Cybertrust has retained its position
providing secure gateway services to the Australian National
Audit Office (ANAO), after the agency put the work on the market
ANAO is a public agency which audits government departments
and statutory bodies. The group had around 316 staff as at 30
June of this year, with the majority of those located in
The agency recently signed Cybertrust to a new three-year,
AU$448,000 contract, after putting the work out in a tender in
the February/March timeframe of this year.
The agency's chief information officer Gary Pettigrove told
ZDNet Australia yesterday by telephone that Cybertrust was chosen for reasons relating to quality of service, price and certification.
"We went through a tender process, we had a number of
tenderers, and we picked one," he added, declining to name the
The new contract will last from 28 September this year through
31 October, 2009.
According to Pettigrove, other current IT projects at the
agency include an initiative to purchase an electronic document
and records management system, in addition to the pending
re-launch of the agency's Web site.
The group's Intranet portal was also recently re-launched,
running on Microsoft's Sharepoint solution. Work is still going
on in that area.