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Directorate-General for Informatics (DIGIT)

Mission Statement

DIGIT's mission is to deliver digital services to enable EU policies and to support the Commission's internal administration...


The European Commission has renewed its internal Open Source Software Strategy

The 10-point document focuses on the procurement of open source software and the Commission's services contribution to open source software projects. The strategy also provides for more of the software developed within the Commission to be published as open source.

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EU tech companies invited to bid to provide Cloud services for the EU

The call for tender aims to secure about 2500 Virtual Machines and 2500 Terabytes of storage for up to four years. This will enable EU institutions to use cloud-based IT services before the end of 2015.

The call for tender is in line with the European Cloud Computing Strategy, adopted by the European Commission in September 2012, which aims at speeding up cloud uptake across Europe.

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Günther Oettinger
Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society

Digital Economy and Society
"I will make the European Commission more open and effective through a better use of digital technologies."
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Andrus Ansip
Vice-President for the Digital Single Market

Digital Economy and Society
"A safe and secure connected digital space for Europe..."
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Stephen Quest
Director General for Informatics

Director General for Informatics
In partnership with our stakeholders...
The Directorate General for Informatics offers innovative tools, solutions and e-services to enable the EC to accomplish its goals more effectively and efficiently in order to deliver European policies for the benefit of EU public administrations, citizens and business.
As part of the Commission's commitment to transparency, Directors-General publish information on meetings held with organisations or self-employed individuals.
Information on meetings held by Director-General Stephen Quest