Foundation Services → Cloud

Google Cloud Platform (GCP) is a public cloud platforms that provides solutions and services such as virtual machines, database instances, storage, and more. GCP is offered through an agreement with Burwood Group.

The agreement allows UMKC faculty and staff to receive a 5% discount on services, provides access to a Data Egress Waiver, and provides compliance for sensitive and confidential data that is regulated by laws such as HIPAA.


Prices for GCP services are set by Google and are based on usage. Estimates can be built using the Google Cloud Pricing Calculator. Note, the 5% discount is not included in the calculator results.

Monthly billing will be charged directly to a MOCode.

Project Billing Registration

If you have a Google Cloud project created in the UM System Google Cloud Platform (GCP) environment that you wish to link to university funding, taking advantage of the 5% discount and fee waivers, please use the Cherwell form here:


IS Foundation Services provides expertise in many of GCP's most popular offerings, including:

  • GCP Compute Engine provide resizable compute capacity in the cloud. VMs can be quickly provisioned in a variety of CPU/memory configurations and operating systems.
  • Google Cloud Storage provide fully redundant data storage infrastructure for storing and retrieving any amount of data, at any time, from anywhere on the Web.
  • Network and project security

How to Order

For more information contact Frank Magrone (


If you require support with an existing service, would like to request a new service, or wish to report an outage, please contact the IS Technology Support Center.