OceanaGold Appoints Imaginet for Designing, Supplying, Implementing & Managing Upgrades of IT Services

Imaginet provides IT infrastructure and services for OceanaGold.

Makati City, Philippines, September 23, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Imaginet International Inc, the leading systems integrator and managed network, hosting and content security services provider in the Philippines, has been selected by OceanaGold Philippines Inc. to design, procure, install and manage the 2nd Phase of their IT infrastructure & services in their mining site in Kasibu, Didipio, Nueva Vizcaya.

The project, which started on September 1, 2011, entails new IT infrastructure, adjusting configurations, and implementation. Imaginet considers factors like scalability, reliability, budget and maintenance when it comes to a complete network upgrade.

Imaginet will also be providing 24/7 Managed Network Services (MNS) to the OceanaGold mining site throughout the entire 18 month construction program. MNS will allow OceanaGold to focus on core business operations without worrying about network outages, performance, security, maintenance and regular monitoring.

“We’ve worked with OceanaGold since project inception and we are very pleased to continue providing the best IT products and services available for the Mining industry. By outsourcing the IT services upgrade and maintenance, OceanaGold can focus on construction, knowing that IT will deliver the required service levels, says Blair Duncan, CEO of Imaginet International Inc.

About OceanaGold
OceanaGold Corporation is a significant Asia Pacific gold producer with projects located on the South Island of New Zealand and in the Philippines. The Company’s assets encompass New Zealand’s largest gold mining operation at the Macraes goldfield in Otago which is made up of the Macraes Open Pit and the Frasers Underground mines. Additionally on the west coast of the South Island, the Company operates the Reefton Open Pit mine. OceanaGold produces approximately 255,000 - 270,000 ounces of gold per annum from the New Zealand operations. The Company also owns the Didipio Project in northern Luzon, Philippines where construction activities are underway with commissioning expected in Q4 2012.

OceanaGold is listed on the Toronto, Australian and New Zealand stock exchanges under the symbol OGC.

About Imaginet International Inc.
Imaginet International Inc. is the premier provider of IT Network & Security solutions and Managed Network, Hosting & Content Management Services in the Philippines. Imaginet has been designing, supplying, implementing & managing data, messaging and voice networks across the Philippines and ASEAN countries since 1998. Imaginet is a trusted partner of many International companies and brands, providing IT based infrastructure solutions.

As the Philippines' leading provider of managed network, hosting, and content management services to local, regional, and multinational organizations, Imaginet is partnered with the most reliable and trusted brands in the IT business, ensuring client’s network security, availability, and continuous performance.

Visit http://www.imaginet.com.ph/managed-network-services for more information.

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