Private Cloud Service

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The Private Cloud service provides customers with an Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) private cloud located within the State Data Center and Quincy Recovery Data Center. 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 or as a dedicated pool of virtual resources.

The WaTech Private Cloud shared virtual infrastructure reduces or eliminates the need for capital expenditures by the customers and allows them to realize cost savings compared to physical server environments. Options such as increasing storage, server memory, and virtual processors along with the ability to do server backups are available during and after provisioning.

Features and Benefits: 

  • Automated Self Provisioning
  • Upgradable/Downgradable VM Resources
  • On-Demand Instances
  • Windows Licensing Included
  • VM Snapshots
  • Trend Deep Security Firewall Available
  • Pooling Available
  • 10Gb Host Networking
  • Supports EAD Authentication for Management
  • Data stored on State maintained equipment
  • Anti-Virus/Anti-Malware Software Available
  • Intrusion Prevention Software Available
  • Highly available compute clusters
  • Environment can evolve to comply with future OCIO Security Standards
  • SGN Connectivity without VPN overhead
  • Servers can be on the State Government Network (SGN)  or the Public Government Network (PGN- Internet Facing)
  • DR using Zerto Disaster Recovery orchestration tools
    • Automated recoveries
    • Replicate servers efficiently
    • Simplify disaster recovery process
    • Recover from multiple checkpoints
    • Supports extremely short recovery point and recovery time objectives
    • Uses Overlay Transport Virtualization features in the network to preserve IP addresses and minimize configuration changes during disaster recoveries
    • Resources available at all times
    • Test on customer’s own schedule
    • 10Gb connectivity between SDC and Quincy Data Center
    • Networking included – no data transfer fees
    • Co-located with failover redundancy of other WaTech services
      • Avamar Backup and Recovery
      • Enterprise Active Directory
      • Firewall Services
      • Secure Gateways
      • Internet Services
      • VPN Services

Fees for Service: 

Pay-as-you-go (PAYG) - Single VM Instances

Minimum Configuration: 1 vCPU; 4 GB Memory; 100 GB Storage

Components can be added in these increments:
Virtual CPU    1vCPU increments
Memory           1 GB Increments
Storage           1 GB Increments


State Data Center and Quincy Data Center

Daily Rates

Maximum Monthly

vCPU (Core/Hour)



Memory (GB/Hour)



Storage (GB/Hour)




Microsoft SQL Licensing – In Dedicated SQL Infrastructure


Daily Rates

Maximum Monthly

Per vCPU (Core)




Zerto Disaster Recovery pricing will be shared at a later date.

Technical Support pricing will be shared at a later date. 

Pre-Service Requirements: 

State Governmental Network
Windows 2008R2 or above

How to Order: 

If you are interested in using this service or would like to learn more, simply:

✓ Fill out the Customer Interest Form, and
✓ Forward the Customer Interest Form to the WaTech Support Center to open a Customer Service Request Ticket

Contact Information: 

WaTech Support Center

855.WaTech1 or 360.586.1000