Benefits of the Open Telekom Cloud
The cloud is now an integral part of the IT infrastructure of companies in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. The next important step is to manage the hybrid cloud landscape correctly in order to actually enjoy the benefits of the cloud.
It is generally agreed that the trend towards cloud computing is causing energy consumption to rise worldwide. But if cloud applications are operated via sustainable data centers, the energy efficiency of IT operations can be significantly improved.
Cloud migration made easy: With the Cloud Topology Designer, applications can be quickly deployed in the cloud – using the drag & drop method. Once designed, an application can also be used in multi-cloud operations.
Germany’s Corona-Warn-App is the most used tracing app in the world. The technical infrastructure is provided from data centers in the middle of Germany. This was one of the basic requirements that the German government stipulated to the development partners SAP and Telekom.
The Privacy Shield is void – that was recently confirmed by the ECJ. This makes it all the more important to protect data in the cloud from governmental access. But very few cloud services can guarantee this beyond any doubt. The Open Telekom Cloud protects data from being accessed by a state.
The Open Telekom Cloud is a product of T-Systems. Designed under the strict and proven security and data protection standards of Deutsche Telekom. Operated in Europe's most modern high-security data center. T-Systems is exclusively responsible for the operation, service, further development and customer support of the Open Telekom Cloud.
The Open Telekom Cloud will in future rely exclusively on the Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) hypervisor. All disk- intensive and high-performance flavors based on Xen will be phased out by the end of August 2020. Why companies should switch to KVM flavors in good time.
Analyst firm Cloud Spectator compared the leading public cloud providers in Europe in terms of speed, performance and price. The Open Telekom Cloud performed excellently – and not just by taking the top spot in the price/performance category.
Telekom's public cloud offering will offer even greater reliability for companies in the future. That’s thanks to the new Availability Zone AZ3. In addition, the Cloud Server Backup Service (CSBS) will be expanded: As of March 1, the CSBS will also be able to integrate shared volumes.
The Open Telekom Cloud is compatible with IBM Spectrum Protect. IBM recently issued the public cloud a certificate for the successor of the Tivoli Storage Manager. This enables companies to secure their data in the Open Telekom Cloud in the S3-compatible OBS service.
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