Information Services Information Services Advisory March 19, 2009 Current / Completed Projects Network Applications 2009-2010 Projects Review Departmental needs (short and long term). Miscellaneous items.
Information Services Network …(Redundancy / Virtualization) Storage System upgrade (HP MSA22xx Storage Array) Provide protection of data with enhanced RAID 7+ terabyes of storage- a terabyte (TB) contains 1,000,000,000,000 bytes or 1000 gigabytes Use of Server ‘virtualization’ Maintain application uptime
Information Services • Network …(Redundancy / Virtualization) • Switch / Router Review & Replacement • Managed and Reportable • VLAN Utilization (virtual network) • Address issues such as security, network management and traffic flow management.
Information Services Network_ (Completed Projects) Wiring closet (cleanup of network connections) Electrical upgrades to the server room Provide multiple circuits for network equipment UPS to support ‘clean’ power / battery backup Server room connected to courthouse generator
Information Services Network_ (Server Virtualization) Server hardware was originally designed to run a single operating system and a single application. Virtualization makes it possible to run multiple operating systems and multiple applications on the same server at the same time, increasing the utilization and flexibility of hardware.
Information Services • Network_ (Other) • County Internet access bandwidth upgrade • May 2009
Information Services • Network_ (Other) • Secure wireless access points • Courthouse (2nd and 3rd floors) • PC / Printer deployment for 2009 • Print Server • (reconfigure / redefine / separate VLAN / integrate to user profiles)
Information Services • Applications • Video Conferencing Upgrades • Conversion from phone lines to IP (Internet) access • Courts • Jail
Information Services • Applications • County Board • Roll-Call Voting Application (April 2009) • Equipment placement in Board Room • Supervisors given county email addresses and access to webmail
Information Services • Applications • Sheriff • Door control application upgrade • Mobile Data Computer (MDC) build and install • In-squad video
Information Services • Applications • Planning • Town of Harrison access to Calumet County data and document files. • Document imaging application • Tax Billing Inquiry • Land/Parcel Management.
Information Services • Applications • Human Services • eSACWIS financial interface between State and Calumet County • TCM application upgrade
Information Services • Applications • Health • HomePro application upgrade • Treasurer • Settlement application upgrade
Information Services • 2009-2010 Projects • Systems Management Server (SMS) • application for managing large groups of Windows-based computer systems. The manager provides remote control, patch management, software distribution, operating system deployment, and hardware and software inventory.
Information Services • 2009-2010 Projects • Email archive • System is currently archiving all email • ISD working with vendor on use of system • SAS or similar product will be needed to deploy to desktop • Email encryption
Information Services • 2009-2010 Projects • Appleton Office • Determine hardware and equipment requirements • Investigate communication options
Information Services • 2009-2010 Projects • Portable video conferencing • Document Imaging • Placement of common scanners (PRM & 2nd flr)
Information Services • 2009-2010 Projects • County communications options • Network backup options • Access or thin client computer use
Information Services • 2009-2010 Projects • FoxComm • Applications upgrade • Equipment move from Brown County, installation and setup