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Logicales, the systems integrator, is growing in analytics by buying Lantares and Trovus and does not rule out further acquisitions.


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BY : Diego GutiérrezSeptember Tue, 2016
"Analytics is a fundamental element of the SMAC model, providing the practical insight essential to driving innovation in the organisation and gaining a competitive advantage from disparate data," Logicalis says. As evidence of this, in May, both the Spanish and UK divisions made acquisitions in the big data analytics sector.

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Logicalis Spain buys Lantares

Logicalis Spain is a system integrator whose areas of activity are focused on providing solutions to the market in areas such as technology and infrastructure, service management and security management. To this end, it counts on the main vendors in the market as partners, such as IBM, Cisco, VMware or Red Hatamong others.

This company, which employs 150 people in Spain, bought in May LantaresLantares is a leading company in the implementation of strategic solutions for corporate performance management (CPM) and information management, both on-premise and in the cloud. Lantares has, among others, the highest IBM Analytics certifications in Spain and has a remarkable reputation in a sector with strong growth expectations.

In addition to strengthening the commercial capacity of Locicalis, this acquisition also means that Logicalis' current portfolio of services such as security and the internet of things will be reinforced with a business analytics and big data layer that will increase its capacity to integrate added value for customers. In addition, with this acquisition Logicalis replicates in Spain the Business Analytics consulting and business competencies it already has in the UK.

Logicalis UK acquires UK company Trovus.

The acquisition of Lantares has several synergies with the company's other recent transaction, the acquisition of Trovus. A leading provider of analytics solutions for business executives.

Trovus offers solutions for insight business, professional services and managed services, and helps organisations to make available insights and urgent business users in all major functions of the organisation - including finance and accounting, business operations, HR, sales and marketing. Its clients include international business and regional market specialists in various verticals, such as professional services, financial services, construction, technology, telecom, healthcare and the public sector.

Logicalis does not rule out further operations

Logicalis belongs to the Datatec group, comprising a number of leading international technology companies. Datatec has a turnover of over $6.5 billion and is listed on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange and the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. Datatec has a mergers and acquisitions division that is constantly analysing the market and executing acquisitions on a global basis.

Logicalis Spain is open to studying any option in Spain that would allow it to accelerate the organic investments it is making in areas it considers key.

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