Monitoring the Progress of the Navy Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI): Implementation, Performance and Impact
NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA
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Information Superiority Information Superiority is the driver for the creation of the Global Information Grid GIG as the mean to provide connectivity between all parts of shore establishments, and with all deployed forces at sea and ashore, The Navy Marine Corps Intranet NMCI is an information technology IT services contract to provide to provide secure universal access to integi-ated voice, video and data communications eliminate interoperability problems and remove network impediments to improve productivity and speed of command to the shore-based components of the Navy and Marine Corps. The NMCI contract is the procurement of IT services based on a commercial model of Service Level Agreements SLAs. Under this model, the emphasis is placed on the verification, validation, and monitoring of the end-user services and not on the underlying infrastructure of systems. The research explores the current implementing effort of NMCI and analyzes the way this common network capability is tested and monitored. This thesis will provide a single source of information for managers seeking to quickly understand the impact of NMCI as an enterprise level asset. Security policies related to the project are examined and recommendations to improve this new IT initiative are made.
- Computer Systems
- Military Forces and Organizations