CSL is today providing IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) through its Private Cloud Service Offering in its N+1, Tier 3, Carrier Neutral Data Center.

The CSL Private Cloud Service Offering includes

  • Design of hardware architecture
  • Procurement of the systems agreed with the customer directly from our Vendors IBM, HP, Micorsoft, Vmware, Commvault, Cisco, F5
  • Rack and Stack in our Data Centre
  • Systems Configuration
  • Bandwidth provisioning
  • Creation of security posture 
  • Setting up of back-up policies and procedures 
  • Conduct annual test restores in a separate staging environment to validate the data backed-up
  • Testing phase/UAT in conjunction with the customer's ISV
  • Steady State management of the infrastructure up to OS level, be it Windows or Linux
  • Replace faulty hardware parts within a guaranteed time to fix of 2hours 24x7
  • A dedicated Service Manager to each customer hosted in our Data Centre
  • Monthly reporting on system status, bandwidth consumption and SLA's

Why customers choose CSL?

The CSL Data Center facilities are connected to pan-European carrier-grade networks, via Inter-Route and Cable & Wireless. We connect to these two large carriers via diverse fibre routing from our Data Centres in Malta to mainland Italy via Vodafone and GO Telecom, with a 24/7 NOC and an inhouse team of 24 skilled engineers onsite who configure, support and manage IBM, HP, Oracle, Cisco, F5, VMware, Microsoft SQL, MYSQL, AD, Exchange, Symantec Backup Exec, Steeleye, Veaam & Commvault. In this model the customer moves straight into steady state and pays a monthly fee, which means that no capital outlay is required when procuring our Private Cloud Service Offering.

Data Center Specifications 

  • N+1 Tier3 Carrier Neutral Data Center facilities
  • Resilient & redundant connectivity with multiple network providers
  • High level of security and access control
  • Power from the grid with a dedicated substation of 2 Megawatts
  • Redundant generators
  • APC UPS Banks
  • APC Precision cooling system and fire suppression system
  • 24x7 support and access to the building
  • Full Height APC 42U Racks
  • Dual APC IP accessible PDU's with 64Amps from each power feed per Rack
  • Bandwidth chargeable on a per 1Mbps per month
  • Provisioning of Linux/Windows server instances with a guaranteed 2 hour SLA
  • PCI DSS Certified