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DISC Cloud Services

Digital Infrastructure Services Center (DISC) offers a broad range of Cloud services using virtualized, multi-tenant operating environments to offer several Platform as a Service (PaaS). DISC Cloud services offers:

  • Rapid elasticity
  • Scalable, pay-as-you-go pricing
  • Monthly billing and predictable cost (PaaS)
  • Hourly Metered Billing (IaaS)
  • Periodic hardware refresh
  • 99.99% or greater availability
  • Independent audits for OIG, A-123 and inheritable controls

Platform as a Service (PaaS):  DISC 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 DISC. In addition to the supported operating systems, DISC 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 Application & Web Portal Server - WebSphere™
Database - MySQL™, MSSQL™, Oracle™
Web Content & Document Management - Oracle UCM™
Enterprise Container Platform - OpenShift
Web Accelerator - Akamai™
Cloudvault - ownCloud
Virtual Application Hosting - Citrix™


Why DISC Cloud Services?

Rapid Provisioning

The DISC Cloud services offer virtualized instances of software, servers and storage that can be deployed for the customers within a very short period of time. In addition, virtualized environment supports rapid elasticity.

Predictable Cost Model

DISC Cloud service helps customers eliminate capital expenditure and improve operating efficiencies by using a multitenant hosting environment. Various standard and premium options and templates are offered to meet unique customer demand.

Customer Service

DISC offers dedicated account teams and 24x7 monitoring and expert technical support to ensure customers can focus on their core business without worrying about IT infrastructure.


Contact Us

Service Portal

DISC.ServiceDesk@usda.gov
888-873-6482