Fujitsu recently negotiated a 12 month extension of its Distributed Computing Central Services (DCCS) contract with the Australian Department of Defence. The contract is worth $40m per annum. This contract extension option forms part of a long term contract that was market tested by Department of Defence in 2009.
Under the contract Fujitsu provides more than 450 personnel to an extensive range of core and project services within the Department’s Chief Information Officers Group (CIOG) including: IT service desk; server and desktop operations; network watch function; email and groupware operations; applications and Information Technology Service Management tool support and process functions; project office functions; FISSO (Navy ICT) specific services; up to June 2014.
Glen Grant, Group Executive Director - Federal Government for Fujitsu Australia and New Zealand, said: “The Department of Defence is a core customer for Fujitsu in Australia. The mutual success of our relationship over the past 15 years is set to continue as we invest further in building our local skillsets and service portfolio to meet the specific needs of the Department.”