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Enabling Frictionless Multi-Cloud Connectivity with Polarin

Polarin offers a smart solution to address these pain points through its Network-as-a-Service (NaaS) platform, with unique capabilities such as:

Effortless Multi-cloud Orchestration: The Polarin NaaS platform enables simple point-and-click provisioning of virtual network fabrics across cloud providers, through partnerships with 60+ data center and cloud on-ramps in India. Network engineers can easily connect workloads on Azure, AWS, Oracle, or Google Cloud via private, high-speed links, and centrally monitor or control data flows through Polarin’s unified management portal.

Optimized Costs and Performance: Polarin’s intelligent network fabric offers a game-changing solution to the challenge of inter-cloud traffic. By dynamically routing data through this sophisticated network, enterprises can substantially reduce egress costs, a significant portion of overall cloud expenses. The result is secure private connectivity across cloud providers, ensuring consistent throughput for critical workloads. In addition to leveraging Polarin’s network fabric, organizations can implement a set of tried-and-true techniques to further enhance their cloud cost efficiency:

  • Delete Idle and Unused Resources: Regularly auditing and eliminating idle or unnecessary cloud resources helps in avoiding unnecessary costs.
  • Scheduled Service Off-Times: By scheduling services to be turned off during non-working hours, organizations can minimize costs associated with active cloud services when they are not needed.
  • Right Instance/Storage Type Usage: Selecting the appropriate instance and storage types ensures that resources match workload requirements, preventing overpaying for unnecessary capacity.
  • Rightsizing Overprovisioning: Adjusting resources to match actual needs eliminates overprovisioning, leading to cost savings without sacrificing performance.
  • Minimize Data Transfer and Egress Fees: Efficient data management and strategic placement of resources can significantly reduce data transfer and egress fees.
  • Commitment Discounting: Utilizing commitment discounting options like reserved instances and savings plans provides a cost-effective approach to resource provisioning.
  • Leveraging PayG: Taking advantage of PayG allows organizations to access cloud resources at their convenience and costs during periods of demand.
  • Implement Chargeback Models: By implementing chargeback models, organizations foster cost awareness among users, encouraging responsible resource usage.
  • Invest in Cloud Cost Management Tools: Utilizing specialized tools aids in tracking, analyzing, and optimizing cloud expenses, providing insights for strategic decision-making.
  • Building a Culture of Cloud Cost Optimization: Fostering a culture of cost consciousness ensures that all stakeholders actively contribute to and benefit from ongoing cost optimization efforts.

Agile Scalability on Demand: Polarin allows dynamic control over network bandwidth allocation based on application demands. Network architects can scale up or scale down connectivity rates between clouds within minutes on the intuitive web portal to align with changing requirements. Enterprises only need to pay for the actual network capacity utilized each month, without any long-term commitments.
With this unprecedented agility and flexibility, Polarin enables enterprises to maximize their multi-cloud ROI, while seamlessly keeping up with the velocity of modern application deployments.

Overcoming Rigid Legacy Networking Approaches

Transitioning to the frictionless networking model of Polarin is a marked shift away from the constraints imposed by legacy WAN or MPLS connectivity solutions. For instance, establishing dedicated private links or altering bandwidth allocations across cloud data centers is an uphill task with traditional networking, requiring extensive coordination with telcos/carriers.

Change management tickets must be logged and approved before taking effect, resulting in inefficient delays. This hinders enterprise agility, especially when workloads have to be migrated rapidly across clouds, or traffic spikes are witnessed during certain business peaks. Pay-per-use flexibility is also lacking, with most connectivity contracts focused on longer-term fixed bandwidth subscriptions.

By removing these bottlenecks, Polarin unshackles enterprises from the pains of change management and achieves precise alignment between network capacity and workload requirements. The continuity provided with software-defined interconnections ensures there are no disruptions or performance drops even when new cloud endpoints are added to the network mix.

The Way Ahead
As cloud consumption patterns become increasingly fluid and hybrid environments get complex, having an agile network substrate connecting it all will be imperative for digital success. Polarin allows enterprise IT teams to stay ahead of the curve when it comes to multi-cloud networking through:

  • Instantaneous spinning up of virtual network fabrics
  • Granular visibility and control over inter-cloud data traffic
  • Optimized network spending by matching capacity to usage
  • Elimination of excess bandwidth provisioning

With Polarin as the connectivity and control platform, enterprises can truly actualize the multi-cloud model’s benefits - driving scale, resilience, and significant TCO reduction. Read this document for a more detailed understanding of the TCO reduction vs traditional networking options.

The promise of frictionless networking is close at hand, enabling organizations to prepare for the complex multi-cloud needs of the future.

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Enabling Frictionless Multi-Cloud Connectivity with Polarin