May 16, 2006 - Hewlett Packard Ireland Ltd and Redstone Technology Ltd, a
subsidiary of Redstone plc, have signed a three year contract covering the
transfer of an element of HP's break-fix maintenance activity to Redstone.
The transfer became effective from the 1st May 2006 and has a minimum
contract term of three years which will generate significant recurring
revenues for Redstone.
Redstone Technology will be providing support for HP's customers within the
Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland as well as providing ad hoc
Martin Balaam, Redstone plc's CEO comments: "This is a significant contract
for Redstone. It demonstrates Redstone's services excellence when a leading
world manufacturer has the confidence to outsource some of its customer
support services to you. I am delighted."
Declan Van Esbeck, Redstone Technology MD stated: "This contract is as an
affirmation of Redstone's position as a leading provider of HP-based
services in Ireland. I look forward to working closely with the HP Ireland
team and welcome aboard the transferring staff to Redstone Technology."
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Redstone plc delivers a complete range of specialist voice, data and smart
building communications services and networking solutions. As a multi-tier
ISP and network operator holding a telecom licence, the company has 370
staff in eight UK offices and a turnover of over £60m (2004). As an
end-to-end provider, Redstone can manage the lifecycle of any solution from
consultancy to delivery and managed services, backed up by excellent
customer care. It has accreditations from Cisco and Avaya as a Global
Partner and strategic partnerships with vendors including BT Wholesale and
Siemens. Working across all market sectors, Redstone has particular
expertise in education, healthcare, local government, property and retail.
Redstone is Cisco Systems UK Mobility Partner of the Year and won the 2003
Channel Network Award for innovation for developing the retail network
infrastructure at Bullring Birmingham. For more information see