Resiliency and high-availability sited as key to the solution’s success.
LONDON – 18th December 2014 – With fullscreen images, interactive floorplans, 360° virtual tours and an online portal for tenants and landlords, Foxtons website, Foxtons.co.uk, is crucial to its operations. The estate agent has turned to converged infrastructure technology provider Six Degrees for an intelligent managed hosting environment to support its current and future website requirements.
Foxtons has become well known as an innovative and forward thinking estate agency. As the first point of contact, its website is a crucial part of their customer experience. Foxtons had built an impressive website with highly interactive functionalities but the team knew there was a technological gap between their developments and the ability of the infrastructure supporting the site. The company needed a secure and resilient hosting environment to guarantee optimum performance in an increasingly competitive market.
Six Degrees has deployed a dual-site, highly available and scalable cloud platform capable of supporting the website functions and allowing for future growth. The primary environment consists of the Six Degrees Cloud Pod, Six Degrees’ specialist virtual private cloud environment, located in Six Degrees’ own highly secure, managed datacentre in Birmingham. As it is fully scalable, the private cloud configuration also allows for additional resources (physical and/or virtual) to be added, thereby facilitating either short-term bursting or long-term growth. For added resilience the solution is geo-replicated on Six Degrees’ private cloud platform in London.