Author: Athaliah Reynolds-Baker
Title: Cabinet Approves 400 Computers for JLS
Date Published: FRIDAY, 21 SEPTEMBER 2012 10:55
Source: Jamaica Information Service
The article reports on the approval of a contract by the Jamaican Government that will supply Jamaica Library Service (JLS) with computers, uninterruptible power supply (UPS) units and application software. The announcement is reportedly made by the Minister with responsibility for Information, Senator the Hon. Sandrea Falconer at a press briefing following the Cabinet's decision. Also mentioned is the concern by Government of the need to reduce the costs associated with such information technology upgrades and acquisitions as well as decisions about possible explorations to achieve this.
The Jamaica Library Service (JLS) is set to receive some 400 computers, UPS units and application software, in an effort to improve the efficiency of its information technology systems.
Minister with responsibility for Information, Senator the Hon. Sandrea Falconer said Cabinet has approved a contract for Management Service Systems to supply 400 computer systems, 400 licences of Microsoft Office 2012, 400 licences of Norton Anti-virus, and 400 uninterruptible power supply (UPS) units to the JLS.