Solving problems means listening
We offer tailored solutions, not pre-packaged products. We have had the opportunity to work with lots of amazing customers and get creative with some highly complex requirements. Technology has changed a lot since we first started, but our approach to business has never wavered; each customer is unique and through face-to-face engagement our staff can identify the best way to achieve your goals.
It's not what we do. It's how we do it.
We’ve built a reputation as the leading choice for companies who are looking for an IT & Telecommunications provider they can count on. By getting to know your business, and giving you straight-forward, no-nonsense advice, we'll become your trusted technology adviser.
Effective telecommunications is the backbone of modern business. Reliable networks to stay productive, intelligent phone systems to ensure efficiency, and high levels of data security to keep your business reputation protected. These shouldn't be negotiable. They should come as standard. At Over the Wire we specialise in designing, deploying, and integrating these solutions so your business can get back to what you do best.
Your one-stop-shop for IT & Telco
- We own an expansive carrier level network spanning Australia and New Zealand.
- Our extensive reach enables unique, best-of-breed solutions.
- We tailor solutions for Australian businesses anywhere, in any industry, at any size.
- Our integrated suite of services offer unparalleled advantages.
Over the Wire offers superior levels of customer focus resulting in 96.0% retention of customers in 2019.
Simplify technology to empower business.
To be the technology solution partner most passionately promoted by our customers.
- Customer Success
Meet the team
Over the Wire has been trading since 2007 and employs over 150 staff across our offices in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide. Our people are our greatest asset and their passion for the business is reflected in our strong growth.
Our management team is made up of highly experienced professionals who are fully committed to providing high-quality, customer-focused IT and Telecommunications services. Each member of our team is an expert in their own area. Together the team effectively combines tech-savvy with business nous – a formidable combination.
Michael is a co-founder and the Managing Director of the Company.
Michael has over 20 years of experience in the telecommunications and IT services sectors, and graduated from QUT in 1994 with a Bachelor of Engineering – Electronics (First Class Honours) and Bachelor of IT (with Distinction).
Prior to Over the Wire, Michael held a Senior Management role at GBST, worked for Zurich Insurance in the UK and founded Celentia which now forms part of Over the Wire.
Scott was co-Founder of Comlinx, the Managed Service Provider acquired by Over the Wire in November 2018. Prior to establishing Comlinx, Scott held numberous senior roles in Sydney, Hong Kong and Singapore, most recently on Avaya’s Asia Pacific Leadership team as Director of Global Accounts.
Scott was appointed CEO of Over the Wire in March, 2020. He is a firm believer in building progressive and empowered teams that have customer outcomes at the core of the strategy.
Ben was appointed General Manager – Voice and Data in 2012, quickly taking the reigns as COO and then CTO for the Over the Wire group of companies.
He has 20 years of experience in the telecommunications sector, specifically around running data communications networks and managing 24×7 Network Operations Centres.
Prior to Over the Wire, Ben was Practice Manager for the Voice & Data business at Brennan IT and Operations Manager at Iexec.
Piers joined in mid-2019 and is focused on repeating the remarkable sales growth he helped create at Vocus. Excited by the challenger potential of Over the Wire, he’s aiming to bring focus, purpose and energy to the sales and marketing teams. He’s in the early stages of executing his new business development strategy, but watch this space because he believes we’re the next big thing in IT&T.
Jay has been responsible for building Over the Wire’s voice platform, NetSIP, and has been instrumental in building this into a core solution category for the company. Having expanded his scope in 2019 with his appointment as General Manager – Products & Innovation, Jay is focussing on the strategic direction of the group’s product portfolio along with the successful implementation of new offerings to benefit Australian businesses.
Gerben joined Over the Wire in July 2020 as General Manager of Products. He has over 20 years experience in the IT and Telecommunications industry through varying roles, such as Software Engineering, Project and Product Management and Management positions.
In his current role, Gerben is focused on delivering customer-focused products and services across the Over the Wire group, and focusing on current product initiatives and developing our future product opportunities.
- Partner of the Year for Juniper Networks
- #27 in Smart50 Awards by SmartCompany
- #36 in Fast 50 Awards by CRN
- #7 in Deloitte Technology Leadership Awards
- #40 in Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Awards
- #402 in Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Asia Pacific
- #69 in Fast 100 Awards by Financial Review
- Acquired Comlinx
- Acquired Access Digital Networks
- Recognised in Forbes Asia’s 200 Best Under A Billion
- Recognised as 3CX Preferred SIP Provider
- Acquired Spiderbox 
- Listed on ASX 
- Acquired Sanity Technology 
- Acquired FaktorTel 
- #49 in BRW Fast 100 
- #146 in Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Asia Pacific 
- #13 in Deloitte Technology Fast 50 
- #78 in BRW Fast 100 
- Acquired Celentia 
- Acquired EcoHost 
- #99 in BRW Fast Starters