State & Local

 
  • Emergency Room sign outside hospital

    In Alameda County, a big data effort to prevent frequent ER visits

    PreManage ED helps area hospitals share patient health records and other data in real time among their emergency departments.

  • Columbus Ohio wins DOT smart city challenge

    Columbus wins Smart City Challenge

    Columbus, Ohio, will receive more than $50 million in funding and technology to help implement transportation technologies.

  • Officials voice concerns over FirstNet roll out

    FirstNet officials maintain that they will meet the deadline and budget goals for the nationwide wireless public safety network.

  • Maryland strikes dark fiber deal to improve access to Ashburn

    Maryland strikes dark fiber deal to improve access to Ashburn

    Direct connectivity to the East Coast data hub is especially important for technology development in Montgomery County.

  • State, local fusion center staff may get seats in NCCIC

    State, local fusion center staff may get seats in NCCIC

    A new bill would open DHS' National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center to state and local agencies to share cyberthreat info.

  • NYC library partners with Google to teach coding to kids

    NYC library partners with Google to teach coding to kids

    As a partner in the Google CS First program, the Queens Library can expand its STEM activities and increase computer literacy in the community.

  • row of laptops

    State, local governments get new tech buying option

    Fairfax County, Va., awarded a contract to a purchasing cooperative for IT products, services and solutions for state and local government, educational institutions and not-for-profit organizations.

  • Oregon wants to make online marijuana regulation a chill experience

    Microsoft gets into the marijuana business

    The software giant is teaming up with Kind Financial to help states track and regulate cannibis with a cloud-based solution.

  • legacy IT conversion

    Taking the plunge: What it takes to leave a legacy platform behind

    By converting legacy Oracle Forms and Reports code to work on its Java or .NET stacks, Florida’s Miami-Dade County saved money and tightened security.

  • data intermediary

    Why you need a data intermediary

    The National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership aims to help communities create data intermediaries to act as data translators, educators and collaborators.

  • Google eyes Dallas for fiber network

    Google eyes Dallas for fiber network

    Google Fiber may expand its services in Texas from San Antonio and Austin to include Dallas.

  • DC pulls tech into the parking space

    DC pulls tech into the parking space

    The ParkDC pilot will leverage sensors, mobile cameras and dynamic pricing in an effort to reduce parking congestion in Washington, D.C.

  • smart city challenge

    City mayors make final pitches in Smart City Challenge

    The finalists explained how they would use technology and prize money to make their cities safer and easier to navigate.

  • Is it time to buy cyber insurance?

    Is it time to buy cyber insurance?

    Cybersecurity insurance not only helps agencies manage the costs of recovering from a breach, it can also foster better security practices.

Topic Resources

  • The Economics of Software-Defined Storage

    Data growth is a standard problem of the modern digital age. Being data driven to remain in business and increase profitability is not an option; rather, it is a necessity. In these complex times, tighter IT budgets along with the need to shift the focus on business requirements are putting added pressures on IT departments. This whitepaper examines a new era of software-defined storage solutions that allows businesses to build out a service-based storage infrastructure in an economically feasible manner.

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