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

Headlines

  • News Release
    Harper Government Generating Savings through Data Centre Consolidation

    Borden, Ontario, October 7, 2014 - The Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Public Works and Government Services and Minister responsible for Shared Services Canada (SSC), today announced the opening of SSC’s second enterprise data centre (EDC) in Borden, Ontario. The first EDC in Gatineau, Quebec, has been in operation since November 2013.

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    Harper Government to save over $13.5 million under the newly signed three-year agreement with Microsoft

    Ottawa, Ontario, September 18, 2014 – The Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Public Works and Government Services and Minister responsible for Shared Services Canada (SSC), today announced how the Harper Government is continuing to achieve technology cost savings, while keeping networks safe and secure, through a new three-year agreement between SSC and Microsoft. The new agreement, effective this fiscal year, will save taxpayers $13.5 million.

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    Harper Government to achieve important savings through IT infrastructure transformation

    Ottawa, Ontario, October 9, 2013 – The Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Public Works and Government Services and Minister responsible for Shared Services Canada, today delivered a keynote address at Canada’s Government Technology Event (GTEC) 2013, outlining how Shared Services Canada is delivering the Government’s vision of a leaner, more efficient government and better value for taxpayers. The Minister focused on three key areas where the government will focus its efforts through SSC: savings, security and better service through private sector engagement.

Features

  • Shared Services Canada's Integrated Business Plan for 2014–2015

    Shared Services Canada (SSC) has released its Integrated Business Plan (IBP) 2014–2015. The IBP is an important document that outlines the Department’s priorities and planned activities and that describes how SSC will deliver on its commitments.

    Take a look at the Integrated Business Plan for 2014–2015.
  • Industry Engagement Day – May 28, 2014

    The Network Solutions Supply Chain Industry Consultation

    As part of an ongoing dialogue, Shared Services Canada (SSC) is engaging industry in telecommunications initiatives for its Telecommunications Transformation Program. These initiatives will help eliminate duplication and streamline operations, deliver a consistent service, enhance security, and enhance program delivery to Canadian citizens and businesses.

    For more information, see Telecommunications/Industry Engagement
  • SSC Report on Plans and Priorities for 2014-15 Tabled in Parliament

    Shared Services Canada’s (SSC) Report on Plans and Priorities (RPP) for fiscal year 2014-15 was tabled in the House of Commons on March 6, 2014. This report outlines SSC priorities for its third full year of operation in support of modernizing the Government of Canada’s information technology (IT) infrastructure services.

    For more information please view the SSC Report on Plans and Priorities for 2014-15 Tabled in Parliament