Customer Stories

California Natural Resources Agency

Location: United States

Improve mobility, security, and productivity while reducing local government costs


The California Natural Resources Agency (CNRA) restores, protects, and manages the state’s natural, historical, and cultural resources. The agency supports 33 departments, Including the largest water delivery and state park systems in the U.S.


Budget and technical-resource shortfalls—coupled with redundant IT architecture silos—prevent departments from achieving their individual and collective objectives.

Improve field worker productivity and disaster recovery.


Leveraged software-defined data center (SDDC) and hybrid cloud infrastructure to consolidate 24 data centers into one.

Virtualized network to ensure complete app isolation, dynamic segmentation, and automation across the data center.

Deployed virtual desktops for field worker access to information and analytics from anywhere.


CNRA now operates as a shared services provider, with services available on premises or through hybrid cloud, enabling more cost-effective IT service delivery.

Reduced CapEx and OpEx costs by more than 30 percent.

Increased technology capabilities by more than 300 percent.


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