Lucknow, India, June 06, 2015: Dell, the world’s fastest-growing integrated IT Company has conducted an a Government Connect Conference in Lucknow to understand government perspectives on challenges and pain-points, as well as to highlight the emergence and widespread adoption of new technologies, including Cloud, Data Centre and Mobility solutions. The year-long series, themed “Future-ready IT, for future-ready government” is a joint initiative with CMR, South Asia’s leading ICT, ESDM and Lifesciences industry marketing Services Company. The Lucknow event aims to create a system where there is no physical interface between citizens and government offices and all services are delivered at the doorsteps.
A survey ‘IT Pulse’, was conducted before the conference, to understand the pain-points, issues and challenges stakeholders faced in adopting technology. There was interest in discovering and learning more about solutions that could solve the existing problems and challenges with their IT departments.
The multi-city conference works through the Mobile platform, gathering feedback via Social Media channels, use of Analytics to discover unserved or underserved needs, and deploying Cloud solutions for improved efficiency in IT operations. The year-long government outreach programme is focused on the emerging need for updating and modernizing the state IT infrastructure.
The key discussion areas at the programme were:
- Digital India Mission: Development of ICT infrastructure & Solutions
- Future-Proof of ICT Infrastructure: Software defined Enterprises, energy efficient and secure Data Centre
- National e-governance Plan (NeGP): Assets, Statues and Practices
“Dell believes that technology is a prerequisite to transform the country, its businesses, the quality of life of its citizens, and enable better governance and government services. Our objective is create awareness among decision makers, IT departments and their workforce on the need to build robust, flexible and secure solutions to serve the emerging needs of central and state government organisations, as well as public sector enterprises”, stated Raman Bountra, Business Leader – Government Sales, Dell India.
Dell has been engaging with the Indian Government over the last 6 years and have successfully executed projects across various geographies. Dell has worked in various government projects such as Crime and Criminal Tracking Networks and Systems (CCTNS), IGRS, e-Panchayat, e-District, etc. which have been rolled out successfully across different parts of the country.
Commenting on the partnership, Thomas George, Senior Vice President, CMR said, “This is an ongoing initiative aimed to encourage adoption of scalable and adaptable ICT infrastructure and solutions. We believe the future will see more transformative models emerge, as a result of successful collaboration between technology vendors and India’s vast and vibrant public sector.”
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