What are GITN and GSB?
GITN is the acronym of Government Integrated Telecommunications Network, which is a network infrastructure to facilitate electronic flow of information for intra and inter-government agencies.
GITN Sdn. Berhad, formally known as GSB was incorporated on 13 March 1996 as a single purpose company to undertake the implementation of the GITN.
Is GSB one of government agencies in Malaysia?
No, GSB is a wholly owned subsidiary of Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM).
Are the services provided by GSB offered to the public or overseas market as well?
Not at this moment. Currently, GSB only offers its products and services to government agencies in Malaysia.
If I would like to become a vendor for GSB, what should I do?
Please refer to tender advertisement published in local newspapers. All vendors must register their company with Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM). Upon receiving Vendor Registration Certificate from TM, submit a copy of the certificate and your company's profile to us (attention to Procurement Manager, GSB).
Where can I get more information about GSB and how do I lodge report or complaint on any of GSB's products or services?
For any enquiry, please contact our Network Operation Centre (NOC) at 1300-88-2888 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
FAQ about EG*Net
What are GSB's responsibilities for the e-Government?
GSB is responsible to provide managed network connectivity and managed security services to all government agencies that are implementing the e-Government application nationwide.
What are the services being offered to the government?
Complete list of services can be found in the 'Our Services' section.
What technology is being used for EG*Net?
The network services provided by GSB utilise private Internet Protocol Virtual Private Network (IPVPN) technology developed on the latest network solutions standard for government agencies.
What is the current bandwidth being offered by GSB?
GITN IPVPN offers various ranges of bandwidth required by customer from the lowest bandwidth of 64Kbps up to the highest bandwidth of 155Mbps end-to-end. GITN IPVPN is designed with huge backbone bandwidth, i.e. 10 Gbps and nationwide access node. It is based on Multi Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) technology, which provides the following features:
- Flexibility, connectivity and scalability of IP with the privacy and Quality of Services (QoS) of Frame Relay (FR) and Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM).
- Network services delivered over routed network, service decisions are made at provider edge and switches without requiring intermediate pre-processing.
- Eliminates complex protocol translation previously required with FR and ATM.
Complex Private Virtual Circuit (PVC)/Soft Virtual Circuit (SVC) meshes are no longer needed; sophisticated traffic-engineering methods are used to select predetermined paths.
What are the advantages of GITN IPVPN provided by GSB?
GITN IPVPN completely manages and controls on-the-speed and quality of services. It has any-to-any connection and dynamic connection on demand with flexible access methodology i.e. x Digital Subscriber Line (xDSL), Wireless, Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) and FR. Thus, GITN IPVPN secures remote access for agencies' Intranet with built-in security features and traffic prioritisation capabilities that offer cost effective networking solution.
Why should government agencies apply for GITN?
Government agencies should apply for GITN because GITN is a dedicated network that is solely developed for government agencies. Besides, GITN architecture has built-in redundancy to avoid any single point of failure and also has nationwide coverage with more than 140 nodes; using private IP address which secures VPN network. Featuring integrated network-based firewall and security protection for Internet network, its complexity of IP routing and IP QoS will be handled by provider, with 24x7 real-time network monitoring and management through centralised Network Operation Centre (NOC). Moreover, GITN is an end-to-end network with security solution; providing the government agencies with a simple network design with scaleable solutions.