Internet Solutions (IS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Dimension Data, has acquired business continuity management company ContinuitySA for an undisclosed sum.
IS is a communications services provider of IP-based connectivity, communication, data centre, cloud and carrier services.
CSA operates the largest recovery facilities in Southern Africa, with over 25,000m² of facilities including 3,000m² of data centre space available in Gauteng, Cape Town, Botswana, Mozambique and Mauritius.
IS has over 12,500m² of data centre space across the continent with sites in South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya.
Commenting on the acquisition, IS chief solutions officer, Sean Nourse said: “There are a number of areas where the combined offerings of both companies will provide clients with a single end to end provider of services with enhanced delivery capability.
“For example, CSA’s work area recovery services provide highly secure facilities and this combined with IS’s capability to deliver immediate communications services through its VoIP solutions, means businesses will be able remain online and employees productive during any disruptive situation.”
Under the terms of the acquisition, CSA will retain brand and operational autonomy and also maintain its vendor neutral stance. Michael Davies, CEO, CSA will continue to lead the company.
In February, IS bought a “significant stake” in local streaming media service provider, Antfarm, for an undisclosed sum.