Fee Planning Guide-Use of MS AZURE Secure Cloud for REDCap and Research Data

Proposed OSU Fees beginning September 1, 2021

Before a Project Begins-FREE-1 hour CQLS consulting and getting a fee quote

Project Set up and Ongoing

1. CQLS Consulting and support set up and ongoing:
a. Standard fee--4hr set up ($360) and 1 hour monthly ($90/month) (usual CQLS consulting fee)
b. Custom work would be charged in addition to the standard fee.

 

2. MS/AZURE Cloud set up and ongoing:
a. Standard estimated at

  1. $500/month for REDCAP plus data management
  2. $350/month for data storage and management without REDCap
  • These are  MS/AZURE fees routed to a PIs index
  • Quote will be based on consultation with CQLS and current MS/AZURE pricing; may vary monthly
  • Windows server set up for analysis 2 CORE 8GB RAM (supports 2 simultaneous users)

b. Custom—dependent on needs discussed and set up and would be in addition to standard.

  • If a project has more users or larger data sets to process, higher CPU and RAM may be required. There is no auto scaling, so it needs to be provisioned or re-provisioned at any time ahead of when needed.

 

Example 1**-- Planning a one-year budget requiring OSU REDCap Plus Data Management and Analysis
in the OSU MS/Azure Secure Cloud:

Service

Fee Estimated

CQLS Consulting and support set up
Standard fee--4hr set up ($360)

$360

1 hour monthly ($90/month)* 12 months

$1,080

REDCap Cloud Set up & Monthly est. $500/month* 12 months

-2 CORE 8GB RAM (supports 2 simultaneous users)

*Estimated monthly fee

$6,000

Custom Fees—Additional Software for Analysis (Stata) * estimated based on 2021 license fees for 2 users per year

$1,455

Total Fees for 1 Year Project

$8,895

 

Example 2**---Planning a one-year budget requiring only Data Management and Analysis
in the OSU MS/Azure Secure Cloud
:

Service

Fee Estimated

CQLS Consulting and support set up
Standard fee--4hr set up ($360)

$360

1 hour monthly ($90/month)* 12 months

$1,080

Data Cloud Set up & Monthly est. $350/month* 12 months

-2 CORE 8GB RAM (supports 2 simultaneous users)

*Estimated monthly fee

$4,200

Custom Fees—Additional Software for Analysis (Stata) * estimated based on 2021 license fees for 2 users per year

$1,455

Total Fees for 1 Year Project

$7,095

**These examples are provided for planning purposes only. Final pricing needs to be based on a consultation with CQLS and subject o changes in MS/AZURE pricing and software vendor fees. 

Use of this service assumes and requires projects have IRB authorization for use of any personally identifiable (PII) or personal health information (PHI) and Users will be accountable for all research requirements while using the services and infrastructure for data collection, management, and analysis.