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Key projects from our Information and Communications Technology portfolio.

Informatech regularly partners with prime systems integrators and provides both delivery and governance/assurance to ensure successful delivery of projects on behalf of our customers.

Defence Common Access Card Upgrade Project

This project aims to provide Defence staff with a single card for physical and logical access. This project will incorporate the functionality of the new smart cards on to the DCAC. This will upgrade the DCAC to provide logical access to log in to the Defence Protected Network and Defence Secret Network, securely print on MFDs, and digitally sign documents.

Single Information Environment – Security Coordination Project

The Single Information Environment Program is designed to optimise Defence Information Technology, consolidate the number of discrete domains, overhaul IT governance, reduce costs, and improve security across the Defence Protected Network and Defence Secret Network. It is one of the largest IT transformations ever undertaken within the Department of Defence.

Next Generation Desktop – End User Compute

EUC is a complete desktop replacement from Windows XP to Windows 10 thin and thick (centralised and distributed) workstations as well as implementing the latest Microsoft Windows Server infrastructure and network to support the change. It is the largest desktop refresh program in the southern hemisphere.

SVTC Project

The Secure Video Tele-Conferencing (SVTC) project is one of many Gateway Minors Projects that are part of the Pegasus Program. The Pegasus Program is a 5EYES Managed program of works to improve Coalition defence communications. The SVTC Project mainly introduces IP video conferencing in high-definition, along with improved voice communications capabilities over IP.

Desktop Minors Projects

Adding functionality and upgrades to the DPE EUC environment including Smartcard MFD, digital signing, desktop login and privilege access and the Defence Common Access Card Upgrade.

Centralised Processing

Through Centralised Processing (CP), CIOG has established a single integrated capability for the management and provision of CP Infrastructure, and services, in 11 domestic and 3 international Datacentres, covering UNCLASSIFIED, PROTECTED and SECRET domains. This ensures the delivery of services within the CP environment, by providing application hosting on modern, standardised enterprise computing platforms.

ICT2230 – Applications Remediation Capability Project

Remediation/Transformation of applications on obsolete hardware to current technology approved hardware and retirement of applications that are no longer required across Defence.

Defence Secret Environment – International

The DSE-I capability is to provide an ICT system that provides Defence secret level services for up to 20 international sites that allows acquisition programs with foreign sourced elements to integrate, collaborate and communicate with the wider Defence community in Australia.

Identity Access Management (IAM)

IAM is a transformation program to modernise the Department of Defence Identity Access Management to improve security, reliability and accountability across defence.

ICT2271 – ICT Security Program

Improvements to Cyber Security in alignment with strengthened Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance, Space, Electronic Warfare and Cyber Capabilities.

Standalone Networks Remediation Program

The Standalone Networks Remediation Program is run by the Chief Information Office Group within Defence and is designed to remediate non-compliant networks within Defence and make them compliant with the ASD Top 4 Strategies to Mitigate Targeted Cyber Intrusions.

Global Switch Ultimo Relocation

The Data Centre Migration project consisted of migrating all of the services from the existing primary data centre to a new data centre. This involved migration of hundreds of applications, including mission critical military applications, and thousands of servers along with all of the associated data. It also included testing of technical components such as the build and configuration of the out-of-band (“lights out”) management network.