SOUDERTON — Altek Business enterprise Methods, of Telford, will be supplying information and facts know-how management companies for Souderton Borough and Souderton Borough Law enforcement Department below a move authorised by Souderton Borough Council at its July 12 assembly.
“They would be handling our components, they would be handling our operating programs, they would be checking our running systems so that hopefully we can even capture difficulties prior to they take place,” Borough Supervisor Mike Coll stated.
The borough’s application vendor will continue on to manage the computer system programs staying made use of, he claimed.
“We ended up lately hacked on our electronic mail program which took our email down for a 7 days or so until finally we got that fixed,” Coll said. “We’re genuinely trying to be a lot extra proactive in how we control our IT.”
The hacking incident was not a ransomware attack, he claimed soon after the meeting.
“We received a virus and it just disrupted the server,” he said.
The charge staying paid out underneath the new deal with Altek will be comparable to what the borough was earlier shelling out for the providers, he stated.
The deal is for about $2,100 per month, with added expenditures if gear has to be replaced, he stated.
With the law enforcement office introducing system cameras, added pc gear is necessary, Coll said. A selection of personal computer applications are used by the borough, he stated, so it was essential to bring in a business that specializes in controlling information technology products and services.
In another subject at the conference, the board licensed the Montgomery County Organizing Commission to prepare a “Souderton Borough Revitalization and Financial Advancement Plan” and appointed a steering committee consisting of council members Julie Munden, Daryl Littlefield, Donna Rogers and Dan Yocum and Souderton Connects reps Harry Boardman, Liz Peitzman, Kyle Hoff and Alison Giles.
The present-day revitalization plan was developed by Souderton-Telford Principal Streets for the two towns, but the new prepare will be especially for Souderton.
Souderton-Telford Most important Streets and the Souderton Small business Improvement District merged the commencing of the 12 months into Souderton Connects, which incorporates all the company houses in Souderton.
In Telford, occasions earlier structured by Souderton-Telford Principal Streets, like the Telford Evening Marketplace, held Wednesday evenings for the duration of the summer months, are now organized by Telford Happenings.