London, 8th August, 2022 – Logicalis, an international IT solutions and managed services provider, today announced that it has acquired Q Associates, one of the UK’s leading providers of IT consultancy and advisory services on data management, data protection, compliance and information security.
The acquisition adds complementary capabilities to Logicalis UKI’s core expertise in digital infrastructure, networking and cloud, enabling a broader portfolio of best-in-class solutions and services for customers operating in digitally-enabled World. Q Associates provides technology solutions to UK Universities and Research Councils, Government Security Services and Home Office departments and commercial clients in key industry sectors, including finance, legal, transportation and energy.
Q Associates holds advanced technical accreditations with many of the World’s leading technology vendors, including Microsoft, NetApp, Oracle, IBM and Rubrik. The company is headquartered in Newbury, Berkshire, with regional offices in London, Manchester and Newcastle, as well as a Microsoft technical delivery team in Zimbabwe.
“The acquisition of Q Associates is fantastic news for all our customers and further strengthens our partnership portfolio. This announcement demonstrates our commitment to being at the top table in the UKI partner market and customer landscape, particularly around the Higher Education and Government Secured Services sectors, said Alex Louth, CEO of Logicalis UKI. “Furthermore, the expansion of Logicalis UKI’s reach and capabilities demonstrates our hunger to grow and provide greater value to customers in all sectors.”
Commenting on the announcement, Andrew Griffiths, Director of Business Development, Q Associates, added: “We are extremely proud of the achievements of Q Associates with strong values around technical excellence and customer satisfaction. This acquisition is a natural that is a good fit for both organizations and will provide clear benefits to our customers through the expanded capabilities and reach of Logicalis. I am excited about the next phase of our evolution.”
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Logicalis is an international solutions provider of digital services currently accelerating the digital transformation of its 10,000 customers worldwide.
Through a globally connected network of specialist hubs, sector-leading experts (in education, financial services, government, healthcare, manufacturing, professional services, retail, and telecommunications) and strategic partnerships (including Cisco, Microsoft, HPE, IBM, NetApp, Oracle , ServiceNow, and VMware), Logicalis has more than 6,500 employees dedicated to understanding customer priorities and improving their experience.
As Architects of Change, Logicalis’ focus is to design, support, and execute customers’ digital transformation by combining their vision with its technological expertise and industry insights. The company, through its deep knowledge of key drivers of the IT industry such as Security, Cloud, Data Management and IoT, can meet customer priorities such as revenue and business growth, operational efficiency, innovation , risk and compliance, data management and maintenance.
The Logicalis Group has annual revenues of $1.5 billion, from operations in Europe, North America, Latin America, Asia Pacific, and Africa. It is a division of Datatec Limited, listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, with revenues of over $4.1 billion.
For more information: https://www.logicalis.com/
About Q Associates
Founded in 1986, Q Associates is an award-winning IT solutions provider, specializing in the design, deployment and support of IT infrastructures and data management platforms to more than 400 clients across the commercial and public sectors. of the UK. The company is recognized as a leading provider of technology solutions to UK Universities and Research Councils and works with commercial clients in all major industry sectors including finance, legal, retail, transport and energy. Working closely with many of the World’s leading technology providers, Q Associates has strategic partnerships with organizations that include NetApp, Oracle, Microsoft, VMware, AWS, Lenovo, and Dell. The company is headquartered in Newbury, Berkshire, with regional offices in London, Manchester, and Newcastle.