8 October 2018 – Thomas Duryea Logicalis (TDL) has acquired Melbourne-based CNI in a move designed to increase its capacity to provide customers with hybrid IT services and solutions through Microsoft Azure in the public cloud.
Terms of the agreement will see CNI - a Microsoft certified gold partner - provide TDL with deepened Azure experience, in addition to unique intellectual property and the coveted status of Microsoft tier-1 Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) certification.
As a result, TDL expects to compete more effectively in the rapid build and deployment of Azure-based hybrid cloud applications.
This acquisition repositions TDL as a tier one Microsoft CSP and a leading provider of Azure solutions in Australia," said Michael Chanter, CEO at TDL. "Moreover, it expands our Microsoft and cloud portfolios capabilities in transformation services to allow our customers to focus on innovation and better end-user experiences."
Specifically, the acquisition will see CNI's entire team transition across to TDL with CNI CEO, Toby Alcock joining as chief technology officer across public cloud.