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LOY YANG POWER AND DATACOM JOIN FORCES

After 12 months of constructive discussion and negotiation, Datacom has signed with Victorian generator Loy Yang Power to provide IT services support for the next 3-5 years. Loy Yang Power is located in Traralgon in country Victoria with a corporate office in Melbourne CBD.
  • 10 December, 2009 10:45

<p>As transformation and transition projects commence, Datacom’s ongoing charter is to provide complete managed services including Services Management, support for Server, Network, Database and Desktop products and a full service desk. The full service ‘first generation’ support contract, valued at $2.5+ million AUD per annum, is one of the first contracts of this kind awarded to an IT services firm outside of the Latrobe Valley.</p>
<p>Loy Yang Power Chief Executive Ian Nethercote said Datacom was awarded the contract after an extensive tender evaluation process.</p>
<p>"Datacom rated highly in all service requirements and we look forward to their input in delivering quality IT support for our operations," Mr Nethercote said.</p>
<p>Datacom’s relationship with Loy Yang Power combines managed services with 9 separate transformation and transition projects including System Center Configuration Manager implementation, Active Directory upgrade, Virtual Infrastructure roll out, development of a Managed Operating Environment, Backup redesign and Server Room remediation.</p>
<p>Director for Datacom Victoria, Peter Wilson noted “We are delighted to be selected by LYP as its IT services support provider. Datacom welcomes the opportunity to demonstrate to LYP the benefits of working with a company that is truly customer focused, with a proven reputation for not only delivering quality outcomes but also the ongoing realisation of continuous service improvements.”
About Datacom
Datacom is one of the largest Australasian-owned professional IT services companies, offering customers flexibility and choice, an open book approach to business and a customer focus second-to-none. Founded in New Zealand in 1965, Datacom has a successful 44 year trading history, is consistently growing and profitable and has a track record of delivering innovative, value-for-money technology solutions. Established in Australia in 1992, Datacom’s capabilities include Application and Web Development, Professional Services, Managed Services, IT Procurement and Contact Centres.</p>
<p>About Loy Yang Power
Loy Yang Power owns and operates the 2,200 megawatt Loy Yang power station and the adjacent Loy Yang coal mine. The company supplies approximately one third of the state of Victoria's power requirements or 10 per cent of total generation for the south-eastern seaboard states of New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia and the Australian Capital Territory.
The Loy Yang power station is the largest in Victoria and the open cut is the largest producing brown coal mine in the southern hemisphere.</p>
<p>For further media enquiries please contact Peter Wilson on 03 9947 0400</p>

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