Coronavirus: 9 CIOs Explain How They're Enabling Telework

We asked technology leaders at state and local governments across the country what they're using to enable public servants to work without coming into an office. Here's what nine of them said.

by / March 25, 2020
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CITY OF VIRGINIA BEACH, VA.

From Pedro Wallace, CIO:

1. Has your office supported/been asked to support remote/telework capabilities for your agency or other agencies?

Yes.

2. Was that before or after the coronavirus started spreading?

The city of Virginia Beach had a telework plan in place prior to this recent crisis.

3. What solutions do you have that enable remote/telework?

  • Microsoft Office 365
  • Cisco WebEx for audio/video capabilities 
  • Cisco Jabber for remote phone/communication capabilities 
  • Microsoft Remote Desktop Gateway
  • VMWare Workspace ONE 

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Ben Miller Associate Editor of GT Data and Business

Ben Miller is the associate editor of data and business for Government Technology. His reporting experience includes breaking news, business, community features and technical subjects. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in journalism from the Reynolds School of Journalism at the University of Nevada, Reno, and lives in Sacramento, Calif.

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