December 13, 2021
Thank you for your email.
The type of contract I want to see is the following:
1. Cloud Hosting: Cloud hosting services provide hosting for websites on virtual servers, which draw their computing resources from vast underlying networks of physical web servers.
Not all of them will be applicable to the organization.
For the different types of hosting services, can you provide me with the following information?
Co-location and cloud hosting
Co-location – SunGard Availability Services (UK) Ltd
Cloud hosting: Red Ant, Azure, Mulesoft and Appian,
SunGard Availability Services (UK) Ltd ~£180,000
Red Ant (TD hosting only) ~£30,000
4. What kind of cloud environment?
Private Cloud: A distinct and secure cloud-based environment in which only the specified customer can operate.
Public cloud: where cloud services are provided in a virtualized environment, are built using pooled shared physical resources, and can be accessed over a public network such as the Internet.
Hybrid integrated cloud service that uses public and private clouds to perform different functions within the same organization.
SunGard Availability Services (UK) Ltd – February 2020
Red Ant (TD Hosting only) – July 2021
Azure – January 2019
MuleSoft – November 2018
Apia – January 2018
SunGard Availability Services (UK) Ltd – 01/31/2025
Red Ant (TD Hosting only) – July 2023
Mulesoft – 06/11/2022
Celery – 12/31/2022
Contracts are continually reviewed and depend on future requirements
SunGard Availability Services (UK) Ltd – 5 years
Red Ant (only TD Hosting) – 2 years
Blue – 3 years
Mulesoft – 4 years
Celery – 5 years
SunGard Availability Services (UK) Ltd – Data Center Services
Red Ant (only TD Hosting) – web hosting
Azure: infrastructure and platform services
Mulesoft – infrastructure and application services
Appian: Application and Infrastructure Services
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