In 2016-17, IBM dropped out of Intermedium’s top five Federal Government ICT suppliers* for the first time in over ten years. In 2017-18, it looks set to return to this group, as it is currently sitting at third spot in the rankings. If Defence-only suppliers are excluded from the analysis, IBM is currently in top place. This rebound is noteworthy, given that the supplier was in ninth place on the leaderboard in 2016-17 – its lowest position on the leader board in the last...
HP’s mammoth centralised computing contract with the Australian Taxation Office has ballooned
In the last fortnight, the Department of Finance’s Cloud Services Panel has grown
Aurora College, NSW’s first completely digital secondary school, has commenced classes this year for gifted rural and remote children with specialist interests.
Strong rumours circulating Canberra suggest that Datacom Systems is the successful bidder
The top three issues confronting users of cloud services are whether to purchase a bundled
An Approach to Market will issue to replace South Australia’s Active Devices Panel with a Network Devices Panel. The Active Devices Panel had a total contract value (TCV) of $34 million in the period 1 November 2010 and 30 June 2014, according to a spokesperson from the Department of Premier and Cabinet. This TCV was shared between suppliers AlphaWest, Data#3, Dimension Data, HP and NEC Australia in 2010, but the agency refused to provide more detailed information about the years...
The June end of the Federally-funded national Digital Education Revolution program (the DER Program) has left State Education Departments contemplating how to fill the void left by its loss, with Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) measures emerging as a possible long term solution to the Federal funding cutbacks.
A more extensive version of this article first appeared as Intermedium’s...
The Department of Agriculture has signed an agreement with Hewlett-Packard to extend the agency’s IT Managed Services arrangement to June 2017. According to a spokesperson from the Department of Agriculture, there are an additional 7 one-year extensions available beyond 2017.
The original HP contract, signed in 2009 was worth $96million and went to 30 June 2014.
Intermedium calculates this extension to be worth $69.3 million, or an average of $23.10 million for...
For years, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) has been touted as a solution for bringing technology use in education into the 21st century. With the end of the Digital Education Revolution program's $2.4 billion investment in securing a 1:1 computer to student ratio for high school students since 2008, Intermedium investigates what State governments around the country are doing to maintain technology access in schools.