Queensland-based IT services provider, Data#3 (ASX:DTL), has landed a multi-year, multi-million dollar outsourcing deal with Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC).
The outsourcing agreement involves service desk, desktop support, server and infrastructure support, network management, VoIP and telephone support as well as database management to BAC’s It environment and operations.
BAC made a strategic decision to outsource parts of its IT operations, which enables access to enhanced skills and expertise to meet its ongoing business requirements and ensure all airport operations run smoothly.
Data#3 group general manager, Laurence Baynham, said the downturn in Queensland public sector spending has meant Data#3 has turned its focus on increasing the number of corporate customers in Queensland.
“It is also particularly pleasing to win a significant contract that aligns with our areas of investment in outsourcing and cloud services,”Baynham said. “This is a fantastic win for our business in a very competitive environment. BAC is a high profile organisation and our team is looking forward to a mutually beneficial business engagement.”
BAC general manager assets, Krishan Tangri, said its expertise was focused on operating a multi-faceted airport environment and partnering with Data#3 allows it focus its resources on setting and implementing an IT strategy for the airport.