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Canberra launches new Defence-certified highly-secure IT lifecycle centre

Canberra launches new Defence-certified highly-secure IT lifecycle centre

On March
13
, a highly-secure IT lifecycle services centre was officially opened in
Canberra to ensure that sensitive assets and data are handled safely.

The Canberra IT Commissioning Centre (ITCC) was specifically
designed by the Greenbox Systems for the Australian Federal Government and
Defence sectors.

The new site was opened by Australian Minister for Defence
Industry, the Hon. Christopher Pyne MP.

“This centre provides
Defence and Federal Government with secure large-scale IT lifecycle services
backed by Defence standards, the International Standards Organisation and
Responsible Recycling accreditations,” Minister Pyne said.

The Canberra ITCC will provide the Australian Federal
Government and Defence agencies with secure and large-scale IT services backed
by Defence standards, ISO and R2 accreditations. Projects conducted through the
facility will be managed by a team of 25 security-cleared specialists.

In addition to its security certifications, the
1500-square-metre commissioning centre is equipped to process large volumes of
devices. Not only can it store more than 1,500 pallets of equipment, but it also
has the capacity to conduct more than 2,000 Standard Operating Environment (SE)
loads daily with 800 machines operating simultaneously.

The new facility is the largest IT lifecycle service centre
in Australia, allowing it to deliver to the needs of large and
security-sensitive organisations.

Chief Executive Officer at Greenbox Shane Mulholland said
the commissioning centre was designed to fulfil the need for specialist
resources in the Canberra region, addressing the demand for scalable,
security-focused lifecycle services from its target markets.

“Our emphasis on the secure management of sensitive IT
assets from imaging to disposal of extremely-sensitive data has generated
significant interest for our services in Canberra,” said Mulholland.

“We previously delivered these services via our Sydney
facility, however the proliferation in both devices and data, as well as an
increase in market demand made it clear we needed a dedicated site to service
the nation’s capital,” Mulholland added.

The Canberra site is located at 184 Gilmore Road, Queanbeyan
West.

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