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Westcon acquires UK-based AWS solution provider Rebura

By , Africa editor
South Africa , 22 Jan 2024
Datatec CEO Jens Montanana.
Datatec CEO Jens Montanana.

Datatec, an international technology firm listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, today announced its subsidiary, Westcon-Comstor, has acquired Rebura, an AWS (Amazon Web Services) consulting partner and solution provider.

Founded in 2017, London-based Rebura specialises in supporting AWS cloud migrations as well as SaaS and DevOps capabilities across the UK, Nordics and central Europe.

Datatec said this acquisition will strengthen Westcon-Comstor's cloud capabilities and channel-focused services offering and enable its partners to provide “a comprehensive suite of AWS solutions to their customers, encompassing cloud consultancy, migration services, FinOps, AWS Marketplace excellence and security-aligned professional services.”

In terms of the deal, the purchase consideration will be settled in cash from existing resources.

The company said” “The acquisition is not a categorisable transaction in terms of the JSE Listings Requirements and is therefore not subject to approval by Datatec shareholders. This announcement is voluntary and for information purposes only.”

Jens Montanana, Datatec's Chief Executive Officer, commented: "The acquisition of Rebura with its status as a certified AWS migration services competency partner will significantly bolster Westcon-Comstor's expertise and specialisation in cybersecurity and create a powerful cloud security offering for channel partners."

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