Why Fabric Networking for Local Government?


Modernizing network infrastructure stands as a critical need for state and local governments grappling with the complexities of managing extensive network equipment. The push for modernization arises from the time-consuming task of manually configuring multiple network components, especially in delivering crucial services like emergency response systems, video surveillance, traffic management and beyond, as many municipalities do. These services often rely on outdated protocols, adding layers of difficulty to their implementation.

Extreme Fabric Connect offers streamlined deployment capabilities. By implementing Fabric Connect at the network's edge, configuration tasks become simplified without disturbing the core or aggregation components. This streamlined approach enables swift and effortless service deployment, dynamically provisioning connectivity for diverse government functions. Fabric networks possess the unique ability to elastically remove services from network segments where they aren't required, ensuring optimal resource allocation.

The City of Milwaukee's experience epitomizes the benefits of adopting Fabric technology. With its introduction in 2011, the city witnessed a significant transformation in operations. Fabric technology's ease of configuration and flexibility allowed the government to expand their support systems without coming at an added cost. This adaptability empowered the city to handle evolving systems and environments while maintaining operational efficiency.