Logicalis acquires IPT cloud and managed services business in South Africa

London, 3rd September 2018 - Logicalis Group, an international IT solutions and managed services provider, has acquired Clarotech, an IP telephony (IPT) cloud and managed services business based in Cape Town, South Africa.  This acquisition is part of an ongoing strategy to augment its existing solutions and services business in South Africa, extending its managed services centre of excellence to other Logicalis customers around the globe. 

Founded in 2001, Clarotech has offices in Cape Town and Johannesburg and offers IP telephony and call centre cloud and managed services to SMBs in the region. Clarotech’s Open Source IPT solution is a unique fit for SMBs and delivered to customers as a managed cloud service. Clarotech has achieved strong vendor partnerships with companies such as Microsoft, VMware and Fortinet.  With the acquisition, Logicalis will be able to extend its managed services capability with a mature SMB customer base, strong services delivery and sales capabilities to drive scale and relevancy in the region.

Mark Rogers, Logicalis Group CEO, comments: “This acquisition enables us to combine two great operations focused on delivering managed services, to support SMBs as well as larger corporates and provide the opportunity to upsell an increased portfolio of services to our clients, not just in South Africa but also around the globe.  Clarotech has great people and has been providing first rate solutions and services to its clients and will bring a strong capability to our business.”

 

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 4,700 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 over $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.

For more information, visit https://www.logicalis.com/