The BEACON Value Proposition

 
  • BEACON offers better, more efficient and more effective security options for federated cloud environments that can be deployed across platforms.  It offers a consistent, platform agnostic solution and allows federated cloud computing to be more widely available, supported by robust security.

  • BEACON addresses the need to deploy an application in a multi-cloud / cross-cloud environment and presents an holistic view onto the cloud resources.  It helps to deploy the cloud application by abstracting -away cloud provider specifics and to integrate separate clouds into a virtual, unique network.  

  • BEACON supports federated cloud network development, solving the issue of profit driven cloud provision.  

  • BEACON allows availability of cross-platform solutions for securing federated cloud.  This means that federated cloud services can offer uniformity of service across different cloud providers.  

  • BEACON increases efficiency of running federated cloud services, making them more cost effective and affordable to more business customers / service providers.

 
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Cloud providers

By federating separate physical infrastructures , cloud service providers are able to offer customers the ability to select a desired geographical region.  BEACON enables federated cloud networking and allows for infrastructure in different regions to be interconnected and supports distributed services, meaning no need for manual configuration.  

                 Working across clouds, geographic areas, timezones, providers.

DevOps for cloud infrastructures

Planning applications that need secure multi-cloud set-ups? Find out how BEACON Framework can support your work and offer flexible and customisable solutions, whether you are working across cloud providers or datacenters. 

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OpenStack developers

Our final phase of development incorporates OpenStack into the platforms supported by the BEACON Framework. Find out more about our work and our presentation at the upcoming OpenStack Summit. 

 

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SMEs using hybrid clouds

Use the BEACON Framework to manage your hybrid cloud setup, working securely across different cloud providers in a cost-effective way that will strengthen your business. 

BEACON offers users of hybrid clouds the  network federation facilities required to improve the way in which these different infrastructures are stitched together into one virtual network, so that local and remote resources are able to seamlessly communicate in order to operate together in a way which makes them behave as belonging to the same cloud.  

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Large private cloud users

The BEACON framework can manage security across large private cloud networks, facilitate cost-effective location-aware elasticity, and streamline security settings. management.

Federated cloud networking offers the ability to virtually connect distributed infrastructure / datacenter /  cloud sites into one single entity.  This brings the benefits of serving multiple, geographically dispersed offices, High Availability for business critical applications and the ability to ensure servers are in close proximity to the application user.