MOSD deployed the Novell Identity Manager and Novell SecureLogin, which provides single sign-on capabilities, to simplify user administration and control access to sensitive data, while the Novell ZENworks Configuration Management and Novell eDirectory give MOSD's IT administrator full control over users, their desktops and the data shared among them, significantly enhancing the level of security while enabling the IT staff to carry out maintenance and support services remotely.
Rashid AlMadani, IT Director, MOSD, said: "We have compared competing technologies in the market and found that the Novell Open Enterprise solution was far more superior in terms of stability, security and overall performance.
Diyaa Zebian, managing director, Novell Middle East & North Africa, said, 'The MOSD
has been a pioneer in adopting open source technologies in Bahrain, which is in line with the Kingdom's 'Vision 2030' strategy that strongly encourages Ministries to cut costs, increase flexibility and improve productivity through open source solutions.
MOSD (2001a), Pathways to Opportunity, Ministry of Social Development, Wellington.
MOSD (2001b), Evaluating the February 1999 Domestic Purposes Benefit and Widows Benefit Reforms, Ministry of Social Development and Department of Labour, Wellington.
However, she is not the only girl at the centre, we have (other) children who have also been abandoned; some are as young as one day-old," said MOSD
Yahya said that there are a number of reasons that the MOSD decided to look at 2012 being the Year of the Child, including certain programmes and studies it plans
There is not one key point that the MOSD is focusing on, but one of the main issues is the development of new laws relating to children's rights and the implementation of a long-term strategy programme.
Providing high technical expertise to support MOSD
(Ministry of Social Development) and MOPIC in cooperation with the World Bank and Columbia University Middle East Research Centre (CUMERC) in developing Jordan s Poverty Reduction Strategy (PRS) 2013-2020 .