SA’s Datatec Buys Mars Technologies,

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JSE-listed technology group Datatec has acquired Mars Technologies for an undisclosed amount.

The acquisition was facilitated via Logicalis SA, a subsidiary of Datatec.

Mars Technologies, an IT services business, has offices in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Port Elizabeth, Durban and East London employing 76 staff.

It 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.

“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,” said Jens Montanana, Datatec’s CEO.

 

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