The upgrade to HP's infrastructure and services has also delivered an immediate cost saving of 53 percent and is expected to achieve a long-term saving of nearly 80 percent over five years. In addition, HP Networking's industry-leading best practices means the switching has no licencing agreements and associated expenses, therefore reducing red tape and cutting associated costs for BaptistCare.
"Quality aged care providers, like BaptistCare, are facing increasing pressure to offer residents and staff the best quality care in the latest facilities, and they are turning to technology to do this," vice-president and general manager, HP Enterprise Group, HP South Pacific, Alan Hyde, said.
"HP's innovative approach to networking architecture will increase connectivity and greatly simplify the organisation's systems and processes, to achieve a more competitive offering for staff and residents."
The first site in Point Clare on the NSW Central Coast will be completed in stages, with the first stage finalised in 2015 and the other stages finalised in 2016. The Griffith site in ACT opens in mid-2015, followed by the Kellyville site in the next 18 months.
Source: ARN Australia
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