SLOUGH, England, May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
Logicalis has today announced that its UK operation, Logicalis UK, has acquired a company trading as Trovus, who are a leading provider of analytics dashboard solutions to business executives.
The transaction is in line with Logicalis' go to market strategy, and desire to establish itself as a driving force in the emerging digital markets driven by social, mobile, analytics and cloud technologies (SMAC).
Arnaud Spirlet, Head of European Markets for Logicalis, commented: "Analytics is a crucial element of the SMAC model, since it provides line of business managers with the actionable insight they need to drive business innovation and competitive advantage from disparate business data. This acquisition strengthens Logicalis' position as a trusted advisor and leading provider of consulting and solution services in a market that, according to ABI Research, could be worth $114 billion globally by 2018."
The deal sees Ed Charvet, managing director of Trovus, appointed to the role of Director of Information Insights at Logicalis UK. He will lead the organisation's business unit strategy, extending its portfolio of information insight consulting, solutions, and managed service offerings such as the company's Spatial Intelligence wireless and behavioural analytics offering.
Charvet commented: "Trovus and Logicalis have partnered successfully for some time, giving clients the benefits of both highly focused BI consultancy, and the ability to scale organisation wide using Logicalis' deep technical resources and global reach. The fit is a great one and positions Logicalis perfectly between the pure consultancy firms and the specialist vendors."
Trovus provides business insight solutions, professional services and managed services, and helps organisations make available powerful and time-relevant insights for business users across all major organisational functions - including finance and billing, business operations, HR, sales and marketing. Its clients range from global businesses to regional market specialists across a number of verticals, including professional services, financial services, construction, technology, telecoms, healthcare and the public sector.
Charvet added: "This is a fast-moving market and our clients increasingly need access to national and international services and expertise. We can now meet those needs, based on one of the most comprehensive analytics offerings in the market."
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, specify, deploy and manage complex IT infrastructures to meet the needs of almost 6,000 corporate and public sector customers. To achieve this, Logicalis maintains strong partnerships with technology leaders such as Cisco, HP, IBM, CA Technologies, NetApp, Microsoft, VMware and ServiceNow on an international basis, and has specialised solutions for enterprise and medium-sized companies in vertical markets covering financial services, 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 Johannesburg and London AIM Stock Exchanges, with revenues of approximately $6 billion.
For more information, visit http://www.logicalis.com.