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NBN Co signs up Qubit Consulting for identity and access management services



Sydney, Australia, 15th October 2012: Australian systems integration firm Qubit Consulting has signed a professional services agreement with NBN Co,the company building and operating the National Broadband Network, to provide identity and access management services.

Qubit Consulting will provide the identity and access management (IDAM) services for employees and contractors across all of NBN Co’s internal shared services, which manage NBN Co’s optical fibre, fixed wireless and satellite operations. The eventual value of the contract will depend on the total work delivered, and is expected to exceed $2 million.

Qubit Consulting has worked with NBN Co in the past as a sub-contractor. This is the first direct engagement between the two companies.

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“This is a landmark deal for Qubit Consulting,” said director John Jones. “We’ve been building a solid reputation for delivering IDAM services in the region, and this new contract will see us working alongside Accenture to support NBN Co’s continued expansion and rollout.”

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Peter Watson, NBN Co’s Officer Information Security, said: “Our employees and contractors need quick access to secure company services. The appointment of Qubit Consulting will help us ensure we are able to protect our data while providing  appropriate access to services and products.”

Background on Qubit Consulting

Qubit Consulting has been in business for nearly seven years. Based on Sydney’s Northern Beaches, its directors John Jones and Andrew Hayes, and many of its consultants, hail from Sun Microsystems.
Qubit Consulting specialises in Identity and Access Management, Service Oriented ArchitectureEnterprise Java-based solutions, and big data consulting.

Qubit Consulting has grown its operations on the back of engagements with Australian companies in the IT, financial services, commercial and telecommunications sectors.

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For more information, visit  www.qubitconsulting.com.

Media contacts:

Alan Smith for Qubit Consulting, 0404 432 700
John Jones, Director, Qubit Consulting, 0404 815 874

Issued on behalf of Qubit Consulting Pty Limited, PO Box 1157, Newport Beach, NSW 2106, Australia.