Development, testing and integration of an automated backup and archive sub-systems for the Electronic Document Management System of the Government of Armenia

Project Summary

Country  Armenia 
Overall project value EUR 304,323
USD 374,043
AMD 152,460,000
Proportion carled out VXSoft (%) 30% as sub-contractor
Number of staff provided7
Name of clientThe Staff of Government
Origin of fundingThe World Bank
Name of consortium members, if any“Harmony” Fund
Duration of the projectApril - July 2012












Detailed description of project

Development of an automated backup and archive system for the Electronic Document Management System (EDMS) in 30 public organisations of Armenia using the EDMS for internal document processing and electronic document exchange. The main tasks completed include:
  • Development of cross backup software to enable automated backup of the system
  • Development of centralised backup software to enable backup of EDMS on the Government’s central repository
  • Development of software to restore from backup, backup configuration interface
  • Integration of all new components with existing EDMS system
  • Development of hardware requirements for archiving large data volumes
  • Training system administrators

Software solutions delivered:

  • Archiving and restoring system for electronic document management system based on Mulberry Groupware EDMS

    • complete automation of backup process
    • complete automation of restore process
    • data validation
    • security auditing of transactions

Tasks delivered

  • Development of software specifications for programming teams
  • Development of software integration methodology and specifications
  • Software development installation and testing
  • User acceptance testing
  • Business process analysis
  • Change management strategy development
  • Development of training curricula and methodology
  • Development of user and administration manuals
  • Stress tests of systems
  • Training different user groups
  • Software integration with other e-gov systems
  • Data conversion and migration from old databases