Cape Town, 03 September 2018 - Logicalis SA (Pty) Ltd, part of the 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.
Frikkie Grobler Logicalis SA CEO, comments:
“This acquisition is part of our strategy to grow our footprint as well as service offerings both in South Africa and internationally.
The Clarotech acquisition will add to our existing skills pool as well as bringing some innovative solutions to our already comprehensive list of solutions and service offerings. Logicalis SA holds various product certifications e.g.. Cisco Gold that will benefit existing Clarotech customers.
The acquisition supports our strategy to become a leading provider of ICT solutions and services to customers in South Africa.”
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.
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