London, 2nd December 2014 – Logicalis Group, the international IT solutions and managed services provider, announced today that it has agreed to acquire Inforsacom, a German IT services and solutions provider.
Inforsacom is a provider of database, storage and back-up solutions and services with operations in the major economic centres of Germany, and works with major partners including Oracle, EMC, IBM, HP, HDS and Symantec.
Logicalis’ existing operation in Germany will be significantly enhanced by the acquisition of Inforsacom which will expand Logicalis’ presence in the German IT market and provide it with the necessary business to scale the operations in that geography.
Mark Rogers, President and COO of Logicalis Group said: “Logicalis’ acquisition of Inforsacom provides the perfect opportunity to complement and build on our offering in Europe. Storage and database are two segments that are showing rapid growth in Germany, and we view this acquisition as the best move towards broadening our IT solutions and services portfolio and position us as a significant player in the German IT market.”
The acquisition is subject to the approval by the German Competition Authorities and the South African Reserve Bank and is expected to be finalised in January 2015.
Logicalis is an international IT solutions and managed services provider with a breadth of knowledge and expertise in communications and collaboration; data centre and cloud services; and managed services.
Logicalis employs over 3,800 people worldwide, including highly trained service specialists who design, specify, deploy and manage complex IT infrastructures to meet the needs of almost 6,000 corporate and public sector customers. To achieve this, Logicalis maintains strong partnerships with technology leaders such as Cisco, HP, IBM, CA Technologies, NetApp, Microsoft, VMware and ServiceNow.
The Logicalis Group has annualised revenues of $1.6 billion, from operations in Europe, North America, Latin America and Asia Pacific, and is one of the leading IT and communications solution integrators, specialising in the areas of advanced technologies and services.
The Logicalis Group is a division of Datatec Limited, listed on the Johannesburg and London AIM Stock Exchanges, with revenues of approximately $6 billion.