Tech experts enlisted to help fix Obamacare website
October 31, 2013 -- Updated 2017 GMT (0417 HKT)
(CNN) -- Tech titans Oracle and Red Hat are joining the effort to "address the problems around HealthCare.gov," the federal website for Obamacare, according to a spokeswoman for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
"As part of the 'Tech Surge,' we've added key personnel from the government and private sector, including expert engineers and technology managers. These dozens of people are strengthening and reinforcing the team we have working 24/7 to address the problems around HealthCare.gov," said Julie Bataille.
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The experts come from Red Hat and Oracle, and include Michael Dickerson, a site reliability engineer on leave from Google, she said.
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