Ayuntamiento de Santander (AYTOSAN)
The city of Santander is the capital of the Cantabria region in the north of Spain and has a current population of approximately 173,000 inhabitants. From the Department of Computer Systems and Communications belonging to the City Council, consisting of 15 technical staff and 9 foreign technicians, mainly manages and coordinates are the following tasks: Infrastructure management in data processing and communications, so that all municipal services carry out their functions by using new technologies. Deployment and management of networks and communications: voice lines and data transmission, perimeter security, Internet access and e-mail, servers, microcomputers and corporate databases.
In recent years, the city of Santander has moved into the vanguard of smart cities, improving public services and developing policies oriented towards its citizens and the stimulation of a new business model of productivity for the city. At the municipal level, innovation is conceived as a transverse area to other areas of governance, coordinating the incorporation of new technologies with municipal services, which leads to an improvement in the services.