DATATEC LIMITED - DTC : Logicalis expands in Europe
3 September 2019 8:02
DTC : Logicalis expands in Europe: 
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, has acquired two businesses in Europe:

Logicalis Group has purchased a 70% interest in Cilnet, a Cisco systems integrator and managed
services business in Portugal which increases Logicalis' Cisco technical expertise for the Iberian
region and complements the existing Spanish operation with data centre, collaboration,
networking, infrastructure and managed services capabilities, expanding the offering to the

Cilnet was founded in 2000 and has over 90 employees, including 8 Cisco Certified Internetwork
Experts (CCIEs). The company designs and integrates networking, data centre and contact
centre solutions, complemented with security, managed services and application development
skills. Annual revenues are approximately E20 million.

In addition, Logicalis Germany, has acquired Orange Networks, a Microsoft services business
focused on Microsoft cloud and managed services, with Germany wide presence including
Hamburg, Munich, Offenbach and Dusseldorf. This acquisition advances Logicalis Germany to
Microsoft Gold Certified Partner status and enhances its hybrid cloud offering.

Orange Networks was founded in 2004 with its headquarters in Hamburg. It has 36 employees
whose strategic and technical expertise in Microsoft cloud technologies and innovation enable it
to support its customers' digitisation projects by providing a broad offering of consulting services,
development, deployment, and managed services across the Microsoft portfolio. Annual
revenues of Orange Networks are approximately E5 million.

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

"Both these acquisitions bring additional expertise and experience that will prove valuable
to Logicalis' existing client base in Europe.

"Cilnet will augment our Cisco offerings across the whole region of Iberia, increasing our
capabilities and expanding our service portfolio.

"Orange Networks' Microsoft Azure skill sets in the cloud space will provide additional
expertise and experience both in Germany and other parts of Europe".

3 September 2019

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Date: 03/09/2019 08:00:00
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