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Procurement of mission-critical services in the Virve 2.0 development project begins

The second procurement phase of the public safety network Virve's renewal started in early October, in which Erillisverkot will purchase mission critical services for the Virve 2.0 system. “Mission critical services is an entity that consists of server software running in the equipment rooms of Erillisverkot Group, applications installed on users' mobile and fixed devices and management applications related to these services," says Ari Toivonen, Development Manager of Erillisverkot Group.

Virve 2.0 to enable world-class cooperation between the authorities also in the future

The development work concerning the broadband public safety network Virve 2.0, which is led by Erillisverkot Group is one of the most important governmental ICT project in the near future. Virve 2.0 is also a major leap at the international scale, since it makes mobile broadband services available for authorities in cooperation with the newly selected commercial partners.

Safer e-mail with just a few clicks

E-mail is the most used digital communication medium in the world, but its security is poor. Encryption methods are developing and becoming more common.

The administrative radio network needs even wild ideas

Climbing on a Super Puma helicopter, on an Allegro train traveling over two hundred, and observing missions on a guard ship Turva. Reetta Siltasalmi-Kautto, service designer for Erillisverkot, has toured the Finnish Border Guard's facilities to learn about the authorities' activities. She utilizes the information she collects in the development of Virve 2.0, the next generation of the authority network in Finland.

Accurate testing provides safety

Effective communication technology saves lives. International security experts contracted long days to test broadband solutions at the Kuopio Plugtests in Finland.

Virve, Rakel and Nødnett successfully together

For the first time, the Barents Rescue exercise brought together the networks of authorities in Finland, Sweden and Norway. The exercise showed that common talk groups can already be put into practice.

Yle trusts Virve communications

The direct transmission of Finnish election results requires fast and secure communication between the director and journalists.