To meet Tongliao City's needs, IBM and business partner Xi'an Future International Information Co. Ltd. developed the 'Smarter Tongliao City on the Cloud' solution. This cloud computing-based, Smarter Cities project is designed to advance Tongliao City's ongoing economic development and meet the following goals:
- Streamline the information resource structure and construct a city-level cloud computing center;
- Develop and promote an eGovernment system managed and maintained by the cloud computing center;
- Make full use of the latest cloud computing resources to advance 'Smarter Tongliao City on the Cloud';
- Promote the commercial application of cloud computing resources, the development of peripheral industries of cloud computing and the advancement of regional expansion.