Two not-for-profit technology specialists have teamed up to integrate the businesses together form a 150-staff company.
As part of the arrangement, Adelaide-based technology provider Connecting Up will become a subsidiary of Infoxchange, another not-for-profit specialist IT provider with offices in Brisbane, Melbourne and Christchurch.
Founded in 1989, Infoxchange specialises in offering services to organisations working to solve family violence, homelessness, mental health as well as working with the elderly, Aboriginal, Maori and Pasifika communities. Its list of products and services include IT infrastructure, service coordination, IT support and cloud migration.
Connecting Up services customers in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia. Its products range from Microsoft servers to security, PCs and refurbished and discounted hardware.
Infoxchange chief executive David Spriggs will be appointed as the group chief executive of the company.
“Together, we’ll be able to provide a comprehensive set of technology solutions to help improve the lives of people experiencing disadvantage and the organisations that support them,” Spriggs said.
Connecting Up chair Susan Arthure said the two organisations had collaborated on a number of projects in the past few years and they already enjoy a close working relationship.
“We’re delighted to be joining together, and we’re excited by this opportunity to work together to expand our reach and support of the sector,” she added.
The newly integrated company will have a staff headcount of 150, include more than 130 staff from Infoxchange, serving 30,000 not-for-profits in Australia and New Zealand.
Infoxchange and Connecting Up will officially integrate on 30 November.