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City of Pittsburgh signs 4-year deal with Google Cloud

March 8, 2021

Via: ZDnet

The city of Pittsburgh on Monday announced it’s signed a four-year deal to with Google to migrate its legacy IT infrastructure to the cloud. The city will spend just over $4 million over four years, Google said, for a range of services focused on improving the efficiency and reliability of its IT — and setting the city up to deliver modern, digitized services to its residents.

Currently, Pittsburgh is dealing with on-premise data centers that provide “a fairly brittle environment that isn’t scalable or flexible,” Heidi Norman, acting director of the City of Pittsburgh Department of Innovation & Performance, said to ZDNet. “We decided to take a leap with Google and do something that is, within municipal governments, innovative.”

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