking our geo-redundant option, your organisation’s data is replicated n real-time by default between data centres.

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ebcCloud Hybrid

Combine the cloud with on-premises

Combine the performance and security of Cloud with your on-premises environment

ebcCloud Hybrid

The ebcCloud Hybrid solution can provide your organisation with a blend of cloud and on-premises resources. One of the key benefits of using hybrid cloud is that it enables organisations to move their workloads and data between onsite, private and public clouds with ease.

This provides a high level of flexibility, with data and workloads often being moved as requirements and costs change. This gives your company or organisation a wider range of options on data deployment and usage.

Organisations that require data to be kept on-premise for compliance reasons are able to benefit from transferring other resources into the cloud. Hybrid cloud can also be beneficial for organisations that work in premises where physical space is limited.

When you opt for ebcCloud Hybrid, you can pick and choose from a range of solutions to find the best combination for your needs. You’ll also be able to use any existing IT investments that you have already made, whether these are stored on your premises or elsewhere.

Features & Benefits

  • Flexibility of onsite and cloud
  • On demand virtual servers and storage
  • 24/7 on site monitoring and support
  • Built on leading Dell technology and supported by our team of specialists
 
If you are seeking a solution that will make your operations more secure, enable you to meet compliance obligations, help you to reduce expense and offer vast scalability, then ebcCloud Hybrid is the right choice for you. 

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ebcCloud Enterprise

Enterprise level cloud

Combination of a global cloud platform fully managed and supported by EBC Group

The ebcCloud Enterprise solution is provided through a partnership between EBC Group and global hosting and cloud provider IONOS, who are the largest hosting company in Europe, with over 8 million customer contracts in their data centres around the globe.

ebcCloud Enterprise ebcCloud Enterprise is fully managed and supported by EBC Group offers a competitive alternative for enterprise level organisations that are considering using cloud services such as Azure or AWS. It provides the perfect solution for organisations wanting the scale of a global cloud provider alongside the assurance of a fully managed service.

There are a number of benefits to using the ebcCloud Enterprise, including IONOS being a European company that will not be subject to the recent US Cloud Act, which could affect organisations data that is hosted with providers such as Microsoft, Amazon or Google.

ebcCloud Enterprise will offer per minute consumption based billing, which benefits organisations that only want to pay for data and services when they use them. For example if an organisation is busy during the daytime but doesn’t operate at night, they will be able to turn down the servers that aren’t in use to reduce their costs.

Using a direct connection from our data centre into IONOS’ cloud infrastructure means that clients will also be able to have cross connects with other providers or direct connections to their offices, delivering a further reduction in costs.

Features & Benefits

  • Global hosting and cloud provider 
  • Per minute consumption based billing 
  • Fully managed and supported by EBC Group Outside of the jurisdiction of the US Cloud Act 

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Our Data Centres

Privately owned, secure, UK data centres

Providing you with the most secure and reliable cloud environment

A new state-of-the-art data centre in Birmingham, situated within Telephone House at the Birmingham BT Tower. With direct connectivity into BT's Core Ethernet Network, it provides unrivalled levels of connectivity, resilience and performance.

Our Birmingham data centre sits alongside our other high-specification data centres, providing an always on facility with no single point of failure. 

Both our UK data centres are privately owned meaning we don’t need to outsource any services to a third-party; ensuring that we have instant access to your data and systems 24/7. Our specialist in-house engineers have secure and direct access to both of our Birmingham data centres and can physically access your data and systems immediately should it be required.

24/7 uptime and monitoring with unrivalled resilience, our flexible range of cloud solutions means that you can scale up or down your service as required. Our data centres give you the best elements of private cloud, shared or hybrid cloud solutions.

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