Italtel won a contract to build two transportable data centers to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).
The data centers will be deployed at the NATO Rapid Deployable Corps Italy (NRDC – ITA), in Solbiate Olona, to align its Communication and Information System (CIS) infrastructure with the requirements of its recently-awarded role of land-heavy Joint Task Force (JTF) Headquarters, which involves leading NATO joint operations within NATO Areas of Responsibility, often performed out of the national borders, the company said in a statement Wednesday.
Italtel was chosen to build the two data centers as a result of its competitive cost and compliance with the requirements of the tender. The data centers provided by this project are destined to be used by NRDC – ITA in various overseas locations where allied forces are deployed.
The Initial Operating Capability for Joint Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance will help promoting and enabling data sharing within the NATO Response force. “We, the allied defense ministers, have today declared the initial operational capability for NATO's Joint, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance initiative
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