VPS vs VDC

A Virtual Private Server (VPS) and Virtual Data Centre (VDC) are related but they have significantly different purposes. In a traditional physical sense, a data centre building allows the co-location of lots of racks containing servers. The same theory applies within Zettagrid but the items are virtual.


Virtual Server

Virtual Server is a standalone virtual image that contain the operating system (Windows, Linux etc).

Virtual Server

Virtual Server

Virtual Data Centre

Virtual Data Centre is the management environment that acts as a container for many Virtual Servers.

Virtual Data Centre

Virtual Data Centre


 

Features Compared

 

Service Virtual Server Virtual Data Centre
Service Level Guarantee 99.99%
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99.995%
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Email Support Included Included
Phone Support Included Included
Support Availability 24×7 24×7
Available Zones SYDNEY, MELBOURNE, PERTH SYDNEY, MELBOURNE, PERTH
Typical Provisioning Timeframe 15 minutes 15 minutes
Self Service Portal Yes Yes
Share vCPU/RAM Between VMs No Yes
VMware vCloud Director Access No Yes
Scale Resources Up/Down 24×7 24×7
HA capacity for automatic recovery of failed hosts and VMs Included
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Ability to provision custom sized VMs Included Included
Ability to hot-add NIC, memory, VMDK and vCPUs to running VMs Included Included
Direct machine level console access Included Included
Max VMs Per VDC NA 5000 VMs
Max vCPU Per VM 24 vCPU 64 vCPU
Max RAM Per VM 64GB 512GB
Max Size Per Virtual Disk 20TB 62TB
OS Images Supported 90+ 90+
3rd Party Application Licences Microsoft, Citrix, F5, Riverbed, Cisco, Trend, Redhat
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Microsoft, Citrix, F5, Riverbed, Cisco, Trend, Redhat
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BYO Licence (Micorosft Licence Mobility) No Available
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API Available No Yes RESTful API
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Data Transfer
VM to VM Data Transfer No Charge No Charge
Intra Zone Data Transfer No Charge No Charge
Dedicated Fibre into Zettagrid Data Transfer No Charge No Charge
Network
VMware vShield Firewall Additional Charge Included
Private Subnets Supported Single Multiple
Multiple Private Subnets No Yes
Create Separate Networks for groups of VM’s No Yes
VLANs Supported Single Multiple
Stretched Layer 2 extension from enterprise network to public cloud
Retain the same IP/MAC address, firewall/NAT rules
Not Supported Available
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BGP Integration Available
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Available
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Anycast Distributed Network Protection Available
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Available
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MPLS Network Integration Available
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Available
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Security and Compliance
PCI-DSS Compliant Yes
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Yes
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Aust Federal Govt Cloud Panel Product No Yes
Data Sovereignty Guarantee Yes
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Yes
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Data Ownership Guarantee Yes
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Yes
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Other Information
Partner Discounts Available
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Available
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