Logicalis Wins Cisco Global Enterprise Partner of the Year at Cisco Parner Summit 2012

SINGAPORE, April 30, 2012 - Logicalis announced today that it is the recipient of a Cisco Partner Summit global award for Enterprise Partner of the Year. Logicalis also received 13 theatre, regional and country awards across Latin America, Europe, the United States and Asia Pacific. Cisco unveiled the winners at its annual channel partner conference on April 17 in San Diego, California.

Cisco Partner Summit global 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 a Cisco Partner Summit global award recipient," said Edison Peres, senior vice president, Worldwide Channels at Cisco. "The Enterprise Partner of the Year presented to PromonLogicalis recognizes its outstanding achievement as a Cisco channel partner globally in 2011."

Ian Cook, Logicalis CEO comments, "Our Cisco business now represents over 50 per cent of our revenues and has enabled us to achieve significant growth in our business, and we are proud to partner with Cisco in 20 countries. This week at Partner Summit, we've had the ideal opportunity to meet again with Cisco executives, and share valuable strategic insights that will shape some exciting new sales and marketing programs for the year ahead."

Logicalis was honored in Latin America with eleven awards, most notably 'Enterprise Partner of the Year' at the country, regional and global level. Logicalis also received the theatre award in Asia Pacific, Japan and China (APJC) for Cloud Partner of the Year, as well as National Commercial Partner of the Year in the US, and Partner of the Year for the UK and Ireland region.

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

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 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 $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 $5 billion.

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