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<p>Hires Markom Marketing as PR and Marketing Consultancy</p>
<p>Sydney, Australia – 25th August 2006: Datacom, the largest independent, professional IT services provider in Australasia, announced the appointment of specialist IT PR and marketing consultancy Markom Marketing Pty Ltd to assist the company in achieving its growth ambitions.</p>
<p>“Markom, with director Rob Stirling, will provide Datacom with public relations and marketing services that will help deliver our successful track record and reputation of excellence messages to new clients, particularly in the mid-tier market,” said Michael Browne, CEO of Datacom.</p>
<p>“Datacom, is proud of its blue-chip client base consisting of clients like Microsoft, IBM, HP, General Electric, Medibank Private and Norfolk Group among many others. We believe we are in an excellent position to offer our unique offerings to a far wider audience,” he added.</p>
<p>Markom Marketing Pty Ltd has a 15 year history of providing specialist IT consulting and public relations, over the years launching and growing companies like Veritas, Interwoven, Crystal, Hitachi, Adaptec, Visio, Meta Group, Legato and Quantum.</p>
<p>Director Rob Stirling is also the executive director of the Storage Networking Industry Association in Australia and New Zealand.</p>
<p>“Markom is delighted to be awarded the Datacom account,” said Rob Stirling. “Working with such a successful and customer-centric company will be a great pleasure, our immediate task is to make sure more medium and small business users understand the Datacom message.”</p>
<p>Datacom, with over 2000 staff in four countries, has supplied its Systems and Contact Centre solutions to a wide variety of Australasian businesses for over 40 years. Founded in New Zealand in 1965, Datacom Group is 30% owned by New Zealand Post and 70% by private shareholders. Datacom began operations in Australia in 1992.
Datacom is a unique provider of “partial-to-full” spectrum IT support and services including LAN/WAN technical support, data centre hosting including disaster recovery design and operations, consulting and project management, service desk, models and IT Procurement.
Datacom promotes a “free-form” services solution that aligns solutions with client business reality.
Datacom is also the industry specialist in; the provision of contact centre solutions to technology companies and other industry segments such as government, sales force and marketing programs and customisable CRM and telephone delivery across Australasia.</p>
<p>For more information visit www.datacom.com.au</p>
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