Brisbane Catholic Education is a learning community of all involved in diocesan Catholic schools and the staff of the Brisbane Catholic Education Office. With over 146 schools, Brisbane Catholic Education provides quality teaching and learning outcomes for approximately 76,000 Prep to Year 12 students.
BCE schools are shaping lives, nurturing individuals and encouraging each student to realise their full potential. Through its partnerships with parents, governments and the community, it is providing social responsibility, self-discipline and Christian values for all its students and nurtures and supports the community in their faith journey.
BCE have adopted a “Cloud First” approach, but required assistance as this is often a large and complex environment. They had previously used Office 365 for messaging, various instances of SharePoint, and a small IaaS footprint within Azure. BCE were looking to expand their Cloud capabilities with the deployment and managing of a Microsoft Teams service.
To that end, BCE needed an experienced Technology Partner to help them create a technology roadmap of their current capabilities. This partner would provide planning, deployment and managed services of a Teams Environment for their teaching and support staff.
MOQdigital assisted with the development of a technology roadmap and deployed a Microsoft Teams Rooms System for BCE’s new Head Office.
The service comprised of the following:
Additionally, MOQdigital deployed Microsoft Teams with Direct Routing, leveraging redundant SBCs deployed in BCE’s Datacentres. The service comprised of:
In using the new Teams Systems in their new head office, BCE’s staff have successfully taken advantage of the new and evolving Microsoft Teams features and enabled a more modern, collaborative experience in the workplace. The deployment reduced their operational costs associated with Cisco Webex, supporting 500 Staff across multiple sites The solution has allowed BCE’s staff to successfully take advantage of the new and evolving features Microsoft Teams brings enabling a more modern, collaborative experience in the workplace.