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CSA becomes a HPE Platinum Partner

CSA has recently achieved HPE Platinum Partner status. This exclusive accolade recognises CSA’s commitment to delivering high quality HPE solutions to customers. “HPE Platinum Partner status is a significant achievement for CSA,” said Brett Woods, Chief Executive...

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Start with Mobility to Drive Cloud Transformation

Darren Young and Jared Staniland look at the mobility use case as a cloud enabler for organisations ranging from SMB through to Enterprise. A Microsoft video on our website announces that work is ‘no longer a place to go but a thing to do.’ It is right. Businesses...

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Kick start your career with CSA

Have you begun career planning and investigated IT organisations offering opportunities for work related experience? We are a dynamic and fun team – and might be what you are looking for! A little about us We get out of bed each day with the purpose of helping our...

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The Definitive Guide to Patch and Release Management

Ryan Green and Matthew Flanagan round up their three-part series with a comprehensive overview of patch and release management, outlining deployment considerations and recommending patch schedules. Patch management and release management are essential activities in IT...

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CSA Sponsors ServiceNow Future of Work Tour 2018

February 2018 sees us sponsor the ServiceNow Start Now Roadshow: The Future of Work Tour 2018. The ServiceNow Future of Work Tour will help you start empowering employees to do their best work now. See how the world’s leading enterprises leverage machine learning and...

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Dealing with the Fallout from Meltdown & Spectre

In the first of a three-part series, Ryan Green and Matthew Flanagan provide practical advice on how to deal with the discovery of a major security vulnerability that puts your environment at risk The exposing of critical security vulnerabilities, like the recent...

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Meltdown and Spectre: everything you need to know

Matthew Flanagan tells you everything you need to know about Meltdown and Spectre attacks - and everyone needs to pay attention! What is Meltdown and Spectre? The Meltdown and Spectre attacks exploit a feature in modern CPU’s called speculative execution to retrieve...

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Tackling the Straw that Breaks the IT Manager’s Back

Every IT manager has had those moments, and usually plenty of them. You’re in the midst of resolving a problem, or absorbed in a business-critical project, and you have to break away to deal with a delayed device delivery. You’re just about to leave for a rare lunch...

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CSA supports crowdfunding for
Surfest Women’s Pro 2018

Last week we attended the launch event and announcement of the naming rights sponsor for the 2018 Women’s Pro. Every year we are excited to be a part of the crowdfunding for the Surfest Women’s Pro. This is the third year of a fantastic initiative that sees 85 local...

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Highlights from NowForum Sydney 2017

Late October 2017 saw 1,800+ attendees from across Australia and New Zealand descend on Sydney for NowForum. CSA was a Gold sponsor and exhibitor, sharing hundreds of conversations and ideas on the day. The day was jam packed with key notes, case studies and four...

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Evaluating Time: A Strategic Step for IT Management

It is widely considered that human resources are the most valuable assets of any organisation. It can be hard to put an exact worth, though doubtless some people try. Sure, there’s the direct salary and overheads, but your team does so much more. The IT team knows the...

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CSA assists Long Service Corporation in GovDC migration

Congratulations to Long Service Corporation (LSC) on completing its journey to GovDC. After starting the journey to GovDC in 2016, LSC reached its destination in late September 2017. We are proud to have assisted LSC along the way, helping to deliver a number of...

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Introducing the new-look CSA

Enabling your journey to cloud and digital During the past 31 years we’ve seen numerous technology changes, but nothing as all-encompassing as the disruption that cloud and digital are having on all organisations, across all industries. That’s why we’re refocussing...

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CSA is now a Telstra TPSA Partner

CSA is pleased to announce at Vantage17 that we are now a Telstra Professional Services (TPSA) partner This development builds on the Telstra and CSA partnership and allows CSA to deliver professional services on behalf of Telstra. “The strengthening of the...

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CSA Gold Sponsors of ServiceNow NowForum 2017

We are excited to be a Gold sponsor and exhibitor at the annual ServiceNow ANZ NowForum, held at the Sydney International Convention Centre on 25 October 2017 ServiceNow is a SaaS platform used by over 30% of the Forbes Global 2000 that is changing the way that people...

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Kordia commits to Enterprise Service Management and wins

CSA’s Stephen Bosworth and Kordia’s Business Improvement Manager, Ben Jackson presenting at the annual Service Management Conference in August 2017 CSA and Kordia are jointly presenting a case study at the 2017 annual itSMF Service Management Conference. It is a story...

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Modernising IT Service Management in Local Government

Michael Woods and Kathy Thorsby present at the NSW Local Government ICT Professionals quarterly in Thredbo Late May 2017 saw the combination of Service Management and Local Government in Thredbo for the NSW Local Government ICT Professionals quarterly meeting. CSA...

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CSA Achieves Bronze Services Partner from ServiceNow

May 2017: We are proud to announce that we have achieved the ServiceNow Bronze Services Partner designation. The achievement recognises our investment in required training and certification programs to provide high-quality ServiceNow implementations. This includes...

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Making sense of the WannaCry Ransomware attack

Matthew Flanagan and Leon Slattery makes sense of the WannaCry Ransomware attack – asking what it means for you In mid-May 2017 we saw a global instance of a Cryptolocker-style ransomware attack, known generally as WannaCry. The CSA Security team has been assessing...

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