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Our 30-year Company History

2016

SSS expands into space on Level 6 in the Petone head office (in addition to level 8)

2016
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2016

SSS and SecuritEase staff celebrate our 30th anniversary in Fiji

2016
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2015

Further expansion into Australia and internationally

2015
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2014

SecuritEase now processes approximately 25% of Australian equities trades.

SSS Security Consulting division accepted to the All of Government Security and Related Services Panel

SSS Rebrands

2014
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2013

ClaimIT Mobile app Released

Formation of the SSS Security Consulting Division

2013
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2012

Profits from exports exceed profit from domestic sales for the first time (and the gap has widened year on year since)

SSS takes home NZ partner of the year and Account Executive of the year awards for Sophos

2012
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2011

SecuritEase International Australia Pty. Ltd subsidiary formed

SSS wins Sophos Partner of the year and Sales Engineer of the year awards

2011
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2010

More than 50% of all Local Government agencies are now customers of SSS

SSS New Logo and Website

2010
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2009

SSS moves to Level 8, 25 Victoria St (top floor of the new IBM Tower)

SSS releases StripIT

2009
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2007 + 2008

SSS wins Sophos Partner of the year for the first of many

Major Event: GFC!

SecuritEase live at the first Australian Site Tricom Equities Limited Australia

2007 + 2008
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2005 + 2006

SecuritEase processing more than 50% of the trades on the NZX Equities Market

2005 + 2006
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2003 + 2004

SecureIT released

First sale of IT Module through a partner, LDAPtIT to Netcon Consulting in Germany

2003 + 2004
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2002

LDAPtIT and RecallIT Released

SecuritEase accredited by NZ Stock Exchange

First international sale of an IT Module to KPMG – Unlimited User count (over $100k)

SecuritEase Live at the first NZ Site - Direct Broking (now ANZ NZ Securities)

2002
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2001

SSS Moves to Level 4, 75 The Esplanade

SSS Starts New Software Development Branch – IT Modules

SSS releases first in house developed product, ReleaseIT which was first sold to Airways New Zealand
Software Development Branch: StopIT Released

2001
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2000

September 2000 Agency to Agency Secure e-mail Project Tender - SSS works with NZ Government to implement a standard for Secure Email which became SEEMail

SSS Rebrands

2000
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1999

New Branch – SecuritEase - Y2K hysteria leads SSS into the stock broking market sector with work for NZ Stock Exchange and ultimately leading to the development of the interface between NZSE and brokers

1999
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1997

Major Event: Asian financial crisis

Image - the Directors of SSS, from the left. they are Mike Elston, William Tonkin, and Wayne Simpson.

1997
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1996

New Branch – Security Products: SSS appointed as the NZ Reseller of MIMEsweeper – first company in New Zealand to be offering content filtering for email

1996
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1995

End of branch - SSS Sells its Industrial Systems Division to Oil Systems Limited

1995

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1992

New branch: Formation of the SSS Industrial Systems Division to sell real time process operational data acquisition systems

1992

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1990

1991-1994 National governments spending cuts generated the sharpest contraction in the post-war era

1991 – established a disaster readiness plan that saw each employee issued with a backpack full of survival gear including a bottle purified with “Puritabs”

1990
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1988

SSS Moves into Level 2, Autopoint House, 20 Daly Street, Lower Hutt

1988
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1987

Major event: NZ Stock Market Crash
Black Tuesday, October 20, 1987
July – First large contract with the Catchment Board Consortium formalised

1987

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1986

SSS appointed as a Specialist Value Added Reseller by both Digital Equipment (DEC) and Hewlett Packard

First Company Beer Purchased

1986
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1985

12 November - Company Formation (number 286883 )
Offices at Wellington Gas Company Building, Level 3, 64 Courtney Place Wellington
Primary business was custom software development for scientists and engineers

1985
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