Trusted advisors since 1996.

Government and Agency Partner Support

Hybrid cloud solutions for Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI), Cloud Smart, modernization, and innovative technologies.

Infrastructure is complex. Opus works with agencies to navigate the solutions and find the right mix of public cloud, private cloud, colocation, and on-prem infrastructure to ensure streaming, collection, storage, and compute are happening where they make the most sense. We pair that with hybrid cloud monitoring solutions that enable you to map, monitor, and manage your entire network from anywhere through a single-pane interface.

Opus Interactive offers 100% uptime backed by SLA guarantees and more than two decades of proven reliability:

  • Custom Solutions: Right-sized environments and optimized workload distribution
  • Reliable Performance: Best in class hardware and software solutions
  • Security and Compliance: Third-party verified FedRAMP, HIPAA, and PCI-DSS
  • Interoperability: Low-latency connectivity to public cloud, carriers, and datacenters
  • Predictable cost: No service costs. No Egress Fees. No API access Costs.

NAICS CODES: 518210 | 541513 | 541519 | 541990
Designations: Woman-Owned | Small Business | Indian-Owned Economic Enterprise

A Silver Lining for Managing Agency Hybrid and Multi-Cloud Ecosystems

Public Cloud

A shared resources solution that allows you to access your data and applications without shouldering the costs of hardware and software.

Private Cloud

The OpusCloud is a robust VMware and HPE infrastructure dedicated solely to your needs, where you benefit from full scalability and efficiency while maintaining complete control.

Hybrid Cloud

A customized approach that utilizes colocation, public, and private network layers to achieve business agility, performance, budget, and data security.

IoT and Innovation

With more than two decade of experience, we work with you to build high-compliance, high performance, and high security solutions using emerging technologies.

Enabling your Hybrid Cloud and Modernization

HYBRID CLOUD & IAAS

A customized approach that utilizes colocation, public, and private cloud to achieve business agility, performance, budget, and data security.

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CLOUD (OBJECT) STORAGE

A cost effective solution for archived data that needs to be stored and accessed long term. No support costs and no egress or API request fees.

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BACKUP AND DISASTER RECOVERY

Quick restore times, a predictable cost model, and unparalleled flexibility. Operational continuity in high security facilities in separate regions and grids.

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HYBRID CLOUD MONITORING

Map and monitor your entire IT infrastructure to ensure health, enforce policy, monitor performance and spend, and allocate resources.

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DATACENTER COLOCATION

Highly secure, backed by third-party verification. Tier III+, selected for grid and regional redundancy, security, and connectivity.

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VIRTUAL DESKTOP

Maximize and secure telework solutions with Opus VDI. Deliver a virtual workspace environment managed from any device, anywhere, any time.

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IT SERVICES

A suite of services to enable your hybrid solutions, our team of experienced professionals delivers managed services, RemoteHands, and SmartHands.

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NETWORK CONNECTIVITY

Network solutions to deliver your workloads across a hybrid environment – from on-prem to global hyperscale as quickly and securely as you need.

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Key technology and datacenter partners

We’ve spent over 24 years building strong partnerships and honing a service mix that we deliver from Tier III data centers. We proudly partner with leading organizations that are known for quality and reliability – all backed by third-party verification. We work closely with each of them to develop the resilient solutions that enable your organization to scale quickly with flexible network and location options.

OpusGov (OG) - FedRAMP Moderate IaaS in FISMA High Facilities

Opus Interactive’s private cloud and IaaS solution, OpusGov (OG), is an essential private cloud component for hybrid and multi-cloud strategies. Housed in FISMA High facilities, OG enables agencies to optimize, store, process, and transfer mission critical workloads with reliability and security.

OG Delivers:

  • Environments customized to fit your unique needs
  • Fast deployment and cost control
  • HIPAA, PCI-DSS, SOC 2 Type 2, and FedRAMP Compliance
  • Low latency interoperability with public cloud
  • Housing in FISMA High datacenters located in separate energy grids
  • Reliability backed by more than 24 years of past performance

Finding the Right Hybrid IT Mix

Efficient workload distribution is key to better performance, cost savings, and optimization. Finding a provider dedicated ensuring your environment is built from the right mix of hybrid IT solutions is key.

Key questions we consider to build your hybrid mix include:

  • What infrastructure do you have?
  • What are your current and anticipated workload requirements?
  • What data governance, security, and compliance must be built into your solutions?
  • What facility, interoperability, location, and latency needs do you have?
  • How will you map, monitor and manage your hybrid cloud environment?
  • What energy and sustainability goals does your agency have?

Hybrid Cloud with Security and Compliance (A Report for Agencies)

Right sizing and distributing workloads across a hybrid environment makes all the difference. But not every cloud is the right cloud.

Different workloads have different requirements. Selecting the right cloud for each workload, whether on-prem, off prem, or in a colocation facility ensures security, price, performance, and compliance needs are met. It’s a difficult landscape to navigate and security and compliance has never been more important.

Performance Matters

Security Matters - Protecting Your Critical Infrastructure is Our Priority

When it comes to security, you can never be too vigilant. Opus Interactive builds custom solutions for mission critical infrastructure used by enterprise and government customers. Security is top of mind from firewall to facility, with formal IT policies and procedures that set standards for physical security, logical access, computer operations, change control, and data communications.

Comparing OpusGov, a robust VMware and HPE solution that delivers optimized performance, with AWS and Azure.

Using fewer resources on better-performing services can lower costs. Considering price only, and not price-performance, can cause users to may pay more in the long run because they require additional resources to achieve a desired level of performance, or hadn’t factored in egress fees. Finding the right mix is key.

Frequently Asked Questions

What does the digital transformation process look like with OI?
Our first step in every project is to understand end goals. We work to understand user needs, existing resources, security and compliance requirements, policy enforcement needs and then put our 20+ years of experience to work to build solutions that meet the end goals.

Opus offers migration planning services to move operating system, applications, databases, interfaces and other components into secure hybrid IT environments that save money and increase efficiencies. We assess, prioritize, then build timelines that deliver when, where, and how they are needed. For organizations that need it, we also have experience moving full physical workloads and hardware.

A VMware partner since 2005, Opus Interactive specializes in migrating VMware based Virtual Servers utilizing Veeam Enterprise Backup & Replication.

How much cloud onboarding and migration experience does OI bring?
Opus brings more than two decades of experience in the enterprise sector hosting and managing critical IT infrastructures that include private, multi-cloud, and hybrid cloud solutions. Whatever the requirements, our approach is to engineer the most optimized solution that delivers quality and performance that meets organization goals and end-user experience needs.

A VMware and HPE partner for more than 10 years, the Opus team is also certified in the programs, systems, and technologies that businesses depend on, from public cloud certifications to data privacy, and security certifications like SAS70/SSAE 16, PCI-DSS, and HIPAA.

For enterprise, the evolution for storage and compute has gone from on-prem to colocation to cloud to hybrid cloud solutions that distribute workloads to where they perform most efficiently. An estimated 38% of those migrating to public cloud solution migrate off due to a myriad of reasons, including; performance/availability issues, cost, latency issues, downtime, and more. OI has experience with migration from public cloud, other service providers and on-prem services.

Is the Opus FedCloud FedRAMP Certified?
OpusGov (OG) is a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) compliance cloud service offering (CSO) that allows agencies to modernize and deliver optimization, performance, and cost savings for mission critical workloads. Agencies can deploy mission critical applications and workloads where they need with secure infrastructure on ENERGY STAR equipment deployed in FISMA High rates datacenters and monitored/managed with SL1, which is DOD IL approved.
Do OI services qualify under the Buy Indian Act?
Opus Interactive CEO, Shannon Hulbert, is an enrolled member of the Yurok Tribe of Northern California and owns 59% of the company stock, designating the company as a Indian-owned enterprise (IEE) which is defined by the Buy Indian Act and DOI Acquisition Regulations for 1480.102 as “any business activity owned by one or more Indians or Indian Tribes that is established for the purpose of profit provided that: the combined Indian or Indian Tribe ownership must constitute not less than 51 percent of the enterprise; the Indians or Indian Tribes must, together, receive at least a majority of the earnings from the contract; and the management and daily business operations of an enterprise must be controlled by one or more individuals who are Indians. To ensure actual control over the enterprise, the individuals must possess requisite management or technical capabilities directly related to the primary industry in which the enterprise conducts business.”
What are OI's cloud service capabilities?
Opus interactive offers a wide range of computer networking and IT services customized to meet the needs of organizations, regardless of size or industry. A trusted advisor with over 20 years in the industry, Opus takes an end-to-end approach to optimize workflows that distribute data storage, transfer, and processing where they perform the best.

Our service capabilities include:

Cloud Computing & IaaS
• Private cloud: With over 10 years of proven results, VMware based OpusCloud delivers trusted cloud architecture, engineered from the ground up for security, high-performance, scalability, and extreme resilience.
• Hybrid cloud: A mix-and-match approach that creates an ideal infrastructure of public and private network layers to achieve business agility, performance, budget, and data security.
• Multi-cloud management services: Monitoring health and performance of cloud environments - public, private, and hybrid. Opus delivers a single-pane solution to providing organizations deeper operational views of the entire IT network.

VDI (Virtual Desktop Infrastructure): Virtual desktops and published applications that can be securely delivered on demand through a single pane all powered by VMware Horizon™.
• Desktops and applications through a single platform
• Dramatically improves ROI
• Secures data and simplifies compliance
• Simplifies desktop and application management

Object Storage: Multi-cloud data storage at petabyte scale with low latency and concurrent accessibility.
• Enterprise-ready scale-out file, object, and AWS S3 storage
• Software-defined -- runs on any x86 Linux servers
• Unlimited capacity and performance scaling
• No single point of failure

Colocation: Space, power, and cooling with RemoteHands/SmartHands services inside of secure state-of-the-art datacenters.
• Tier III+ Facilities
• Secure Cabinets, Cages, Suites
• Geographic and Energy Grid Diversity
• 100% Uptime Guarantee

Backup and Disaster Recovery (DRaaS): Fast and reliable backup for virtual, physical and cloud-based workloads, powered by Veeam. Backup, restore and replication capabilities with advanced monitoring, reporting and capacity planning functionality.
• Backup-as-a-Service (BaaS): With BaaS, we backup your servers (cloud/dedicated or colo) and application data disk-to-disk in one of our cloud-enabled datacenters and then replicate that data to one of our secondary cloud-enabled datacenters. Your backup data is stored in two locations for use in a manual restore for a disaster scenario. This is the first level of BC/DR and has much longer RTOs. This is considered the entry-level starting point for DR.
• Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS): With DRaaS, the production environment stays on premise in the corporate data center; however, Opus Interactive is used as the recovery site and replication target. You are able to eliminate the target site, reducing capital and operational costs. Additionally, you can focus on other projects while the DR experts at Opus Interactive manage and maintain the replication site.
• In-Cloud DRaaS Powered by Veeam Availability Suite: With In-Cloud BC/DR, we host both the production copy and DR copy according to the pre-defined scope of services. This solution eliminates the production and target sites for the application, dramatically reducing capital and operational costs. We assume complete management of the infrastructure and DR, delivering agreed upon service levels.

Full suite of managed services: Opus RemoteHands and SmartHands services assist customers that need remote access to their equipment for performing simple trouble-shooting or maintenance tasks. Our 24x7 on-call staff can perform basic tasks that do not require the use of tools or equipment. Opus RemoteHands and SmartHands services are available on-demand or by subscription in pre-committed hourly blocks per month.

Managed Services include:
• Managed Hardware Solutions
• Operating System Management
• Application Management
• Security Management
• Spam/Virus Management
• HP Blade Server Solutions
• Managed Virtual Servers
• Service Availability Monitoring

Where are OI's facilities located?
Hillsboro, Oregon - Stack Infrastructure Datacenter
o 340,000 Sq Ft.
o 24 MW
o Tier III+

Portland, Oregon - Tata Communications Datacenter
o 80,000 Sq. Ft
o 8 MW
o Tier III+

Dallas, Texas - Databank Datacenter
o 100,000 Sq. Ft.
o 11.1 MW
o Tier III

Manassas, Virginia - Iron Mountain VA-1 Datacenter
o 150,000 Sq. Ft.
o 10.5 MW
o Tier III
o FISMA HIGH
o GSA Pending
o FED-ready security
o 100% renewables
o DCOI compliant

OI also has expansion capabilities into Iron Mountain facilities in Arizona, Boston, Denver, Kansas City, Western Pennsylvania, London and Singapore

What certifications does OI hold?
Opus Interactive has already secured the following regulatory and security audits: PCI-DSS, HIPAA, and SSAE 18 SOC 2 Type II audited, Tier III+ facilities, FISMA High (VA-1).
What makes the OI Monitoring & Management for Hybrid IT & Multi-Cloud Solutions different?
Opus Interactive closely with Agency and Agency Partners, serving as a trusted advisor to understand the unique needs of the mission and building custom solutions that meet the unique needs of the mission. Whether you need comprehensive visibility into your entire environment to ensure your infrastructure is up and running, or control over services, apps, and services to safeguard optimization, or complete policy enforcement to secure your critical assest, we can build it.

Our monitoring an management services are built on the industry’s first end-to-end technology platform to conform to the U.S. government’s security and interoperability standards (DODIN APL) and current certified cryptography methods for data encryption and communication between software appliances and storing of passwords (FIPS 140-2).

What is OI's commitment to sustainability?
Opus Interactive incorporates sustainable practices from site selection to efficient computing platforms to ensure efficient workflows that reduce overall footprint of services.

Sustainable practices include:
• Tier III+, LEED-Certified Data Centers
• 100% renewable power
• 1.30 minimum PUE facilities
• High-Efficiency HVAC systems
• Low Footprint Servers
• Optimized workflows

What are OI's operating principles?
Business isn't just business. For Opus, we take the role of trusted advisor seriously and put over 20 years of experience into building the best solutions that fit the unique needs of each customers using best-in-class team, vendors, services, facilities, and partnerships.

World Class Datacenters

We offer IT solutions from state-of-the-art datacenters that deliver unprecedented levels of energy efficiency, security, and reliable connectivity resulting in cost-savings and peace of mind for our customers.

  • 100% Uptime
  • Tier III+ Facilities
  • Interconnection and On-Ramps to Public Cloud
  • Low-Cost Reliable Power
  • High Security
  • Energy Grid and Regional Redundancy