The Information Technology Department provides county government with centralized computer and communications services. Our “customers” are the other county departments, and our services cover the spectrum of information and telecommunications technology. Data processing services include programming, operating and maintaining all county computer systems. In the area of technical support, we assist in the selection, installation, configuration, and maintenance of microcomputer systems, software, and peripherals. IT also installs, maintains, and operates the communication network to all county offices. The Geographical Information Systems (GIS) division develops and maintains geographically-referenced databases for several departments. As Cochise County’s “telephone company” IT installs, maintains, and operates the telephone network in all county offices.