ICI’s Cloud may be the e-governance platform for a Smart City

Romanian National Institute for Research in Informatics (ICI) positioned itself as a cloud service provider for public entities after finalizing an European funded project, named „Cloud Infrastructure for Public Institutions” (ICIPRO). It is expected that main clients will be local and county-level public institutions. However, the Project Manager declared that ICIPRO should not be considered a Government Cloud.

High-level architecture is presented below.


The Data Center represents a new dedicated building with over 300 m2 in ICI’s premises. Starting with its finalization in October 2015, the data center is used by ICI to host Romanian domains area (.ro)  and other IT programs.

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