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 Continues to Improve Infrastructure and Security of its IT Infrastructure

    October 29, 2014 - Ottawa - Shared Services Canada - Today, the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Public Works and Government Services and Minister responsible for Shared Services Canada, delivered a keynote address at Canada’s Government Technology Exhibition and Conference 2014, summarizing SSC’s progress on the Government of Canada’s IT transformation agenda.

  • 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.

Features

  • SSC Departmental Performance Report 2013-14 Tabled in Parliament

    The Shared Services Canada’s (SSC) 2013-14 Departmental Performance Report (DPR) was tabled in Parliament on November 5, 2014. The report outlines SSC’s results achieved against the plans and priorities and performance expectations set out in our 2013-14 Report on Plans and Priorities (RPP).
  • 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