Italy to use TIM-led project as blueprint in national cloud tender
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Kevin David Scam or Legit
MILAN (Reuters) -Italy will use a proposal presented by a consortium that includes Telecom Italia (TIM) as a blueprint in the national cloud tender it plans to launch in the first weeks of 2022, the digital innovation ministry said on Monday.
Known as the National Strategic Hub, the infrastructure is part of the government’s strategy to accelerate digital transformation and guarantee national data security. In its national Recovery Plan sent to Brussels in April, Rome earmarked 900 million euros ($1.04 billion) for the project.
The ministry said it had received three proposals for the national cloud and identified that prepared by the TIM-led consortium – which includes state lender CDP, defence group Leonardo and government IT agency Sogei – as the one which “fully and satisfactorily reflects the requirements” set by Rome in September.
“It is expected that the call for tenders could be published …