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.
As a requirement of the Government’s policy to make information resources widely available and accessible to all, it has become necessary to build a National Data Centre infrastructure to facilitate the consolidation and aggregation of all the Government’s key computing infrastructure in secure, highly available and resilient facilities.
The aim of the Ghana entry system for visitors is to manage the growth of visitor numbers in a cost-effective way through the use of cutting edge technology, and to deliver service consistent with the expectation of travelers. This project will help regulate and monitor the activities of foreigners in relation to employment and residence.
The Ghana Government’s Enterprise Architecture (GGEA) establishes a framework for all MDAs to achieve their missions through optimal performance of their core business processes within an efficient information technology environment. This means that the GGEA serves as a blueprint for systematically and completely defining each MDAs current or desired environment.
December 16, 2010
The National Information Technology Agency (NITA) is pleased to announce that cabling and testing in selected MDAs in the Greater Accra region are completed. The agency has taken delivery of equipment including switches, routers, ONUs and UPSs and technicians are on the ground installing them in the MDAs.
The Data Centre facility is a crucial feature of the e-government communication infrastructure network. This is because the entire government network will be served with eGovernment applications from this facility, and all the critical equipment and applications will be housed in the data centre as well.
A. Development of IT architecture and interoperability standards for government applications and networks.
B. Provision of Government Investment Support under a public-private partnership for the setting up of a high-speed government-wide communications network connecting key MDAs for the purpose of sharing information and applications and securing government databases.