Logicalis buys analytics firm

Rainbow - picture Mike MageeIT firm Logicalis said it has bought Trovus, a company that makes analytics dashboard products aimed at business executives.

Logicalis said it bought the company to help it position itself as a supplier of big data analytics and information insights.

Financial details were not supplied.

Arnaud Spirlet, who heads up European markets at Logicalis said that analytics is a critical element of the social, mobile, analytics and cloud arenas.

He said: “Analytics… provides line of business managers with the insight they need to drive business innovation.”

Ed Charvet, the managing director of Trovus, will become director of information insights at Logicalis UK.

He said the two companies have worked together for some time providing business intelligence to enterprises.

“The fit is a great one and positions Logicalis perfectly between the pure consultancy firms and the specialist vendors,” he said.