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WA's Empired Wins $3 Million Victorian Education Department Contract

Leading Perth based IT Services Provider, Empired is aggressively expanding nationally – and today's ASX announced contract with the Victorian Education Department is one of several multi million dollar wins which they will be announcing in coming weeks.
  • 07 October, 2009 16:18

<p>EMPIRED EXPANDS EMPIRE: ASX Announcement Summary: 7 October 2009: Full ASX text follows summary.</p>
<p>• For further information please contact Russell Baskerville, Managing Director on 08 6454 9700, PR Terry Quinn WordsPLUS 0439 710 418 – or visit www.empired.com</p>
<p>• Empired Limited, one of West Australia’s most successful and fastest growing IT services provider, has continued its planned national expansion with the ASX announcement today of a major outsourcing services contract with the Victorian State Government’s Department for Education and Early Childhood Development (DEECD).</p>
<p>• The first significant Victoria Government contract secured by Empired has an estimated value of $3M over a 3 year term and brings the total contracts secured in Victoria in the last 9 months to more than $5 million, following the commencement of managed services for Australian gold producer and mineral explorer St Barbara Limited signed earlier this year. Other multi million dollar contracts are expected to be announced in coming weeks.</p>
<p>• Under the terms of the DEECD agreement, Empired Limited will provide infrastructure outsourcing services to manage 2nd and 3rd level support and maintenance of DEECD’s Microsoft server platforms including Messaging Systems, Database Systems, Internet, backup, Intranet, and File and Print systems. Further to this, Empired will provide systems integration and enhancement services to the Department’s internal systems and infrastructure as required.</p>
<p>• Empired Managing Director Russell Baskerville said he was delighted to be awarded such an important contract by DEECD “which will also mean a significant increase in staffing levels in Victoria and the East Coast.”</p>
<p>Empired Limited ABN 81 090 503 843
PO Box Y3116 Perth WA 6832 Level 13 Septimus Roe Square 256 Adelaide Terrace Perth WA 6000
7 October 2009
ASX Announcement
Empired secures IT Outsourcing contract with the Department of
Education and Early Childhood Development in Victoria
Leading IT services provider Empired Limited (ASX:EPD) has secured an infrastructure outsourcing services
contract with the Victorian State Government’s Department for Education and Early Childhood Development
(DEECD).
This is the first significant Victoria Government contract secured by Empired and further demonstrates Empired’s
commitment to expand nationally. Empired secured the contract against strong competition, referencing its
success and experience in the WA State Government sector.
The contract value is $3M over a 3 year term structured as an initial period of one year with two one year options.
Under the terms of the agreement, Empired Limited will provide infrastructure outsourcing services to manage 2nd
and 3rd level support and maintenance of DEECD’s Microsoft server platforms including Messaging Systems,
Database Systems, Internet, Intranet, and File and Print systems. Further to this, Empired will provide systems
integration and enhancement services to the Department’s internal systems and infrastructure as required.
Empired Managing Director Russell Baskerville said this is a significant contract that further demonstrates the
company’s commitment to its expansion in Victoria, and nationally.
“We are delighted to be awarded this contract by DEECD, one of the largest Victorian Government departments
in the state. Our demonstrated success in the WA State government sector was pivotal to being awarded the
contract which not only increases Empired’s Victorian profile but further enhances our State Government
credentials”
“On the back of this win Empired will significantly increase staffing levels in Victoria and actively pursue a number
of other Victorian State Government IT Outsourcing contracts.”
“We look forward to working closely and developing a long term relationship with both DEECD and the Victorian
State Government and delivering innovative services that will add value to our client’s business.”
This win comes only 8 months after the commencement of support for Australian gold producer and mineral
explorer St Barbara Limited. Together the contracts represent over $5 Million of contracts secured in Victoria in
the last 12 months.
Empired Limited ABN 81 090 503 843
PO Box Y3116 Perth WA 6832 Level 13 Septimus Roe Square 256 Adelaide Terrace Perth WA 6000
ENDS
For more information please contact:
Russell Baskerville
Managing Director
Empired Limited
Ph +61 8 9223 1234
Em: russell.baskerville@empired.com
About Empired Limited
Empired Ltd (ASX: EPD) is an ASX listed national IT Services Provider with a broad range of capabilities and
experience ranging from business consulting to Infrastructure and Applications systems development and
support.
Empired provides ICT Managed Services, complemented by Project and Consulting engagements in its areas of
specialisation.
Empired focuses on providing companies with tailored IT service solutions that address their specific needs;
delivering a diverse range of innovative services in today’s ever-changing business environments.
Our flexible service delivery approach and “can do” attitude has enabled Empired to secure clients that range from
medium size entities through to large enterprise accounts with services delivered across Australia, and beyond.
Website: www.empired.com</p>

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