The crash hit
"We're going to have a mess to clean up when the servers are restored, and that's going to take us a long time," she said Monday.
The crash marks the third time this year the county's servers have failed and severely disrupted the day-to-day business at the courthouse. Issues with the servers created similar problems in February and April.
He criticized commissioners and the county's IT department for not taking steps to permanently fix the problem after the second server crash in April.
"I'm amazed that this is happening for the third time," he said. "I've never heard of any company having this much down time because of server problems."
And it could happen again, said IT director
Even after the servers are restored, he said, another crash could happen at any time unless the county spends at least
Commissioners earlier this year hired an outside IT consulting firm to audit the county's technology services. The audit report completed
Commissioners said they're waiting for another report from the consulting firm detailing a comprehensive, long-term fix to the county's problems before taking steps to upgrade its technology.
Evans agreed that commissioners should wait for the report before spending money.
"I'm not a fan at throwing money at a fix that's not going to be long term," he said. "Throwing a few thousand dollars to get us by for a year isn't really a good solution. If we're spending money, it needs to fit into our long-term goals as well."
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