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

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.

Chris Cormack, the release maintainer for the Koha Library Management System (, works at Catalyst. Our Koha team can rapidly and cost-effectively establish this leading open source library management system for your organisation. We understand the needs of library staff and library users and can provide expertise throughout the process, including migration from your existing LMS and integration with your current IT systems.

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.
Address Line 1
501/89 York Street
New South Wales
02 8004 5928
Other Phone / Mobile
0435 168 520
Contact Name 1
Andrew Boag
Contact Name 2
Marie Ringer
Address Line 1
PO Box Q573
Address Line 2
Queens Victoria Building
New South Wales