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Venue Focused Information Technology

June 17, 2011
Victorian-based services provider Southern Cross Computer Systems has enhanced its business appointing Brett Liddle as its General Manager of Venue and IP Surveillance Solutions.
Brett has over 15 years experience in the IT industry with a strong focus on business engagement and ICT management. He is a graduate of the Venue Management Associations - Public Venue Management School.
Prior to joining Southern Cross, Brett was Information Systems Manager at the Melbourne Cricket Club, where he was pivotal in managing the MCG's ISO27001 certification - the MCG is the only stadium in the world that is ISO 27001 certified.
Brett was instrumental in the delivery of projects for the MCG including Ticketing rights tender, IP Security CCTV, Public and Media internet services, Building automation systems, Risk Mitigation, Business Continuity Planning (BCP) and Disaster Recovery Planning (DRP).
In his new role with Southern Cross, Brett will offer 'CIO on demand' consulting to venues and clubs in the Asia Pacific region. The emphasis will be around strategies and technology tailored to the venue rather than a generic IT offering. Strategic planning, IT risk management, BCP and DRP are all on offer, as well as solutions in IP Surveillance, and the design and delivery of CCTV solutions for both security and customer analytics. While the initial focus for IP surveillance is the Victorian market, other states will come on line in the near future. Brett will also have access to the full breadth of Southern Cross' experience and skills.
Brett Liddle explains "Southern Cross offers a professional service to a great industry, and together with our local Venues and Clubs we can ensure we continue to advance the industry in our region. Most venues and clubs cannot justify the need for a fulltime senior IT resource - this is where the 'CIO on demand' concept will allow an affordable way for Venues, Stadiums and Clubs to maintain a strategic and targeted direction with their technology solutions."
For over 30 years Southern Cross has delivered end-to-end IT infrastructure and business solutions. Southern Cross has helped its customers to keep pace with the demands of their ever-changing business environments. Customers value Southern Cross's long-term experience in providing IT infrastructure solutions and services. Today, Southern Cross brings together diverse technologies, multiple manufacturers, consulting expertise and provides customer focused solutions.
Proven methodologies, 'best of breed' products and renowned business ethics provided by Southern Cross result in improved customer satisfaction, productivity and profitability.
For more information call 03 9804 1700.

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