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The California Public Employee Retirement System(CalPERS), is the nation’s largest public pension fund with assets totaling more than $225 billion. The System provides retirement and health benefits to approximately 1.5 million state and local public employees and their families.

Altatech was involved in the deployment of the Java-based core of their COMET operational system. The Corporate Online Member Employer Transaction (COMET) system handles transactions on behalf of all CalPERS’ 1.5 million subscribers, and the system’s 2500 employers use the system statewide. The COMET system handles at least 30,000 transactions per hour, and is deployed on multiple Linux clusters to cover batch and on-line workloads.