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Unformatted text preview: token rings could also support the terminals of personal computers
and other computer equipment. The controllers were designed to handle SNA
traffic out of and into the mainframe computers.
In order to transform the infrastructure of SNA router network, all the Department
of Management Services had to connect the boxes, and link them to the central
site router of the data center.
The DMS provides numerous serivices and support for its employee's and state
agencies, allowing 6000 users to access the mainframe application in
tallahassee. The shared services gave support for human resources, aloowing
users to access information anytime available on the Web servers and on the
Web servers at vendor sites, such as reviewing informations about contracts
and suppliers. There are specialized services, such agency administration, jobposting service and numerous other services available.
The virtual enviroment for providing services is being used by the DMS. They
utilize the internet and intranet through their Web portals. To protect the DMS
system from unauthorized access, the DMS employed several people on a full
time basis to review information, format it, followed by entering them into the time basis to review information, format it, followed by entering them into the
mainframe computers. Additional Services: The Florida Department of Management Service built a large information
systems network, in the early 1990s, to connect 10 regional sites with the data
center in Tallahassee serving the state government agencies. The network was
developed to use the proprietary Systems Network Architecture from IBM. The
DMS was happy with their current set up however they felt the need to expand
applications and services. The ide...
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This essay was uploaded on 02/15/2014 for the course CIS 505 taught by Professor Unknown during the Spring '12 term at Strayer.
- Spring '12