Client and Need

  • Wholesale electric power supplier  serving 1.5 million consumers across 4 states and 200,000 square miles
  • In need of a system for sharing information with member cooperatives over the public internet
  • Needed to retain high security and ability to be managed by non-IT resources

Solution

  • Evaluated existing company systems and processes to determine the best possible course of action based upon proven methodologies for Collaboration
  • Utilized proven methodologies and F5 Big IP devices to securely publish sensitive data externally
  • Implemented Microsoft SharePoint to provide seamless access to members no matter their physical location

Value Added

  • Designed a secure platform to accommodate present and future needs, including back-end data integration
  • Improved collaboration abilities between Member Systems and Co-op employees
  • Consolidated several tools for interaction with Member Systems
  • Enabled all employees to track and view Member System interaction
  • Increased efficiency for managing user access, thereby reducing IT burden
  • Transferred extensive knowledge to empower self-sufficiency for the Co-op's  business and technical resources