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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DICT is advocating for more to be connected not only to GovNet but most especially to GovCloud.
Ceragon said its FibeAir IP-20A, ultra-high capacity, high availability multicarrier solution provides the network's backbone and meets all of GovNet's current requirements, while providing the necessary scalability to expand as needs change and traffic volumes grow.
"GovNet provides the first service on the Internet that takes Freedom of Information a step further.
In the four months following the launch of STePs, GovNet saw a 97% increase in website hits.
This GovNet Project implementation in Zamboanga City has a total project cost of P33,979,000.00.
The GovNet Project in Butuan City is the first in Mindanao benefitting some 80 government agencies, noted Dela Rosa.
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.
Eventually, this regional GovNet will be integrated to the National Broadband Plan that DICT will implement, Isidro added.
ICT office will shoulder the costs for the installation of GovNet while the identified agency will be responsible for housing and monitoring of ICT offices network equipment.
The Wang Global and Motswedi joint venture has been awarded the two-year GovNet contract worth R50m for the procurement of all new hardware and maintenance of old and new technology for the OpeNET network
Earlier this month GovNet awarded the technical support contract to Wang Global.
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.