We’re Australia’s secure cloud specialists

We have designed, built and automated the delivery of Australian Government security controls to create one of the world’s most secure clouds. Thanks to Vault, organisations can deploy services faster and securely, with flexibility and at hyperscale.

We pioneered the development of a cloud with security at its core, embedding Australian Government security controls natively into the cloud platform.

What’s more, we are Australian owned and operated, and were one of the first cloud platforms to be certified by the Australian Signals Directorate to manage and store classified data.

Our Board

Our Board
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Jane Halton AO PSM

Chair, Board of Directors

Jane brings with her a wealth of private and public Board experience, including positions as the independent non-executive director of ANZ, the independent Chair of the Council of the Ageing, a director for Clayton Utz, and a Council Member for the Australian Strategic Policy Institute.
Before joining Vault Cloud, Jane had a distinguished career in the public sector. She held positions in many Australian Government Departments, including Secretary of the Australian Department of Finance, where she was responsible for the essential services delivered by the department.

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Dennis Richardson AO

Non Executive Director

Dennis brings decades of experience in the government sector to Vault Cloud. He was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia in 2003.

Dennis has held senior positions in many major Australian Government departments, including Deputy Secretary at the Department of Immigration and Ethnic Affairs, Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and nine years as the Director-General of Security of the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation.

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Dr. Paul Moy

Non- Executive Director

The former Deputy Secretary of the NSW Treasury, Dr. Moy brings a wealth of experience in finance, investment, senior public policy and public-sector management to Vault Cloud.

Prior to joining the Board, Dr. Moy was the Global Head of Infrastructure and Private Equity at UBS Asset Management, responsible for the global investment activities of the business.

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Rupert Taylor-Price

Director

Rupert leads the development and execution of Vault Cloud’s long-term strategy in collaboration with key stakeholders. Rupert founded Vault Cloud in 2012, driven by his strong desire to improve citizens’ lives through government. He has a long history of handling sensitive data, stemming from his eight years as Chief Executive Officer at JN Solutions. While at JN Solutions, Rupert developed a world-leading SaaS (Software as a Service) Information Management Platform for the Australian Government, which provided extensive support to the community services sector.

Leadership Team

Leadership Team
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Rupert Taylor-Price

Chief Executive Officer

Rupert leads the development and execution of Vault Cloud’s long-term strategy in collaboration with key stakeholders. Rupert founded Vault Cloud in 2012, driven by his strong desire to improve citizens’ lives through government. He has a long history of handling sensitive data, stemming from his eight years as Chief Executive Officer at JN Solutions. While at JN Solutions, Rupert developed a world-leading SaaS (Software as a Service) Information Management Platform for the Australian Government, which provided extensive support to the community services sector.

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Christoph Dwertmann

Chief Technology Officer

After spending a decade in network research with several publications, Christoph laid the foundations for Vault’s Certified Government Cloud. He leads the engineering team’s efforts to deliver high performance compute, storage and networking to our customers.
When he’s not busy turning hardware into the cloud with his team, Christoph likes to containerise applications and explore ways to optimise data flows in layer 3 networks. Christoph is an OpenStack specialist with a wide range of development and deployment knowledge of public and private clouds.

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Tinashe Taneka

Chief Human Resources Officer

Tinashe has more than 10 years’ experience in driving national recruitment projects and initiatives. She specialises in discovering top talent, building a strong employment brand, and ensuring great relationships with candidates and hiring managers. She is also adept in the application of recruitment and talent acquisition principles, practices and processes.

Prior to joining Vault Cloud, Tinashe was a Recruitment Manager for Esri Australia, the nation’s leading Geographic Information System technology provider and the exclusive local distributor of Esri’s world-leading ArcGIS platform.

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Mark O'Hare

Chief Financial Officer

Mark O’Hare is a chartered accountant & tax agent. He holds a Bachelor degree in Economics and a Diploma in Financial Planning. Mark has 25+ years professional experience, providing big 4 accounting, tax and financial advice to business clients. He has held CFO and other leadership roles for local and global businesses and is experienced in implementing systems supporting rigorous commercial process and reliable financial reporting.

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Linton Burling GM Sales & Marketing

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Damon Scott Head of Vault Connect

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Unleashing Innovation

 

Government and critical industries need to able to quickly adapt to changing market conditions, which can be difficult when your organisation is caught up in the complexities of hardware and long-term budgeting. Vault provides you with future-proof cloud infrastructure that’s flexible; able to grow with your data needs while making data safely accessible to end users.

Our services leverage the strengths of your existing team. We liberate your innovators to create business solutions that work, while coders can focus on their core competency. Network engineers have the freedom to deploy environments that are trusted, secure and lightning fast.

Ensuring Flexibility Through Open Standards

OpenStack is our core technology. It allows us to offer greater flexibility to grow and iterate on a cloud platform without being locked into a specific vendor. OpenStack is one of the world’s fastest growing open-source communities and the largest and most widely adopted open-source cloud platform. Work undertaken on the OpenStack platform can be leveraged across most clouds.

OpenStack is built on open standards and works well with popular enterprise and open source technologies. This makes it ideal for heterogeneous infrastructure, just like Vault Cloud. OpenStack’s in-built security, complete scalability, open standards and interoperable platform all work seamlessly with Vault’s cloud.

Keeping Data in Australia

 

Vault Cloud operates out of world-class data centres specifically designed for accommodating sensitive data and workloads with strict operating controls. Our two data centres in Sydney and Canberra are centrally located to provide easy access to your critical data and infrastructure, regardless of your physical location, equipped with fully-redundant optical fibre connectivity for lightning-fast response times. Through these data centres, we provide a holistic cloud-computing environment that addresses requirements for:

  • Block storage
  • Object storage
  • Compute
  • Virtual networking
  • Auto-scaling resources
  • Automation

Delivering Security at Scale

Vault Cloud’s secure data centres are staffed around the clock to provide consistent, fast and scalable performance. That means you can trust us with your security, performance, reliability and capacity, while you focus on your core business.

Investing in Technology

We are the only Australian Hyperscale cloud built exclusively for security. We have engineered high-performance systems designed to scale up and scale out to deliver order of magnitude performance on legacy IT systems.

Increasing Performance

Our cloud was built to cater for intensive legacy workloads, but many intensive legacy workloads were not built for the cloud. We recognised early on that many large, legacy systems need to scale up first in order to be easily migrated, which is why over 94% of our infrastructure is common to the latest supercomputer.

Providing a Secure Home for the World’s Best Technology

Technology vendors deploying on premise to an unknown environment increases delivery risk and slows time to value. At the same time, many workloads are not suitable for public clouds and cause sales attrition. Our secure community cloud brings an added layer of security and assurance to rapidly changing commercial technology. Through automation, software can be deployed to a consistent dedicated on premise-like environment in minutes. This delivers all the cost savings and efficiencies of SaaS, but without compromising security.

Nurturing Talent

We know how important it is to upskill technology professionals for today’s digital and cloud driven computing environment. This, along with the increasing demand for training in the management and use of secure cloud, let us to open the Vault Academy in May 2018, which serves as a state-of-the-art training centre.

Aimed to support end-users such as software developers, infrastructure engineers, cloud architects and technical project leaders, our intensive instructor-led courses provide participants with the skills to understand cloud computing technology as well as the operational skills required to maintain secure cloud platforms.

Delivering Local Support

Just like our customers, our support is based in Australia. We have an Australian-based service desk and Security Operations Centre with around-the-clock support for high-priority incidents, including access to our technical subject matter experts.

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archTIS is a Canberra-based firm that specialises in the design and development of products, solutions and services for secure information sharing and collaboration. Their products and solutions have the ability to apply and enforce dynamic, policy-driven access controls at the user and information level.

 

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Moelis Australia (ASX: MOE) is a leading independent financial services group with operations in corporate advisory, equities and asset management. Moelis Australia is dedicated to creating lasting client relationships by providing strategic and innovative advice through a collaborative and global approach not limited to specific products or particular regions.

ASD Certification

Vault Cloud has achieved UNCLASSIFIED DLM and PROTECTED certification on the Australian Signals Directorate’s (ASD) Certified Cloud Services List.

We are incredibly proud of our ASD certification. We are one of only three Australian-owned organisations to meet the rigorous Australian Government security standards required to attain PROTECTED level certification.

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Awards

The Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) is Australia’s peak industry body for the technology sector. The AIIA’s iAwards has been Australia’s leading awards program for innovation in the digital economy for more than 25 years. Each year the iAwards publicly recognise the exceptional achievements of those at the forefront of Australian innovation.

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National iAwards 2018

Big Data Innovation of the Year | Merit Recipient

ACT iAwards 2018

Big Data Innovation of the Year

ACT iAwards 2017

Infrastructure & Platforms Innovation of the Year

ACT iAwards 2017

Public Sector & Government Markets

We are ready to help

We are ready to help

Our Cloud Solution Architects are standing by to offer a free solution overview and quote based on your specific requirements.
Call our team on (02) 6190 0000