MSP M&A: Logicalis acquires Microsoft partner, data security expert Q Associates


IT solutions and managed services provider Logicalis has acquired Q Associates, a provider of IT data, compliance and information security advisory and consulting services. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Logicalis acquires Q Associates

Logicalis, founded in 1997, is based in Maidenhead, Berkshire, UK. The company has 4,567 employees listed on LinkedIn. Logicalis’ areas of expertise include Information Technology, Communication Technology, Managed Services, Cloud Computing, Internet of Things, Business Intelligence, IT Security, Digital Workspace, security, digital transformation and the modern workplace.

Q Associates, founded in 1985, is based in Newbury, Berkshire, UK, with regional offices in London, Manchester and Newcastle, as well as a Microsoft technical delivery team in Zimbabwe. The company has 88 employees listed on LinkedIn. Q Associates areas of expertise include Private Cloud Infrastructure, Dynamic IT Infrastructure, Storage and Data Management, Managed IT Services, Converged Infrastructure, Hyperconverged Infrastructure and IT Support Services . Q Associates partners with Microsoft, NetApp, Oracle, IBM and Rubrik.

The acquisition expands Logicalis UKI’s core expertise in digital infrastructure, networking and cloud, and broadens the combined companies’ customer base across key industry sectors including finance, legal, transport and energy, the companies said.

Logicalis acquires Q Associates: Executive Insight

Alex Louth, CEO, Logicalis UKI

Andrew Griffiths, Director of Business Development, Q Associates

Alex Louth, CEO of Logicalis UKI commented on the news:

“The acquisition of Q Associates is great news for all of our clients and further strengthens our portfolio of partnerships. This announcement demonstrates our commitment to being at the top of the UKI partner market and customer landscape, particularly in the higher education and government secured services sectors. In addition, the extension of Logicalis UKI’s reach and skills demonstrates our desire to grow and deliver increased value to customers across all industries.

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 fit for both organizations and will provide clear benefits to our customers through Logicalis’ expanded capacity and reach. I am very excited about this next step in our evolution.

Logicalis acquisitions: previous transactions

Logicalis has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions. Previous acquisitions included the 2021 acquisition of Siticom, German Microsoft partner Orange Networks and South African Clarotech and Chilean Coasin.


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