Launches Four Services Enabling Customers to Access Increasing Cloud Based Digital PortfolioSlough, UK, 2nd June 2016 – Logicalis UK, the international IT solutions and managed services provider, today announced the launch of four new Logicalis Optimal Services, creating a wider choice of consumption and operational models for its customers in core areas of both infrastructure and business collaboration.

The services provide consumption of Data Centre, Networking/Security, Business Video and Collaboration services, and are available immediately.
Optimal Cloud – A Virtual Private Data Centre environment providing greater levels of self-service of cloud resources, including a wider choice of performance and capacity in compute and storage, a library of easy to provision workloads and a roadmap of connectivity options for public cloud services.
Optimal Video – Enterprise grade on-demand video service that brings the latest video capabilities within the reach of all types of organisation, via a consumption based model, all provided on a single integrated platform.
Optimal Managed Network: Cisco Meraki – Delivering a 24×7 service, removing the burden of resource intensive network management for customers, along with the ability to scale rapidly with a zero-touch operational overhead.
Cisco WebEx Meetings-as-a-Service – Delivering WebEx Meetings securely across a wide variety of platforms and devices, this solution provides a comprehensive, complementary service to Logicalis’ existing collaboration suite.
Designed to take centre stage as the foundation of any digital transformation strategy, the new suite of services optimise innovation, choice, flexibility and insight to support both the needs of independent software vendors and the evolving business demands of enterprise customers.
Mark Best, Logicalis UK Services Director commented, “These services give our customers more choice, more flexibility, and greater access to digital platforms, as well as a faster time to delivering business results.

Being able to access the latest in cloud IaaS at the touch of a button, accelerate business collaboration, or even deploy large enterprise class networks through cloud services is bringing in a new era of business aligned IT services. Working closely with our partners Cisco, NetApp and VMware, Logicalis UK is demonstrating leadership and investment in delivering on our customers’ needs.”
Built on the latest generation of enterprise-class software defined infrastructure, Optimal Cloud services are hosted at Logicalis’ Tier3+ ISO27001 compliant UK data centres, and supported by its UK Managed Services Centres. More information on each service is available below:
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ABOUT LOGICALISLogicalis 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 4,000 people worldwide, including highly trained service specialists who design, deploy and manage complex IT infrastructures to meet the needs of over 6,500 corporate and public sector customers.

To achieve this, Logicalis maintains strong partnerships with technology leaders such as Cisco, HPE, IBM, CA Technologies, NetApp, Microsoft, Oracle, VMware and ServiceNow on an international basis.
It has specialised solutions for enterprise and medium-sized companies in vertical markets covering financial services, TMT (telecommunications, media and technology), education, healthcare, retail, government, manufacturing and professional services, helping customers benefit from cutting-edge technologies in a cost-effective way.
The Logicalis Group has annualised revenues of over $1.5 billion, from operations in Europe, North America, Latin America and Asia Pacific, and is 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 AIM market of the LSE and the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, with revenues of over $6 billion.
For more information, visit www.uk.logicalis.com
Media contact:Jacob Petterson / Greg HalseCohesive Communications+44 (0) 1291 626200logicalis@wearecohesive.com