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  • Gen-i to oversee TelstraClear deal

    Gen-i will manage the new mobile network deal struck between TelstraClear and Telecom earlier this month, rather than Telecom’s wholesale division.

  • Gen-i signs Norfolk

    Gen-i has signed a three-year agreement with the Norfolk Group to supply telecommunications and technology services to 110 sites across Australia. The deal is worth around $4.4 million.

  • Gen-i denies communications bait used to win ACC contract

    Accident Compensation Corporation chief information officer Graeme Osborne has refused to comment on suggestions Gen-i used a whole-of-business discounting arrangement with its parent, Telecom New Zealand, in its successful bid to win a major ACC services contact.

  • Gen-i wins huge ACC services deal

    A consortium led by Gen-i has won a major services contract at the Accident Compensation Corporation. It’s Gen-i’s biggest pure IT deal.

  • Axon wins Hamilton gig

    Axon has signed a three-year managed services contract with the Hamilton City Council, replacing incumbent Gen-i, that includes support and management of 670 desktops, IT procurement and management of Microsoft software licensing.

  • Gen-i moves into applications lifecycle market

    Gen-i has established an applications lifecycle management practice after signing up as a Borland solutions partner. The deal follows two years of discussion between the parties as Gen-i sought to differentiate itself in the software development market.

  • OpenEye takes signage to the next level

    OpenEye Displays, a developer of digital display technology, won two awards at the recent Gen-i New Zealand Incubator Awards. The company won the start-up of the year category and its chief executive, Gareth Croy, won the start-up entrepreneur award.

  • Gen-i wins big with Ministry of Justice

    Success in two major Ministry of Justice contracts is seen by Gen-i general manager Chris Quin as validation of a five-year strategy to pull together the business solutions units of Telecom and Gen-i.

  • EDS wins Aussie bank deal worth $689 million

    As part of its new multi-sourcing strategy, the Commonwealth Bank of Australia has signed a five-year information technology and telecommunications master agreement with EDS, valued at A$573 million (NZ$689 million). At the same time, Gen-i has lost some of the niche contracts it had with the bank, including managed mobile voice services, which have gone to Optus.