Logicalis Launches New Operation in Indonesia Formed from Joint Venture with Metrodata

SINGAPORE, Feb. 2, 2012 - Logicalis, an international IT solutions and managed services provider, has now launched its joint venture operation in Indonesia. The new company, known as Logicalis Metrodata Indonesia, was formed with leading Indonesian ICT Group, P.T. Metrodata Electronics, Tbk based in Jakarta.  Logicalis has a 51% shareholding and Metrodata 49%.

Logicalis Metrodata Indonesia has approximately 25 employees reporting to a new managing director, Dewi W. Irawan, and will focus on network communications, collaboration and data centre solutions to the commercial, enterprise and service provider markets in Indonesia.

The Indonesian market is experiencing strong domestic growth at 6.5% (the 3rd largest growth market in Asia, behind China and India*). In particular, the IT services market is also showing a period of strong growth ahead.  It is valued today at over US$1 billion and with compound growth predicted at 12.7% up to the year 2014**, this brings the value to one and half times what it is today.

* Asia Pacific Executive Brief, January 2012, IMA Asia
** Gartner Market Insight: IT Services Market Assessment, Indonesia, 2011, 16 June 2011

 

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 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 annualised 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, 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 US$5 billion.