Microsoft and Illinois State Police Collaborate on Best Practices and Information Technology Architecture for Homeland Security

REDMOND, Wash., Dec. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Microsoft Corp. and the Illinois State Police today unveiled a glimpse of the first-generation law enforcement intelligence fusion center architecture currently code-named "FusionX" to a group of...

The proof of concept developed by Microsoft and the Illinois State Police demonstrates the progress being made in information sharing as well as the ability to make a higher volume and diversity of information more broadly accessible to authorities than before. As the relationship between the two organizations continues, experts in intelligence, operations and technology will address the challenge of accessing, managing, assessing and analyzing this new body of data and disseminating actionable knowledge to

decision-makers in a timely manner.

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