Data#3 renews managed services contract with Edith Cowan Uni


Monday, 25 January, 2021


Data#3 renews managed services contract with Edith Cowan Uni

Australian technology services and solutions provider Data#3 has secured the renewal of a network managed services contract for Edith Cowan University (ECU). Extending a long-term strategic partnership with ECU, Data#3 has secured the renewal of the network managed services agreement, expanding the managed services scope to include managed security firewall services.

Through the current agreement, Data#3 has implemented a range of initiatives to provide a contemporary solution for the university’s network management, resulting in significant benefits and an enhanced digital experience.

The rising demand for remote learning solutions has led to network security management becoming a key priority for the sustained delivery of the university’s learning portfolio. Kingsley McGarrigle, State General Manager, WA for Data#3, said securing the renewal is a significant achievement for Data#3’s managed services team.

“Our partnership with Edith Cowan University has been an ongoing collaborative relationship, and we look forward to driving continued results,” said McGarrigle.

Data#3 Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director Laurence Baynham said the successful renewal is a testament to the company’s skills and operational capability.

“Driving digital innovation across education institutions is a key focus for our business and we look forward to the continued relationship with ECU, who are considered to be one of Australia’s most progressive and dynamic universities,” said Baynham.

Vito Forte, Director and Chief Information Officer at ECU, said Data#3 has demonstrated significant expertise in delivering an enhanced digital experience for the university’s network requirements.

“We are pleased to continue our partnership with Data#3, and together drive transformative learning experiences for ECU students in conjunction with enhanced staff experiences,” said Forte.

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