The WaTech Colocation Quincy service provides data center facilities to customers who wish to locate IT equipment they own and operate in a secure, professionally managed, state-of-the-art data center. WaTech’s Colocation Quincy service provides space, power, cooling, connectivity, and physical and network security for the server, storage, and networking equipment of WaTech customers.
Features and Benefits:
Benefits of the WaTech Colocation Quincy service
- Data Center Facility location in Eastern Washington State.
- Data Center Facilities are accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. All physical access is secure.
- Customers have four separate choices for network connectivity, from fully managing your own network to using WaTech to manage your network for you. Details on Network connectivity choices.1
- Note: Third Party point-to-point connections cannot yet be made to the WaTech Core network.
- Take advantage of options to add other WaTech services that extend the functionality of your collocated systems.
- As your equipment reaches the end of its service life, you have alternatives to procuring replacement equipment.
- Preserve your investment in IT equipment while avoiding the costs and complexities of managing a facility.
Features of WaTech Quincy Data Center facilities
- Vendor Parking
- Loading Dock
- Restricted Access Policy and Procedures
- On Site Physical Security Staff Monitor Access Control Systems 24x7x365
- CCTV Recording on all Access and Egress points 24x7x365 throughout the Facility
- Access History is Recorded for Audit Purposes
- Double Interlock Pre-Action Fire Suppression System (This type of system requires detection of multiple events in order to prevent accidental activation).
- Very Early Smoke Detection and Alarm (VESDA) System (This is an active smoke detection system that constantly samples air in the data center to detect the presence of smoke particles suspended in the air)
Power and Cooling
- Electrical and Mechanical Infrastructure Designed and Built to be Concurrently Maintainable. A concurrently maintainable data center has redundant capacity components and multiple independent distribution paths serving the computer equipment. Only one distribution path is required to serve the computer equipment at any time.
- On Site Critical Environment Staff 24x7x365
- Building Management System (BMS) and Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) for Control and Monitoring Mechanical and Electrical Equipment
- Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) System Provided for Conditioning AC Electrical Power
- On-site Generator Infrastructure to Provide back-up power in the event of a utility power outage
- Equipped with pre-configured IT equipment Enclosures
- Enclosure Power Standard is 208 volt (110 volt optional)
- Data, Voice and Video TV Connectivity through Multiple Carriers
- Standardized Copper and Fiber Cable Tray Systems
- Space Management Services Including Consultation for Planning Adds, Moves and Changes to IT Equipment and Physical Connectivity
- Compliant with ANSI/TIA/EIA Standards
Basic Colocation Service
Colocation provides enclosures for Customer IT equipment, supports Network connections to either the WaTech core network or to 3rd party providers, and firewall services.
- Network connection monitoring
- 24x7 Service Desk support
- Ongoing technical support for network connections
- Ongoing technical support for managed firewalls
- Vulnerability scanning,
- Ability to remotely access devices
- Can use operating system utilities such as PuTTY or Microsoft’s Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP)
- Can use server management technologies such as HP’s Integrated Lights Out (ILO) and Dell’s Remote Access Controller (DRAC)
Fees for Service:
|Current Biennium (FY 16 – 17) – Rates Effective July 1, 2015|
|Category||Service Description||Customer Rate|
|Facilities||Half-size (21RU) 2.5 kW Enclosure**||$650 per enclosure per month|
|Full-size (42RU) 5 kW Enclosure||$1,000 per enclosure per month|
|Full-size (42RU) 7.5 kW Enclosure||$1,500 per enclosure per month|
|Full-size (42RU) 10 kW Enclosure||$2,000 per enclosure per month|
|Full-size (42RU) 12.5 kW Enclosure||$2,500 per enclosure per month|
|Core Network Services – Allocated Customers||Customers included in the Network Allocation will have no additional charges for Network Core Services|
|Core Network Services – Non-Allocated Customers||10Mb/100Mb/1Gb Connection||$165 per port per month|
|10Gb Connection||$1,300 per port per month|
|Management Interface||$35 per port per month|
|1-Time Installation Charge||$265 per port|
|Telephony Services***||Centrex Analog Phone Circuit (for modem support)||$24 per line per month|
|1-Time Centrex installation charge||$62.50 per line|
|PBX Phone Line (for voice)||$18 per line per month|
|Firewall Services – Allocated Customers||Customers included in the Security Infrastructure Allocation will have no additional charges for Managed Firewall services|
|Firewall Services – Non-Allocated Customers||Managed Firewall services||$1,500 per managed firewall per month|
|** Available to customers whose IT equipment installation needs don’t require a full enclosure. Limit, one half enclosure per customer.
*** Telephony services not currently available at WaTech Quincy
Colocation Service Rates described here apply to services provided at the Olympia SDC and at the WaTech Quincy locations
How to Order:
- Follow this link to the WaTech State Data Center Projects Customer Readiness page. Please read the Customer Engagement Plan and the SDC Migration Guide.
- Please submit a request to the WaTech Service Desk requesting Colocation Services.
- You will then be contacted by WaTech to capture detailed requirements and configuration details for your environment, answer questions you have and to prepare planning for the migration of your equipment to the SDC.
- You will be required to accept the WaTech Colocation Terms of Service (TOS) at the time services are quoted.
Contact the WaTech Service Desk at (360) 753-2454 and ask them to open a service request for cancellation of you Colocation services. Be sure to provide your contact information to the Service Desk Staff.