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Cirrus Networks snatches up $1.6 million Austrade contract

By Patrick Martlew
Fri 16 Mar 2018
FYI, this story is more than a year old

IT solutions company Cirrus Networks has secured a new supply contract with the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade), worth in excess of $1.6 million.

The company says it won the contract through a competitive tender process and was achieved through its newly acquired subsidiary Correct Communications.

As a result of the contract, Cirrus Networks will supply a range of equipment relating to Austrade network requirements including associated maintenance and support.

The company has describes the new deal as a key strategic win for Correct Communications, following the recent acquisition.

Cirrus managing director Matt Sullivan says he excited to start working with Austrade.

“We are pleased to have won this competitive tender and to be able to work with such a high-quality government agency,” Sullivan says.

“This win continues the early success of Correct Communications and highlights the value the acquisition has brought to the group. With a team of high-quality staff and a focus on innovative value-add solutions for clients we are very confident in achieving further growth in Canberra.”

Cirrus initially announced the acquisition of Correct Communications last year in early November.

At the time, Sullivan described the move as a key acquisition for Cirrus, addressing a number of strategic focus areas while accelerating the company’s greenfields Canberra operation.

“The excellent standing of Correct Comms as a leading service provider will complement our panel status as well as our Cisco Gold and Managed Services offering,” Sullivan said.

“We are excited at the opportunities this presents for clients, staff and shareholders and is delighted to welcome Andrew and the high-quality Correct Comms staff to the Cirrus Group.”

Correct Communications provides system solutions to Government and large enterprises, addressing concerns around adaptive security, application availability and data storage.

The subsidiary specialises in networking storage, security and unified communications infrastructure.

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