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Amate/GZA Zorg en Wonen awards 4-year ICT Managed Services Contract to Proximus SpearIT

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Proximus SpearIT, subsidiary of the Proximus Group has been chosen by Amate/GZA Zorg & Wonen for a comprehensive 4-year ICT services contract.


The agreement covers end-to-end managed services support for Amate/GZA Zorg en Wonen's entire ICT landscape, including management of the hybrid Cloud platform, IT workstations, network and security, and support for more than 2,000 end users.

In addition, Proximus SpearIT may still be involved in future ICT projects arising from the merger between Amate and GZA Zorg en Wonen.

We are very honoured by this prestigious 4-year contract to guide Amate/GZA Zorg & Wonen in realising their ICT Masterplan,”

Joris Duysens, Managing Director of Proximus SpearIT.

"The role of ICT in the digital transformation of elderly care and childcare is becoming increasingly important. We look forward to starting this journey and effectively supporting the digital transformation of Amate/GZA Zorg en Wonen, with the skills and passion of our company," said Joris Duysens, Managing Director of Proximus SpearIT.

Over the past year, Proximus SpearIT already started transitioning Amate's on-premise data centre infrastructure to a new hybrid Cloud platform based on Microsoft Azure Stack HCI, Azure Arc, Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD) and Microsoft M365.
Proximus SpearIT successfully implemented and migrated this new hybrid Cloud platform. This platform will serve to support the merger group's ICT needs in more than 20 different locations.
"To further professionalise ICT in our organisation, we were looking for a partner who could manage our ICT environment, but also implement projects to further digitise and innovate using the recent technologiesë n on the market. Proximus SpearIT met our expectations with the submitted file. " says Wim Haentjens, general manager Amate / GZA Zorg en Wonen.

About Amate & GZA Zorg en Wonen:

The merger between vzw Amate and GZA Zorg en Wonen will operate under one brand identity in the province of Antwerp from 1 January 2024. The group operates in child and elderly care. It comprises 17 residential care campuses (1807 residential units), 479 assisted living homes, 5 day care centres, 6 children's day care centres, 2 local service centres. Its more than 2,000 employees formulate daily responses to specific care requests.