Stan Herrera

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Director - Information Technology Group

Acting Director - ITG

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Linux News: Networks: A Downside to the 'Cisco Standard'

And Stan Herrera, director of Alaska's Information Technology Group, says Cisco wasn't the cause of the problems with the state's big contract.In fact, he says Cisco has been instrumental in helping a new contractor get the project back on track. While only 239 phones at five sites had been deployed by the first contractor, those are now being administered by the new contractor, which will soon resume the broader roll-out."Using Cisco's best practices, we were able to bring the five sites up with no problem.It's stable and robust and it's working fine," says Herrera, who says that Cisco is still the main supplier under the contract. In San Jose, city officials are focusing on possible wrongdoing by the city's own tech staffers, not Cisco employees.

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WTOV9.com - Money - A Downside To The "Cisco Standard"

And Stan Herrera, director of Alaska's Information Technology Group, says Cisco wasn't the cause of the problems with the state's big contract.In fact, he says Cisco has been instrumental in helping a new contractor get the project back on track.While only 239 phones at five sites had been deployed by the first contractor, those are now being administered by the new contractor, which will soon resume the broader roll-out."Using Cisco's best practices, we were able to bring the five sites up with no problem.It's stable and robust and it's working fine," says Herrera, who says that Cisco is still the main supplier under the contract.In San Jose, city officials are focusing on possible wrongdoing by the city's own tech staffers, not Cisco employees.

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News: Alaska Now Offers Secure Online Service - Apr 01, 2003

"Citizens want assurances that their online transactions are secure; they want the process to be easy to use, and security and ease-of-use are the two main priorities with this project," said ITG Acting Director Stan Herrera."This system will provide added security to information that residents submit to the state, and will protect and archive the online transactions that are conducted.By tying many future systems to this one sign-in portal, myAlaska.gov will make the state's web transactions easier to use.""The myAlaska.gov login becomes the basic infrastructure that future applications can use, and agencies can concentrate their efforts on the unique parts of their applications," Miller said."And because we have built this using high levels of security, it is truly a case where 'less is more'."Herrera also said new levels of security can be built into the system for new online applications in the fields of health, law enforcement and business, among others. BACK TO NEWS Got a hot tip or news lead?Please e-mail it

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