Logicalis forms Joint Venture in Indonesia with Metrodata

Singapore, July 19, 2011 – Logicalis Group, the international IT and Communications solutions integrator, has announced it is establishing a joint venture operation in Indonesia. Heads of terms have been agreed with leading Indonesian ICT Group, P.T. Metrodata Electronics, Tbk based in Jakarta.

The joint venture operation will focus on network communications, collaboration and data centre solutions to the commercial, enterprise and service provider markets in Indonesia. Logicalis will own 51% shares and Metrodata 49%.

This announcement sees Logicalis further building on its investment in the high growth Asia-Pacific region following its acquisition of Netstar in 2010. Logicalis and Metrodata expect the business to be operational in Q4 2011. 

About Logicalis

Logicalis is an international provider of integrated information and communications technology (ICT) solutions and services founded on a superior breadth of knowledge and expertise in communications & collaboration; data centre; and professional and managed services.

Logicalis Group employs nearly 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 $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 $5 billion.

For more information, visit http://www.logicalis.com/.