Office of the Chief Information Officer

United States Department of Agriculture

NITC Cloud Services

NITC offers a broad range of Cloud services using virtualized, multi-tenant operating environments to offer several Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) services. NITC Cloud services offers:

  • Rapid elasticity
  • Scalable, pay-as-you-go pricing
  • Monthly billing and predictable cost
  • Periodic hardware refresh
  • 99.99% availability
  • Independent audits for OIG, A-123 and inheritable controls

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS):  The NITC Infrastructure as a Service provides a virtual machine infrastructure which allows customers the option to maintain control of their operating and general support systems at the system level. Network, Facility, Security, and Operational Support Services are included with all IaaS offerings.

Server - Linux™, Windows™, Solaris™, AIX™
SAN/NAS Storage - Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier 3, Replication
Backup/Archive Storage - Onsite, Offsite, Replication

Platform as a Service (PaaS):  NITC PaaS offerings build upon IaaS offerings enables customers to select from secure, standardized Operating System images that are configured to meet actual processing requirement.  Each PaaS offering is fully managed and maintained by NITC. In addition to the supported operating systems, NITC also provides PaaS offerings that include respective software licensing.  By utilizing cost-effective platform solutions that are configured and licensed to meet actual application processing requirements, customers need only focus on the development and deployment of their business applications.

Server - Linux™, Windows™, Solaris™, AIX™
Mainframe - zOS™
Web Server - LAP, LAMP
Web Application & Web Portal Server - WebSphere™
Database - MySQL™, SQL Server™, Oracle™
Web Content & Document Management - Oracle UCM™
Web Search - Google™
Web Accelerator - Akamai™
Virtual Application Desktop - Citrix™


Contact Us

NITCServiceDesk@ocio.usda.gov
888-USE-NITC or 816-926-6660