About Virtual Information Technology

 
History

Virtual Information Technology was born out of the desire to deliver exceptional ICT support and service. Co-founders: Nicola Cox and Mark Hitchcock believe there is a requirement for a reliable, transparent and honest ICT service provider and believe they can deliver these services.

Based in Hobart we are a wholly owned Tasmanian company and we believe we have a responsibility to our customer and community

Philosophy

Virtual Information Technology believe the best approach is to work collaboratively with our customers to ensure the best result. We add value with real IP and expertise, take full ownership for project outcomes and guarantee delivery.

Our solutions are led by experienced technicians and partners who have a track record of delivery and a deep understanding of the current trends and drivers in a range of industries. We deliver value without the need for our clients to compromise on quality.

Our Team

Nicola Cox (MAICD)

Co-Founder - Sales

Nicola is an ICT consultant with over twenty years’ experience in channel and direct sales. Nicola believes strongly in the local Tasmanian community and the ICT industry and demonstrates that commitment through various engagements and appointments. Nicola was awarded the Tasmanian Premier’s Foundations of Directorship scholarship 2017 and sits on the board of three Tasmanian organisations. Nicola Cox is TAS state branch chair of itSMF-AU Aus. Nicola has a BA majoring in Journalism and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. In her spare time, Nicola likes to spend time with her extended family, join her husband for a bushwalk or catch up on trashy TV.

Donald Schofield

ICT Security Specialist

Donald is our ICT Security Specialist. He started with VIT in March 2017 and has over 15 years of experience in the Tasmanian IT industry working in the Government, Banking, Finance, Law, Manufacturing, Media, Not for Profit and Utility Sectors. This work involved architecting and integrating a wide variety of ICT systems. Donald has a Master of Information Systems Security with Distinction. Don is currently testing out the remote worker philosophy on a year-long caravaning trip around Australia with his wife and two children.

Mark Hitchcock

Co-Founder - Technical

Mark is a Co-Founder of Virtual Information Technology Pty Ltd and has over 10 years of experience in the IT industry and has worked in Private, Not for Profit and Government Sectors. This work involved integrating and administering a wide variety of ICT systems.

Mark’s key focus surrounds VMware, Citrix and Microsoft products. He also has a keen interest in systems security with experience with a large range of Antivirus products, Splunk> Enterprise and Red Hat Linux.

In his spare time, Mark enjoys working on his extensive property and lion taming (spending time with his 5 children) 

Joshua Quinn

Systems Engineer

Joshua is a Systems Engineer with 6+ years experience in Linux, Windows and macOS systems administration. In addition to this, Joshua also has 3+ years web development experience (he created this website!), over 2 years mobile device management experience and has spent 3 years in Customer Service roles. Joshua is a current Red Hat Certified Engineer. In his spare time, Joshua enjoys watching the latest bingeworthy TV show, playing laser tag or catching up with friends.

Our Strategic Partnerships

While we aim to remain fully vendor agnostic, we maintain valued strategic partnerships with the following companies