Logicalis Wins Cloud Partner of the Year (APJC) Award at Cisco Partner Summit 2012

SINGAPORE, April 25, 2012 - Logicalis announced today that it is the recipient of a Cisco Partner Summit geo award - Cloud Partner of the Year (APJC). Cisco unveiled the winners at its annual channel partner conference on April 17 in San Diego, California.

Cisco Partner Summit geo awards are designed to recognize exemplary channel partners, who demonstrate best-in-class business practices and serve as a model to the industry. Areas of consideration include innovative practices, application successes, unique programs, problem solving and sales approaches. All winners are selected by a group of Cisco Worldwide Channels and regional executives.

"Cisco is privileged to work with some of the best channel partners around the world, and it is my honor to recognize Logicalis as the Cloud Partner of the Year for APJC," said Stanimira Koleva, Cisco's Managing Director for the Partner Business Group in APJC. "This award recognizes Logicalis' outstanding achievement as a Cisco channel partner in the APJC region in 2011."

"Logicalis is delighted to be recognized by Cisco as the Cloud Partner of the Year. This award is a strong testament to our efforts in accelerating innovation and delivering business excellence and affirms our commitment towards developing and shaping the Cloud Computing market. Logicalis will continue to offer best-in-class and differentiated solutions to address the fast-growing needs of the market," said James Tay, Chief Executive Officer, Logicalis Asia.

Cisco Partner Summit awards are presented at three levels: global, geo, and theater.  Cisco Partner Summit geo awards reflect the top-performing channel partners within a specific technology market and geographic region.

About Logicalis

Logicalis is an international IT solutions and managed services provider with a breadth of knowledge and expertise in communications and collaboration; data center and cloud services; and managed services.

Logicalis Group employs over 3,500 people worldwide, including highly trained service specialists who design, specify, deploy and manage complex ICT infrastructures to meet the needs of over 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.

The Logicalis Group has annualized revenues of over US$1.4 billion, from operations in the UK, US, Germany, South America and Asia Pacific, and is fast establishing itself as one of the leading IT and Communications solution integrators, specializing 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 US$5 billion.