Logica Secures Contract to Build and Support Law Enforcement Systems for CrimTrac
- 03 August, 2009 12:07
<p>Sydney, 3 August 2009 - CrimTrac, the Australian Government agency responsible for developing information sharing solutions for law enforcement, has awarded a contract to Logica, a leading IT and business solutions company, to deliver, operate and manage the organisation’s ICT infrastructure.</p>
<p>CrimTrac is a world leader in the development, implementation, and management of advanced information systems that assist police nationally in their crime-prevention roles.</p>
<p>“Logica was awarded the contract following a competitive tender process to assist the agency consolidate existing technologies and build new infrastructure platforms to support the organisation’s future projects,” CrimTrac Chief Executive Officer, Ben McDevitt said.</p>
<p>Initially, Logica will design, supply and implement a new resilient, reliable and scalable enterprise-wide ICT midrange infrastructure. The company will consolidate IT architectures with VMware, EMC, Oracle and Microsoft, and re-utilise existing infrastructure to deliver the highest possible return on investment.</p>
<p>Logica will also build IT systems for two data centres and implement an enterprise-wide disaster recovery solution.</p>
<p>In April 2010, when the infrastructure transformation has been completed, Logica will administer and manage the environment for the organisation’s 220 employees and its customers for a minimum period of three years.</p>
<p>Logica Australia Chief Executive Officer, Colin Holgate, said: “We are delighted we’ve been selected to design and manage arguably one of Australia’s most important IT infrastructures. This contract is testament to the quality of the Logica solution, our people and the company’s experience in understanding the infrastructure, security and ongoing support requirements for government agencies. For years we have been quietly working behind the scenes delivering IT projects for mission-critical, data driven environments and winning this contract demonstrates our reputation for our innovation, commitment, and strong delivery capabilities.”</p>
<p>NOTES TO EDITORS</p>
<p>CrimTrac is an Australian Government agency, established on 1 July 2000 to develop the technology required to give police ready access to information needed to solve crimes. Its primary role is to provide national information sharing solutions to support the effective operation of police services and law enforcement agencies across state and territory borders. CrimTrac brokers a wide variety of information to assist investigations by law enforcement agencies and is responsible for exploring emerging information technologies and opportunities to enhance information sharing.</p>
<p>Logica is a leading IT and business services company, employing 40,000 people globally. It provides business consulting, systems integration, and IT and business process outsourcing services. Logica works closely with its customers to release their potential - enabling change that increases their efficiency, accelerates growth and manages risk. It applies its deep industry knowledge, technical excellence and global delivery expertise to help its customers build leadership positions in their markets. Logica is listed on both the London Stock Exchange and Euronext (Amsterdam) (LSE: LOG; Euronext: LOG). More information is available at www.logica.com</p>
<p>Logica in Public Sector</p>
<p>Logica has a 40 year track record of successful delivery of mission-critical IT systems and an in-depth understanding of public sector needs. Logica has the technology know how to improve public sector operations and deliver business change through IT implementation that is to time, budget and customer requirements. Logica offers an innovative approach to risk, aligning our rewards to the achievements of our clients' business objectives. Logica has had several strategic wins in this area including a seven year contract with the National Policing Improvement Agency (NPIA) in the UK. Logica is also at the forefront of pioneering work in the Justice & Home Affairs arena, providing smart, innovative and joined up solutions to organisations across the globe. To know more about our work in Public sector please visit http://www.logica.com/public+sector/131007</p>
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