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Oita and Miyazaki prefectures employee two of local IT shops

Posted in Government by Agile Cat on January 14, 2010

Jan.14 – Both of prefectures employee two of local IT shops to build the experimental government office systems. Those shops established an union named Public Administration Kyushu OLGO Union will use a data center of Asahi Kasei Networks of Nobeoka, Miyazaki. Including Nagasaki, the local government cloud in Kyushu heats up!

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Saga prefecture chooses NTT Data

Posted in Government by Agile Cat on December 27, 2009

Dec.28 – The local government office of Saga prefecture chooses NTT Data Kyushu as a contractor of their cloud application development experimentation. There were three candidates in this general competitive bidding, and NTT Data got five millions dollar of budgets. The local government projects has been promoted by MIC (Ministry of Internal Affairs), and will be shared by cities and towns in the prefectures.

Other than Saga, Hokkaido, Kyoto, Oita, Miyazaki and Tokushima are going to the experimentation.

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