Infrastructure as a Service: Virtual Machine Pricing


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General Information

ITS and the Frey Data Center are offering affordable options to allow departments to utilize available server technology.  This includes Virtual Servers, Storage, and Data Center Rack Space.
 

Services Provided & Pricing Structure

Pre-Configured Virtual Servers

The chart below contains 3 tiers of server configurations and their monthly prices for each of the standard Virtual Server operating systems offered by ITS. Please request these servers through the MySoft UNI Work Order Request System, and please indicate which operating system and tier you would like. 

NOTE: If you are unsure as to what is needed to run a certain application, please contact the Application's Vendor or contact the Programmer for additional specifications. For further information or to discuss quotes or needs for your department, e-mail NIVmwareAdmins@lsu.edu.

Server Operating System

Tier 1
Usage examples:
Basic DNS tasks, basic static websites

Tier 2
Usage examples:
Larger dynamic websites

Tier 3
Usage examples:
Large web sites, database servers, other applications

Windows Server 2016

Processor: 1 vCPU
Memory: 4 GB
Storage: 40 GB (Bulk)
Monthly price: $38.08

Processor: 2 vCPU
Memory: 8 GB
Storage: 80 GB (Bulk)
Monthly price: $76.16

Processor: 4 vCPU
Memory: 16 GB
Storage: 160 GB (Performance)
Monthly price: $158.99

RHEL

Processor: 2 vCPU
Memory: 512 MB
Storage: 20 GB (Bulk)
Monthly price: $5.36

Processor: 2 vCPU
Memory: 2 GB 
Storage: 30 GB (Bulk)
Monthly price: $19.44

Processor: 2 vCPU
Memory: 4 GB
Storage: 40 GB (Performance)
Monthly price: $39.75


Additionally, ITS offers automated virtual machine backup services. If you would like your virtual machine backed up, please note that in your MySoft UNI Work Order. For more information about backups, please see the chart below. We will contact you to discuss which backup solution best fits your needs. If you would also like your virtual machine monitored, please note that in the Work Order as well. Monitoring can be provided at an additional monthly cost.
 

Customized Virtual Servers

If the options above do not fit your needs, we can create custom servers based on the pricing below. Please request these servers through the MySoft UNI Work Order Request System.

Work Order Item #

Description

Monthly Price

Annual Price

N/A

Virtual Server - 1 vCPU

$0

$0

IaaS-VS-MEM256Mb

Virtual Server - Memory Reservation of 256 MB

$2.28

$27.36

IaaS-STORAGE-1GBSAN

Storage - 1 GB of SAN (Performance) Disk Space

$0.08

$0.98

IaaS-STORAGE-1GBNAS

Storage - 1 GB of NAS (Bulk) Disk Space

$0.04

$0.48

IaaS-DC-Monitor

Datacenter - Onsite Server Monitoring

$41.67

$500.04

IaaS-BKUP-1GBTSM

Backup Services - 1 GB TSM Storage*

Amount will be based on average consumed disk space per month. Please visit Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM): LSU Overview for more information. 

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IaaS-BKUP-1GBVEEAM

Backup Services - 1 GB Veeam Storage*

Amount will be based on average consumed disk space per month.

$0.05

$0.60

*Please contact the ITS Server Team to determine which solution will best fit your backup needs.
 

Service Level Agreements

Linux IAAS SLA

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