Independence, Mo., Moves Forward with IT, Cyber Upgrades

Government Technology: After years of piecemeal replacement and investment, the city of Independence will modernize its entire data center computer servers and upgrade its cybersecurity.

The City Council unanimously approved three resolutions Monday totaling about $4.4 million – $1.88 million for hardware and software to modernize the primary and backup data centers, and $1.57 million for cybersecurity. A contract for $972,000 with Riverside Technologies would be for network hardware.

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