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Tuesday, 6 October 2015

London, 6th October 2015 – Logicalis Group, the international IT solutions and managed services provider, announced today that it has acquired Lekscom, a Jersey-based networking and collaboration provider, adding new capability to bolster its Channel Islands operation.

Lekscom has attracted long-standing blue chip customer relationships on the island due to its advanced Cisco technical skills and managed services expertise. This acquisition will further enhance Logicalis’ existing professional and managed services in the Channel Islands, especially around networking, communication and security services.

Mark Rogers, Chief Executive Officer of Logicalis Group said: “Logicalis’ acquisition of Lekscom enables us to acquire some specialist technical Cisco skills for our Channel Islands operation which services a number of highly important offshore clients. It brings some new and important customer relationships to Logicalis with significant annuity revenues, and for those customers, we will be able to demonstrate our strength as an international IT solutions and managed services provider and deliver a wider breadth of networking, data centre and security services to support their business.

About Logicalis

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 4,000 people worldwide, including highly trained service specialists who design, deploy and manage complex IT infrastructures to meet the needs of over 6,500 corporate and public sector customers. To achieve this, Logicalis maintains strong partnerships with technology leaders such as Cisco, HP, IBM, CA Technologies, NetApp, Microsoft, Oracle, VMware and ServiceNow on an international basis. It has specialised solutions for enterprise and medium-sized companies in vertical markets covering financial services, TMT (telecommunications, media and technology), education, healthcare, retail, government, manufacturing and professional services, helping customers benefit from cutting-edge technologies in a cost-effective way.

The Logicalis Group has annualised revenues of over $1.5 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 AIM market of the LSE and the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, with revenues of over $6 billion.

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About Lekscom

Lekscom is a leading provider of technology services in the Channel Islands. Specialising in networking and communications, Lekscom provides services globally to industries such as legal, accountancy, banking, online service companies and e-gaming.

Lekscom has provided services to major global organisations enabling them to focus on their core business systems with Lekscom providing complete management and support of all networking and communications infrastructure.