DATATEC LIMITED - Logicalis SA acquires Mars Technologies
8 July 2019 8:00
DTC 201907080005A
Logicalis SA acquires Mars Technologies

Datatec Limited
(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)
(Registration number: 1994/005004/06)
ISIN: ZAE000017745
Share Code: DTC
("Datatec" or "the Group")


Datatec, the international Information and Communications Technology (ICT) company,
announces that its subsidiary, Logicalis SA (Pty) Ltd, has acquired Mars Technologies, an IT
services business, with offices in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Port Elizabeth, Durban and East
London employing 76 staff.

Mars Technologies delivers Managed IT services ranging from the remote monitoring of networks
and servers, managed desktop, anti-virus, cloud backup, and printers, to full outsourcing,
targeting small and mid-market enterprises. Software solutions and application development
complement the services offering.

With the acquisition, the Logicalis South African operation strengthens and expands its managed
services business in IP telephony, call centre, cloud, managed desktop, Networks and IT
solutions to its local and international customers over the combined portfolio.

Jens Montanana, Datatec's Chief Executive Officer, commented:

"With the acquisition, the Logicalis South African operation strengthens and expands its
managed services offering to better serve our corporate customers and deliver new
services to existing customers from both companies."

8 July 2019

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