Two Logicalis Execs Honored in Fourth-Annual MSPmentor 250 Report

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Nine Lives Media Inc. Identifies the World’s Top Managed Services Executives, Entrepreneurs and Experts

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When a company earns the respect and recognition necessary to be listed among the top managed service providers in the world, it gives clients a comfort level that they have chosen wisely in partnering with Logicalis for their managed services projects.

Wayne Kiphart, vice president of Managed Services Solutions for Logicalis, has been selected for Nine Lives Media Inc.’s fourth annual MSPmentor 250, a global report that identifies the world’s leading managed service executives, entrepreneurs, experts, coaches and community leaders.

Duane Tursi, principal of Netarx, has also been selected for the list. Logicalis acquired Netarx in July 2011, and is proud to have two of the world’s leading managed services executives as part of the Logicalis team.

The complete MSPmentor 250 coverage is available now at

This year’s expanded MSPmentor 250 coverage includes FastChat videos, executive biographies and extensive social media links. The community destination and associated links allow MSPmentor site visitors and industry leaders to rapidly network with one another.

“Honors such as Logicalis’ inclusion in the MSPmentor 250 are so important in today’s business world because they give our customers a reference point when choosing a managed services partner,” Kiphart said. “When a company earns the respect and recognition necessary to be listed among the top managed service providers in the world, it gives clients a comfort level that they have chosen wisely in partnering with Logicalis for their managed services projects.”

“It is indeed an honor to appear in the MSPmentor 250 report, and I believe it is an important distinction for Logicalis that two of its executives are being recognized in the increasingly competitive managed services marketplace,” Tursi said. “It also goes to show how seamless the Netarx and Logicalis business models are and how cohesively the two are able to serve our now singular line of customers. And it speaks highly of Logicalis as a whole and the services we provide, and assures our customers that when they have chosen Logicalis as a managed services partner, they have made a solid business decision with industrywide support.”

“We promised to raise the bar with our fourth-annual MSPmentor 250 report,” said Amy Katz, CEO of Nine Lives Media Inc. “We’ve delivered on that goal, paving the way for MSP experts across North America, EMEA, Asia and Australia to network.”

The fourth annual MSPmentor 250 report is based on a global survey of MSPmentor site readers conducted from April through July 24, 2010. The MSPmentor editorial staff also weighed in with nominations, based on the team’s daily coverage of the managed services market. The resulting MSPmentor 250 report represents managed services experts across business, technology, sales, marketing, community development, coaching and more.

MSPmentor’s readership and editorial staff are uniquely positioned to identify the world’s top managed services experts. MSPmentor is the world’s leading managed services blog and community—and the ultimate guide to managed services.

About Nine Lives Media Inc.
Nine Lives Media Inc. ( defines emerging IT media markets and disrupts established IT media markets. The company’s websites -- MSPmentor (, The VAR Guy (, Talkin’ Cloud (, MSPtweet ( and VARtweet ( are the leading blogs and social media destinations in the IT channel.

About Logicalis
Logicalis is an international provider of integrated information and communications technology (ICT) solutions and services founded on a superior breadth of knowledge and expertise in communications & collaboration; data center; and professional and managed services.

Logicalis Group employs approximately 2,500 people worldwide, including highly trained service specialists who design, specify, deploy and manage complex ICT infrastructures to meet the needs of over 5,000 corporate and public sector customers. To achieve this, Logicalis maintains strong partnerships with technology leaders such as Cisco, HP, IBM and Microsoft.

The Logicalis Group has annualized revenues of over $1 billion, from operations in the UK, US, Germany, South America and Asia Pacific, and is fast establishing itself as one of the leading IT and Communications solution integrators, specializing in the areas of advanced technologies and services.

The Logicalis Group is a division of Datatec Limited, listed on the Johannesburg and London AIM Stock Exchanges, with revenues of approximately $5 billion.

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