The Information Technology Department is a County agency that operates under the Allen County Data Processing Board. The Department is administered by the Allen County Auditor. The Department specializes in the unique Information Technology requirements of County government and administration. Information Techonology users enjoy the benefits of both centralized and distributed computing with the security of regular backups and protected data storage. The IT Department also works with County agencies on the purchase of new computer equipment, assists agencies who employ dedicated MIS Staff, and provide many other IT services.