Datacenter on Demand

Datacenter on Demand

Datacenter on Demand is the blockbuster virtualization.info on-demand data center located in Zurich, Switzerland.

The entire infrastructure can be reached and configured online: the physical servers, the storage arrays, the network switches, etc.

It can be used to test new features or beta builds, to benchmark competing products, to train new engineers, to plan complex architectures, to study for certification exams and more.



Equipment List

Pieces Brand / Model CPU RAM Storage Network
Management
Station
3 HP ProLiant
DL 380 G4
2 x Single Core
Intel Xeon 3.2GHz
4GB 2 x 72GB SCSI
(RAID 1)
2 x 1Gbit Ethernet
1 x 2GB FC
Rackmount
Servers
32 HP ProLiant
DL 380 G5
2 x Quad Core
Intel E5420 2.5GHz
4GB 2 x 72GB SAS
(RAID 1)
6 x 1Gbit Ethernet
1 x Dual 4GB FC
6 HP ProLiant
DL 380 G5
2 x Quad Core
Intel E5340 2.0GHz
4GB 2 x 72GB SAS
(RAID 1)
6 x 1Gbit Ethernet
1 x Dual 4GB FC
8 HP ProLiant
DL 385 G7
2 x Hex Core
AMD 6174 2.2GHz
16GB 2 x 72GB SAS
(RAID 1)
8 x 1Gbit Ethernet
1 x Dual 4GB FC
Blade
Systems
4 Cisco UCS Chassis
5100
2 Cisco UCS Fabric
6120XP
20 x 10Gbit Ethernet
2 Cisco UCS Blade
B250
2 x Quad Core
Intel E5550 2.66GHz
96GB 2 x 72GB SAS
(RAID 1)
26 Cisco UCS Blade
B200
2 x Quad Core
Intel E5550 2.66GHz
24GB 2 x 72GB SAS
(RAID 1)
Storage
Arrays
1 Dell EqualLogic
PS5000E
16 x 250GB SATA 3 x 1GB iSCSI
1 Dell EqualLogic
PS5000XV
16 x 300GB SAS 3 x 1GB iSCSI
2 EMC Celerra
NS20
45 x 146GB FC 6 x 4GB FC
8 x 1GB iSCSI/NFS/CIFS
2 HP StorageWorks
MSA1000
4 x 145GB SCSI 1 x 2GB FC
1 NetApp
FAS2020
12 x 300GB ATA 2 x 4GB FC
2 x 1GB iSCSI/NFS
1 NetApp
FAS3020HA
14 x 320GB ATA
70 x 144GB FC
2 x 4GB FC
8 x 1GB iSCSI/NFS
1 NetApp
FAS3020HA
14 x 320GB ATA
14 x 144GB FC
2 x 4GB FC
8 x 1GB iSCSI/NFS
2 NetApp
FAS3140v
256GB
(PAM II)
26 x 300GB SAS 4 x 4GB FC
4 x 1GB iSCSI/NFS
Network
Switches
5 HP ProCurve
2900-48G
48 x 1GB Ethernet
2 x 10GB Ethernet
2 HP ProCurve
3400-48G
48 x 1GB Ethernet
2 x 10GB Ethernet
2 Cisco Nexus
5010
20 x 10GB Ethernet / FCoE
8 Cisco Nexus
2248TP
48 x 1GB Ethernet
4 x 10GB Ethernet
5 Cisco Catalyst
4948
48 x 1GB Ethernet
2 x 10GB Ethernet
Storage
Switches
2 Cisco MDS
9124
24 x 4GB FC
4 EMC Connectrix
DS-5000B
32 x 4GB FC
Internet
Connection
1 Cyberlink
SDSL
25Mbps Downlink
25Mbps Uplink
1 Sunrise
Glass
100Mbps Downlink
100Mbps Uplink

Prices

The entire infrastructure or just a part of it is available for rent for worldwide customers.

Prices depend on required equipment and lenght of booking, and includes initial setup and management station cost. Special hardware may be available on demand.

Ask for prices now!

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FAQs

Q. How the payment is done?

A. Currently through a bank transfer only.

After order placement through email, customer will receive an invoice with all details for wire transfer.


Q. After how many days the infrastructure is available since payment?

A. Same day payment will be confirmed.


Q. Is this service providing real full control of all infrastructure equipment?

A. Yes. Full control is granted to physical servers, network switches and assigned SAN zones.


Q. How do I connect to the infrastructure?

A. You'll receive a domain name and an account to connect to Management Station through Microsoft Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP).

If you are connecting from a computer with has not Microsoft Windows as OS, you can use different RDP Client clones:

Q. Is full licensed software available in the infrastructure?

A. No. Customers have to provide trial or full licenses for products used in the infrastructure.


Q. How can I put some software I need inside the infrastructure?

A. You can download needed software directly from inside the infrastructure, through a fast Internet access.

Otherwise you can connect your own harddrives through RDP session.


Q. I completed my tests on Datacenter on Demand infrastructure, and I'd like to save my virtual machines. Could you burn them on DVDs and send them to me through ordinary mail?

A. No, at the moment this option is not available.


Final Notes

Even providing two ISP connections in load balancing configuration, Internet connection is not granted in any case.

virtualization.info and Kybernetika are not responsible for loss of connectivity before or during a testing session.