Private Layer is an Internet Service Provider (ISP) based in Zurich, Switzerland, and holds its operations in Panama City, Panama.
We provide on-demand, a wide range of hosting services from both locations, Panama and Switzerland, as well as Peering in over 5 Data Centers in Europe, and soon in the USA.
Private Layer is an organization with 4 years in the local market, and with over 15 years of experience in other locations such as USA and the Philippines.
We as an Hosting Provider see a huge gap in the services available in the Panama, and our main focus is to work on closing that gap by providing cutting edge services at accessible cost.
Our goal is to break away from the standards of the hosting industry, that makes it unattractive, while providing users with every tool they need to do their work better, in a productive and efficient way.
We deeply care about our clients and we are available to help them in every way we can.
WE KNOW OUR STUFF
Individuals who deploy, configure and operate any small to medium size router, switches and other network equipment and networks, including the implementation of routing protocols, VLANS, ACL's, IP addressing, have the necessary qualifications and Cisco certifications to backup the work they do.
This job is supervised by seasoned CCNP staff, who can validate and verify that best practices are being applied, as well as collaborate on advanced security policies, VOIP and other network solutions.
This is the core Open Source virtualization platform developed by Parallels, leader in the virtualization industry for many years now.
Solus in the other hand with their solution SolusVM, has proven to be the best fit when it comes down to OS virtualization.
Our staff has years of experience performing installation, configuration and troubleshooting of OpenVZ virtualization platforms.
The general staff skill-set include: iptables tuning, IP routing for IPV4 and IPV6 addresses, kernel tuning, Apache configuration, cPanel installation and configuration, among many others.
As an ISP, we must be able to provide all our customers with all the services they would ever need for their IT, hosting needs. Some of this services include:
Recursive DNS we have 4 recursive DNS for public use. These servers will reply to queries from and to any site.
Non-Recursive DNS: we have 4 non-recursive DNS servers available only for our clients, this is implemented for security reasons.
ASN's: Private Layer has 2 ASN's this gives us ownership and the ability to assign Public IP addresses to network devices and hosts as we wish. AUP applies for this.
We OWN our network: what happens if you require a customized ACL to protect your servers from the outside world and your ISP just wont do anything about it? We have certified staff on site 24/7 to assist you with network related requests.
BGP Routing Protocol: Finding the best route to your destination is CRITICAL for performance issues.
Private Layer uses only BGP routing protocol on both, Switzerland and Panama locations.
Monitoring: If you're the head of an IT department with 100+ devices, and you need to monitor all of them to guarantee QoS or simply for compliance reasons, we have staff 24/7 that will be able to notify you, the second a service or server stops responding.
Client Control Panel: Private Layer features state-of-the-art control panel for all services.
This offers all our customers great flexibility when it comes to the management of their services and devices.
24/7 Technical Support: As a company that understands how important any issue can be, at a given time, we take a global perspective, and provide 24/7 technical support all year long.
GUARANTEES TO OUR CLIENTS
We guarantee that your site, server, or any other services you may have with Private Layer Panama, will pantain at no less than 99% uptime.
The reality though, is that when you're promised 100% uptime, your provider is rolling the dice with your trust. While we have mantained 100% uptime in 2011-2012, we wont promise you what is beyond the control of any company out there. What we guarantee,is that out goals are not below perfection. We will always place 100% uptime as a high priority.
We also guarantee that you will be able to use the resources you pay for. We do NOT oversell.