Logicalis Group acquires Cilnet, a Cisco systems integrator and managed services business, with presence in Lisbon, Porto and the Algarve, Portugal.
With the acquisition, Logicalis increases its Cisco technical expertise for the Iberian region and complements the existing Spanish operation with data centre, collaboration, networking, infrastructure and managed services capabilities, expanding the offering to the region.
Cilnet was founded in 2000 and has its headquarters in Lisbon. With over 90 employees, including 8 Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts (CCIEs), the company designs and integrates networking, data centre and contact centre solutions, complemented with security, managed services and application development skills. Its approximate revenues are €20 million.
Cilnet is one of the largest Cisco partners in Portugal, as well as a Dell EMC Platinum partner. Cilnet has a well-established reputation in the mid-market, especially serving clients in banking, insurance, telco, local and central government and the media sectors.
Mark Rogers, Logicalis Group CEO, comments, “As Architects of Change, we are continually looking for new and innovative ways to use our knowledge, experience and resources to build strategic solutions to our customers.
This acquisition enables us to augment our Cisco offerings across the whole region of Iberia, increasing our capabilities and expanding our service portfolio. As a Cisco Global Gold Partner, this further strengthens our commitment to Cisco and, undoubtedly, it will be valuable to our larger markets around the globe”.
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