solutions

Driving change for a better future.

  • Strategy &
    Advisory
  • Emissions
    Reduction
  • Managed
    Cloud
  • Modern
    Workplace
  • Cyber
    security
  • Networks

Strategy & Advisory

Our Technology Consulting practice designs and executes industry-relevant transformations that allow organizations to realize exceptional business value from technology. 

Our technology strategy and planning services are designed to provide your business with a clear understanding of the IT landscape, business objectives and building a strategy to align technology, programs and effort to focus technology investment and effort in meeting business objectives.  

Our aim is to demystify technology, its energy consumption and transform IT as an enabler for business that supports accelerated growth, improves competitiveness and provides a great customer experience.

Our team specialise in Technology planning, operational/financial modeling, security and business continuity planning, design and deployment professional services.

We employ world’s best practice methodologies and provide board level engagement and planning services that get real results.

Emissions Reduction

Our sustainability platform and services enable you to baseline your carbon emissions, take action to reduce them and deliver on the promise of net zero.

Baseline Your Carbon
Emissions

planet6 has formed a partnership with a leading Australian Carbon Accounting platform Evalue8 Sustainability. This platform links to your existing accounting software to minimise your data entry effort and asks some additional questions to estimate your carbon emissions. This enables you baseline your emissions and track your progress over time.

Real-time Reporting

Our P6 Sustainability Platform enable you to access real-time dashboards and reports to track your progress and provide this information to your customers, employees and investors to take them on the journey towards net zero emissions with you.

Take Action to Reduce
Your Emissions

planet6 will provide you with recommendations where your technology usage can be changed to reduce your emissions. These include:

  • Changing your IT infrastructure to a platform (such as Microsoft Azure) where your emissions will be net zero.
 
  • Reducing your power consumption by replacing/reducing your end-point devices (PCs, laptops, screens, displays, etc). 
 
  • Direct management of the power settings of end-point devices through our plug-in will significantly reduce consumption.
 
  • Adding behind the meter roof-top solar to replace high-emitting power sources. Our partner Energy Terrain provides an industry leading Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) mechanism so that you can deploy roof-top solar without any capital investment. 

Managed Cloud

Planet6 is proudly a Microsoft Gold Partner and has accreditation for Azure Deployment Planning Services for business customers. We provide all aspects of Azure solution design, migration services and optimization as well as operational configurations to make your Azure platform the most optimized and efficient from a cost and management perspective.  This also includes Azure security optimization, server/service hardening and alerting services.

Our Azure Managed Cloud & Microsoft 365 Managed service is a modular & highly flexible agreement which changes the focus of your IT partnership from simply reacting (responding to IT issues as they occur), to focusing on user productivity through proactive IT management and strategic business alignment.

We support and manage customers, their IT environments and end points through our industry leading ITSM compliant platform FreshService. This platform can easily connect into your existing system to provide the full suite of ITSM capability to support your IT environment and staff by our skilled, locally based Australian team. We offer industry best SLAs against our 24/7/365 support coverage for Microsoft Azure, M365 as well as endpoint devices and network equipment.  This includes full asset management (SW/HW).  

Azure Migration /
Transformation Service

Planet6 is an Azure migration specialist. Planet6 has strong capability and experience in migrating on-premises environments to Azure.  In fact, we have successfully migrated more than 170 production servers to Azure across government and commercial sector customers.

We also are able measure and quantify energy savings, optimisation and carbon footprint reductions pre and post migration to provide business with real world energy efficiency and carbon footprint reduction data.

Licencing Plus – Azure CSP

An industry first approach to Microsoft Azure Licencing.  We offer an admin free cost for Azure licencing services and are able to provide direct support for Azure and limited on-premise product support when we are your licencing partner for Azure. Our difference is our licencing service comes with Microsoft Azure Engineering support from our qualified team as well as direct vendor support from Microsoft’s tier three engineering team for Azure AND on-premise for all in-support products.  We also offer a guaranteed SLA for provisioning/de-provisioning.

Data Protection and
DR/BCP Services

A key component to any business platform is data protection and recoverability.  Planet6 provide design and implementation service for Azure Backup and BCP based site recovery capability.  

Planet6 create a Backup, Disaster Recovery & Business solutions and corresponding policies that result in comprehensive technical and planning documents including:

  • Design Overview
  • DR & BCP policy settings
  • Backup Regime (schedule, retention and recovery points) 
  • Server (or Data) Restore process
  • Site Mirror (Site Recovery Service)
  • Process workflow & stepped failover/failback process 
  • Server & workload Lists for backup and Site Mirror

6 Benefits our approach provides:

Higher resilience to keep business operations running

Reduced Costs through highly optimised platforms

Stronger protection against Cyber Threats

Assured data protection and recovery

Lower emission and carbon footprint for your business

Detailed Analytics on Technology use, environmental impact and sustainability

Modern Workplace

The nature of work has changed. We provide a modern, hybrid workplace experience that fosters collaboration and productivity and allows employees to work securely from anywhere, on any device.

Today businesses need software and hardware that facilitate effective communication, collaboration, productivity, security, and employee satisfaction.  The new normal is about providing a modern workspace solution that people can access and use no matter where they are securely and productively.  From the business point of view, the overhead and management of these solutions need to also be highly integrated and efficient.  

Modern workplace strategies are also about demonstrating that your business is not standing still.  It’s about supporting and empowering your people.

When their productivity tools enhance the quality and effectiveness of their work experience, they’re happier, more valuable, and more likely to stay. Companies need to provide that empowerment, but they also need to protect vital IT assets. It’s a fundamental operational change for your customers—and an opportunity for you.

With Planet6 Modern workplace solutions in partnership with Microsoft, your customers can improve employee productivity and satisfaction, and create more seamless communication and collaboration across locations and platforms while maintaining the security and integrity of systems and data.

6 Benefits our approach provides:

Highly Flexible to adapt to any working environment

Value for money

Strongest levels of security

Full featured access to business tools and services

Improved productivity & staff engagement

Promotes better levels of staff satisfaction and improves retention rates 

Audio-Visual Solutions

Converging Microsoft Teams, Google Meet & Zoom based collaboration suites with a fully enclosed, integrated AV display that provides 4K video, audio and HD cameras in a single, sealed unit  will transform any meet space into collaboration hive. 

Our AV solution provides  inbuilt Android and Windows 10 based displays with full touch capability sitting on highly versatile mobile stands or fixed to wall.  

Screens are up to a huge 2180mm to cater for large spaces whilst maintaining mobility to allow for spaces to be dynamic and setup for formal board layouts to group hubs. 

CyberSecurity

Planet6 Security Cloud provides the only solution that natively integrates cybersecurity, data protection, and management to protect endpoints, systems, and data. This synergy eliminates complexity, so we can protect our customers more effectively while keeping costs down..

Our fully managed security cloud secures all client workloads with our next-generation cyber protection. We minimize security risks with integrated cyber protection covering 100% of user endpoints and Servers as well as unlock unique capabilities not available from your current security vendor. 

Advanced Management service ensures your systems are up-to-date and have no security gaps with our integrated vulnerability assessments and patch management.  We deploy our state of the art, patch management systems supporting Windows workstations and servers as well as more than 200 supported applications.  Our systems also provides fail-safe patching, to assess and rollback any device to a normal state if there is an issue.

technology.

Rise to the challenge of 2021’s cyberthreats and greatly reduce security incidents and breaches. Leverage the solution that’s a leader in independent testing (VB100, AV Test, AV-Comparatives, ICSA Labs).


Cybersecurity

Stay ahead of modern cyberthreats with award-winning anti-malware enhanced with anti-ransomware capabilities focused on zero-day threats. Prevent data leaks via local channels. 

Disaster recovery
(DR)

Allow clients on DR-enabled tenants to establish secure connection to the corporate network with their personal devices, or test failover in an isolated network environment. 

Backup and
recovery

Minimize data loss across your clients’ infrastructure and workloads with the best backup and recovery technology, available in consumption-based or per-workload licensing models. 

File sync and share

Increase productivity by enabling your clients to create and securely share corporate content from anywhere, at any time, and on any device. Only get charged for the storage you use. 

Management

Centralize your protection management and provision endpoints in minutes. Remotely assist clients and assess system vulnerabilities and security gaps. Increase visibility with built-in monitoring and reporting. 

Notary

Ensure the integrity of data, while achieving regulatory transparency and decreasing security risks with a blockchain-based service for file notarisation, e-signing, and verification. 

Networks

Today, networks are no longer based on fixed, location-based services.  The latest technology developments now allow for dynamically fluid and flexbile connectivity, all whilst maintaining the highest security.

We offer a range of solutions for service connectivity that goes well beyond just voice & data services.  We provide a full solution suite for remote connectivity to apps and services from any device, through to enterprise grade data and voice networks to keep your business connected, secure and functioning.

Our partnerships provide us the full suite of services from every major carrier as well as providing secure SD-WAN solutions that operate and are managed via Microsoft’s own Azure network.