State & Local

 
  • EDGE

    DHS-Army game engine gives first responders an EDGE

    The Enhanced Dynamic Geo-Social Environment joint virtual training platform supports scenarios in which multiple organizations must coordinate with each other, as would be necessary in an active-shooter scenario.

  • bridge

    App helps Pennsylvania get its bridges back

    Tablet app helps the state survey its complete road and bridge system.

  • Placemeter

    New York tests video analytics for foot traffic

    New York City has partnered with analytics firm Placemeter to map the flow of pedestrian traffic through the city to help understand and anticipate the demand for new public services and business opportunities.

  • court

    Michigan knits together far-flung courts with video vérité

    With video conferencing equipment being installed in county courtrooms to enable remote participation in hearings, the state is saving millions of dollars each year on transporting prisoners.

  • efficiency

    Maine automates tasks on unemployment benefits system

    The state's unemployment insurance benefits system uses a cloud-based application to automate time-consuming and error-prone tasks.

  • football

    Analytics pump up Super Bowl security game plan

    With the Haystax Public Safety Cloud, New York and New Jersey security officials can analyze real-time data to assess potential threats to America's biggest sports spectacle.

  • unemployment

    Southeast states share unemployment benefits system

    Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina tap Capgemini for a cloud-based UI system that will go live in 2016.

  • Raven

    Tecore expands 3G/4G platforms for rapid response comm

    Tecore Networks expands its Raven platform with a 3G/4G network designed for the rapid deployment of voice, text and video communications.

  • broadband

    Will Internet access improve in 2014?

    FCC's Connect America Fund received over $255 million to provide broadband access to homes and businesses in rural areas of 41 states.

  • Raleigh

    City of Raleigh takes open technology to the limit

    Raleigh, N.C.’s Open Raleigh initiative is pursuing open data and open access projects in an effort to drive public interest and industry investment.

  • identity  theft

    Indiana combats tax refund fraud with ID verification

    The state's Department of Revenue plans to combat tax refund fraud with a new identity management system slated to debut this month.

  • video visit

    Will 'Skype for jail' replace in-person visits for inmates?

    Corrections facilities across the United States are turning to virtual-meetings tech to help eliminate the expense and logistics of managing in-person visits, reduce contraband and provision health care.

  • smart city

    5 steps to jumpstart your city's cloud

    Financial pressures and the drive to provide better citizen services have cities looking, and slowly moving, to the cloud. Here’s how to start the process.

  • traffic stop

    Austin Police move in-car video into the 21st century

    The Austin Police Department replaced its aging VHS video recording system with a faster, greener, more cost-effective digital system to document police activity on the streets.

FireEye Whitepapers

Topic Resources

  • Store Less, Spend Less: Managing Data According to Its Economic Value

    The term “big data” is now passing into the common vernacular. Although initially as much about the power of business analytics and data mining, the semantics have now swung to encapsulate data that is just big and of course, resource hungry, whether in terms of management, sheer storage capacity, or budgets. In that respect, the numbers are getting increasingly alarming: Estimates suggest that 90% of the world’s information was created in the last two years, and 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created daily. Download this informative whitepaper to gain further insights into the conflicting demands of storage management.

  • Big Five in Overdrive: Are State and Local Networks Ready?

    As state and local government organizations grapple with tight budgets, demanding constituents, growing data volumes, and cross-government coordination challenges, the "Big Five of IT" – data center consolidation, mobility, security, big data, and cloud computing – promise to improve agency performance, productivity, and service. But are state and local networks ready? This research report examines potential network impact, state and local readiness, and how organizations can prepare for the onslaught.

  • The New Rules for Storage in the Era of Big Data

    The big data era presents new opportunities and advantages for agencies that are able to exploit its capabilities. However, the velocity at which data must be processed poses major challenges as it relates to the IT infrastructure. This whitepaper examines what all-flash storage systems can do to help agencies leverage big data technologies and optimize the benefits they can attain.

  • An Executive Guide to Analytics Infrastructure: Imperatives for Advanced Analytics

    Get the most information from your data. Business has never been faster and is increasingly dependent on the timely analysis of large volumes of data for strategic and operational decisions. As executives come to rely on advanced analytics, the importance of a robust IT infrastructure cannot be overstated.Data comes from everywhere; make sure you get it in time, every time.

  • Research Report: The Virtualization Playbook

    The increasing complexity of the government enterprise—and the increasing volume and complexity of the data being managed—is forcing agency IT managers to rethink how they manage the infrastructure. Virtualization is at the center of that. By virtualizing key elements of the data center, agencies gain flexibility, scalability and manageability. And those gains are magnified when agencies integrate those systems into a cohesive whole. At the same time, IT managers are looking to bolster their infrastructures with emerging storage and storage management options. The data center of the future is taking shape now.