Philadelphia Advances Smart City Vision
More than 1.5 million people call the City of Philadelphia home. It’s the birthplace of liberty and the cheesesteaks. Philadelphia is also an innovator in advanced IT services, with a citywide network that supports 30,000 workers in dozens of departments from first responders to urban planners. The city’s Juniper backbone has delivered 99.99% uptime over more than five years.
With a Juniper network connecting hundreds of government offices to the city’s data center and beyond, the City of Philadelphia has laid the foundation for a more efficient, innovative city. Smart city services like intelligent traffic lights keep neighborhoods and environmentally sustainable. Empowered by the operational simplicity of a Juniper network, a lean IT team of four handles all the network tasks.