What is Too Many Cloud’s Cloudstore?
The Cloudstore is a fully customisable IaaS cloud platform designed for SMBs and IT professionals who want to move existing legacy, custom and mission-critical applications to the cloud. Combined with ultra-fast deployment capabilities and a rich set of self-service management tools, Too Many Clouds has the power to dramatically transform your IT environment and drive efficiencies throughout your organisation.
What types of OS are supported?
Too Many Clouds supports Linux, Microsoft Windows and Custom virtual servers.
Linux: Supports a wide variety of the latest Linux operating systems.
Windows: Supports Windows 2012/2008/2003 Enterprise Edition sever. Metered virtual server pricing includes the cost of all Windows licensing.
Custom: Create a custom virtual server using your existing OS licenses. Install the OS
of your choice or upload your own VMware based image. Once set-up is done, you have immediate vSphere access as well as the ability to manage your virtual server on the console.
How long does it take to get a virtual server up and running?
Too Many Clouds enables virtually on-demand provisioning. Using the Too Many Clouds storefront you can con gure and deploy a basic virtual server in under 3 minutes and an advanced virtual server in under 6!
Are there additional costs?
None what so ever (unless you break the fair usage policy on our bandwidth, for TV channel hosts, P2P, etc)
Without support we can’t assist you when you get stuck. Technical support 24/7 is included free of charge
How to set up the account?
- Call us or email us to discuss the requirement
- Spare 15/20 minutes for a short live web demo from one of our technical consultants
- Use the FREE 14 day trial to stress test the service (using our support team where ever needed)
- DONE, you can use the service and pay at the end of the month
- Happy Faces :o)
What about refunds?
Sometimes (though rarely) there isn’t a fairytale, in this instance we will offer you a refund if you are not completely satisfied with the service experience within the first 30 days.
Can I change plans or cancel at any time?
What SLA is included?
Too Many Clouds offers an industry-leading 99.99% availability. This includes power and network availability to our physical servers. The SLA credit is 10% of customer monthly costs for the a ected service within the month that the outage occurs for every 0.5% that availability falls below the standard, to a max of 50% of that service’s monthly fee.
Can I have a private, dedicated connection to my office?
Yes, Too Many Clouds supports a variety of virtual network connections including SSL and IP-SEC VPNs. Dedicated physical private networks to your office/data center such as MPLS can also be provided and supported.
How will I be charged for my virtual server?
Too Many Clouds is an hourly, pay-as-you-go, consumption-based service. You pay only for the resources you use.
When do I start being charged for my virtual server?
Metered billing commences at the time of the deployment. When changes are made to your virtual environment, the costs are adjusted to the hour.
If I power off my virtual server, do I still get charged?
When you power off your virtual server, the cost of compute, RAM and vCPU are eliminated. Only the cost for the continued use of storage remains.
How do I access, monitor and manage my virtual server?
With Too Many Clouds, you are 100% in control of your environment. Login to your secure customer account on the Too Many Clouds Cloud Portal to monitor and manage your virtual environment. The portal presents you with the following views and tools:
Too Many Clouds Cloud Dashboard
Provides you a view of all your virtual servers with their key information:
1. Creation dates
2. Hourly billing rate
3. Virtual server resource allocation
4. Login credentials for each virtual server and for the VMware vCenter console 5. Virtual Network Interface Card (NIC) details
6. Assigned IPs
7. Management capability to turn the virtual server on/ o and to reconfigure, clone or delete each virtual server
8. Manage networks and IP allocations
9. View, manage and monitor bandwidth
Account Management Panel
1. View noti cations
2. View saved quotes 3. Review order history
Billing Management Panel
1. Add funds to your account
2. View monthly usage details for the service
3. Download usage detail reports
4. User Management Panel
5. Sta / User Management (add and Delete users)
Can I guarantee compute resources on my virtual server?
With Too Many Clouds, dedicated compute resources are the default. You have the exibility to change this in the self-service storefront. Shared compute resources are o ered at a discounted cost.
What if I make a mistake while provisioning my virtual server?, Can I rectify it?
Of course! Virtual servers, network con gurations and rewalls can easily be adjusted at any time. In most cases, virtual servers do not require a reboot.
How do I provision/configure a virtual server?
The Too Many Clouds Storefront presents you with an extremely intuitive set of prompts and one-click buttons to con gure, obtain quotes, and order one or many virtual servers. Specically, you can: Configure virtual servers according to the following resources (imagine you are ordering a physical server in the cloud):
- Guaranteed CPU
- Storage (Tier 1, 2 or 3)
• Get price quotes for single or multiple virtual servers
• Obtain quotes by the hour or by the month
• Configure your price quotes for virtual servers in “turned on” or “turned off” modes
• Order virtual servers
What kind of storage is available? How is it charged for?
Too Many Clouds offers three tiers of storage. Tier 1, SSD Storage, is persistent RAID 10 SAN storage for maximum performance (IOPS) and high quality storage. Tier 2, HDD Storage, is comprised of 10K and 7.2K drives and Tier 3, HDD Storage running at 7.2k Drives Storage is charged per GB/hr.
There is no separate or additional charge for disk I/O.
All storage is persistent.
How do I sign up?
Contact one of our specialists on 01753 340 764 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
We look forward to discussing your requirement with you.