Cloud computing is an oft touted capability by many, though implemented and truly understood by very few. NetServices is currently deploying a >600 CPU core solution for US Geological Survey (USGS) that will enable this customer to offer a self-provisioning portal, with full charge-back capability at a price point lower than most Commercial Cloud Service Providers (CSPs). Based on VMware ESX 5.x technology, NetServices’ proposed solution has one of the lowest Capital Expenditure (CapEx) ratios for a private Cloud.