PhoenixNAP Managed Private Cloud (MPC) is packed full of amazing capabilities and features, and delivered to clients at an unparalleled cost.

Each MPC is built utilizing industry leading storage and virtualization products, and deployed on our high-performance and secure network. Our team of 24/7/365 phoenixNAP engineers handle the management, monitoring and modification of each MPC, offering a fully managed, unique, dedicated cloud, based on each client’s needs.

Completely Dedicated Infrastructure from Top to Bottom

Previously reserved for only large companies, dedicated ‘private’ clouds typically require a major investment to build, and IT resources to maintain.

But with phoenixNAP Managed Private Cloud (MPC), any size organization can now consider a hosted cloud environment for their mission critical or day-to-day business needs. Our MPC is completely dedicated, cost effective, and is managed and monitored by phoenixNAP.


  • Complex regulatory or compliance requirements
  • Specific security and performance needs
  • A lack of comfort sharing infrastructure with other organizations

Each phoenixNAP MPC offers:

  • Dedicated highly available SAN
  • Private Colocation
  • Dedicated, redundant 10 Gbps Switches
  • N+1 virtualization cluster, powered by VMware® vSphere™
  • Dedicated instance of vCloud® Director available
  • Additional 3rd party hardware and software solution integration
  • Deployment in any region you would like

Next Generation Network

High performance cloud environments rely on high speed, low latency networks to get data between the hosts in a cluster, and back to their storage environment.

PhoenixNAP Managed Private Cloud uses next generation switching and routing technologies powered by Brocade® and VMWare® to deliver an optimum, on demand environment for all your workloads and storage needs.


  • Highly available physical routers and switches
  • Low latency 10 Gbps redundant connectivity to each host
  • DDoS Protected Network
  • 1 Gbps ports available to support legacy devices
  • Software defined networking technologies by VMWare®


  • Ability to connect over any type of private or public network
  • PhoenixNAP Global Network access
  • PhoenixNAP Unified Network access
  • Comprehensive Carrier product offerings
  • PhoenixNAP Tier 1 BGP Blend availability
  • Cross connect to any other phoenixNAP service, for the ultimate infrastructure design flexibility
  • 1 Gbit, 10 Gbit and 40 Gbit network options
  • Secure VPN access provided at no charge
  • Copper or Fiber options
  • Deploy any 3rd party networking gear you choose to accompany the MPC

Security and Compliance, Solved


  • vCloud® Networking and Security™ technologies
  • Independent audits by a PCI approved vendor
  • Completely dedicated infrastructure to conform to any security control or compliance need
  • Physical or virtual firewall options
  • Reference architectures to accommodate nearly any compliance concern
  • Centralized log management options for a complete and detailed audit trail
  • Strong partner community to provide everything from full audits to detailed security operations management

PhoenixNAP understands that following and meeting governing policies is a key component to most security and compliance protocol. We work with you to design a solution that achieves all your mission critical data and system needs.

Each phoenixNAP Managed Private Cloud is architected to meet PCI DSS 3.0 standards.  Our internal processes are third-party audited to meet SSAE16 Type 1 compliance and our operational standards are based on ITIL. 

The flexible architecture of our MPC allows our clients to integrate any number of security software and hard appliances to achieve complete information protection. We provide unmatched security and compliance capabilities, offering clients the value of peace of mind.

Backup and Recovery Services

PhoenixNAP Managed Backup and Recovery offers our MPC clients a fast, easy and cost-effective way to backup or replicate their virtual machines, in our global locations, including: Phoenix, AZ; Ashburn, VA, and Amsterdam, NL.

With unlimited retention capabilities, our Managed Private Cloud Backup and Recovery is designed to address business continuity needs with a reasonable Recovery Point Objective (RPO), but at a fraction of the cost of implementing a physical data recovery site.

The service is quick provisioned, usually in less than a couple hours. To further simplify, it can be installed and configured by phoenixNAP’s support and engineering team, or your internal IT staff. Once deployed, your critical data can be backed-up in four hours or less.

managed backup and recovery features:

  • An optimized, primary copy of your data
  • Fast backups that leverage the hypervisor
  • Client defined retention periods
  • Deduplication of all backup data
  • All common Windows® and Linux® OS support
  • Full OS file and folder backup
  • Full OS restoration for your VMs
  • In-Place or Out-of-Place restorations
  • Custom recovery points and retention periods
  • Support for MySQL® and MSSQL® databases

For more details about our Cloud Backup Standard

managed backup and recovery options for mpc can include:

  • Local only backup
  • Remote backup
  • Full replication
  • DR as a Service

Hybrid Cloud Configurations

Leveraging vCloud® Connector™ by VMWare® in conjunction with your phoenixNAP Managed Private Cloud will allow you to seamlessly connect and manage your private cloud resources from your on-premises environment.

vCloud connector with your MPC allows you to:

  • Oversee and connect to your other private, public or hybrid clouds
  • Move content and applications from one cloud to another, or your entire cloud environment
  • View, copy and operate on workloads between your internal data center and private or public clouds with speed and reliability
  • Accelerate the deployment time of your workloads without reconfiguration
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Direct Connect

When it comes to connectivity, we maintain a stellar industry reputation. With phoenixNAP, you can rest assured you will have unlimited options for connecting to your Managed Private Cloud. For high-speed and performance, many of our clients choose to work with us and one of our carrier partners, in order to get a private, direct Layer-2 connection to our data centers.

PhoenixNAP MPC connectivity options include:

  • Multiple high speed 1 Gbps and 10 Gbps options available
  • Rest assured you will get the best pricing possible in the industry when connecting to a private cloud
  • MPLS, Metro Ethernet, Lit and Dark Fiber options
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Migration Services

Regardless of where you are hosting your environment today, we can move you quickly and seamlessly to your new Managed Private Cloud (MPC). PhoenixNAP removes the pain of migrating between providers by leveraging a suite of innovative tools, designed to quickly and seamlessly migrate customer workloads from one site to another.

We support the following Operating systems:

  • Microsoft Windows Server® 2003 SP2 (local data center only)
  • Microsoft Windows Server® 2008 R2, Standard, Enterprise, Datacenter, and Web Editions
  • RHEL 4.x, 5.x and 6.x
  • CentOS 4.x, 5.x and 6.x
  • SLES 10.x and 11.x (data center only)
  • Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (data center only)


  • IBM® SmartCloud Enterprise
  • SoftLayer® CloudLayer
  • Amazon® EC2
  • Rackspace®
  • Terremark®
  • GoGrid

Best of all, new phoenixNAP Managed Private Cloud accounts receive this service free of charge with a 2 or 3 year contract.

Cost effective, compliance driven and dedicated.

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