Catalyst IT Australia

About Us
Catalyst is one of the largest Open Source software providers in
Australasia with over 160 staff. We have offices in Sydney, Melbourne,
Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. Catalyst have completed
enterprise projects in the public and private sector with a focus on the
application of free and open source solutions for our clients.
Product(s) Description

Koha Library Management System Catalyst provide end-to-end implementation and support services for Koha Library Management System. Koha is used by ~15,000 libraries worldwide. It is fully web-based, and flexible to integrate with other systems and content providers. The library may choose to run support for Koha in-house, or outsource those services to Catalyst. Services include implementation, data migration, training, design, integration, development, and help-desk support for librarians. In Australia Koha can be hosted in the Cloud managed by Catalyst, or by working with the IT team in your organisation. Being open source, there are no licensing fees with Koha. Koha libraries spend their budgets on system support and future service improvements.


Catalyst is a leading contributor to the Moodle elearning platform project (, and has been for a number of years. We specialise in scaling Moodle clusters to support large user bases and high-performance environments. We can work with your in-house IT teams to extend the reach of Moodle and provide high-quality support and development across the board.


While Drupal ( is a popular content management system with many web development shops, Catalyst has specialist skills and experience to bring to bear when high-performance, scalability, fault-tolerance and security are key design considerations. We have created complex business applications using the Drupal framework, as well as sites optimised for high peak loads. We provide custom development on Drupal, and are contributors to the open source project itself.


Mahara ( is the leading open source eportfolio product, originally developed here at Catalyst. We can help you deploy Mahara on a large scale and provide effective integration with elearning platforms, student management and identity management systems.
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501/89 York Street
New South Wales
02 8004 5928
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0435 168 520
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Andrew Boag
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Marie Ringer
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PO Box Q573
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Queens Victoria Building
New South Wales