Pricing & Configurations - VMware & Sys Admin

VM Server Hosting

The following table is a list of OIT's standard offerings.  Custom sizes and configurations are also available as needed.

 Server Hosting Pricing 
 VM Size   Platinum   Silver   Bronze   Copper 
 Small (1 CPU, 1 GB RAM)  $250/yr  $50/yr   $40/yr  $30/yr
 Medium (1 CPU, 2 GB RAM)   $275/yr   $65/yr   $60/yr   $45/yr 
 Large (2 CPU, 4 GB RAM)   $325/yr   $95/yr   $90/yr   $60/yr 
 X-Large (4 CPU, 8 GB RAM)  $400/yr  $155/yr  $150/yr  $115/yr

NOTE: VMs Larger than X-Large are available up to 64 Gb RAM.  Costs of larger VMs are typically calculated based on the price of the X-Large.  For example, a 12 Gb RAM Bronze VM would be 1.5x (12/8) the cost of the X-Large.

Storage & Backup

In addition to the optional levels of TSM backups, we now have Veeam VM based backups.  These VM based backups provide a full copy of each VM that is snapped every other day.   This backup is intdened only for disaster and/or complete corruption of a VM recoveries.  To be able to recover individual files or partial VM data recoveries, TSM is the solution as Veeam does not have that level of capabilities.

25 Gb of Storage with onsite TSM backups is included in the cost of each standard configuration above with the exception of Platinum.  Due to the nature of VMs expected for Platinum VMs (All Flash Storage), each Platinum VM configuration comes with a base of 250 Gb of storage. Additional storage for each type is as follows (all in $/Gb/Yr)

   Platinum   Silver   Bronze   Copper 
Storage with no TSM Backup $.75 $0.50 $0.18 $0.18
Storage + onsite TSM Backup $.84 $0.59 $0.27 $0.27
Storage + onsite and offsite TSM Backup $.88 $0.63 $0.31 $0.31

System Administration

In addition to the Standard VMware Administration, the following OS System Administration levels are offered:

Central System Administration Level
Self Administration No additional charge (Default)
8/5 Standard OIT-SI OS System Administration  $175/year
24/7 Standard OIT-SI OS System Administration  $350/year
8/5 Webhosting OIT-SI System Administration  $425/year
24/7 Webhosting OIT-SI System Administration  $600/year

*pricing updated 10/1/2018


Payments will be charged to the Fund code provided on a monthly basis.  Fund codes will be charged a single entry for all VMs assigned to that code per month at a rate of 1/12 the annual cost.  To see details (per server cost) of your fund code, go to the Fund Code link in Clockworks.   Pricing is reviewed annually in the fall.  It is unexpected that rates will increase due to the typical cost reduction seen in hardware infrastructure over time.

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