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Business Continuity

State agencies and public organizations provide critical services even during catastrophic events. Power outages, computer problems, fires, natural disasters, and other events have the ability to disrupt vital government services.

WaTech has the technology and facilities to work with agencies to find the best options for business continuity and disaster recovery.Read more

Disk Archive S/390

WaTech Mainframe Storage can help you backup state documents and data to meet legislative archival requirements. WaTech mainframes also offer a strong backup solution for documents in the event of a natural disaster or other catastrophic event.

We offer storage options for Unisys and S/390 mainframe platforms.Read more

Electronic Records Vault (WaServ)

The Washington State Electronic Records Vault Service (WaSERV) can store email according to your agency’s records and retention requirements. State employees use email to process large amounts of information, and that email must be handled in a manner that complies with legal and fiscal requirements.

WaSERV provides a solution to the explosive growth of individual mailboxes by moving email to the Vault. Through this service, a secure email repository is available to simplify searches...Read more

Network Attached Storage (NAS)

Network Attached Storage (NAS) provides data storage via a centralized network. For instance, NAS is convenient for agencies that need groups within their organization to share access to certain files. Files of any type can be shared over a network with NAS.Read more

S/390 Disk Storage

WaTech Mainframe Storage can help you backup state documents and data to meet legislative archival requirements. WaTech mainframes also offer a strong backup solution for documents in the event of a natural disaster or other catastrophic event.

We offer storage options for Unisys and S/390 mainframe platforms.Read more

Server Backup

Server Backup Services (SBS) provide a comprehensive system for backing up and restoring almost any type of server over the State Government Network (SGN) and the Public Government Network (PGN). SBS can backup and restore a single file, all files on a disk or an entire server, whether physical or virtual.

SBS uses a variety of technologies to provide backup and restore services, archival and retrieval, storage management and disaster recovery. We are able to support physical as well...Read more

Storage Area Network

Customers with servers in the State Data Center can easily connect to extra storage via the WaTech Storage Area Network (SAN). Rather than purchasing larger hard drives to accommodate growing storage needs, many customers choose to connect their servers to SAN.

SAN is ideal for Windows and Unix server-based applications that need large amounts of storage (terabytes). Servers connected to SAN have direct, high-speed access to data. Servers connected to SAN also have exclusive...Read more

Tape Backup

Tape Backup Services gives mainframe customers (S/390 and Unisys mainframe platforms) the ability to back up data directly to tape.

Customers of the S/390 mainframe can also write to virtual tape, which includes both a copy at the State Data Center and an off-site copy.Read more