The Australian government has chosen IBM as its central technology partner for the next five years in a deal worth $ 740 million dollars. The agreement will cover technology services provided to government departments, including services which will use IBM’s automation and blockchain technologies.
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IBM will provide services to federal government departments including defense and home affairs, as well as create platforms to protect citizens’ data. The Australian government estimates the partnership will provide around $ 100 million AUD worth of savings to its citizens.