The Encore Cloud Platform (ECP) helps customers securely store and retrieve data anytime, anyplace from any device. With the ECP, customers achieve the agility, efficiency, and scalability of the public cloud, while maintaining the granular levels of security and the control of a dedicated environment. ECP provides the flexibility to deliver cloud services either on premise or from one of Encore’s global data centers. The robust self-service portal makes it easy to manage and integrates with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP).

Features

ECP delivers Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) with the following features:

  • Automated deployments leveraging business process integration into ITSM, DNS, LDAP, etc.
  • Enhanced security of dedicated, physically isolated network, compute, and storage layers
  • Secure, dedicated and scalable hardware and software stack deployed in the customer environment
  • Customized compute, networking, storage and automation to best fit the customer's needs

Encore’s private cloud is delivered as a utility; offering customers unprecedented financial flexibility to consume compute, network, and storage resources as they grow. ECP eliminates capital expenditures and ongoing asset management with flexible Service Level Agreements.

Use Case

Organizations with the need to deliver enterprise level services without enterprise level staff. Typical ECP customers have more than 100 virtual servers in a dynamic environment. Encore's customers value the flexibility of a public cloud but need to ensure the security and compliance of a private cloud. ECP’s DevOps team can customize an automation solution around unique business processes.

Typical private cloud use cases include:

  • Workloads and data with demanding security or compliance requirements
  • Data sovereignty
  • IT-as-a-Service
  • Mission-critical business applications
  • Data center consolidation or elimination
  • Disaster recovery/business continuity

Infrastructure

ECP allows customers to consume dedicated infrastructure in a secure and isolated environment. Using best of breed virtualization products from VMware, Red Hat, and Microsoft. Encore offers solutions to fit almost any customer need or requirement.

Automated Server Provisioning

Knowing when to bring systems online in support of business objectives is a major challenge for companies, especially IT organizations. If the business deems the time too long, shadow IT finds its way into the organization creating budget, support, security, and compliance issues.

ECP solves this challenge through a complete automation provisioning process. The process encompasses the entire lifecycle of the system, from provisioning through retirement. Encore works with organizations to tailor the solution to meet their requirements, integrating automation with ITSM platforms via API or through a self-service portal.

Supported ECP operating systems include:

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Third Party Cloud Providers

By leveraging the ECP, customers can extend the same business-integration functions to public cloud providers including:

  • Amazon Web Services
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Google Cloud Platform

Why Encore Technologies

Companies face challenges in all aspects of the business and one partner can provide solutions across the entire ecosystem--Encore. Only Encore can provide comprehensive solutions that encompass a full range of services including; data center, enterprise, managed services, professional services, and talent.