Shared Services Canada
Shared Services Canada (SSC) is responsible for delivering mandated email, data centre and network services to partner organizations in a consolidated and standardized manner to support the delivery of Government of Canada programs and services. SSC also provides certain optional technology-related services to government organizations on a cost-recovery basis. Budget 2013 further expanded SSC’s mandate, adding the consolidation of government-wide procurement of software and hardware for workplace technology devices.
Our services and information
Read about this initiative, which aims to migrate 43 Government of Canada partner departments and agencies from numerous email services to email@example.com, a common, modern, consolidated, secure, more reliable and more cost-effective email system.
Learn about data centre consolidation. SSC is consolidating and modernizing the Government of Canada’s data centres, based on an analysis of the Government’s current and future requirements, in consultation with partner organizations and industry experts.
Find out about the Telecommunications Transformation Program, which involves the transformation of voice, videoconferencing, contact-centre services and the transportation of data within and across partner organizations and agencies.
Learn more about this Government of Canada initiative, which aims to streamline the procurement of workplace technology devices and related software, including security software, for 94 in-scope organizations.
Do business with us. By consolidating IT-infrastructure services and leveraging the Government of Canada's buying power, Shared Services Canada aims to reduce costs across the Government's departments and agencies.
See how SSC is mandated to protect the infrastructure and associated data in transit, storage and use. SSC Cyber and IT security activities are aligned to a framework composed of prevention, detection, response and recovery functions that are executed using a combination of people, process, services and information.
What we are doing
- The Cool Side of SSC
- 2017-18 Departmental Plan
- 2016–17 Report on Plans and Priorities (RPP)
- Integrated Business Plan 2016–2017
- Summer-Fall 2016 Consultations: Information Technology Transformation Plan – What We Heard Final Report
Email transformation initiative
Moving 43 Government of Canada partner departments and agencies from numerous email services to firstname.lastname@example.org, a common, modern, consolidated, secure, more reliable and more cost-effective email system.
Data centre consolidation
SSC plans to establish up to seven end-state data centres over seven years.
Telecommunications transformation program
The Telecommunications Transformation Program involves the transformation of voice, videoconferencing, contact-centre services and the transportation of data within and across partner organizations and agencies.
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