Australian managed services provider (MSP) A1 Technologies announces that it has appointed former Head of Solutions and National Pre-sales manager of Brennan IT, Clinton Shiels as its new Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Shiels has experience of more than a decade with Brennan IT and has worked for over 20 years in several Australia and UK-based managed services providers. This newly created role has been established to expand and deepen A1’s professional services and Azure capabilities in the mid-market sector.

Clinton Shiels: The new CTO of A1 Technologies

At Sydney-based A1 Technologies, Shiels will be responsible for driving the company’s strategic technology direction in alignment with its key partners like Fortinet, Microsoft and Nutanix. He will also be responsible for driving and enhancing client experience.

This new role also asks him to focus on accelerating skill sets and growing its Azure services along with professional service offering.

On being appointed as A1 Technologies’ CTO, Shiels said that the organization is a fast-growing cloud-first MSP that’s super focused on its entire culture and customer service. This focus really showed in the early interactions Shiels had with the organization, which is something he truly values higher, he says. The company is continuously expanding its managed services as well as Azure capability via new strategic partnerships in Sydney, Brisbane, New Zealand and London, he adds.

A1 is landing contracts with customers like JD Sports, NBN Co, Wahl and numerous not-for-profit companies including Media, Nurses and Midwives Association, Entertainment and Arts Alliance and Greens NSW.

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Rob Rattray, CEO Of A1 Technologies says that they’re incredibly excited and privileged to get someone like Clinton join A1. Their top priority, above anything else, is delivering great customer service and the way to that by paying attention to the values and character of the people A1 hires and Clinton exemplifies everything the company stands for.

A1 Technologies is an Australian MSP and IT solutions provider that delivers exceptional cloud, business IT and communications solutions to SMEs. The company offers cloud consulting, hybrid cloud solutions, hyper converged infrastructure, IT security solutions, Business VoIP, business internet, SD-WAN solutions and business WiFi solutions.

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