DATATEC LIMITED - Logicalis South Africa acquires Clarotech

Release Date: 03/09/2018 08:00
Code(s): DTC
 
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Logicalis South Africa acquires Clarotech

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

LOGICALIS SOUTH AFRICA ACQUIRES CLAROTECH

Datatec, the international Information and Communications Technology (ICT) company,
announces that its subsidiary Logicalis SA (Pty) Ltd (“Logicalis”), has acquired Clarotech, an IP
telephony (IPT) cloud and managed services business based in Cape Town.

Clarotech 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.

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

“This acquisition enables Logicalis to combine a focused managed services operation
with its existing business in South Africa, to support SMBs as well as larger corporates.

Clarotech has been providing first rate solutions and services to its clients and will bring a
strong capability to our business and provide the opportunity to upsell an increased
portfolio of services to our clients, not just in South Africa but also around the globe.”


Johannesburg
3 September 2018

Sponsor
RAND MERCHANT BANK (A division of FirstRand Bank Limited)

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