PH details cloud initiatives in Asia-Pacific summit

The Philippines’ cloud initiatives are focused on scientific experiments, especially on enhancing predictions of natural disasters, and hosting of government services, according to a representative to the recent meeting of Asia-Pacific Advanced Network (APAN) in Taiwan. Rene Mendoza, chief science research specialist of the Advanced Science and Technology Institute (DOST-ASTI), told the participants to the read more…


Public support urged for gov’t ICT initiatives

The campaign for “a smarter government, smarter Philippines” through the use of information and communications technology can only be achieved if people in and out of government will support the initiative. This was the conclusion of Denis Villorente, project director of the Integrated Government Philippines (iGovPhil) Project, during the celebrations of the National Science and read more…


Government agencies turning to cloud computing

Interest in the cloud services of the Department of Science and Technology’s Integrated Government Philippines (iGovPhil) project has been growing as shown by the number of government agencies coming in to avail of the services. Some 20 agencies have been enjoying the benefits offered by the Government Cloud (GovCloud) since iGovPhil launched it last year. read more…


Government to Launch Fiber Optic Network at NSTW

The government is scheduled to formally launch the fiber optic network currently in the final stages of development at the upcoming National Science and Technology week organized by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) on 25 July 2014 at the SMX Convention Center. Government operations can expect a significant improvement in their operations and read more…