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DXC Technology selected to transform Ventia IT operations

Fri, 2nd Sep 2022
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DXC Technology has been selected by ASX- and NZX-listed Ventia, one of the largest essential infrastructure services providers in Australia and New Zealand, as its preferred vendor for digital outsourcing support services, following an extensive tender process.

DXC will deliver digital outsourcing services, including Applications, Cloud, ITO, and Modern Workplace, as part of a strategic five-year contract,  aimed at helping Ventia implement an agile and collaborative approach to fast-track the transition of in-scope services and develop innovative solutions that will deliver greater efficiencies and cost savings.

The new digital operating model will effectively enable DXC to serve as Ventia's IT Operations function, supporting its 35,000 employee and subcontractors across 400 sites in Australia and New Zealand.
DXC Technology helps global companies run their mission-critical systems and operations while modernising IT, optimising data architectures, and ensuring security and scalability across public, private and hybrid clouds.

“DXC looks forward to delivering a full, transformative technology solution to Ventia to support its critical infrastructure and help Ventia modernise and transform its IT operations,” says Seelan Nayagam, president Asia Pacific, DXC Technology.

“DXC's deep knowledge of Ventia, combined with new insights gained through our advanced analytics tools, will allow us to use the first stage of this transformation as the foundation to build a roadmap of innovation and technology for Ventia's future growth.

Ventia is a leading essential infrastructure services provider in Australia and New Zealand. The company has access to a combined workforce of more than 35,000 people, operating in over 400 sites across Australia and New Zealand. With a strategy to redefine service excellence by being client-focused, innovative and sustainable, Ventia operates across a broad range of industry segments, including defence, social infrastructure, water, electricity and gas, resources, environmental services, telecommunications and transport.

Karen O'Driscoll, group executive, Digital Services, Ventia, adds, “At Ventia, our strategy is to redefine service excellence, by being client focused, innovative and sustainable.

"With our teams delivering critical infrastructure services every day through 24x7 operations, our technology platforms are critical in helping us deliver our strategy,” she says.

“It was important for us to select a capable and proven partner who would bring the latest solutions and innovations to transform our operating model. We are excited to see DXC bring intelligent operations, automation, AI and analytics to life in this transformation. The long-term strategic partnership with DXC will enable Ventia to grow rapidly and cost effectively with optimised IT services underpinning everything we do."

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