New Zealand IT services provider Datacom has signed a multi-million dollar deal with Australian mining company Xstrata.
The Australian newspaper reports that Datacom will provide ICT service desk support under the deal to over 2000 end-users at nine copper and zinc sites in Queensland and the Northern Territory.
The Australian lists other Datacom clients in Australia as including Colgate Palmolive, AusIndustry and Opera Queensland.
According to the Datacom website, Datacom is privately owned, with around 53% held by Evander Holdings, 35% by New Zealand Post and the remainder by directors and staff. Datacom was founded in Christchurch in 1965.