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Exclusive to Giacom and powered by Azure, Cloud Server is an out-of-the-box, fixed cost server solution. As a secure, flexible and reliable solution that’s available with optional VPN and Backup, Cloud Server includes everything you need to go to market quickly. Plus, there’s no need to be an expert in Azure as it’s provisioned quickly and easily in the Giacom Cloud Market.

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“The traditional methods to configure Azure directly through Microsoft are generally more complicated, with lots of hoops to jump through. Cloud Server has massively simplified this for us and is the perfect solution for our customers.”

Andrew Russell, IT Manager at TC-IT Services

Cloud Server Use Cases

Role Entry Standard Premium Premium+ Notes
Domain Controller  
Microsoft SQL Server SQL licences available to purchase separately via Giacom or use existing SQL licences
File Sharing Migrate using Robocopy
Remote Desktop Services RDS CAL licences available to purchase separately via Giacom or use existing RDS CAL licences
Role Entry Standard Premium Premium+ Notes
Domain Controller + WSUS + File Share  
IIS + Microsoft SQL Server SQL licences available to purchase separately via Giacom or use existing SQL licences

TOP TIP: We’d recommend using an Entry Level server for single service or role usage only. If your customer is looking to host several applications, multi role servers would be best practice so as not to add to system and configuration complexity. We’ve investigated several key services and specified what server size is best for multi role purposes.

Great product features and benefits for your customers

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    Easy to upgrade

    Need more space? Cloud Server comes with flexible storage options meaning servers can be upgraded easily

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    Predictable spend

    A fixed monthly cost spreads the investment cost, moving capital expenses to operating expenses

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    Data stored within the UK

    Highly secure and safe data storage in a UK datacentre, that’s replicated three times locally within the same datacentre, for peace of mind

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    Get your server up and running quicker

    Get business applications up and running in a few hours with Cloud Server. No need to wait for on-site hardware or complex configurations for a faster time to market

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    High Availability and Reliability

    Receive a 99.9% uptime SLA within Microsoft’s Azure datacentres and, if an outage does occur, data will be easily accessible from a secondary UK datacentre

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    Optional Daily Backups

    With our Cloud Server add-ons, easily back up data and applications daily or choose to add a VPN for additional security. For ultimate security, choose both

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Why choose Giacom?

Partnering with Giacom helps you save money and work more efficiently.

  • Rapid provisioning

    Rapid provisioning and management

    Efficiency is key when it comes to running a business, that’s why we make it possible for you to order, deliver and manage cloud services in just a few clicks, saving you time that could be used more productively.

  • Easy on easy off

    Easy on easy off

    Giacom offer quick and easy migration with no contract tie-ins, meaning you can turn your account on and off to suit your business needs. We also offer a 'try before you buy' with all the cloud solutions.

  • Simple billing

    Simple end of month billing

    We offer one invoice and one monthly bill for all your customers' cloud services all in one place, so that you know exactly what’s going out and when.

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    Support on-demand

    Our tech support team will work with you to ensure your cloud provisioning runs as smoothly as possible. Providing tech enabled resources, backed by people who care and who know their stuff.

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Cloud Server case study: TC-IT Services

As a self-labelled ‘IT Support & Services Provider’ TC-IT Services delivers IT support to a wide range of clients including schools, retail outlets, travel agencies, property management companies, financial sector organisations, care homes and more. Their services include cloud email, backup and security, IT and network installations and VoIP Telephony.

Andrew Russell, IT Manager at TC-IT Services was looking for a partner to enable them to offer their customers not only competitive Office 365 rates, but a large cloud product and service range giving them the ability to quickly and easily expand their portfolio in the future. Since partnering with Giacom in 2018, Andrew now manages almost 50 customers and more than 700 O365 licences via Giacom Cloud Market.

TC-IT Services began offering their customers Cloud Server in early 2020 and Andrew has never looked back...

"We needed to host a 3CX telephone server and looked into on-prem servers as a dedicated solution, however Cloud Server was easily the best choice. It’s very intuitive, easy to set up and only took a matter of minutes to get going - ideal for us! So much so, we’re already planning to use further for dedicated file servers and much more."

"The traditional methods to configure Azure directly through Microsoft are generally more complicated, with lots of hoops to jump through. Cloud Server has massively simplified this for us."

"Provisioning Cloud Server is simple, and the interface is so slick making it easy to navigate via Giacom Cloud Market."

"We’ve not had any technical issues but have always found Giacom support to be prompt and very helpful, so I’ve no concerns if we need assistance in the future. Having previously used other CSPs the support was nowhere near as prompt and we found the overall service to be a lot less intuitive – a complete contrast to the order process within Giacom Cloud Market, which is fantastic!"

"Since partnering with Giacom we’ve saved a lot of time and resources with not only billing, but with many aspects of service reselling."

"Overall, we rate Giacom a solid 10/10 and would highly, highly recommend!"

Frequently asked questions

What support is included with Cloud Server?

Our Technical teams are here to support with server provisioning, while our knowledgebase can help with VPN configuration,

Is the server kept online 24/7 as standard?

Yes, all Cloud Servers are available 24/7 meaning they can be accessed at anytime, anywhere.

What is the cost of Cloud Server?

Pricing can be found on or within the data sheet above and in our Giacom Academy. Pricing starts from as low as £49.99 per month for our Entry Server.

How many users can you add?

There is no limitation to the number of users with Cloud Server.

Is the daily back up a full VM backup or a granular files and folder backup?

Both - Backup provides the ability to restore at a VM level or granularly with files and folders.

What is Cloud Server's SLA and response times?

Our uptime SLA is 99.9% and response times are typically within one hour.

Is the server IP shared with other cloud services?

No, it’s not shared with other Cloud Servers, and with respect to public and private, IPs are unique for each Cloud Server.

Is there a contract?

We don't believe in contracts or tie-ins here at Giacom. Our simple, monthly billing allows you the freedom to switch off your account when and if necessary.

How do I sign up?

Signing up with Giacom is easy and only takes a few short minutes! Simply fill in our reseller form with a few of your details, and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.

Charlie Street

“Giacom, as a company, just works. The Cloud Market is easy to use, creating accounts takes seconds, and there’s always new offers which we can then market to our customers. The team deserve praise for the service they provide, they make any reseller look good!”

Charlie Street, Managing Director at Media Street

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