$35m Western Power contract for ASG

Summary:ASG Group has today announced a $35 million contract with Western Australian energy company Western Power.

ASG Group has today announced a $35 million contract with Western Australian energy company Western Power.

Western Power

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Western Power will supply IT services, including datacentre facilities, mid-range infrastructure, network and VoIP services to the Western Australian electricity utility for five years, with two one-year extension options.

The energy company will provide electricity to over 965,000 buildings in south-west Western Australia.

"Western Power has adopted a multi-sourcing strategy, partnering with leading service providers to provide essential IT services to our business," the utilities' chief information officer Leigh Sprlyan said of the new contract.

Western Power will be one of the first customers to use ASG's newly opened datacentres, which will provide services in areas such as cloud computing, Software as a Service, shared services and disaster recovery.

ASG also announced a $23 million contract with the WA Department of Education in January.

Topics: Data Centers, Legal

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