Mesquite, TX – September 21, 2021 – On Sept. 21, the City of Mesquite celebrated National Information Technology (IT) Professionals Day. Mayor Bruce Archer thanked the City of Mesquite Information Technology Department, honoring the employees we all rely on to keep us connected.
The City of Mesquite IT professionals keep the City running. They manage over 1,400 computers and manage over a petabyte (1,000,000,000,000,000 bytes) of storage. Thanks to the IT Department:
- Our security systems block an average 610,000 internet security threats each month.
- An average 500,000 e-mails are sent/received by city employees each month not including spam messages.
- An average 155,000 spam messages filtered each month.
National IT Professionals Day is held annually on the third Tuesday in September. Thank you to the employees that provide vital services every day.