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Integr8 ranked as only SA company in the world's top 50 managed service providers


Johannesburg, 05 Mar 2014
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Leading South African ICT managed services provider (MSP) Integr8 has again been listed among the top 50 MSPs globally. According to this year's Global MSPMentor 501 Edition, Integr8 is the only South African-based company to be ranked in the top 50 MSPs globally, out of the 501 companies listed. Further to this, Integr8 was ranked first place for the fourth year in a row, as the number one managed services provider on the entire African continent.

MSPMentor is produced by Nine Lives Media and is a respected and established guide to managed services. It also serves as the leading global destination for managed services providers. Each year, the guide publishes a list of the top 501 MSPs internationally.

Robert Sussman, joint CEO at Integr8, is immensely proud of the company's proven position in the way it delivers its leading-edge services.

He believes this success is down to a combination of more than 13 years of experience in building the technology from the ground up, educating the best minds in the industry and instilling a culture of relentless winners. The core aggregation of this comes together in the company's client entrenched Nerve Centre operation and leveraged platform.

"The Nerve Centre, Integr8's digital hub of integrated bespoke technology, highly skilled technical engineers and ITIL processes, has once again been recognised as a leading core offering, where we continuously differentiate ourselves, not only through the innovative services provided, but by the unique way in which these services are provisioned. An independent rating from MSPmentor solidifies our roadmap, whereby we are comfortable that we remain 18 to 24 months ahead of the closest global competitor," says Sussman.

In 2013, Integr8 IT, part of the Integr8 Group, was acquired by the publicly traded multibillion-rand Business Connexion Group.

International Data Corporation, the premier global provider of market intelligence, has reported that Business Connexion is the number one IT services provider in southern Africa.

Integr8 Group

Integr8, 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, which 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 publicly 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 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-3 support 24/7.

The South African offices can be found in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, and it has representation in Port Elizabeth, East London and across the southern African region. Integr8 can be reached on the company's 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 4 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.

Editorial contacts
MicroZone PR Liza du Plessis (082) 445 5541 liza@micro-zone.co.za
Integr8 Tami Sussman (+21) 439 9986 tamis@integr8it.com
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