Cobb County Government

Technical Operations Division

The Technical Operations/GIS Division is composed of six operational teams. The Communications and Security Team is responsible for the operations, monitoring, and security of the countywide voice and data networks consisting of routers and switches, wireless access points, and firewalls.

The Windows and Unix Server Administration Teams are responsible for ensuring all physical and virtual server platforms are available for the server based applications. The Unix team is also responsible for backing up data daily and providing restoration data services as required. The Data Center Operations Team is tasked with maintaining a safe and secure data center operating environment for the County’s virtual server infrastructure, physical servers, and the county’s network core. The Operations Team also provides after hours Call Center support serving all those departments that operate on a 24/7 schedule. The administration of all county SQL Server and Oracle databases is handled by the division’s Database Administration Team. The county’s Geographic Information System Core Group is responsible for operation and maintenance of the GIS servers and software, web mapping sites, and spatial data. The GIS Core Group also provides GIS consulting services to County agencies and departments.