Logica wins CrimTrac contract

By Jenny Eagle on Aug 3, 2009 2:17 PM
Filed under Security

CrimTrac awarded the contract to Logica to deliver, operate and manage the organisation's ICT infrastructure.

The Australian Government agency is responsible for developing information sharing solutions for law enforcement and assists police nationally in crime-prevention.

Ben McDevitt CEO CrimTrac said Logica was awarded the contract following a competitive tender process to assist the agency consolidate existing technologies and build new infrastructure platforms to support future projects.

"Initially, Logica will design, supply and implement a new resilient, reliable and scalable enterprise-wide ICT midrange infrastructure," he said.  

"The company will consolidate IT architectures with VMware, EMC, Oracle and Microsoft, and re-utilise existing infrastructure to deliver the highest possible return on investment."

Logica will also build IT systems for two data centres and implement an enterprise-wide disaster recovery solution.

In April 2010, when the infrastructure transformation has been completed, Logica will administer and manage the environment for the organisation's 220 employees and its customers for a minimum period of three years.

Colin Holgate CEO Logica said the copmpany was delighted to have been selected to design and manage one of Australia's most important IT infrastructures.  

"This contract is testament to the quality of the Logica solution, our people and the company's experience in understanding the infrastructure, security and ongoing support requirements for government agencies," he said.

"For years we have been quietly working behind the scenes delivering IT projects for mission-critical, data driven environments and winning this contract demonstrates our reputation for our innovation, commitment, and strong delivery capabilities."

 
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