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CPI Response to COVID-19, Offer: Free 60-Day Licensing

Read CPI’s message in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, including the opportunity to obtain Free OpenFox® Messenger Emergency Management Licenses.

CIOReview Magazine: CPI Cover Story

After being named as one of the 10 Most Promising Homeland Security Solutions of 2018, CIOReview Magazine has recognized CPI as one of the 10 Most Promising Law Enforcement Solution Providers for 2019. Read the full cover story here:

Openfox® Desktop Version 4 Release Notification

Computer Projects of Illinois, Inc.  (CPI) is pleased to announce that the version 4 release of the OpenFox® Desktop is now available! The main initiative of Desktop 4 is to allow the user to run the OpenFox® Desktop on a local PC without having Java installed. All the industry leading features of the OpenFox® Desktop…

NCIC TOU for Quarter 1, 2020

CPI’s impact statement for NCIC’s 1st quarter TOU can be found here: https://www.openfox.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/NCIC-Quarter-1-2020-Impact.docx

Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) Completes Nlets Webservice Deployment

CPI has completed a project for Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) converting the current legacy Nlets dual-socket interface and associated driver to the new Nlets Web Services interface and associated driver. The conversion from the current IP Sockets interface to the Web Services interface is aligned with the direction of Nlets to sunset the existing…

Bureau of Justice Assistance Releases FY 2020 Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding (CESF) Program

The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) recently released the FY 2020 Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding (CESF) Program Formula Grant Solicitation.  The CESF Program will provide funding to assist eligible states, local units of government, and tribes in preventing, preparing for, and responding to the coronavirus.  The allocation amounts are available here.  The overall program page, which includes the…

U.S. National Central Bureau – Interpol Completes Nlets Web Service Migration

CPI has completed a project for U.S. National Central Bureau – Interpol converting the current legacy Nlets dual-socket interface and associated driver to the new Nlets Web Services interface and associated driver. The conversion from the current IP Sockets interface to the Web Services interface is aligned with the direction of Nlets to sunset the…

CPI and KSP Migrate to from AIX to Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Computer Project of Illinois, Inc. (CPI) and The Kentucky State Police (KSP) has successfully migrated its current OpenFox® Message Switch and ancillary Databases from the current AIX environment to Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) environment. CPI migrated all existing OpenFox® functionality in the current AIX server environment to the new Linux/RHEL environment. CPI spearheaded the…

CPI Offering Free OpenFox® Messenger Emergency Management Licenses in response to COVID-19 Pandemic

With spreading concern and uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 Pandemic, CPI is responding by enabling our law enforcement & public safety customers to execute tasks remotely. Introducing OpenFox® Messenger Emergency Management Licenses. CPI is currently offering OpenFox® Messenger Licenses to federal, state, & local agency users at NO COST for 60 days. Get additional OpenFox® Messenger…

Openfox® Archive 3.1

Computer projects of Illinois, Inc. (CPI) is pleased to announce version 3.1 of Openfox® Archive is available for release. The impact statement for details on new features, prerequisites, maintenance hours, and requesting the update is now available for download in the Client Portal at https://www.openfox.com/client-portal/upgrade-impact-statements/ .

CPI, OpenFox is Honored in Built In Chicago’s Prestigious Best Places to Work List in 2020

Chicago, IL 1/14/2020— CPI is pleased to announce it was included on Built In Chicago’s list of Best Places to in 2020. Companies are selected based on data submitted by companies and their employees. https://www.builtinchicago.org/companies/best-places-to-work-chicago-2020 Maria Christopoulos Katris, CEO and Co-Founder of Built In, said: “We extend our heartfelt congratulations to our 2020 honorees. Built…