Wednesday, 18 July 2018

Datatec’s global specialist consulting and research firm Analysys Mason has acquired New York headquartered AMI-Partners.

AMI-Partners, founded in 1996, is a SMB ICT focused global research and consulting firm that specialises in go-to-market (GTM) opportunity assessment, tracking buying behaviour, customer segmentation, channel partner ecosystem dynamics and sales enablement enhanced with predictive analytics. Through its comprehensive primary research-based trackers and global market sizing model, which encompasses over 75 million data points across all worldwide regions, services and verticals, it offers a granular and unparalleled depth and breadth of coverage of the global SMB ICT market trends, transformative forces and insights.

The acquisition of AMI-Partners will complement and extend Analysys Mason’s research portfolio. Combining AMI-Partners’ extensive footprint in the SMB ICT space and Analysys Mason’s extensive TMT research will provide exceptional benefits in geographical reach and vertical expertise for clients worldwide.

“The acquisition of AMI-Partners is strategically important and forms part of Analysys Mason’s expansion plans, strengthening and expanding extensive primary research across additional verticals, services and geographies,” says Jens Montanana, CEO of Datatec Group.

“We are excited to welcome AMI-Partners into the Analysys Mason family. It offers an exciting opportunity for Analysys Mason to enhance and extend its service offering into the SMB ICT industry,” explains Bram Moerman, CEO at Analysys Mason.

Andy Bose, Founder and Chairman at AMI-Partners added “AMI-Partners is a market leader in SMB ICT research, strategic consulting and GTM tools and has developed longstanding relationships in advising IT industry’s most influential and game-changing companies.  Joining with Analysys Mason’ global brand and strong track record will enhance our product-service offering and global footprint for our valued clients as well as expanding our base in existing and new industry verticals.”

About Analysys Mason (www.analysysmason.com)

Analysys Mason is a global specialist consulting and research firm specialising in telecoms, media and technology (TMT). Since 1985, Analysys Mason has played an influential role in key industry milestones and helping clients through major shifts in the market. We continue to be at the forefront of developments in the digital economy and in digital services and continue to advise clients on new business strategies to address disruptive technologies. Our teams of consultants and analysts have developed skills, techniques and methodologies that deliver tangible results for clients the world over.

Analysys Mason has its head office in London, and offices in Boston, Cambridge, Dubai, Dublin, Hong Kong, Madrid, Manchester, Milan, New Delhi, Oslo, Paris, Singapore and Stockholm.

Media contacts:

Sarah-Jane Humphries and Natalie Smith, Press Office, Analysys Mason via +44 20 7395 9000 or press@analysysmason.com
Wilna de Villiers, Investor Relations, Datatec Limited via +27 11 233 1013 or ir@datatec.com


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