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Logicalis Appointed To G-Cloud V

Logicalis selected for Specialist Cloud Services and Infrastructure-as-a-Service categories

Slough, UK, June 4th 2014: International IT solutions provider, Logicalis has been appointed as an approved supplier by HM Government for the latest iteration of its G-Cloud initiative. Logicalis has been selected in both the Specialist Cloud Services and Infrastructure-as-a-Service categories entered, under the new G-Cloud V Framework Agreement, allowing these services to be available for procurement by government departments, local authorities and the wider public sector. The services will be available via the government procurement portal CloudStore.

Mike Wrout, Sales Director Local and Central Government, at Logicalis UK, said, "We have a longstanding partnership with the UK public sector in delivering innovative cloud and as-a-service solutions, including the UK's first hybrid cloud implementation, and are delighted to continue our involvement with the G-Cloud framework. We look forward to contributing further to the initiative, encouraging the adoption of cloud to help bring further innovation to the sector and ultimately, enable efficient services to citizens."

The UK Government's G-Cloud initiative aims to help public sector organisations become more responsive to ever changing needs. The procurement framework is used across the public sector by central and local governments, as well as health, emergency and educational services, devolved administrations and not-for-profit organisations.

Mark Starkey, Managing Director at Logicalis UK, concluded, "We're thrilled to have Logicalis services available through the G-Cloud V framework, having been successful in both of our entered categories. This supports our long-term commitment in providing the most innovative services and solutions to the public sector, helping institutions not only move to cloud-based services, but learn to fully understand and best use the cloud approach, in order to drive optimal results."

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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 nearly 3,500 people worldwide, including highly trained service specialists who design, specify, deploy and manage complex ICT 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.

The Logicalis Group has annualised revenues of over $1.4 billion, from operations in Europe, North America, 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 over $5 billion.

For more information, visit www.uk.logicalis.com.

CONTACT:
Greg Halse/Jennifer Gambarini
Cohesive Communications
01291 626200
logicalis@cohesive.uk.com

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