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iland Internet Solutions provides hosted cloud infrastructure as a service for production business applications, disaster recovery and business continuity, testing and development, and software as a service enablement for independent software vendors. iland also provides traditional colocation and hybrid cloud solutions. Founded in 1995, iland provides its services from high availability hubs specifically designed for cloud infrastructure in Boston, Washington D.C., Houston, Los Angeles, Dallas, and London. iland is a Premier-level partner in the VMware Service Provider Program . Wikipedia.


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Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research | Year: 2012

Berry Sensory Assessment (BSA) is a technique that can help grapegrowers and winemakers to make decisions about harvest date and allocation of grapes. As a structured technique, BSA has been used by grapegrowers, winemakers and researchers for the last 11 years. The number of studies, however, reporting results of the effect of viticultural practices on berry sensory characteristics and wine quality is limited. The extent to which both Australian and New Zealand winemakers and grapegrowers use BSA and their opinions about the application and their expectations of this technique has not been evaluated. The aims of this review are: first, to review the different BSA techniques employed to date within the wine industry and oenological research, and to consider some practical applications of BSA; and second, to reveal and discuss a survey undertaken by Australian and New Zealand winemakers and grapegrowers about current use of BSA. Knowledge gaps in BSA resultant from the review and the survey are identified. © 2012 Australian Society of Viticulture and Oenology Inc.


News Article | February 28, 2017
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iland, an award-winning cloud services provider, today announced a new release of their Secure Cloud Services which includes support for Model Contract Clauses and the U.S. and U.K. Privacy Shield Frameworks to address the challenges of rapidly evolving cloud compliance and data privacy regulations. Building on iland’s existing compliance professional service offerings, this release also includes on-demand security and compliance reports, as well as enhanced billing visibility and resource management functions. This advanced cloud management functionality, available through the iland Secure Cloud Console is designed to foster strategic, self-sufficient control of a cloud environment, optimizing overall cloud usage and costs to drive business initiatives and growth. iland Secure Cloud Services come natively with an arsenal of proactive security features, including vulnerability scanning, anti-virus/anti-malware, web reputation monitoring, intrusion detection and prevention, integrity monitoring, log inspection, and much more to deter cyber-criminal threats such as ransomware. IT organizations struggle to keep pace with the constant changes in compliance regulations. This includes pressure to adopt new cloud technologies and ensure compliance with changing and stringent data privacy regulations. To satisfy industry compliance requirements, companies must provide proof and validation of their business compliance posture with reporting on items such as security and penetration testing, ISO, U.K. Data Registration, SOC2, and HIPAA for US healthcare organizations. “As cloud adoption continues to advance, organizations are faced with more and more complex cloud and compliance regulations and time-consuming audits on an international scale,” said Scott Sparvero, CEO and co-founder of iland. “With this latest release, we’re continuing our commitment to help customers address cloud compliance with the Privacy Shield and Model Contract Clauses in addition to expanding visibility into our native advanced security features, cloud usage, costs and performance metrics to drive further efficiencies, cost savings and IT agility for our customers.” Regulations covering the movement of personal information between the U.S. and the U.K. require a provider that's compliant with Privacy Shield in the cloud agreement. Brexit further complicates this matter as data privacy rules for the E.U. and the U.K. could change in the future, making it more important that U.K. organizations remain up to date with any data privacy and cloud security requirements. Larger companies often require a Model Contract Clause as part of their cloud agreement to ensure the liability of a breach is shared between the cloud provider and the customer. “IT organizations need an experienced cloud provider to work through today’s regulatory and data security challenges,” said Travis Ruiz, Director of Cloud Services and Support at MasterControl, a leading global provider of enterprise quality management systems (EQMS). “iland gives us the security features, reporting capabilities and visibility into cloud resources we need to ensure cloud compliance as well as take full advantage of the many benefits that cloud computing offers.” Privacy Shield: Privacy Shield provides a way for companies to ensure they are compliant with data regulation practices post-Safe Harbour; essential for companies moving data between the U.S. and the U.K. iland is one of the few providers that has been audited and are compliant with Privacy Shield. Model Contract Clauses: Model Contract Clauses are inserted into the contract between the cloud provider and customer, detailing behaviours during a breach, and ongoing reporting and audit requirements. Larger companies can avoid the regulatory melee and build a legal framework for their behaviours that can be, as needed, litigated in court rather than through regulatory bodies. Security and Compliance Reports: Access to downloadable iland security reports through the iland console along with on-demand security report generation. A new compliance reports menu contains links for users to download 2016 Pen Test, ISO, UK Data Reg, SOC2 and HIPAA compliance reports. Billing Visibility Enhancements: A new tab in the iland Secure Cloud Console provides costing information at the Org, VDC and vApp/VM levels. A bandwidth chart shows how bandwidth is being used on a month to month basis; and new burst and storage costs views provide further visibility for users to easily see where and how usage is impacting their billing. Resource Management: Customers can gain visibility into how CPU Ready time may be impacting VM performance with features including a CPU Ready % graph, visibility into disk latency, alerts on Up/Down power status for Virtual Machines and Applications, and the ability to specify a number of cores and processors to deal with performance issues, licensing restrictions, or older VMs. User Experience Updates: A tree view allows users to toggle between the hierarchical drill down method as well as a new flat view list of VMs and vApps. These new views to allow users to quickly find all of their VMs or vApps, see their current power state, basic stats, and perform quick administrative actions. About iland iland is a global cloud service provider of secure and compliant hosting for infrastructure (IaaS), disaster recovery (DRaaS), and backup as a service (BaaS). They are recognized by industry analysts as a leader in disaster recovery. The award-winning iland Secure Cloud Console natively combines deep layered security, predictive analytics, and compliance to deliver unmatched visibility and ease of management for all of iland’s cloud services. Headquartered in Houston, Texas and London, UK, iland delivers cloud services from its data centers throughout the Americas, Europe, and Asia. Learn more at iland.com.


News Article | November 10, 2016
Site: www.prweb.com

iland has been awarded a 2016 Top Workplaces honor by The Houston Chronicle, ranking 20th out of 70 organizations in the small business category. The Top Workplaces lists are based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, a leading research firm that specializes in organizational health and workplace improvement. A number of aspects of workplace culture were measured, including alignment, execution, and connection. iland, a Houston-based cloud hosting and Disaster-Recovery-as-a-Service company, has been a hub of innovation in the local and global technology market for more 20 years. Bringing together the best talent, exceptional service offerings and a dynamic and fun work environment has been paramount to its ongoing success. This honor represents a validation of the efforts of the leadership team to create a culture that attracts, nurtures and retains iland’s strong team. “We are delighted to receive this award from The Houston Chronicle,” said Scott Sparvero, CEO of iland. “At iland, we’re growing rapidly and hiring continuously, always looking for the very best technical, business, and executive talent. The markets for cloud and disaster recovery solutions are exploding, and we’re proud to be a leading provider of both to customers around the world, while remaining rooted in the local Houston technology community.” “The Top Workplaces award is not a popularity contest, nor is it about fancy perks and benefits.” said Doug Claffey, CEO of WorkplaceDynamics. “To be a Top Workplace, organizations must meet our strict standards for organizational health. Who better to ask about work life than the people who live the culture every day—the employees. Time and again, our research has proven that what’s most important to them is a strong belief in where the organization is headed, how it’s going to get there, and the sense of connection that everyone is in it together.” For more information on iland’s cloud services, please visit: About iland With data centers in the U.S., U.K. and Singapore, iland delivers the only enterprise cloud solutions in the market today with true innovation, transparency, intelligent management and advanced security built in. From scaling production workloads, to supporting testing and development, to disaster recovery, iland’s secure cloud and decades of experience translate into unmatched service. iland has been recognized as 2015 Veeam Service Provider of the Year, North America and Zerto’s Cloud Service Provider Partner of the Year, as well as VMware’s Service Provider Partner of the Year, Global and Americas. iland is also part of the Cisco Cloud Managed Service Provider Program for IaaS and DRaaS and partners with other industry leaders including Trend Micro, Hytrust and Nimble Storage. Visit http://www.iland.com. About WorkplaceDynamics, LLC Headquartered in Exton, PA, WorkplaceDynamics specializes in employee feedback surveys and workplace improvement. This year alone, more than two million employees in over 6,000 organizations will participate in the Top Workplaces™ campaign—a program it conducts in partnership with more than 40 prestigious media partners across the United States. Workplace Dynamics also provides consulting services to improve employee engagement and organizational health. WorkplaceDynamics is a founding B Corporation member, a coalition of organizations that are leading a global movement to redefine success in business by offering a positive vision of a better way to do business.


News Article | December 14, 2016
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Synergy Logistics, a global leader in delivering SaaS warehouse management solutions, is leveraging iland’s cloud platform to support its end-to-end warehouse management application, Snapfulfil. The iland cloud is a strategic differentiator for the Snapfulfil application to improve security, availability, reliability and service levels. The Snapfulfil application is used in warehouses by retail, manufacturing and third-party logistics customers in the United States and Europe. Many customers are highly transactional with warehouses that can handle upwards of 50,000 orders a day, rising sharply during peak periods. The iland cloud infrastructure provides the agility, cost-effectiveness and on-demand flexibility needed to support and manage these volumes. “We can adapt the iland cloud resources up and down as needed and forecast two hours in advance, instead of weeks or months,” said Anish Mackan, technical manager for Snapfulfil. “This means we avoid paying for over-allocated resources, while delivering a cost-effective SaaS solution to our customers. The iland cloud console gives us that feeling of having an on-premises solution in the cloud – we have the visibility and power to control our own destiny.” iland guarantees 100-percent availability levels and advanced security across the iland data centers with ISO 27001 certification. Workloads are guaranteed to stay within the same country, preserving data sovereignty and ensuring companies are not subjected to unintended international laws. The iland cloud helps Snapfulfil meet the compliance needs of customers in highly regulated industries such as the pharmaceutical and retail industries. “We’re increasingly seeing Software-as-a-Service companies turning to iland’s secure and compliant cloud as a platform for hosting their applications,” said Brian Ussher, president and co-founder of iland. “The ability to scale rapidly, the assurance of built-in business continuity and the embedded compliance features ensure both the SaaS provider and its customers have a consistent, secure experience.” For additional details on Synergy Logistics’ collaboration with iland, please see the case study. Synergy Ltd is a software house, which specializes in warehouse management technologies and solutions. For more than 40 years, the company’s systems have been powering the warehousing operations of some of the world's most successful companies. Synergy was one of the first companies to recognize the potential of cloud technology as a platform for a best-in-breed warehouse management system. Its multi-award winning Snapfulfil WMS was architected for the web in 2007 and is now used in warehouses throughout Europe and America. Snapfulfil is the multi-award-winning warehouse management system from Synergy Ltd. Snapfulfil is a functionally rich, best-in-breed WMS, which can be deployed in a variety of ways to meet the operational and financial needs of any warehouse, large or small. It is currently deployed in warehouses throughout Europe and America, with 100,000+ users logged in last year. Built on over 35 years of experience, Snapfulfil is one of the most adaptable and scalable warehouse management systems on the market, offering fast implementation and rapid return on investment. About iland With data centers in the U.S., U.K. and Singapore, iland delivers the only enterprise cloud solutions in the market today with true innovation, transparency, intelligent management and advanced security built in. From scaling production workloads, to supporting testing and development, to disaster recovery, iland’s secure cloud and decades of experience translate into unmatched service. iland has been recognized as 2015 Veeam Service Provider of the Year, North America and Zerto’s Cloud Service Provider Partner of the Year, as well as VMware’s Service Provider Partner of the Year, Global and Americas. iland is also part of the Cisco Cloud Managed Service Provider Program for IaaS and DRaaS, and partners with other industry leaders including Trend Micro, Hytrust and Nimble Storage. Visit http://www.iland.com.


Patent
iland | Date: 2010-09-30

A portable self-contained photovoltaic device comprising:


Patent
iland | Date: 2013-03-14

The invention relates to a photovoltaic blind (1) comprising a rotating drum (2) and several flexible photovoltaic panels (10-12) that can be rolled up and unrolled around this rotating drum to close respectively unfold the blind. The device comprises a ventilation tube (19) and a ventilator (190) powered by the photovoltaic panels in order to create an air flux under the photovoltaic blind.


Patent
iland | Date: 2013-03-14

Photovoltaic generator comprising several flexible photovoltaic panels (1) assembled to one another. The photovoltaic panels are provided with hook-and-loop (Velcro) connectors that are electrically conductive and that secure both the electric connection between adjacent photovoltaic panels and their mechanical attachment.


Trademark
iland | Date: 2015-09-03

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News Article | February 24, 2017
Site: www.prweb.com

iland, an award-winning enterprise cloud hosting provider, is teaming with Veeam® to help customers extend their backup and disaster recovery operations to the cloud. For a limited time, Veeam Availability Suite™, Veeam Backup & Replication™ and Veeam Backup Essentials™ customers can receive up to $1,000 in Cloud Connect services. Veeam customers in the US and Canada can backup data to iland cloud data center locations in Dallas, Los Angeles, Reston, London, Manchester, and Singapore. iland provides a cloud-based backup solution with Veeam Cloud Connect as well as a Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) solution with Veeam Cloud Connect Replication. iland’s Secure Cloud DRaaS solution provide greater data protection by enabling IT workloads to be replicated from virtual environments to a secure cloud platform - a key component of a comprehensive cloud backup and DR strategy. iland is a Platinum Veeam Cloud & Service Provider (VCSP) partner and was selected as the Veeam 2015 Service Provider of the Year in North America. iland Backup with Veeam Cloud Connect is currently available for a free 30-day trial. “The cloud is unquestionably the strongest force in today’s IT evolution, and industry experts unanimously predict it will continue this forward motion in the coming years,” said Paul Mattes, Vice President, Global Cloud Group at Veeam.“That’s why it’s important that we team with leading cloud service providers like iland to help customers confidently and easily leverage the benefits of cloud-based backup and disaster recovery.” “By teaming with Veeam on this promotion, iland is underlining our commitment to helping customers with their business continuity efforts by streamlining their adoption of cloud backup and DR solutions,” said Scott Sparvero, CEO and co-founder of iland. “It also provides an easy way for customers to evaluate and upgrade to a DRaaS environment.” Customers can register for the promotion at http://info.iland.com/veeam-cloud-connect-special-offer. About iland iland is a global cloud service provider of secure and compliant hosting for infrastructure (IaaS), disaster recovery (DRaaS), and backup as a service (BaaS). They are recognized by industry analysts as a leader in disaster recovery. The award-winning iland Secure Cloud Console natively combines deep layered security, predictive analytics, and compliance to deliver unmatched visibility and ease of management for all of iland’s cloud services. Headquartered in Houston, Texas and London, UK, iland delivers cloud services from its data centers throughout the Americas, Europe, and Asia. Learn more at iland.com.

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