UnitedLayer helps you to concentrate on growing your business with our Colocation services.

Secure your hardware in a professional, tier-3 data center to benefit from superior outage protection and save up on bandwidth costs. By utilizing our facilities, your hardware will be managed and maintained under our scrutiny.

Our cost-effective solutions are customizable according to your requirements. Our round-the-clock staff quickly responds to all your needs and unlike our competition, they also help you with racking and stacking your equipment, installing OS's, configuring Apache/IIS servers, deploying databases and configuring networking equipment.

UnitedLayer provides their Colocation services from one of the largest Datacenters in the US, San Francisco, using the facility at 200 Paul Avenue. This area is one of the top Research and Development centers in the world with the highest concentration of data centers in the US.

UnitedLayer’s 200 Paul Facility serves many high-tech, engineering, computer and Internet content providers and is the leading data centre for Bay Area and San Francisco colocation. If you are looking for colocation in the San Francisco area, look to UnitedLayer.

 

Managed Enterprise Colocations and Custom Cages
Managed Enterprise Colocations and Custom Cages

UnitedLayer offers 200 Paul datacenter in San Francisco is one of the most premier datacenters in the world. Fully-Redundant Tier 3 datacenter built over 32,000 square feet of bedrock with Zone 4 construction.

 

UnitedLayer’s 200 Paul datacenter is Multi Cloud enabled colocation and custom cage services, with connections to over 300 carriers, Amazon, Azure, and UnitedLayer Private Cloud, and includes enterprise-class 24/7 monitoring, security, and compliance: SSAE-18 SOC1/SOC2, PCI, HIPAA, NIST 800-53.

 

The datacenter comes with:

  • 2N Redundant UPS power
  • Generator backup with emergency fuel contracts
  • N+1 Crac units for cooling uptime
  • 120V/208V single/three phase AC power, 48V DC
  • 24x7 infrastructure, cabinet, PDU monitoring
  • 24/7 security, 2-factor, CCTV camera, biometrics
Extreme Connectivity to Leading Cloud & Carriers
Extreme Connectivity to Leading Cloud & Carriers

200 Paul is a carrier hotel and a major Internet Exchange with over 300 carriers. We provide multi-homed internet bandwidth consisting of multi-10G Tier-1 bandwidth providers.

 

ZAYO, NTT, TIME WARNER, CENTURY LINK, LEVEL3, AT&T, VERIZON, N-LAYER, GTT, NTEGRA, SONIC.NET, T-MOBILE, GLOBAL CROSSING, COMCAST, XO.

 

AWS Direct Connect, Azure Express Route, Equinix Peering Exchange and UnitedLayer Private Cloud.

 

Connectivity:

  1. Redundant 10Gb infrastructure
  2. Direct connections to Tier 1 Transit providers via Meet Me Room
  3. Optional A+B redundant power options per cabinet/cage
UNITEDCONNECT
UNITEDCONNECT
Network Device Monitoring & Recovery
Network Device Monitoring & Recovery

We perform monitoring and alerting for network devices from Cisco, Juniper, Palo Alto Networks, FortiNet, CheckPoint, F5 Networks and critical infrastructure components such as remote access gateways, VPNs and load balancers.

Network Device Management & Support
Network Device Management & Support

Our services assure our clients of uninterrupted uptime with reliable monitoring, management and support. Our services include setup and configuration management according to the change management process. As part of our ongoing commitment to our clients’ success, we engage in regular audits and critical hardware and software updates to address bug fixes and security vulnerabilities.

Server Monitoring & Recovery
Server Monitoring & Recovery

We gather real-time data on infrastructure health and identify any components not performing optimally. This helps to support the ongoing needs of your business.

 

In pursuit of this aim, Unitedlayer will monitor CPU, RAM, disk usage, IOPS, critical OS and application services, and network utilization and provide alerts via SMS, e-mail, voice calls or a customised HTTP delivery method using POST/GET. We're also able to customize your monitoring with an almost limitless array of system metrics. If your system or application logs it, we can monitor it.

 

We support compute platforms such as Dell, SuperMicro, HP, and Sun Servers and monitor VMs that are powered by VMware, Hyper-V and OpenStack.

Server Management & Support
Server Management & Support

Minimize the cost and time spent on hardware management while improving security, scalability and performance.

 

Our services offer solutions for mission-critical business applications and include setup and configuration management as per the Change Management process and support on Dell, SuperMicro, HP, and Sun-based Servers.

 

Our typical setup and maintenance activities come along with:

  • Version controlled configuration backup and recovery for physical and virtual machines.
  • Server footprint protection through disaster recovery
  • Backup / Recovery, Disaster Recovery and business continuity planning and design service
  • Well plan and test procedures for service restoration

 

We offer VMware clustering and operational tasks such as VM addition, deletion and reconfiguration; DRS; SRM; and other operational tasks. We install OS-compatible software on bare metal servers and VMs according to your requirements and perform software and firmware updates as per client specifications on software upgrade processes, and software patching for bug fixes.

 

Our services are offered on
Windows: Win 2008, Win 2012, Win 2016
Linux: RedHat, Oracle Linux, Solaris, BSD, CentOS

Storage and Database Architecture
Storage and Database Architecture

Ensuring the right hardware fit (bare-metal or virtual) to run database instances, we implement storage technologies that isolates I/O bottlenecks. We ensure that the databases patch and version are compatible with OS versions and patches.

 

This provides for a stable and scalable database design with underlying storage systems, optimized for performance as per database type.

 

Database architecture to protect against accidental data loss or storage failures, identify infrastructure failure, reconstruct the databases, and recover data.

Database Monitoring, Implementation, Maintenance, and Support
Database Monitoring, Implementation, Maintenance, and Support

360 degree service involving installation, configuration, monitoring, maintenance, support. This includes database replication, log file shipping, performance tuning and enhancement, high-availability benchmarking, query tuning, job failure detection, database environment refreshes, table maintenance, data archiving, and health checks.

Database Software and Patch Management
Database Software and Patch Management

UnitedLayer provides secure, cross-platform patch management and software management.

 

With UnitedLayer, you can be rest assured that the database version upgrades and patch management happens in-time and as per OS version. This is inclusive of bugs and security fixes for database software.

In-line, we also provide Operating System upgrades and patch management that takes care of bugs and security requirements that need to be fixed.

 

A thorough review of the software updates, bug fixes and security patch updates is provided on a quarterly basis.

Database Security and Compliance
Database Security and Compliance

UnitedLayer provides advanced security and encryption services which help protect database integrity, Authentication Authorization and Audit (AAA), role-based access control, and security patching.

 

Our audit features help you comply with third-party security standards such as SSAE18 SOC1/2, PCI, CSA, HIPAA, FISMA, and FedRAMP.

 

A thorough review of the software updates, bug fixes and security patch updates is provided on a quarterly basis.

Database Backup and Disaster Recovery
Database Backup and Disaster Recovery

We perform backups, database replication, log file shipping, database RTO/RPO management, performance tuning and enhancement, disaster recovery, high-availability benchmarking, query tuning, job failure detection, database environment refreshes, table maintenance, data archiving, and health checks.

Database Migration Service
Database Migration Service

We facilitate database migrations to UnitedLayer facilities or managed clouds such as AWS and Azure. Our speciality is of vendor-to-vendor migrations (such as Oracle to Microsoft SQL Server) and migration to hybrid-connected platforms.

Application Monitoring And Recovery
Application Monitoring And Recovery

At UnitedLayer, we understand the consequences and impact of a slow,misconfigured, or unavailable application on your business. Our SOP (Standard Operating Procedure)  guided 24/7 monitoring, alerting, and recovery helps to avoid such dysfunctions and keeps the applications accessible for operations 24x7.

Application Management And Support
Application Management And Support

UnitedLayer takes responsibility for the availability management of your applications. With a keen eye-for-detail, we measure the application performance against the ever changing usage s and code changes as per application release cycle.

 

Using tools performing synthetic transactions, we provide Runtime and Healthcheck/SLA monitoring to verify whether your applications are performing as desired and returning the right data every time. We also write Application Health Monitoring, Alerting & Recovery Standard Operating Procedures enabling us to detect issues early on and remedy them.

 

We sync software updates as per your software upgrade processes to avoid any security breaks and enable seamless application upgrades.

 

To ensure proper utilisation of resources and a consistent response time, we provide Load Balancer Health Check & Recovery using custom tools per application availability matrix. Weekly, monthly, and quarterly Availability & Performance benchmark reporting ensures that you have a check on the health of your application.

Application Performance Management And Support
Application Performance Management And Support

UnitedLayer ensures high availability, quick response time and seamless and quick change management for your applications.

 

Using application monitoring technologies such as  New Relic and AppD, among others, UnitedLayer makes sure that you benefit from:

  1. No disruptions in the secure operation of the application
  2. Desired response time
  3. Quick and professional change handling
  4. Increased user satisfaction

Recovery for performance alerts is provided according to Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) Application performance thresholds are tuned and set as guided by SOP and reports of availability and performance benchmarks are provided on a weekly, monthly, and quarterly basis.

Application Migration
Application Migration

UnitedLayer supports migrating application environments across multi-cloud seamlessly. We have solutions that enable app discovery and ongoing configurations as apps are migrated.

 

Our migration services are holistic in nature and offer:

 

  1. Multi-cloud application configuration & setup by copying exact personna of source application including microservices supporting the application availability
  2. Identification of prerequisites for application migration
  3. Solution designed to solve requirements and enable seamless migration
  4. Seamlessly copy Access and identity setup of source application

Our simple, secure and easy installation processes allow for a faster time to production from any system; virtual, container, cloud or physical.

Network-Based Security
Network-Based Security

UnitedLayer services include use of SSL/TLS for authentication, confidentiality, and integrity.

 

Authentication guards against fraudulent transmissions wherein the web browser validates the identity of the web server, and confidentiality mechanisms to ensure that communications are private.

 

  • Intrusion Detection and Prevention (IDS/IPS):

We perform in-line IDS/IS with firewall or other networking technology or the firewall module in the Load Balancer. Anti-virus protection is enabled on VMs or servers standard TCP and UDP port filtering on networks and firewalls.

 

  • Denial of Service Attacks and Distributed Denial of Service Attacks (DoS/DDoS) detection and Prevention:

We perform in-line DoS/DDoS detection and prevention, standard TCP and UDP port filtering on networks and firewalls.

Application-Based Security
Application-Based Security

Application Penetration Test and Ethical Hack:

We perform the external application-based Penetration test and ethical hacking on d the compliance objectives such as PCI, SSAE18 SOC1/2, FISMA/FedRAMP.

 

Secure Code Analysis:

Our secure application code analysis is based on the OWASP 10 and the compliance objectives such as PCI, SSAE18 SOC1/2, FISMA/FedRAMP.

 

We integrate the preceding code analysis with the SDLC. After analysis, we fix the findings by providing recommendations and conduct internal risk analysis of findings.

Security Risk Assessment
Security Risk Assessment

UnitedLayer incorporates tools, technologies, processes and procedures to automate Security & compliance monitoring. The implementation is customized to specific compliance controls & requirements such as PCI, HIPAA, FISMA, FedRAMP, and SSAE18 SOC 1 / SOC2. Report in compliance with internal risk assessment is produced periodically to ensure UnitedLayer customers are on target for their compliance certification(s).

SIEM and 24/7 SOC Services
SIEM and 24/7 SOC Services

UnitedLayer offers Managed SIEM Monitoring Services that includes following:

  • UnitedLayer security professionals will tune, manage, and monitor a SIEM solution
  • Client has access to the user interface of the SIEM installation that is managed and monitored
  • Consumes logs from various sources including firewalls, network devices, workstations, and authentication sources
  • Asset detection
  • User activity monitoring
  • Internal network vulnerability scanning
  • Will consume IDS/IPS logs for client-specific network-based event correlation from technologies such as Juniper IDS/IPS and others supported by SIEM
  • Dedicated security analysts detecting threats and intrusions and analyzing activity
  • SIEM tuning and maintenance included in pricing
  • Monitoring & Alerting: In the event suspicious activity is identified on the network that requires immediate attention, UnitedLayer will quickly alert Client within Operational Service Level Agreements (OSLA).
Managed Private Cloud
Managed Private Cloud

UnitedLayer’s Managed Private Clouds provide business solutions, effective control and secure delivery.

 

Deploy a cloud that is designed with enterprise grade network technology partners and enterprise class virtualization platforms. A 360 degree supervised and DevOps enabled cloud technology enables your business to engage in present requirements and seamlessly upgrade for the future.

 

Powered by Enterprise virtualization platform like VMware and Openstack, delivered via DevOps technologies, enables delivery of application, data and service delivery and connect seamlessly across multi-clouds such as Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, or customer’s clouds.

Network-Based Security
Network-Based Security

UnitedLayer services include use of SSL/TLS for authentication, confidentiality, and integrity. Authentication guards against fraudulent transmissions wherein the web browser validates the identity of the web server, and confidentiality mechanisms to ensure that communications are private.

  • Intrusion Detection and Prevention (IDS/IPS):

 

We perform in-line IDS/IS with firewall or other networking technology or the firewall module in the Load Balancer. Anti-virus protection is enabled on VMs or servers standard TCP and UDP port filtering on networks and firewalls.

  • Denial of Service Attacks and Distributed Denial of Service Attacks (DoS/DDoS) detection and Prevention:

 

We perform in-line DoS/DDoS detection and prevention, standard TCP and UDP port filtering on networks and firewalls.

 

Network Based Vulnerability Assessment:

Our external vulnerability assessment of remote assets consists of vulnerability scan, vulnerability assessment, and false positive analysis. We analyze the findings with the risk assessment in line the compliance objectives of SSAE18 SOC1/2.

 

Network Based Penetration Tests and Ethical Hack:

We conduct internal and external Penetration Tests and Ethical Hacking based on compliance objectives such as SSAE18 SOC1/2.

 

We provide suggestions and recommendations for remediation of findings. To meet compliance objectives, we also implement quarterly internal risk assessment.

Application-Based Security
Application-Based Security

Application Penetration Test and Ethical Hack:

We perform the external application-based Penetration test and ethical hacking on d the compliance objectives such as SSAE18 SOC1/2.

 

Secure Code Analysis:

Our secure application code analysis is based on the OWASP 10 and the compliance objectives such as SSAE18 SOC1/2.

 

We integrate the preceding code analysis with the SDLC. After analysis, we fix the findings by providing recommendations and conduct internal risk analysis of findings.

Security Risk Assessment
Security Risk Assessment

UnitedLayer incorporates tools, technologies, processes and procedures to automate Security & compliance monitoring. The implementation is customized to specific compliance controls & requirements such as SSAE18 SOC 1 / SOC2. Report in compliance with internal risk assessment is produced periodically to ensure UnitedLayer customers are on target for their compliance certification(s).

SIEM and 24x7 SOC Services
SIEM and 24x7 SOC Services

UnitedLayer offers Managed SIEM Monitoring Services that includes following:

  • UnitedLayer security professionals will tune, manage, and monitor a SIEM solution

  • Client has access to the user interface of the SIEM installation that is managed and monitored

  • Consumes logs from various sources including firewalls, network devices, workstations, and authentication sources

  • Asset detection

  • User activity monitoring

  • Internal network vulnerability scanning

  • Will consume IDS/IPS logs for client-specific network-based event correlation from technologies such as Juniper IDS/IPS and others supported by SIEM

  • Dedicated security analysts detecting threats and intrusions and analyzing activity

  • SIEM tuning and maintenance included in pricing

  • Monitoring & Alerting: In the event suspicious activity is identified on the network that requires immediate attention, UnitedLayer will quickly alert Client within Operational Service Level Agreements (OSLA).

Cloud Consulting Service
Cloud Consulting Service

Success in the cloud begins with a sound strategy. With more than 17 years of expertise helped over 200 customers, you have a capable partners to help you plan the best path forward. 

 

UnitedLayer services seamlessly migrate organization’s applications, data, platforms, and infrastructure from on-premises to cloud. We provide following services to accelerate your business:

  • Discovery of Clouds, includes infrastructure and application
  • Cloud readiness assessment
  • Cloud Suitability and interoperability study and solution
  • Plan, architect, implement and support Multi Cloud approach
  • Automate and migration process
  • Migration between  private cloud and  public cloud services.
  • Migration between VMware, Hyper-V, OpenStack and Nutanix to public cloud.
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