Lincom Group is a leading provider of material processing equipment and services for the construction, infrastructure, forestry, recycling, quarrying and mining industries.
With operations throughout Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and the Pacific Islands the Australian owned family business provides industry leading solutions for more than 20 years.
The Lincom challenge
Lincom are in the process of replacing or upgrading their ERP software. A major factor in this decision is the current state of their technology infrastructure at head office. Many of their servers are ready for replacement and their new ERP would require a significant infrastructure upgrade and investment. Lincom have another decision to make. Invest in new infrastructure and continue to house servers in head office, or look at other options such as cloud computing.
Pitcher Partners IT health check and cloud approach
Following an IT health check on the Lincom Infrastructure, the recommendation by PPITCS was to conduct a Tender process for a cloud solution for the following reasons:
The infrastructure replacement Tender was conducted and resulted in the selection of a Brisbane based cloud provider who provided the following benefits to Lincom in their solution and services.
The Lincom IT systems now reside in a combination of Vendor clouds and Microsoft Azure, utlising the benefits of always being connected, flexibility, increased collaboration, security and the added benefit of Disaster Recovery. Lincom were also able to make significant savings in public storage costs through moving to OneDrive storage. Lincom are now able to focus on business applications and continuous improvement of their IT Systems.
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