Case Studies

Waste Management NZ Lockout Ransomware with Indelible

Waste Management

Waste Management were seeking a solution that would improve protection against the rising cyber threats in NZ, (particularly encryption and ransomware attacks) through immutable storage and backup, and Softsource's Indelible solution fitted the bill exactly.

Chesters Plumbing and Bathroom Centre Improve Performance with Network as a Service

Chesters Plumbing & Bathroom

With 13 branches and more to come, Chesters required a network solution that could support their expansion. Adding new sites to the existing network was becoming increasingly complex and expensive, as well as providing poor performance.

Bidfood finds the perfect archiving solution along with an improved security posture


Legally, Bidfood is required to keep certain communications around food safety for a minimum of 10 years. With such a huge amount of information residing in the system, finding a way to easily archive, manage and access that data when required had become a challenging task. 

Using Software-Defined Wide Area Networking (SD-WAN) technologies increases productivity and efficiency for Youth Horizons

Youth Horizons

Network as a Service

World Vision transforms their workplace with Microsoft TEAMS

World Vision

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Freightway leads modern workplace collaboration through Microsoft TEAMS


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Network as a Service - A nimble, agile approach to network access


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Hobson Wealth’s agile working environment within an ‘as a Service’ model

Hobson Wealth Partners Limited

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Hobson Wealth Identify a Modern Solution For Their Unique Needs

Hobson Wealth Partners Limited

Time was always a significant challenge for Hobson Wealth. After parting ways with Macquarie Group Limited, they needed to relocate to a new office space and be up and running in approximately 6 weeks.

Chesters Cloud Transformation Journey

Chesters Plumbing & Bathroom

Having an IaaS platform has enabled Chesters to scale out their infrastructure as a new branch is brought onboard without disruption or delay.  

Cape's digital transformation with Microsoft 365

Cape Interiors

Cape interiors had an opportunity to rethink their technology stack when their servers were coming to end of life. Softsource collaborated with them to come up with a solution which helped to increase employee mobility,convenience, system security while decreasing cost

Rinnai’s Journey to a Better Storage Solution


Being a busy and productive manufacturer, Rinnai’s internal IT operations must be streamlined to give consumers and employees a professional experience when handling important documents and data.

A Backup as a Service success story

Harrison Grierson

With concerns surrounding data integrity and retention, Harrison Grierson believed it was the perfect time to look towards a holistic Backup-as-a-Service (BaaS) model, that would restore confidence in the storage of project plans and important data

A more nimble and agile approach to connectivity


NorthTec has over 7000 students based on campuses and learning centres in Whangarei, Kaikohe and Kaitaia, and also has over 60 community-based delivery points from Coatesville in rural Rodney to Ngataki in the Far North. Offering Aruba’s SD-WAN through Softsource’s industry-leading solution has enabled NorthTec to deliver network services alongside substantial cost benefits to meet their growing and diverse needs


Streamlined IT and improved collaboration with a cloud based solution

Property Council NZ

Property Council New Zealand serves as the national voice of the property industry. The organization had an IT infrastructure that was making work difficult. On the recommendatjion of technology partner Softsource, Property Council deployed Microsoft Office 365 and now employees can communicate quickly and efficiently.

Turning business challenges into solutions with ease

Spicers Paper

Spicers Paper transformed the way they do business with the development of a mobile application which has transformed their tracking processes.


Custom Solution Development using Powerapps


Microsoft PowerApps enabled a very simple approach to a solution that most organisations would face - how to collect leads at a public event. Using full screen images and then overlaying the data entry fields and connecting them to a SharePoint list meant the whole application could be created in less than 2 hours.

Unified Communications and Collaboration


The Blues required a unified, efficient, internal communications solution suitable for their unique mobile business environment. Microsoft Office 365 was the ideal solution to meet the business needs of The Blues and the Softsource proposal was centred on this cloud offering.

Mail Migration to Microsoft Office 365

Frucor Beverages

With 1,100 mailboxes to migrate containing in excess of 4TB of data, there were many complexities and challenges to overcome resulting in Frucor seeking guidence and collaboration in architecting a solution to manage the process.

Transitioning to Cloud - The Pragmatic plan

Harrison Grierson

Harrison Grierson Consultants Limited is one of New Zealand’s leading advisory and design organisations offering strategic advice and providing multi-disciplinary professional services on projects throughout New Zealand, Australia, and the South Pacific...

Transitioning to Cloud - Office 365


WaterSafe were keen to explore potential cloud solutions with the intention of moving their business model to a more scalable, flexible platform. Microsoft’s Office 365 fitted the mandate exactly and as a registered charity, WaterSafe were able to access Microsoft’s charity pricing structure and receive a discounted Office 365 offering...

Softsource entrada Data Centre

Softsource Ltd

When assessing the build requirements for the entrada Tier Three Data Centre facility Softsource had already investigated how 3PAR’s storage solutions could be integrated prior to HP’s acquisition of 3PAR. With the technology already proven at an international level, and with HP and Softsource working together since 2004, a decision was made to build New Zealand’s first HP Converged Infrastructure data centre...

Online backup solution protects critical data


Leading New Zealand architecture and design company Jasmax needed a robust backup solution to protect critical data, following a previous review that showed a number of areas needing to be addressed. The Christchurch earthquake and its impact on the company increased the priority.

Infrastructure as a Service (IAAS)


Taking into account the planned growth and need for scalability and diversity IAAS was clearly the best way to achieve these objectives while upgrading performance and reducing the overall cost of our IT infrastructure

Automated Deployment


"I couldn’t believe the ease and speed of which this task was completed. Using the Entrada Tool Set literally saved me days of time not to mention the cost savings," comments Solomon Arinana, Senior IT Operations, Navico, Auckland Ltd

Total Confidence in IT performance

Stack Interiors

"Softsource caught my attention in the early stage of tendering. Their proposal was clear and simple to follow - it didn’t swamp me with excess technical details but stated the business benefits and how we were going to achieve them", commented Averil Orsbourn, Stack Interiors.

Infrastructure Refresh

Mitre 10

“New IBM Infrastructure and Managed Services from Softsource provide Mitre 10 with
flexibility and scalability for the future”

Unified communications system offers cost-effective mobility


Argosy Property Limited changed from an externally managed entity in 2011, with IT systems and processes controlled by the external manager (a subsidiary of ANZ), to an internally managed entity with an immediate requirement for a standalone, flexible IT solution to support the new structure.