North Dakota Symantec User GroupPosted: Monday, February 7, 2011 - 9:19pmNews

ITD is extending an invitiation to join the North Dakota Symantec User Group.

Mainframe Tapes ReplacedPosted: Wednesday, February 2, 2011 - 6:48pmNews

The IBM 3590 tape system was recently replaced by an IBM 7720 tape subsystem.

New Broadband Map WebsitePosted: Tuesday, February 1, 2011 - 8:21pmNews

ITD has launched a new North Dakota Broadband Map that features an interactive map of the state and an application for testing actual internet download/upload speeds. 

Gartner Webinars for February 2011Posted: Monday, January 31, 2011 - 3:29pmNews

ITD is extending an invitation to learn about today's critical IT initiatives for free from Gartner Analysts. 

Systems Restored After Transformer DamagedPosted: Wednesday, January 19, 2011 - 4:11amNews

A Tuesday morning power outage at the Capitol prompted ITD to turn off equipment in the datacenter when backup generators surged and damaged an electrical transformer. Power resumed at 6:00 p.m., and ITD immediately began restoring core services. Technicians continued their efforts throughout the night to bring additional services online. By morning, all systems were stabilized.

If you are still experiencing problems, please contact the Service Desk to report an incident.

Juniper SSL VPN RequirementsPosted: Thursday, January 13, 2011 - 4:13pmNews

Juniper's Secure Sockets Layer Virtual Private Network (SSL VPN) was previously announced as a replacement for Cisco’s VPN client. Juniper SSL VPN Requirements are now available to clarify the criteria for securely and remotely connecting to the state network. 

Lisa Feldner in Public CIO MagazinePosted: Thursday, January 6, 2011 - 7:26pmNews

ND State CIO Lisa Feldner is featured in the December 2010 edition of Public CIO magazine. An article entitled "Federal Health-Care Reform Puts Growing Pressure on Public CIOs" describes the challenges states are facing as they respond to the federal government’s commitment to digital health records. 

2011-2013 Statewide IT PlanPosted: Wednesday, January 5, 2011 - 3:53pmNews

With input from North Dakota state government agencies, K-12 schools, and universities, the 2011-13 Statewide IT Plan was produced as a technology roadmap for the upcoming biennium.

Gartner Webinars for January 2011Posted: Monday, January 3, 2011 - 9:38pmNews

ITD is extending an invitation to learn about today's critical IT initiatives for free from Gartner Analysts.

New ITD Website DesignPosted: Thursday, December 30, 2010 - 9:55pmNews

Starting Monday, January 3, ITD’s website ( will have a fresh look.