Overview: Upgrade and redesign of infrastructure in 780 schools across Western Australia.
Key technologies: Microsoft, Cisco, Dell EMC, Intel Security/McAfee
Customer said: “The project has been an outstanding success in terms of design, delivery, increased access for schools to technical support, increased flexibility in the choice of ICT services and importantly decreased local ICT administration workload requirements at the school level. The project is an outstanding example of a strong working relationship between government and private industry to deliver a complex, long-term vision in the highly changeable and complex environment that schools present.” - Glenn Veen, Director, Infrastructure and Telecommunications, WA Education
Read more: Kinetic IT completes long-awaited computing overhaul for 800 schools in Western Australia
Overview: Infrastructure modernisation project across Southwest Sydney local health DDistrict to enable mobility for clinical staff.
Key technology: ALE (Alcatel Lucent Enterprise)
Customer said: “The fact that we have what I can term a ‘relationship’ is important. Very few suppliers/integrators do that. There’s a sense of ownership and a level of participation beyond just selling me boxes.” - Nick van Domburg, Chief Information Officer, Sydney Local Health District
Vendor said: “I have worked with VoIP on numerous projects over the last 10 years, and each new project we embark on with them, one thing is for sure: it is a true relationship. Not just between vendor and partner but with the customer as well.” - Khalil Habash, Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise
Read more: VoIP overhauls Sydney hospital's ageing network with ALE
Overview: CSA partnered with Life Without Barriers successfully rolled out a device-as-a-service offering to over 300 locations Australia-wide.
Key technology: HP Inc
Customer said: “CSA’s device-as-a-service solution has allowed us to have much greater insight into where our devices are and what they are doing. This provides our office and field based staff to a stable operating base to be consistently productive.” - Phil Musgrave, ICT service delivery manager.
Read more: CSA to replace 4000 devices with device-as-a-service solution for Life Without Barriers
Overview: Fabric identified an opportunity to look at more strategic options that tied in with Australia Post’s cloud first policy and desire to move away from traditional on premise hardware and consolidate their data centre footprint.
Key technology: Amazon Web Services
Customer said: “Fabric made the decision to move to AWS easy. The approach to the PoC was lightweight and quickly validated our critical systems could run in AWS. Fabric’s iterative approach gave us continuous visibility and confidence that we would meet our deadline to decommission our legacy hardware and maintain service levels of our critical freight lodgement systems.” - Angus Bissland, Head of Commercial, IT, Australia Post
Overview: Natural resources and mining company Vale Australia replaced its cloud-based solution with on premise solution using SimpliVity hyperconverged infrastructure.
Key technology: SimpliVity
Customer said: “We had no appetite to refresh our IT infrastructure, but Trident Computer Services almost twisted my arm to get me to take a look at hyperconverged infrastructure. Trident knew our business and demonstrated to us that there was a more cost-effective way to manage our IT infrastructure, while also removing complexity." - Matthew Wells, IT project manager, Vale Australia
Read more: Trident Computer Services helps mining client Vale Australia back out of cloud with HPE SimpliVity
Overview: Migration to AWS to support the Southeast-Asia growth of this white label music streaming solution and internet radio company.
Customer said: “Partnering with a DevOps company allowed us to develop faster without increasing our internal team, and spend more time focusing on user experience instead. It was about expertise, not cost. We felt they could help us achieve real results.” - Con Raso, Managing Director, Tuned Global
Vendor said: “base2Services moves workloads to the AWS cloud, allowing customers to innovate and develop their application landscape using its expertise.” - Stefan Jansen, AWS
Read more: AWS partner base2Services helps music streaming service Tuned Global break into Asia
Overview: Commvault backup to cloud and removal of legacy tape backup solution.
Key technologies: Commvault, AWS
Customer said: “With the shift to cloud and digital business models, CoreLogic will cut its innovation cycle time to engage emerging opportunities in the expanding Australian property market and provide customers with superior experiences.” - Adrian Jansz, Head of ICT, Core Logic
Vendor said: “Venn IT is part of the illustrious Commvault MarketBuilder Program. Commvault MarketBuilder Partners are, by invitation only, offered compelling opportunities for incremental success with the rapid cadence that drives business.” - Craig Bastow, Commvault
Read more: Venn IT Solutions sends property analyst CoreLogic into the cloud with Commvault backup and disaster recovery
Overview: To harness the power of the IoT, this pioneering Australian salmon farm worked with Intuit Technologies to re-architect IT systems, increasing production, compliance and operational insights.
Key technology: Dell EMC
Customer said: “We needed to make better decisions from more accurate sources of information that were delivered in timely fashion and in meaningful ways. Achieving these objectives would give us the control and capability we desired to transform the business.” - Sam Boyes, Senior Manager ICT
Vendor said: “Tassal enjoys a new level of sophistication and efficiency that will help bring its operations up to the next level." - Geoff Wright, Dell EMC ANZ
Overview: Installed a complete wireless network across the entire campus at Barker College in two weeks.
Key technology: Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company
Customer said: “When you consider that I went on leave for the two weeks when the project was being implemented to arrive back on day one of term four to a wireless system that met and exceeded all criteria with zero issues impacting users, one can understand why I consider this to be very successful.” - James Stewart, Director of ICT and eLearning, Barker College
Vendor said: “Accucom is a trusted partner and it was rewarding to be involved in a project that has had a tangible affect at the school.” - David Elliott, Aruba HPE