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mcr IT becomes an accredited OEM Integrator in the South Pacific Region with Hewlett Packard Enterprise

NIELSEN, Bronwyn. January 22, 2020. mcr IT, North Sydney based IT Services company, has today signed an Original Equipment Manufacturer Integrator (OEM-I) agreement with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) to collaborate on providing services and value to HPE OEM partners based in Australia.

The role of an HPE OEM-I is to support the ecosystem of HPE OEM partners with the following services:

·        Simplify the delivery of HPE solutions though purchasing and aggregating required hardware and software

·        Build configurations

·        Load OEM software and equipment, which is then tested and delivered

·        Deploy solutions at the customer site

·        Including international services

The benefits of this OEM-I agreement

Through this OEM-I agreement, HPE OEM partners will leverage mcrIT’s capabilities and experience, resulting in better utilisation of resources, improved solution reliability, lower risks, lower costs, and overall customer satisfaction.

By leveraging the HPE OEM program and mcr IT services, resources and capabilities, OEM partners can focus resources on what they do best – selling, marketing, innovating, developing market-leading solutions and focusing resources on their customers.

The OEM Integrator services involved

As part of this HPE OEM-I agreement, mcr IT will aggregate all required hardware and software across all HPE solutions including servers, storage, security and networking.

Aggregation Services

The mcr IT team will unpack, assemble, build, install and test everything to make the final product. This is a meticulous and thorough process to ensure a reliable final product once the unit is ready to ship, mcr IT’s logistics and freight team manage everything from when it leaves the warehouse to when it’s received.

mcr IT also offers expertise and experience with international shipment, including shipping, fees, taxes and international freight forwarding - a great benefit for OEM partners who seek international markets.


mcr IT helps customers seamlessly integrate OEM solutions into their environments.  

Sam Vakili, CEO of mcr IT said, “We are honoured to be chosen to join the HPE OEM ecosystem. HPE is a global company – and as a result, they search for the ideal IT partner businesses to be local agents for their suite of products. I am proud to say that mcr IT was selected through an extensive qualification process. We have an excellent team of IT specialists and we look forward to this exciting OEM partnership going forward.”


“mcr IT is a longstanding HPE partner with strong capabilities and customer service focus. By joining forces, together we are offering valuable service to HPE OEM partners to help build reliable solutions,” said Andrew Susa, director, OEM, South Pacific Region, HPE. “By combining benefits of the HPE OEM program, HPE core technologies such as compute, storage and networking, with mcr IT’s resources and capabilities, HPE OEM partners can better utilise their resources to focus on innovation and building superior solutions for their customers. We look forward to having mcr IT as an HPE OEM-Integration partner, and to continue growing the HPE OEM ecosystem of partners and world-class industry solutions.”



Sam Vakili, CEO mcr IT – sam.vakili@mcr.com.au

Andrew Susa, Director, OEM, South Pacific Region – andrew.susa@hpe.com