AT&T Cloud Architect Offerings

See the similarities, explore the differences

If you need help choosing the right AT&T Cloud Architect solutions for your organization, use the chart below to guide your decisions.

As you assess the similarities and differences, remember that you don’t have to choose just one offering. Since the AT&T Cloud Architect family is fully integrated, you can easily split workloads across a mix of cloud instances and dedicated server resources. And, you can easily deploy and manage them all using a single, consistent server image library and management portal.

AT&T is positioned in the leaders quadrant of the 2010 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Web Hosting and Cloud Infrastructure as a Service.

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Public Instance
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Price

Starting at $55per month

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  • Sample Uses
    • Testing & development
    • Seasonal marketing campaigns
    • Open enrollment for HR benefits
    • Peak tax season
    • General purpose web applications
  • Especially Suited For
    • A first step into cloud computing
    • Workloads needing the flexibility to scale in increments as small as 1 GB of RAM or 1 processor core at a time
    • Organizations wanting the price advantages of multi-tenant computing

Physical Servers:
Multi-Tenant

Virtualized with Hypervisor:
Yes

Base Storage:
Local Disk or SAN

Provisioning Times:
Minutes

Billing Options:
Hourly or Monthly

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Private Instance
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Price

Starting at $159per month

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  • Sample Uses
    • Same sample uses as public instance, with the added security of a single tenant solution to support compliance requirements
  • Especially Suited For
    • Apps and data needing to be on a single host
    • Apps and data needing a security-enhanced environment to support compliance initiatives

Physical Servers:
Single-Tenant

Virtualized with Hypervisor:
Yes

Base Storage:
Local Disk or SAN

Provisioning Times:
Minutes

Billing Options:
Hourly or Monthly

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Bare Metal Server
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Price

Starting at $159per month

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  • Sample Uses
    • High performance computing environments such as engineering, manufacturing, scientific research, business analytics and statistical analysis
  • Especially Suited For
    • Workloads needing the performance of dedicated servers and the economic advantages of cloud, without a virtualization layer
    • I/O-intensive data processing for complex workloads and large databases and data sets
    • Advanced scientific, financial and technical applications, such as: modeling and simulation, risk analytics, financial market analysis, semiconductor design and lifecycle management, and geophysical data exploration

Physical Servers:
Single-Tenant

Virtualized with Hypervisor:
No

Base Storage:
Local Disk

Provisioning Times:
Minutes

Billing Options:
Hourly or Monthly

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Dedicated Servers
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Price

Starting at $159per month

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  • Sample Uses
    • High performance computing environments needing increased scalability, server management and control over computing resources
    • Robust performance for production environments, complex big data and enterprise applications (ERP, CRM, data warehousing, supply chain)
  • Especially Suited For
    • Applications that need similar performance features as bare metal and also have requirements for more server resources
    • SQL and other databases and applications that require predictable workloads and high system utilization to meet specific requirements
    • Creating a high-performance clustered environment for high availability & redundancy
    • Disaster recovery and business continuity
    • Delivering video on demand

Physical Servers:
Single-Tenant

Virtualized with Hypervisor:
Optional

Base Storage:
Local Disk

Provisioning Times:
2-4 Hours

Billing Options:
Monthly

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