(as of January 2015)
Hourly Rate / Fee For Service
- Hourly rate: $125
- Backup services: $500 / yr + one time set up fee ($125 / machine) + contributions to hardware as deemed appropriate (based on volume)
- Restore services: charged at standard hourly rates
Hosted Server Packages
- = $500 / yr + initial setup fee of $500**
- Research Group Server Package B = $1,000 / yr + initial setup fee of $500**
- Research Group Server Package C = $2,000 / yr + initial setup fee of $500**
- Research Group Server Package D = $4,000 / yr + initial setup fee of $500**
- RHPCS LAMP Server Package = $100/year + initial setup fee of $500 (available by special arrangement only)
- Shared Server Web Hosting Package E (for research units) = $300 / yr + initial setup fee of $500
- Shared Server Web Hosting Package F (for administrative and teaching units) = $1,000 / yr + initial setup fee of $500
- Website hosting for research groups (on an existing instance) = please contact us
Additional storage and memory can be purchased. Please contact us for more information.
**Administrative units and external clients should add 100% to these figures.
- For equipment that we support through a Level 3 contract or higher, we do not presently charge for hosting for up to 1 rack of equipment, subject to capacity.
- For equipment that we support through a Level 2 contract, we charge $200 per unit per year, subject to capacity.
- For other equipment, we charge $500 per unit per year, subject to capacity.
Programming and Computing Support Contracts for McMaster Researchers*
|Level||Approximate # Hours||Yearly rate|
|1||40 (formerly 1/8 day)||$2,500|
|2||75 (formerly 1/4 day)||$4,500|
|3||148 (formerly 1/2 day)||$8,250|
|4||329 (formerly 1 day)||$16,500|
|5||658 (formerly 2 days)||$33,000|
|6||987 (formerly 3 days)||$49,500|
|7||1316 (formerly 4 days)||$66,000|
|8||1645 (formerly 5 days)||$82,500|
|9||1974 (formerly 6 days)||$99,000|
|10||2303 (formerly 7 days)||$115,500|
Overages are either billed at the cheaper of either the prevailing hourly rate, or increasing to the next level of support contract.
*Administrative / teaching units and external clients should add 32% to these figures.
For more information, for pricing on anything not covered above, or to subscribe to our services, please contact email@example.com or call (905) 525 – 9140 x 27209.