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Super Bowl security uses E-Sponder

Super Bowl XXXIX in Jacksonville, Fla., may wind up being known as the Security Bowl. The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office is coordinating the security activities of 53 local, state and federal agencies, including the FBI, Coast Guard and U.S. Navy, for the Feb. 6 event through a Web-based collaboration system — in place since Jan. 5 — that was also used during a presidential debate and World Series games in St. Louis last year. St. Louis-based Convergence Communications developed the E-Sponder system using Microsoft Office Professional Enteprise Edition and Microsoft Office SharePoint Portal Server collaboration software, which agencies can use to immediately report incidents, share documents, view video surveillance, limit Internet capability and communicate using e-mail and instant messaging in dozens of venues and as far away as 20 miles. Full Story

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