Envisian opens Canberra office and appoints IT industry veteran Steve Mead to lead growth in Federal Government market
Provides local support for existing ACT customers and opens new customer opportunities off the back of 40 percent revenue growth in last FY
MELBOURNE, Australia — September 6, 2012 — Specialist Australian solutions integrator, Envisian, today announced the opening of its Canberra office, along with the appointment of IT industry veteran, Steve Mead, to lead the company’s push into the Federal Government market. Mead’s appointment and the Canberra office opening come off the back of a highly successful FY2011/12 for Envisian with the company experiencing a 40 percent growth in revenue and staff during that period.
In his new role as Client Delivery Executive, Mead will be responsible for developing and growing Envisian’s business in the Federal Government space, as well as in private sector businesses based in the ACT. He will be involved in developing sales and growth strategies, and consulting with customers to illustrate how they can reduce total cost of ownership, reduce business risk and increase agility in the marketplace.
Mead joins Envisian with almost 40 years of industry experience, including more than 20 years in data-storage related roles. He has founded and/or managed a number of specialist reseller and consulting companies and established relationships with the world’s leading data storage companies including NetApp, EMC, HDS, Veritas (now Symantec) and CommVault.
More recently, Mead has held senior sales roles focusing on Federal Government clients with Oracle and Quantum, in which he received several awards to recognise his business and sales achievements.
Robert Pollock, Managing Director of Envisian, said, “We are very pleased to have someone with Steve’s outstanding track record heading up our new Canberra operation. Running our new branch will provide Steve with the professional challenge required by someone of his calibre, while also allowing him to use his contacts and experience to maintain, grow and manage Envisian’s client base in the ACT.
“With aggressive business growth targets in the year ahead, we are excited by the opportunity to expand our services in the Federal Government Space and we welcome Steve to the Envisian team.”
Todd Parsons, Director of Channel Sales and Marketing for NetApp ANZ, said, “We would like to congratulate Steve on joining Envisian, a long-term NetApp partner. Envisian’s commitment to understanding our technology and value proposition makes its team an extension of our own, and provides a trusted, valued partnership. We welcome Steve and look forward to developing business opportunities together in the Canberra market.”
Bryan Stibbard, Area Vice President for Commvault ANZ, said, “Today’s announcement is a reflection of the continued commitment of Envisian to provide the best technology solutions and service to its partners and customers. We wish all success to Envisian with its new office opening and congratulations to Steve for joining a vibrant and rapidly expanding Australian business. We here at CommVault look forward to working in partnership with them in the Federal Government space, to provide the most efficient and effective technology solutions to our joint customers.”
Envisian is a privately owned, Australian solutions integrator specialising in data centre transformation to deliver reduced TCO, increased business agility and decreased business risk for customers. Envisian provides simplicity, innovation and a dedication to the success of customers’ businesses. The company’s approach is unique, partnering only with leaders in their respective technology markets, then focusing on learning those technologies in great depth to enable expert services capability. This allows Envisian to take a true consulting approach with customers and add genuine value to their IT strategies and solution delivery. To find out more about Envisian’s services and solutions, go to www.envisian.com.au.
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