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May 12 2014

Fort Worth Deploys Rugged Notebooks, Advanced Authentication

The city partnered with CDW•G to adopt authentication in public safety.


  • Nanette Monte, IT solutions project manager, City of Fort Worth
  • Pete Anderson, former chief information officer, City of Fort Worth
  • David Tiwater, assistant public safety support manager, Fort Worth Police Department
  • Jeffrey Garwacki, officer, Fort Worth Police Department
  • Billy Hughes, captain, Fort Worth Fire Department

Video Highlights

  • The Fort Worth Police Department adopted two-factor authentication to comply with an FBI mandate.
  • The technology improved the process by which police officers and fire fighters access network resources.
  • Fort Worth is also deploying hundreds of rugged GETAC notebook PCs throughout its police and fire departments.