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Cloud Highway

WaTech’s Cloud Highway service delivers secure, high-speed connectivity to mission-critical cloud services. With the Cloud Highway, state agencies can focus on improving their online business services rather than worry about the underlying technologies supporting them, while taking advantage of savings associated with economies of scale.   

Our Cloud Highway service provides physical security, speed, identity management and networking, all through an advanced infrastructure with an...Read more

Cloud VPN

WaTech’s Cloud Virtual Private Network (VPN) Service provides a secure way to connect employees to your agency’s applications and other services hosted in a public cloud network using an internet connection. Your agency’s primary network location must be on the State Government Network (SGN).Read more

Enterprise Shared Tenant

The Washington Enterprise Shared Tenant (the Tenant) changes how organizations have historically managed their IT infrastructure, by shifting the management of these resources to cloud providers. With the ability to serve multiple tenants from Microsoft 365 via a common, cloud-based server, Washington state agencies can benefit from shared resources (such as existing data centers, computers, operating systems, software applications and maintenance). Other advantages include on-demand access...Read more

Mobile Device Management

Note: WorkSpace One will be decommissioned on or before June 30, 2023. All current WaTech WorkSpace One customers will either need to migrate to Intune within the Enterprise Shared Tenant before June 30, 2023, or they can migrate to their own OCIO-compliant Mobile Device Management solution. Please contact the WaTech Support Center to set up an Intune consultation.

WaTech offers your agency a solution to manage the complex...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). SBS can backup and restore a single file, all files on 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 can support both physical and virtual servers, running a Windows OS or Linux/...Read more

Teams Telephony

WaTech Teams Telephony Service

Phone System in Office 365 provides Phone Branch Exchange (PBX) capabilities through Microsoft Teams.

With Phone System, users can use Teams to place and receive calls, transfer calls, and mute or unmute calls. Phone System users can click a name in their address book, and place Teams calls to that person. To place and receive calls, Phone System users can use their mobile devices, a headset with a laptop or PC, or one of many IP phones that...Read more

Teams Toll-Free Audio Conferencing Service

Microsoft Teams provides capabilities to collaborate and participate in Audio Conferencing with toll-free Teams conferencing.

Toll-free is an add on to Teams Conferencing. Customer agencies can choose to add a toll-free number to meeting requests that users create. Each agency may have one or more unique toll-free numbers.

WaTech maintains a pool of Communication Credits in the Enterprise Shared Tenant. Toll-free usage is pulled from this pool. Agencies will be billed back...Read more

Washington State Cloud

The Washington State Cloud provides customers with an Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud located within the State Data Center (SDC) and Quincy Data Center (QDC). Using a self-service portal, customers have on-demand access to a shared pool of compute resources that can be rapidly provisioned and released as virtual servers on a pay-as-you-go basis.

The State Cloud shared virtual infrastructure reduces or eliminates the need for capital expenditures by the customer and allows...Read more