Virtual CIO Services

Our Virtual CIO services provide technical leadership and strategic management at a fraction of the cost. Headquartered in Brisbane and servicing across Australia, we are here to support your long-term growth through our Virtual CIO service.

What is a Virtual CIO service?

A Virtual CIO is an outsourced role that combines the tasks managed and maintained by chief information officers, chief technology officers and technology consultants.

Virtual CIOs are responsible for providing technological leadership, multi-asset management, and developing and managing strategic and forward-thinking systems and infrastructure. These systems are designed to accomplish the organisation’s overall business objectives, as well as improve organisational scalability and agility.

Virtual CIOs decisions encompass technology and decision making that supports long-term growth and strategy. Virtual CIOs focus on bridging the gap between small business and large enterprise.

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The role of the Virtual CIO


We will thoroughly assess your overall IT process and configuration policies. Then suggest the most effective changes that will promote secure and cost-effective networks.

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IT planning is at the core of your infrastructure. Virtual CIO's help your strategic planning and determine the following: budgets, staffing, business continuity planning, and disaster recovery processes.


Virtual CIOs are cost-effective and offer secure network design planning.


Attend management and planning meetings to fully understand your business.

A virtual eStorm CIO

As a managed service provider, eStorm has the knowledge and support systems in place to tackle daily business challenges. As an external party, we bring a fresh perspective to internal processes and infrastructure. This grants a competitive edge and ensures your staff are producing the best possible output with your IT.

We understand the important role technology plays within an array of business structures. No matter your level of experience, our Virtual CIO service gets down to your level to ensure you understand the steps we are taking, their outcomes and the benefits.

Our teams work hard to develop strategic IT goals and develop strategies to meet them within your budget.


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Case Studies

Get business driven results with eStorm.

The internal IT Manager at Silky Oaks left with no notice and very little documentation. Silky Oaks approached eStorm to assist in keeping their systems operational while they assessed their ongoing IT requirements.


Lighthouse Christian School promoted their junior technician to a management role after the departure of their previous IT manager. The new manager felt he was still developing his IT knowledge and experience, and thus would not be able to single-handedly run the school’s IT. LCS then endeavoured to find a Managed Service Provider that could provide supplemental IT support and services.


To meet the needs of a large client, Liquid Animation worked with eStorm to architect a solution that allowed international animators to seamlessly access data. This was achieved using a combination of cloud-based work stations and Amazon Web Services.

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Importance of a CIO

The role of the CIO (Chief Information Officer) is now more important than ever before. Combining the strategic use of technology with business processes and objectives is vital to day-to-day and long-term business success.

Associated Costs

However, hiring a full-time CIO can be quite challenging and costly. High profile executive positions like CIOs and CTOs have high qualifications, very robust experience and come at a steep cost to hire and retain.

This is where a virtual CIO becomes a valuable and cost-effective solution to support your business.

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