FCT and IGFEJ - Instituto de Gestão Financeira e de Equipamentos da Justiça signed today, 17 May, a cooperation protocol. The partnership will allow FCCN to expand its network to one of the main commercial datacenters of the country. In turn, it will provide support to the interconnection of two of the IGFEJ’s datacenters, as well as to the interconnection of these with the Traffic Exchange Point of the Public Administration, at ESPAP - Entidade de Serviços Partilhados da Administração Pública.
This partnership will allow FCT and IGFEJ to share resources, namely in the areas of communication and systems. At the signing ceremony, wich took place at FCT, the president of the Foundation’s Board of Directors, Paulo Ferrão, remembered that this protocol is “a good case of public cooperation”. On the other hand, Nuno Fonseca, Director of IGFEJ’s Departamento de Serviços de Suporte, welcomed the signature, stating that “there are many areas of mutual interest” to both institutions.
IGFEJ has the mission to manage the financial resources of the Ministry of Justice, manage the patrimony of this area, the infrastructure and the technological resources, as well as to propose the conception, execution and evaluation of the computerization plans and projects, in articulation with other Ministry’s services and organisms.