EMC is a leader in enabling state, local, and community government and service providers to transform their operations and deliver Information Technology as a service. Fundamental to this transformation is cloud computing. Through innovative products and services, EMC helps government accelerate its journey to cloud. Store, manage, protect and analyze one of your most valuable assets — information — in a more agile, trusted and cost-efficient way. The result is a more accessible government. One that delivers innovative services when and where they’re needed. Isn’t that what citizens crave?
To address mounting IT issues and to better position itself for the future, Mecklenburg County transforms its IT infrastructure by implementing EMC Cloud Tiering Appliance, integrated with EMC Avamar deduplication backup, and EMC NetWorker unified backup and recovery. Mecklenburg also implements EMC VNX unified storage to consolidate its block and file data onto a unified platform. Benefits include increased storage efficiency, reduced data volumes, and reduced backup times by 90 percent.
Watch Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) Senior Enterprise Technical Analyst Al Granberg discuss why this large utility company turned to EMC to deal with significant content management and records retention issues. By standardizing on EMC Documentum, EMC Captiva, and EMC Records Management, SMUD was able to increase performance and scalability, demonstrating improved compliance and a firm retention policy and legal holds, resulting in higher productivity companywide.
Fulton County replaces its disparate backup systems with an integrated backup and recovery solution, consisting of EMC Avamar deduplication software and EMC Data Domain deduplication storage system. Benefits include reduced backup times from three days to less than eight hours, and reduced backup storage requirements by 99.2 percent.
The City of Denton, Texas with more than 113,000 residents had an inadequate capacity and performance of its IT infrastructure. Denton chose EMC VNX, FAST, VCE Vblock and VMware to help improve storage performance, decrease administration time, and maximize resource utilization.
All over the country, community leaders are looking to boost economic development through various initiatives. One key element in many of those initiatives is the use of information technology. When local governments build IT infrastructure, create e-government applications, assist high-tech startups or otherwise focus on technology, they create conditions that draw businesses to their communities and help retain skilled workers. This paper discusses and provides examples of these various ways local government can use technology to ultimately make a community more attractive to businesses, visitors and residents.