Shared Services Canada

Email Transformation Initiative

The Government of Canada currently has over 100 separate email systems.

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Goal: Moving 43 partner organizations

Data Centre Consolidation Initiative

The Government of Canada is consolidating and modernizing its data centres.

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Goal: Move more than 300 Government of Canada data centres to fewer than 20

Telecommunications Transformation Initiative

Telecommunications includes the transmission of data and voice within and across the Government of Canada.

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Goal: Move the Government of Canada to single infrastructure

Workplace Technology Devices

The Government of Canada is implementing an enterprise approach to the procurement of workplace technology devices and related software,

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Goal: Standardize, consolidate Workplace Technology Devices for GC

Features

  • Government of Canada Modernizes Data Centre

    May 24 2016 – The Honourable Judy M. Foote, Minister of Public Services and Procurement, announced a multi-year $322 million contract to Uptime Infrastructure Partners for the expansion of Shared Services Canada’s (SSC) Enterprise Data Centre (EDC) Borden, located at Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Borden, Ontario.

  • SSC Report on Plans and Priorities for 2016–17 Tabled in Parliament

    Shared Services Canada’s (SSC) 2016–17 Report on Plans and Priorities (RPP) was tabled in Parliament on March 7, 2016.

    The RPP outlines SSC's commitments to improve service delivery and to update its plan to modernize the Government’s IT infrastructure to ensure continued sustainability and alignment with government priorities.

  • Reliable and Secure Information Technology Services to Canadians a Commitment of the New Government

    Statement by the Honourable Judy Foote, Minister of Public Services and Procurement in response to the 2015 Fall Report of the Auditor General of Canada

  • Speaking Notes for Ron Parker, President of Shared Services Canada for the Information Technology Association of Canada Executive Breakfast Briefing

    Shared Services Canada (SSC) President Ron Parker discussed the department's mandate and achievements, as well as the challenges it faces, at Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC)'s Executive Breakfast Briefing on Friday, January 22.

 

  • Shared Service Canada's (SSC) role during an emergency situation is to provide support for the information technology (IT) infrastructure used by federal organizations to respond quickly to crises and deliver services to Canadians.

    To respond to the wildfire in Fort McMurray, SSC has:

    • delivered portable computing devices, as needed by partners, and distributed air cards and rocket sticks to connect to wireless networks;

    • provided wireless hubs, cell phones and satellite phones to enhance communications capacity;

    • maintained email and BlackBerry services for federal employees in the affected area;

    • ensured network and telephone connectivity for multiple Service Canada evacuation and reception sites;

    • worked closely with telecommunications service providers to account for downed communications towers; and

    • monitored additional wildfires for possible Shared Services Canada support requirements.

  • New Fact Sheets: Budget 2016

    Fact Sheet: Budget 2016
    $463 million to stabilize mission-critical information technology systems and to strengthen IT security.

    Fact Sheet: Strengthening Cyber Security Protection
    Budget 2016 strengthens the Government of Canada’s cyber-security regime.

    Fact Sheet: Upgrading mission-critical IT systems
    Budget 2016 infrastructure investments to upgrade the Government of Canada’s mission critical information technology systems.