NT govt buys into ID management

update The Northern Territory government has contracted Sun Microsystems to a three-year, AU$1.7 million deal for an identity management solution.

update The Northern Territory government has contracted Sun Microsystems to a three-year, AU$1.7 million deal for an identity management solution.

The contract disclosed through the territory's contracts reporting system was signed in the closing days of August with the state's Department of Corporate and Information Services (DCIS) data centre services division.

It covers supply, delivery, installation and commissioning of an "Identity Access Management and Service Requisitioning System", with maintenance support for three years.

DCIS is responsible for the delivery of corporate services to agencies of the territorial government, including information, communications and technology services.

A department spokesperson could not immediately comment on the deal, while Sun Microsystems declined to comment.

DCIS has also in the past several months inked the following smaller deals:

  • Ryal (NT) for z/OS and CICS programming services for one year (AU$210,000)
  • BMC for the vendor's Mainview software for three years (AU$78,000)
  • Dialog for Windows admin services for one year (AU$140,000)
  • Independent Systems Integrators for an enterprise storage solution and services (AU$502,000)
  • Corporate Express Australia for server hardware (AU$189,000)