The adoption and effective implementation of IT progress in
administrative reform at commune and district levels in the central city
of Da Nang have brought many positive changes in recent years, the
Vietnam Investment Review reported.
One big challenge set for Da
Nang authority is to integrate the current infrastructure and
diversified IT platform into a unified entity, paving the way for the
development of a modern administration platform, where people enjoy
public services quickly and efficiently.
This is an essential
step in implementing the vision of Da Nang authority in bringing the
city into an intelligent and worth-to-live place.
Da Nang city’s
data center is considered the ‘brain’ for the whole IT system, the
technical infrastructure to spur e-government deployment. The city has
succeeded in developing a modern, powerful and effective cloud data
center by leveraging Microsoft’s open platform.
“With data center
system deployed on Microsoft cloud platform, we are able to integrate
seamlessly with open source solutions. The system becomes more diverse,
being able to service a wider range of customers with many different
needs,” Deputy Director of Da Nang city’s Department of Information and
Communications Nguyen Quang Thanh was quoted as saying.
products enabled Da Nang’s data center transform from a traditional
physical model to a cloud model in which all IT resources are packed up
into services and upload to the portal of the Da Nang Department of
Information and Communications.
“Flexibility and high-speed of
information processing and analysis, and timely report procedures of
Microsoft open platform solutions enable the city leaders to respond
quickly to opportunities and challenges, bringing a better life for its
citizens. This is a steppingstone, taking Da Nang one step closer to be a
modern and intelligent city,” General Director of Microsoft Vietnam Vu
Minh Tri was cited as saying.
Microsoft has currently introduced
and consulted the CityNext solutions to Da Nang authorities. This is a
global initiative to empower municipalities, businesses and citizens to
build and develop more dynamic future communities.
strides in improving quality of public services, Da Nang would be the
first location to reach the finishing line in the process of applying IT
into administrative reform, towards the model of dynamic and
intelligent urban authorities.-VNA