The first phase of Ghana’s $30 million Data Centre and Wide Area Network (WAN) project which is over 95% complete will be ready by the end of July 2011, an official of the National Information Technology Agency (NITA) has said.
March 27, 2012
The Hi-tech Telepresence video facility will allow for live and interactive communication between the Office of the President and Regional Coordinating Councils countrywide.
This will help fulfill a major objective of the e-Government project to facilitate effective communication in Government, and to a very large extent reduce travel costs, associated incidences of Ministers having to travel to and from the Office of the President.
Thirty-nine participants from various MDAs have been awarded certificates for successfully completing the MICROSOFT CERTIFIED SYSTEM ENGINEER training course, sponsored by Microsoft and facilitated by IPMC a Microsoft Certified Partner for Learning Solutions. The event took place at the Ghana Multimedia Incubator Centre (GMIC) in Accra which also hosted the 6-month training. Certificates were presented by William Tevie, Director General, NITA
Currently, the Ministry of Communication through NITA is putting up an infrastructure that would connect all public institutions to a s
Under the e-Ghana Portal/Data Centre project, it was conceived that a pilot data centre
The planned portal infrastructure, to be financed under the project, will consist of a Data Center (with two backup centres), payment gateway, security and authentication systems and will incorporate load balancing capabilities. Such shared infrastructure will help government departments reduce costs, improve security of databases and make it easier for channel partners to plug into government databases for delivery of services.