Web Services Gateway

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The Web Services Gateway (WSG) enables agencies to make their State Government Network (SGN)/Intergovernmental Network (IGN) web services available to the Internet in a secure and reliable manner. The WSG supports a variety of WS standards, including but not limited to: WS-Addressing, WS-ReliableMessaging, WS-Policy, WS-Security, and WS-SecureConversation.

Features and Benefits: 

  • A redundant, actively load balanced production environment to support automated registration and setup for public facing applications.
  • Includes development, system test, production, and customer test environments.
  • The production system provides 24x7 availability for user access and is supported by expert technical staff.
  • A customer test system provides availability and support from 8AM to 5PM, Monday through Friday.

Functionality:

  • Managed Authentication at the Edge
    • Two main types of authentication are offered with the WSG:
    • Mutual SSL Authentication and SAW Integration for Web Services
  • Service Level Monitoring
  • Threat mitigation
  • Fine grained access control
  • Support for industry Web Service (WS) Standards 

Fees for Service: 

Web Services Gateway is part of a security allocation fee charged to all state agencies.

Description Fee
Web Services Gateway for partner agencies that are included in the monthly Security Gateway allocation No additional cost
Web Services Gateway for partner agencies not included in the monthly Security Gateway allocation with more than 50 FTEs $1,500/mo. base fee plus a per FTE fee and a per certificate fee
Web Services Gateway for partner agencies not included in the monthly Security Gateway allocation with less than 50 FTEs $500/mo. base fee and a per application fee
One-time set up fee Five (5) percent of the monthly fee

Pre-Service Requirements: