13 November 2015
Innovative ICT ICT Information and communications technology (ICT) encompasses all computer hardware, software and systems including directly associated telecommunications functionality, ranging from ICMS to individual PCs. Learn more service offerings and investment in infrastructure create the foundation of Spark Digital’s latest suite of services for government. Spark Digital is one of New Zealand’s largest ICT providers for New Zealand government agencies, and has today been successfully appointed to the Telecommunications as a Service (TaaS) panel in multiple categories of expertise.
CEO Tim Miles says that Spark Digital is excited to be a part of this transformative way of working and congratulates the government on creating its new model for delivering services.
“TaaS will simplify the way our customers interact with us and consume their services, it’s the new standard for how telecommunications is delivered and purchased. We have brought together world-class tools and services with our significant investment in infrastructure to ensure our customers have the best ICT services available.
“Spark Digital is uniquely positioned to provide Desktop as a Service, Infrastructure as a Service (through Revera), IT Managed Services, Hardware and Licencing and now - Telecommunications as a Service. We are connecting all IaaS IaaS Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) a provision model in which an organization outsources the equipment used to support operations, including storage, hardware, servers and networking components. Learn more data centres with high speed optical infrastructure making fast access to secure information a reality for our clients, and by shifting the focus to ‘digital first’ we’ll enable a more efficient public sector who will provide better services to New Zealand citizens and businesses. The next step will see us roll out this new way of purchasing to our private sector clients.”
The TaaS supplier panel will provide a range of cross-government telecommunications and managed security Security The protection of information assets through the use of technology, processes, and training. Learn more services sourced from a competitive, innovative market which are easy for agencies to access and assist agencies to provide better public services. TaaS aims to change the way telecommunications services are managed and used by government agencies.
The panel is administered by the Government Chief Information Officer at the Department of Internal Affairs, and reflects the goals of the Government ICT Strategy and Action Plan.