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TMCNet:  GovCloud platform launched

[December 27, 2013]

GovCloud platform launched

(M2 PressWIRE Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Hong Kong Government - The Government Cloud Platform was launched today for bureaus and departments to develop and host e-services.

It is the Government's first major private cloud computing initiative, and is important central information technology infrastructure with full cloud computing functions.

The Office of the Government Chief Information Officer said the platform provides computing resources, including server, storage and network resources, and was designed and implemented with reference to international best practices for cloud computing.

It complies with stringent government security requirements.

GovCloud helps save cost and time, and meets government agencies' growing demand for IT resources.

About $242 million has been earmarked to implement the services in the coming five years.

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