Kerala IT Policy 2017 (Draft)

Department of Electronics & Information Technology

Govt. of Kerala

9.3. State Data Centers and Cloud

Enhance all State Data Centres with the adoption of “Cloud by default” approach of the state and strengthen the Disaster Recovery / Business Continuity Processes . Establish and operationalise the near site and remote Disaster Recovery sites. Other initiatives being

  1. Consolidation of SDCs for energy efficiency, effective monitoring and optimised resource utilization.
  2. Adoption of Cloud first principle for the e-Governance DC infrastructure
  3. Virtualisation of infrastructure for effective utilisation and energy efficiency
  4. Establish right tools and processes for faster provisioning and allocations of infrastructure environments to departments, ensure high availability of infrastructure and systems.
  5. Establish modular, redundant and scalable infrastructure across data centres ensuring high availability
  6. Establish an Integrated Command and Control Centre (ICCC) for monitoring and control of Data Centres and other network infrastructure on 24 x 7 basis with right tools and processes.
  7. Establish Security Operations Centre (SOC) to strengthen pro-active monitoring of threats on 24 x 7 basis and ensure security of the Infrastructure, systems and data.
  8. Aligning to the state vision on Green initiatives, ensure low PUE, use energy efficient cooling solutions and use of solar power for the DCs
  9. Establish and integrated statewide DR/BCP optimizing the statewide infrastructure.
  10. Focus on continuous improvement in collaboration with technology and service partners.

Kerala State Optical Fiber Network Advisory Committee