Epsidon Technology Holdings (Epsidon) announced today its acquisition of Nology, a leading specialist value-added distributor of converged IP solutions to service providers, network operators, systems integrators and resellers across Southern Africa.
Founded in 2001, Nology imports and distributes some of the top global brands, including Yealink, Zyxel, MikroTik, 3CX, Technicolor and Axiros. Additionally, Nology has established itself as the leading CPE device management provider to some of the largest ISPs and network operators in Southern Africa.
About the acquisition, Debbie Abrahall, Managing Director of First Distribution, a division of Epsidon, commented: “We are really excited about the acquisition of Nology as it provides us with additional high value solution offerings that we can take to our partner base, thereby allowing them to increase their value to their customers. Nology’s converged communications offerings will seamlessly extend some of First Distribution’s offering, allowing us to bring integrated video, voice and data solutions to the channel. The converged communication market is experiencing much higher growth than the traditional ICT markets, and this will present opportunities for our partners to look at new revenue streams in these high growth areas.”
Karel Leuschner, Managing Director of Nology, commented on the acquisition: “Nology is very excited about joining the Epsidon group and the additional value this can bring to all our stakeholders. We have built a successful and growing business over the last 18 years and would not have been able to achieve this without the support from our customers, vendors and employees. Nology will leverage the Epsidon group’s footprint in West and East Africa, the Indian Ocean Islands and Southern Africa to accelerate our African expansion strategy. Having access to the group’s larger reseller base in South Africa further ensures broader coverage and greater growth opportunities locally.”
Nology will retain its independence within the Epsidon group operating autonomously, under its existing brand and also benefiting from the group’s Level 1 B-BBEE Contributor status.
Founded in 2001, Nology is a specialist value-added distributor of converged IP solutions to service providers, network operators, systems integrators and resellers across Southern Africa.
About First Distribution
First Distribution is the leading value-added distributor in Africa. Our offering includes a product portfolio of global leading Datacentre, Cloud, Networking and Security products and services. This embraces hybrid solutions with access to any combination of on premise, private cloud and public cloud end-to-end solutions from multiple vendors. The portfolio, together with highly skilled staff to support and manage vendors with an unrivalled level of expertise, ensures that our partners have the key elements required for success. First Distribution additionally hosts one of the largest technology partner-to-partner networks in Africa allowing partners to extend the reach of their solutions across the continent.
For more information on First Distribution, visit: Firstdistribution.com
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