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How one Virginia county benefited by moving data to the cloud

May 15, 2018

Fairfax County, Virginia, officials are seeing first-hand how the elasticity, security and scalability of their new cloud computing service has improved the county’s IT security and operational intelligence. It’s also reduced hardware costs, thanks to a smaller data center footprint, according to a new report.

In the past, the county’s IT team was challenged to consolidate the data of numerous disparate systems from which it had to pull its data. What’s more, its previous security and event management (SIEM) tool could not keep up with the more than 3.9 petabytes of data the county must control, access and secure.

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