in brief IT Services firm PKBA has won a multi-year,
multimillion dollar managed services contract with the Australian
Central Credit Union.
PKBA won the Wintel server and desktop managed services contract
from incumbent Datacom. Datacom retained a mid-range server and
datacentre contract with the credit union.
The contract will see PKBA providing support for over 700 PCs
and applications, dozens of application servers and the data
communications network linking the Credit Union's sites. PKBA will
also provide an on-site team for services such as extended support
for key branches and after hours support for critical systems.
Australian Central services 185,000 customers from 30 branches
in South Australia, Western Australia and the Northern
Other recent wins for PKBA, headed up by Kaz founder Peter
Kazacos, included contracts for Blundstone in Tasmania, Magellan
Petroleum in Queensland, and Slade Pharmaceuticals in Victoria.