Information Technology Department

The City of South Portland’s Information Technology Department consists of a four-member team dedicated to evolving and supporting all aspects of the City’s Technology environment. This also includes providing design, implementation, and support services for the South Portland School Department’s network, server, and telecommunications infrastructures.


In total, the IT department supports a Phone System with over 400 handset and voicemail accounts, , E-mail for more than 1000 customers, over  70 Servers (consisting of file and print Servers, Terminal Servers, E-mail Server, Voicemail Server, Phone System Servers, Database Servers, Application Servers), over 300 computers, and 30+ Network printers and photocopiers


The Network Consists of a Ten Gigabit routed backbone providing 22 municipal buildings with fiber connectivity, wireless network access, multiple firewalls and many point-to-point VPN tunnels to provide connectivity to other city buildings and City’s (Westbrook, Portland, Cape Elizabeth). This environment provides City employees the ability to be connected 24/7 and work from anywhere.