The first US state to deliver a complete portfolio of
citizen services in the Cloud, Texas is the leader in Open Government. With a
"my government, my way" promise, Texas relies on Oracle to help 30+
agencies deliver services to nearly 30M citizens. It creates economies and
efficiencies to deploy large frames that departments couldn’t otherwise
afford. Departments are seeing a
reduction of 20-35% of costs by the move to the Cloud. These agencies depend on Oracle Exadata
and SuperCluster for Database as a Service in their Cloud.
Farias is a Financial Analyst in one of these agencies: the Texas Parks and
Wildlife Department (TPWD). He enthusiastically shared their great experience using SAS with
Cloud DBaaS running on Oracle SuperCluster at SAS Global Forum 2016. Some of the main points he covered were:
Their solution is based on:
Greater Performance, Greater Services, Greater Accountability
Their efforts have really paid off and they are seeing fantastic results that enables them to provide better service to Texas residents.
o Days to minutes
o Journal and
accounting smart matching
validation and integrity checkpoints
More on the
State of Texas cloud enabled services here.