With the investment of $60 million in new data centers in the capital the country's position as a strategic point for the storage of data in the region has been strengthened.
With $35 million as an initial investment and an area of 6,000 square meters, KIO Networks has opened its data center in Panama Pacific, constituting the company's first technology campus in Central America. With the technological complex, the Mexican company is looking to Panamanian and regional companies to access technologies and processes and applications services, business continuity, security and document storage.
The fact that companies from the sector have invested about $250 million to settle in the country, is characterising Panama as a strategic center for data storage in America.
According to Eduardo Jaen, head of the Panamanian Authority for Government Innovation (AIG), the majority of these firms offer their services to banking and telephony companies in Central America and the Caribbean, and "Panama has found a safe haven for their data ".
In order to reduce costs in computer security the Chinchilla administration has proposed using cloud services instead of acquiring its own infrastructure.
From a press release issued by the President of Costa Rica:
On Tuesday the president of the Republic Laura Chinchilla Miranda, the finance minister Edgar Ayales and the head of Science, Technology and Telecommunications, signed a guideline for saving computing resources in the State.
When was the last time you company’s ability to recover accidentally lost information was tested?
Effective business management is what allows operation to continue in situations of crises generated by technological interruptions in operation. Every business must have a technological backup in the event of an emergency.
Mauricio Solano in his article in Elfinancierocr.com details the key factors that organizations should consider: