Reminder: The method for ordering VITA services has changed. Please follow the revised instructions in the "How to Order" section, below.

Enhanced Database Security (EDS) - One-time

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Price: $12,883.06

Unit of Measure: Per Install

Pricing Type: Fixed

Billing Cycle: Usage-Based

Service Lead: Arthur Midgette


Enhanced security for databases (EDS) service will provide agencies with enhanced security software for specific database instances. The EDS software does not modify the monitored databases and utilizes up to 3 percent of the CPU core on the server housing the database for each database instance monitored.

Cost basis for this item is one-time set up fee, per install. See Enhanced Database Security (EDS) for product details and monthly cost.

How to Order

Effective 12/15/18, this service can be ordered from the VITA Service Catalog in the new VITA Service Portal. To submit your request:

  • Customers who have Commonwealth of Virginia (COV) accounts (including executive branch agencies) should access the VITA Service Catalog via the VITA Service Portal to place service requests using the automated form provided in the catalog.
  • Customers who do not have COV accounts (including some local government customers) or customers who are unable to gain access to the portal may order the service by sending an e-mail to the VITA Customer Care Center (VCCC) services desk at Please include the following information:
    • The words "Service request" in the "Subject" line
    • The name of the service being ordered
    • The quantity desired (if applicable)
    • Any other information you deem relevant

If you are uncertain as to whether you have a COV account, start by trying to access the VITA Service Portal. If you are unable to do so, then use the email-to-the-VCCC method.

If you need additional assistance, you may check with your agency information technology resource (AITR) or call the VCCC at 866-637-8482.

You will be contacted to confirm that your request has been received and to obtain any additional required information.