Hurricane Ian

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 and track of Hurricane Ian and will continue to do so as it approaches Florida this week.

Please note:  Our administrative offices will be closed Thursday, 9/29 and Friday, 9/30.  On-call staff will be available as normal.  As always, NWRDC is ready to assist our customers throughout the state as needed.  

Questions?  We're here to help. If you experience issues or have any questions, please contact Operations at (850)645-3500 or IT_support@nwrdc.fsu.edu.

NWRDC Customers Receive Benefit from Administrative Cost Savings

Northwest Regional Data Center is pleased to announce the completion of our annual true-up process for FY 2020-2021, which has resulted in savings of $223,659 for our customers!  As last fiscal year’s actual administrative expenses were substantially less than the 14% budgeted, NWRDC will be issuing customer credits for the difference.  Individual credits will be calculated based on each customer’s proportion of sales for FY 2020-2021.  These credits may be used on either current or future invoices, but must be used before June 30, 2022.  Look for an email from us with your credit memo in January!

NWRDC Partner Amazon Web Services Now Offering GovCloud Services in Florida

NWRDC is pleased to announce our partner Amazon Web Services (AWS) has executed a Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) agreement with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) for their GovCloud service. AWS GovCloud data centers provide government customers and their partners with the flexibility to architect secure cloud solutions that comply with CJIS Security Policy.  Florida agencies can take advantage of the AWS GovCloud agreement beginning in September 2021 after AWS personnel have completed background checks and security training.

With fully executed CJIS agreements in all 50 states, GovCloud is the premier solution for meeting compliance mandates, safeguarding sensitive data, strengthening identity management, improving cloud visibility, and protecting accounts and workloads.  Contact NWRDC at info@nwrdc.fsu.edu for more information on how AWS can assist you with CJIS application hosting, storage and software as a service.  

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