Indonesian city to become fully digital by 2015

Indonesian city to become fully digital by 2015

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Indonesia: Pekalongan, a port city in Indonesia is on its way to becoming a smart city in 2015. The city is planning to go paperless with a digital office and empower communities at the lowest level with ICT by 2015. In the last five years, the city has developed its infrastructure network connecting all local government units, health service units, and public junior and senior high schools. By 2015, it plans to virtualise and integrate its data centre, and strengthen its disaster recovery centre and cloud-based applications.

The City Government departments have migrated to free open source software in order to standardise platforms for applications. The Mayor notes that the next steps for the city are to further interoperability, integrated applications and database. It also aims to integrate health and government service applications to open source software by 2015.

Source: Future gov