Government Department Modernizes IT Resources with Software that Supports Fast and Secure Creation of New Constituent Services
"CA Technologies is a dependable partner, helping to modernize our IT
solutions with a strong software portfolio for IT management and
security that supports Italy's electoral procedures," said
The DAIT unit of the Ministry of the Interior is responsible for collecting, processing and making state election data available to the public, the media and various institutional bodies. The data is sensitive and includes information such as the number of electors and sections, lists, candidates, ballots, voter turnout and the final vote count.
DAIT's primary objective in renewing its architecture was to reduce the
cost of providing Municipalities and Prefectures (similar to districts
The overhaul was a three-phase project. The first phase involved implementing CA Advanced Authentication and CA Application Performance Management to deliver applications faster and more securely with an optimal experience.
"CA Advanced Authentication provides flexible provisioning and a frictionless user experience, and delivers the Municipalities and Prefectures reliability and simplicity of use," explains Galatioto. "CA Application Performance Management allows us to monitor performance easily, accurately and reliably. It enables us to identify application bottlenecks and reduce failures of the electoral machinery. Any performance problems are swiftly identified and we intervene quickly to resolve any performance issues."
The second phase of project focused on reducing technology complexity.
DAIT decided to completely replace the existing security platform with
products from the
The third phase was to make its services available to other applications
using APIs versus web services. DAIT chose CA API Management for ease of
use in defining and implementing access policies, portal flexibility for
Municipalities and other agency use, and for its integration with the
"We are excited to help the
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