Company Overview

Computer Arts, Inc. (CAI) specializes in governmental software development and IT technology consulting services. We offer a full suite of government software available that will operate on a variety of the most popular operating systems on the market today. As a value added resource, CAI maintains a staff of certified Network Engineers providing hardware sales, installation, configuration and support.

Our enterprise class governmental software solutions provide a wide range of functionality, adaptability, and ease of use. We have developed comprehensive systems for various municipal police departments, city offices and county offices and departments including Clerk, Treasurer, Assessor and Sheriff. These systems include financial and fixed asset accounting, recording, payroll, civil process, computer aided dispatch (CAD), records management systems (RMS), jail management systems (JMS), indigent tracking, jury management, property and tax management, document imaging, building permits and others.

Along with software design and development, we offer a full range of networking and hardware solutions, IT technology consulting services and software support. We employ a professional staff with extensive public and private enterprise backgrounds. Support services are provided via on-site, telephone or remote VPN support. Other services include sales, design and administration of enterprise Networks, local and wide-area connectivity and installation, and support for multi-protocol networks. We offer a wide variety of hardware and software sales, installation, configuration, training and support. Our long term relationship with wholesale providers allow us to offer very competitive computer hardware and third party software pricing.

The three cornerstones of CAI are symbolized by the sides of the triangle in our company logo: Local Government, Public Safety and IT Support. Our emphasis is on providing the highest level of service and support to our customers, as well as software that offers the best value available today.    CAI was incorporated in the State of Idaho in 1983, and operates out of the home office in Meridian, with employees in Northern and Eastern Idaho.

On Nov 5th, 2021 CAI was acquired by Harris Computer and began operating as a division on Harris Local Government. For over 40 years Harris Local Government has empowered public sector leaders by providing specialized, mission-critical software designed specifically to meet their fund accounting, human resources, regulatory, and billing needs. CAI is excited to be a part of the Harris Group as we move our products and services into the future.