NCIS along with its vendor partner developed a software-defined data center based on a private cloud infrastructure using open source software. This resulted in the development of the world’s first Government Integrated Data Center offering the world’s best e-Government services, which resulted in a reduction in budget spend and consolidation of e-government systems. NCIS’ work is poised to help expand and diversify Korea’s e-Government services so that more can be done online at the convenience of its citizens.
Combining the government’s systems into an integrated data center prevents duplicated investment and helps manage resources in a more efficient way. The government’s internet data center footprint was also reduced with a server consolidation. At the same time, the e-Census integration system of Statistics Korea, which provides population and housing services and farmer and fisheries census, has resulted in a substantial cost saving. Its user base includes more than 30 percent of citizens, and the new G-Cloud implementation allows their citizens to connect to the system concurrently.