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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…

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…

CPI UPDATE: End of Public Updates for Java SE 8

CPI recommends upgrading to OpenFox® Desktop 4.   Desktop 4 does not require Java to be installed on the user’s local machine.  Additionally, Desktop 4 is officially compatible with OpenJDK. OpenJDK, is a free and open-source implementation of the JAVA SE platform.   As stated on Oracle’s site, “Oracle will continue to provide free public updates…

Another CPI OpenFox Message Switch deployed in our Tier III SaaS Center

CPI and the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) recently placed the OpenFox Message Switch into production in the CPI Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) center. The project entailed converting the existing OpenFox Switch code from AIX to Linux, moving the software into the CPI SaaS Center, and coordinating network route and firewall changes with both internal and…

CPI and RIAG implement new automation for Protection Orders

CPI and the Rhode Island Attorney General (RIAG) Bureau of Criminal Investigations (BCI) recently placed into production programming changes to automate the handling of Restraining Order No Contact Order (RONCO) records from manual entry to electronic submission. To accomplish this automation, CPI performed the following: -Publish a SOAP web service to: Accept Permanent RONCO’s from…

Wisconsin DOJ OpenFox Converts to RedHat Linux.

Recently, CPI completed the successful Migration of the Wisconsin Department of Justice (WIDOJ) OpenFox Message Switch from AIX to RedHat Linux. The RedHat machines were provided by WI DOJ and are running in a virtual environment. The Project consisted of: ·         Upgrading the core OpenFox® Message Switch module(s) to the latest version(s) ·         Replacing the Power/AIX based…

CPI Upgrades New Hampshire OpenFox.

CPI recently upgraded the New Hampshire Department of Safety OpenFox Message Switch (SPOTS) to Configurator, version 7.2. Configurator 7.2 provides an enhanced ability to configure and manage Message Keys, Stations, Users, Code Lists, Vehicle Codes, Security Roles, Agencies, Watch Dog, Computer, and License.  The Configurator 7.2. upgrade also migrates the Configurator module into the OpenFox Desktop. NH DPS…

CPI Upgrades HQ Hosting Center

CPI’s software and support are trusted by more Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Agencies than any other company. As a part of CPI’s continual efforts to keep our systems and services up to date, our virtualization infrastructure software was upgraded to the latest versions early this week.  These upgrades included lower and higher-level software sets…

ACIC now running Desktop 4.0

CPI recently cut to production our second deployment of DeskTop 4.0 to the OpenFox System for the Arkansas Crime Information Center (ACIC).    Desktop 4.0 is the latest version of the GUI (graphic user interface), or what the clients use to access the various OpenFox Products. Internally called “Desktop Decaffeinated” Desktop 4.0 allows the user…