Virginia's new cloud-enabled data center went live

by • 1 month ago

A data center migration is "well ahead of schedule" for its 2022 completion, officials told StateScoop.

Virginia blames voter registration outage on fiber cut

by • 1 month ago

A federal judge ordered an extension of the voter registration deadline after a cut cable near a government data center led to an outage of the state's voter registration portal and other services.

Virginia becomes latest state to rush for broadband relief

by • 2 months ago

Virginia is allocating $30 million in CARES Act funding for broadband, but legally the projects must be completed by the year's end.

Virginia tech agency improved but needs happier customers, audit finds

by • 2 months ago

An audit found the state's technology agency improved vendor monitoring under its new supplier model, but that many state agencies remain unsatisfied with its services.

Virginia technology officials say new organization is 'extremely good'

by • 2 months ago

For the past year, statewide CIO Nelson Moe has had help from two new officials, who he said are pushing the capabilities of the Virginia Information Technologies Agency.

Virginia datathon to tackle communities' COVID-19 challenges

by • 3 months ago

The annual event is casting "a wide net" next month, encouraging challengers to take on issues like unemployment, health care, education and digital access.

Apple, Google: Contact tracing to become standard smartphone feature

by • 3 months ago

Nevada, Maryland, Virginia and D.C. will be the first to use a version of the tech giants' jointly developed API that does not require the installation of an app.

Virginia launches first statewide contact tracing app using Apple-Google platform

by • 4 months ago

The Covidwise app, which runs on the tech giants' Bluetooth-based API, is being made available to all Virginia residents, Gov. Ralph Northam said.

Fairfax County, Virginia, is ready for next-generation 911

by • 5 months ago

The Washington, D.C., suburb has completed its next-generation 911 deployment. Only 123 more to go.