Guidelines for Belarusian government agencies to adopt cloud computing specified
concept for switching government agencies and organizations to using
cloud computing technologies has been specified by Belarus President
Decree No.461 signed on 16 December.
document provides for amending the presidential decree on how
government agencies and other state-run organizations should use
telecommunications technologies. The concept for the transition of
government agencies and organizations to cloud computing technologies
has been specified taking into account positive international experience
and the practice of interaction of the Belarusian telecommunications
infrastructure operator beCloud with government agencies and
organizations, in particular, the hosting of their computer systems in
the national data storage and processing center.
national data center is Belarus’ first facility of the kind that is
certified for compliance with international standards. The fact confirms
its high degree of reliability and security.
implementation of the presidential Decree signed on 16 December will
improve the performance of government agencies and organizations by
providing them with reliable information and telecommunications
infrastructure. It will also improve cybersecurity standards in
government information systems, ensure the protection of personal data
of citizens of Belarus, and make budget spending on information and
telecommunications services more effective.