GovNet


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GovNet

(GOVernment NETwork) A proposed private Internet for exclusive U.S. government use that was announced in 2001 but never made it to fruition. The goal of a secure, virus-free network for ultra-sensitive communications remains paramount in other ongoing government initiatives.
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Rather than simply allowing the public to request information from the government, SearchThePublicSector brings information directly to the individual, fast and unbureaucratically," says Mark Phillips, director of communications at GovNet.
In the four months following the launch of STePs, GovNet saw a 97% increase in website hits.
GovNet is propoposed to help smoothly transfer information between state agencies and other stakeholders as well as provide on-line services to the public at minimal cost.
Addressing the presentation ceremony for the GovNet design, at the Ministry of Science, Energy and Technology in Kingston, Portfolio Minister, Dr Andrew Wheatley, said completion of the design is a major achievement, as it provides the strategy to implement the project.
In addition to supporting critical encrypted public safety communications, the GovNET network serves a variety of public institutions and carries private voice, video, and data traffic for local enterprises.
The GovNET network will serve as the standard by which new wireless federally-funded emergency networks are judged, and we're proud to be part of this groundbreaking project," said Amir Zoufonoun, CEO and founder of Exalt Communications.
Eran Wagner, a leading communications intelligence expert, is available to comment on the GOVNET initiative.
Govnet runs one of the country`s largest Cisco router-based networks, supplying data communications to most government departments and provincial governments.
ET, will discuss how public and private sector leaders are coming together to build America's Information Shield as part of GovNet.
Earlier this month GovNet awarded the technical support contract to Wang Global.
a network management and security solutions company that provides risk assessments to the leading Fortune 500 companies, today commented on the proposal to create GOVNET, a secure telecommunications network for government use built from the ground up.
Speaking at a GovNet conference on high performance computing and big data later today (6 February 2014), David Willetts will outline details of the projects that help bring large sets of complex data into usable formats that can inform research and analysis.