Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) established in 1957, is a leading ISO 9001-2008 certified shipyard on the West Coast of India, functioning under the administrative control of Ministry of Defence, Govt. of India. GSL has implemented BaaN ERP ( Now it is called Infor ERP ) in the year 2002 with a gamut of modules such as Finance, Distribution, Manufacturing, Projects , PLM & Human Resources (HR) and become a role model to BaaN ERP as we are the first project base ship building company to have implemented BaaN ERP.
The IT group functions under the ” General Manager (IA & IT)” and caters for the IT needs of the company. The group has two cells – ERP Project & IT Cell.
We also have other specialized software’s like Primaviera for projects, Tribon, CAD/CAM for ship designing & modelling and Oracle for Attendance Recording System, which have all been integrated with BaaN ERP Application server for ease of operations across applications. As part of E-governance initiatives we have implemented a fully customised workflow and Group ware applications to cater for our daily requirements of Internal communications, Approvals, leaves, claims and Gate-Passes and the like.
Our network backbone comprises of Two numbers Layer 3, 10 GBPS compatible central main Switches with high backplane capacity, processor capacity , throughput, bandwidth and support of IPv6 features. These two switches are connected and configured so as to have redundancy, thus ensuring availability at all times. The Two main switches are connected to 28 One GBPS end locations through fiber in order to maintain high level of connectivity, thus ensuring nil Data Loss.
For connectivity to our Unit locations we have a WAN connectivity with a dedicated data leased line and also to the outside world we have two separate Internet leased lines. For Mailing solution we use IBM Lotus Domino. Our Internet surfing is permitted with valid authentication through strong web filtering device such as Barracuda appliance.
GSL has taken steps to secure the IT infrastructure by following Industry standard practices. We have CISCO devices at the gateway to secure the access from outside. All the Application servers are authenticated only with proper access. At the user end we have 400 Plus DeskTop PC which are secured with Symantec Antivirus device and application control policy to avoid the threat from various kinds of viruses and data leakage. We also have 24 Thin-Clients, connected through a Bridge Server. There are 10 number of information Kiosks spread across yard for all the employees within GSL to update and see their personal information, various dues and pays. On the common places like GSL entrance, Canteen etc. provided big display LCD’s for information, welcome to guest, Retiring employees history, achievements, awardees list and Plans etc.
GSL is in a continuous process to bring Computer, Cyber security & frauds awareness amongst employees by giving trainings, broadcast and publishing in the GSL in house journal.
We are now in a process of implementing ISO 27001 for information security and Management Services.