Tropical Storm Nestor

NWRDC takes hurricane season very seriously, with preparations beginning well prior to June 1st each year.  When a storm is identified as having a potential Florida landfall, NWRDC’s management team initiates our storm readiness plan.  We have been closely monitoring the progression of Tropical Storm Nestor.  With the Florida Panhandle now under a Tropical Storm Warning, we have advanced our preparations. As always, NWRDC is ready to assist you as needed and will continue 24x7 operation throughout the storm.  

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NWRDC Welcomes Symantec to its Partnership Program

NWRDC is proud to partner with Symantec to offer their leading cybersecurity solutions and services through our Service Catalog.  Customers can utilize Symantec’s Secure One to extend their teams with cybersecurity experts, accelerate their detection and response capability, minimize organizational risk, and leverage flexible coverage at predictable costs.  To learn more about Symantec’s enterprise security portfolio or to schedule a demo, please contact

Pictured (l to r):  Policy Board Chair Mehran Basiratmand, Symantec District Manager - State/Local Government and Education, Pedro Cruz, and NWRDC Executive Director, Tim Brown


NWRDC Presents for FLGISA

On Friday, July 19, 2019, Executive Director Tim Brown presented on ransomware prevention for the Florida Local Government Information Systems Association (FLGISA). View his presentation here.

Northwest Regional Data Center Becomes the First Governmental Microsoft CSP in the World

At NWRDC’s recent Policy Board meeting, SHI’s John Breed and Microsoft’s Dawn Miller congratulated NWRDC Board Chair Mehran Basiratmand, Executive Director Tim Brown, and Chief Technology Officer Matt Stolk on becoming the first governmental Microsoft  Cloud Solution Provider (CSP). This designation, made possible through partnership with SHI, allows NWRDC to support the entire customer’s Azure lifecycle from start to finish at competitive rates. By working with NWRDC, customers will be working with an extension of Microsoft with the added benefit of an agile and manageable business relationship focused and tuned to their specific cloud infrastructure needs. 

2017-2018 Annual Report

The 2017-2018 Annual Report of the Northwest Regional Data Center (NWRDC) is now available.

2017-2018 Annual Report

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