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Information Technology

Digital Counties SurveyInformation Technology provides project management; business and data analysis;  and software development, maintenance, administration, support and security for:

  • 125 in-house developed client/server and web-based applications.
  • 60 State of Minnesota and third-party vendor applications.
  • 26 ECM modules containing over more than 26  million documents in all County departments.
  • The County’s intranet, external website, and extranets used by business partners.


Information Technology fully supports the County’s infrastructure which includes:

  • Primary and secondary data centers with disaster recovery capabilities.
  • More than 7,000 miles of fiber optic networks connecting three major service centers and 23 satellite buildings.
  • Voice-over-IP telephones and Unified Communications, including voice mail, email, desktop video conferencing, and voicemail-to-email.
  • Almost 1,000 databases.
  • More than 300 virtual servers using VMWare and 14 physical host servers.
  • 120 Tb of data housed across 4 storage area networks (SANs) with multiple layers of data backups.
  • 2,400+ virtual and physical desktops and mobile devices.
  • A/V and videoconference resources.
  • A centralized I.T. help desk, which processes more than 1,600 customer calls every month.

Last updated: 7/14/2014 8:36 AM