Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

BRISBANE, QLD – Opmantek (ASSOB:OMK) has been acknowledged by Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk for innovation, leadership and for being a world class exporter at the Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards at the Brisbane Convention Centre. 

The Gold Coast based IT company took out the award for Information and Communication Technology for the second consecutive year after a period of strong growth and international acclaim for the network management and audit software provider. 

The company was further honoured with the Dermot McManus Award for Leadership and Innovation – a prestigious award that recognises exporters that have demonstrated strong leadership ability in business innovation and best practice, including strategy, production and processes.

In a press statement Ms Palaszczuk congratulated all of the award winners “It’s important that we recognise the international success of Queensland exporters – not only to celebrate their achievements but also to inspire others to look at overseas markets.”

Accepting the awards on behalf of Opmantek was lead developer Mark Dueck.  “It was such an honour to accept the awards on behalf of our team.  We write software at the Gold Coast that is used all over the world, I love seeing the positive impact of our work on so many companies and it’s great to have our efforts acknowledged for a second year.”

Opmantek Export Manager, Sharon Hunneybell, who is currently overseas also expressed her excitement in the back to back ICT award win and the further recognition for Innovation and Leadership.  “Opmantek is going through a period of substantial international growth which has been driven by a highly innovative business model and an innovative suite of technology to drive it. The Dermot McManus Award is a great acknowledgement of the efforts we have been making to develop and prove business practices for all Australian software companies to leverage.”

Opmantek CEO Danny Maher who was also overseas said “Australia is a fantastic place to live and there are few better spots that the Gold Coast, Queensland. We need businesses that keep our talented people at home and bring money in to Australia.  I am excited about what Opmantek is achieving and hope that this latest recognition inspires my team and the teams of other Gold Coast and Queensland software companies.”    

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Opmantek (ASSOB:OMK)

Opmantek is a multi award winning Software Company operating in the field of Network Management and IT Audit.

Every six minutes somewhere in the world, a new organization implements an Opmantek product.

Opmantek’s commercial open source network management and IT audit software helps IT teams detect faults, review current and historical network performance, and predict where future failures are likely to occur.

Opmantek software is used by more than 70,000 organizations in 130 countries, and manages some of the world’s most complex IT environments including some of the world’s largest telecommunications carriers, managed service providers and banks.

Opmantek is a public company with corporate headquarters in Australia and listed on the Australian Small Scale Offerings Board (ASSOB:OMK)

Sharon Hunneybell
M: +61731028310


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