TAFE QLD renews IT contract with Unisys

Summary:The contract renewal will build on an existing 15-year relationship between the pair and is worth around AU$29.4 million.

The Queensland Department of Education, Training and Employment has renewed Unisys Australia's managed IT support contract with Technical and Further Education (TAFE) Queensland for another two years.

The service provider has already worked with TAFE Queensland for the past 15 years, and the renewed agreement is worth around AU$29.4 million. Under the contract, Unisys manages IT services for students, teachers, and administrators at 82 campuses across 13 TAFE Queensland institutes and the Australian Agricultural College.

The company also supports roughly 500 servers and 21,000 desktops, as well as provide network management and help desk services. It has already helped TAFE Queensland on a number of key IT projects, including migration to Microsoft's Windows 7 operating system.

The contract has already commenced, running from November 2012 to October 2014.

Topics: Government, Australia, Government : AU


Spandas forayed into tech journalism in 2009 as a fresh university graduate spurring her passion for all things tech. Based in Australia, Spandas covers enterprise and business IT.

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