QLD TAFE renews $41m Unisys deal

Summary:IT services company Unisys today announced it had renewed its IT outsourcing contract with the Queensland Department of Education and Training.

IT services company Unisys today announced it had renewed its IT outsourcing contract with the Queensland Department of Education and Training.

The agreement, which refreshes a 12-year relationship with the department, will see Unisys continue to provide IT services to all TAFE institutes across 90 campuses. The company will also service the Australian Agricultural College.

Signed November last year, the $41 million contract would provide two optional one-year renewals following the initial three-year term, Unisys said.

The company will support approximately 330 servers and 19,000 desktops, manage local and wide area networks, and provide help desk services to respond to approximately 75,000 support calls per year.

"Through this contract, Unisys employs more than 85 technology professionals based in Queensland, so this long-term engagement also demonstrates our commitment to the state," said vice president of Unisys Asia Pacific, Tony Henshaw.

Topics: Government : AU, Government, Legal, Outsourcing

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