Logicalis Acquires CNI, one of Australia’s Leading Microsoft Azure Partners

London, 8 October 2018 – Logicalis Group, an international IT solutions and managed services provider, today announced its acquisition of CNI, a Microsoft Certified Gold Partner. The acquisition of one of Australia’s leading Microsoft Azure partners will enable Thomas Duryea Logicalis (TDL), its Australian operation, to strengthen its capacity to provide customers with hybrid IT services and solutions in Azure public cloud.

CNI has been a focussed Microsoft Azure partner since 2012 and is known for its technical expertise, flexibility in delivery and strong customer partnerships. The addition of CNI’s Azure experience, unique IP and highly prized Microsoft Tier 1 CSP certification will enable TDL to compete more effectively in the rapid build and deployment of Azure-based hybrid cloud applications.

The combined CNI and TDL customer base will now benefit from access to increased capabilities, including security, managed services, project management governance and a wider range of supporting services.

Mark Rogers, Logicalis Group’s Chief Executive Officer, said, “This acquisition positions TDL as a tier one Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider and a leading provider of Azure solutions in Australia.  Moreover, it expands our Microsoft and cloud portfolios capabilities in transformation services to allow our customers to focus on innovation and better end-user experiences”.

CNI has established and proven capability to securely design Azure cloud services for migration and ongoing management, governance and optimisation of these services. Integrating the CNI offerings into the TDL portfolio delivers a compelling opportunity for Logicalis to help customers reap true business outcomes by transitioning to the cloud world. 

 

About Logicalis

Logicalis is an international multi-skilled solution provider providing digital enablement services to help customers harness digital technology and innovative services to deliver powerful business outcomes.

Our customers span industries and geographical regions; and our focus is to engage in the dynamics of our customers’ vertical markets; including financial services, TMT (telecommunications, media and technology), education, healthcare, retail, government, manufacturing and professional services, and apply the skills of our 5,700 employees in modernising key digital pillars; data centre and cloud services, security and network infrastructure, workspace communications and collaboration, data and information strategies, and IT operation modernisation.

We are the advocates for our customers for some of the world’s leading technology companies including Cisco, HPE, IBM, CA Technologies, NetApp, Microsoft, Oracle, VMware and ServiceNow.

The Logicalis Group has annualised revenues of $1.6 billion, from operations in Europe, North America, Latin America, Asia Pacific and Africa.  It is a division of Datatec Limited, listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, with revenues of over $4 billion.