California is home to close to 37 million residents and represents the largest economy in the United States. IT plays a prominent role in the state’s operation.
Here are some basic facts about the state’s technology:
Nearly 45 percent: Reduction in state-owned data center square footage over the past two years
More than 130: State agency CIOs
Almost 200,000: Number of state e-mail boxes
More than 65: Number of current IT projects with more than $5.1 billion in value
More than 8,000: Number of statewide IT employees
1,422: Number of IT employees trained in California's Project Management Methodology
23: Number of major IT projects completed in Fiscal Year 2010–2011
7,000: Number of air miles of state-owned microwave paths
To learn more about California’s IT environment, read the StateTech interview with Carlos Ramos, Secretary of the California Technology Agency.