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Integr8 secures level 3 empowerment status


Johannesburg, 18 May 2015
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Robert Sussman, joint CEO of Integr8
Robert Sussman, joint CEO of Integr8

Leading ICT managed services provider Integr8 has elevated its empowerment status, having secured level three B-BBEE (broad-based black economic empowerment) accreditation.

Integr8, first established in 2001 by 'techpreneurs' Robert Sussman and Lance Fanaroff, places a premium on equal opportunity, true economic empowerment and skills transfer.

As a level three B-BBEE service provider, the company is in a premier position to provide managed ICT services to the entire spectrum of businesses. It will also be a front-runner for high-end, executive and government tenders.

Sussman says the company safeguarded this empowerment status by using the B-BBEE professional strategy and consulting services of industry experts at HR360.

"Integr8 has been consistently working towards enhancing its B-BBEE strategy, and the results have paid dividends. We have continuously improved our empowerment rating on a consecutive basis at the last three BEE audits," says Sussman.

"We will continuously strive to keep improving," he adds.

Integr8

Integr8 Group, Integr8 is an ICT management and managed services company, was founded in 2001 by high impact serial entrepreneurs, Rob Sussman and Lance Fanaroff, who are the current respective Co-CEOs of the Group Companies.

Integr8 is the founder and operator of the only South African-based Nerve Centre, a hub of technology, skill and process, that is used to support and regulate the ICT environment of many of the country's leading organisations.

The ICT infrastructure management and managed services company in the Integr8 Group, Integr8 IT, was organically grown over 12 years into the largest privately owned ICT company on the African continent, with over 550 highly skilled professionals across its multiple offices.

In February 2013, Integr8 Group's, Integr8 IT was acquired by the country's largest publically traded technology company, the Business Connexion Group (BCG), in a R126 million cash transaction.

Through the BCG acquisition, Integr8's clients enjoy access to 7 000 high skilled personnel across the group, with more offices on the continent than any other local technology company. Offices also span across United Arab Emirates and into Europe.

This passion for ICT is best demonstrated by the Integr8 Nerve Centre, which hosts some of the finest technical operations to be found anywhere on the globe. It is from this technology hub that Integr8 remotely manages infrastructure for many leading organisations around the globe.

Integr8 is vendor agnostic, choosing the very best solution for each client and can deliver managed ICT services through the cloud to customers of any size in any location.

Founded on technical excellence, Integr8 operates the only South African-based Nerve Centre (www.nervecentre.co.za), providing a digital hub to manage and regulate many of the country's leading corporations. This single point of contact allows remote access to clients enabling tier three support 24/7.

The South African offices can be found in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, and has representation in Port Elizabeth, East London, and across the southern African region. Integr8 can be reached on our call centre number or through any other contact means of your choice (click here).

Integr8 IT has achieved an official BEE rating as a level four contributor and is regarded as a value-adding supplier. As Integr8 continues to invest in its partners and people, clients can expect exceptional BEE ratings with added benefits for all. (click here)

The Integr8 family remains committed to the world around it and has developed a keen nurturing culture over the years. The company supports multiple charitable organisations.

Johannesburg
Tel: +27 11 555-9300
Fax: +27 11 555-9301
Office: No.17 Scott St, Waverly, 2090

Cape Town
Tel: +27 21 439-9986
Fax: +27 21 439-9983
Office: 3rd Floor, The Equinox, Milton Rd, Sea Point

Editorial contacts
AirThis! Liza du Plessis (082) 445 5541 liza@airthis.co.za
Integr8 Tami Sussman (+011) 555 9300 tamis@integr8it.com
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