C-DAC established its centre at Chennai in 2002, to work as a Research & Development centre encompassing the latest technologies and also to provide postgraduate level training in hardware and software technologies, towards its allegiance to build a technically advanced nation.
C-DAC Chennai is working on strengthening national technological capabilities in the area of Free and Open Source Software context of global developments. With respect to this, the centre represents a unique facet working in close junction with MeitY to realize the Nation's policy and pragmatic interventions and initiatives in Information Technology.
The National Resource centre for Free and Open Source Software (NRCFOSS) is setup with the twin roles of bridging the digital divide as well as strengthening the Indian Software industry. The centre has contributed to the growth of FOSS in India through Research & Development, Human Resource Development, Networking & Entrepreneurship development. It also serves as the reference point for all FOSS related activities in the country.
Bharat Operating System Solutions (BOSS) GNU/Linux distribution has been developed by C-DAC for enhancing the use of Free/ Open Source Software throughout India. The accessibility of BOSS Linux will have a constructive impact on the digital divide in India as more people can now have access to software in their local language to use the Internet and other information and communications technology (ICT) facilities. The other areas focuses are Software as Service (SaaS), Ubiquitous Computing, Cloud Computing and Education and Training.
Secured Operating System
It is mainly created for the clients in Defence sector. The Defence environment always requires an operating system which is free from intrusion and cyber attacks. OS security refers to specific measures that are used to protect the OS from threats, viruses, worms, malware and from cyber attacks.
OS security encompasses all preventive-control techniques, which safeguards the data in the computer from being edited or deleted. It encompasses many different techniques and methods which ensure safety from threats and attacks.
It allows different applications and programs to perform required tasks and stop unauthorized interference. The security of the Operating system is ensured by providing only the required privileges to the user, regularly applying security patches and updating antivirus database.
Secure Enterprise Monitoring System
It is an online analytics platform for all your metrics. It is used for data visualization, monitoring, alerting and analysis.
The monitoring dashboard can have multiple panels, each representing specific metrics over a set time-frame.
Secure ERP Solution
CDAC ERP Solution is developed/customized based on Odoo ( Free and Open Source Solution) .It is an all-in-one management software that offers a range of business applications that form a complete suite of enterprise management applications.
CDAC ERP Solution is an all-in-one business software capable of covering all business needs, including CRM, Website/e-Commerce, billing, accounting, manufacturing, warehouse-and project management, and inventory, all seamlessly integrated.