The Corrections Data Center is responsible for operating and maintaining the department's mainframe computer. Based on computing capacity, it is the third largest of twelve major data centers in the executive branch of Florida's state government. The Data Center provides operational support for the department's Offender Based Information System (OBIS), including the statewide data network. OBIS is the mainstay of department operations statewide with over 1.8 million transactions processed each day.
Computing Services is responsible for central office local area network (LAN) and personal computer hardware and software support. It provides statewide support for all distributed processor based systems, client server (personal computer based) equipment, and local and wide area networks.
Systems Development is responsible for applications software development and maintenance. This includes the Offender Based Information System (OBIS) and distributed applications such as the Reception Center system, the Cashless Canteen/Inmate Bank system, and client server applications that run on personal computers and local area networks. Systems Development staff also supervise all contract programmers.
Technical Support provides security administration, control of procurement according to department standards, and clerical and administrative support for the entire bureau.