Open to all in the business community
Sarasota, Florida: A major Florida Suncoast industry-wide luncheon presentation: “Insider’s View: Sarasota County’s Collaborative IT Infrastructure” will be held September 15, 2015, 1130-1pm, at the Polo Bar and Grill, 10670 Boardwalk Loop, Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202. Presented by the Suncoast Technology Forum, all in the Florida Suncoast business community are invited.
Jake Strawn, Director of Voice, Data, & Security for Sarasota County Government, will present a fascinating virtual and operational tour of Sarasota County Government’s large and progressive IT infrastructure. Mr. Strawn will provide an intriguing business and technology look into the processes, management, current state and future initiatives of an IT organization that synchronizes / supports all County elected officials and County departments, and provides a far-reaching variety of essential applications ranging from the Automobile Traffic Management Systems to Healthcare to Homeland Security protection at water plants. He will explore how the County IT infrastructure operates, using a significant fiber optic footprint, multiple data centers, the new $18M County Emergency Operations Center, and much more. He will review Sarasota County preparation and readiness for tropical storms and hurricanes.
Find out how Sarasota County IT is actively supporting the future economic viability of our County’s business infrastructure, by providing infrastructure dark fiber availability and with IT infrastructure interaction and collaboration with broad range of regional entities, including the Sarasota County School District, the City of North Port, Sarasota City, Longboat Key, Florida Health hospital services, the Sheriff’s Office, and more.
Be entertained by the insights and stories of how Sarasota County IT implements and supports an amazing array of ever evolving services and capabilities. Find compelling lessons learned, applicable to any Florida Suncoast business. Don’t miss this fascinating event!
About our speaker: Jake Strawn has over 20 years experience in Voice, Data and Security, here at Sarasota County Government and at Arthur Andersen LLP. At these organizations, Mr. Strawn has been responsible for IT leadership, strategic planning, security, program and project management, disaster recovery planning, and all aspects of IT systems administration. A graduate of the University of Alabama, Mr. Strawn is an expert in the strategic and operational aspects of government IT, governmental services and policy.
Registration is online and open to all in the business community:
Presented by Suncoast Technology Forum (STF): for the past 9 years, STF has been the professional IT business organization dedicated to growing and promoting our Florida technology ecosystem, technology business climate, and technology business growth. See more about STF at: http://www.suncoasttechnologyforum.com