Shared Services BC (SSBC) provides Information
Technology (IT) infrastructure support services for the
B.C. government and the broader public sector. These
include: data centre services, desktop support and
service desks, voice and data networks, electronic
messaging and directories, applications and service
integration, and security/virus protection.
Many of government's mission-critical programs and
services, such as court operations, fire protection,
emergency dispatch and Pharmanet, require support from
one or more SSBC services. SSBC also plays a key role in
the planning, implementation and support of e-government
initiatives that deliver improved service to the
citizens of British Columbia.
SSBCs IT branch aggregates government's demand for
information technology services, delivers those
services, and manages contracts to deliver services.
SSBC has been working to support new priorities, be
customer-focused, and develop new tools to maintain the
integrity and stability of government's IT
infrastructure. These changes support overall
improvement of SSBC as a shared services provider to
SSBC’s information technology organization has a
proud history, serving the Province for more than 20
years with many successes along the way.