18 May 2021
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Logicalis welcomes new chief technology officer for global operations

By Catherine Knowles

Logicalis has appointed Toby Alcock from his role as chief technology officer, Logicalis Australia, to the position of chief technology officer for Logicalis Group.

Alcock's appointment comes after a strong year of growth for Logicalis, the company states.

In his new role as CTO, Alcock will be focused on setting a unified global solution strategy and vision for Logicalis.

Working alongside the leadership team and regional leads, Alcock will be responsible for the development of customer services and solutions across Logicalis four key architectures of cloud, workspace, security, and IoT and data.

With more than 25 years of experience in the technology industry, Alcock joins the Group from Logicalis Australia.

During his time at Logicalis Australia, Alcock spearheaded the development of local innovations within the Australian market, including the cloud customer maturity model and Production Ready Cloud.

Over the last 18 months Alcock has been responsible for the global rollout of the Production Ready Cloud offering to support Logicalis customers worldwide.

Alcock was a key force in Logicalis obtaining its Microsoft Azure Expert MSP certification, which has lifted Logicalis into the top 1% of Microsoft partners globally.

He led a 30 strong team of product managers, and technical experts over a 6-month period to prepare and pass the stringent audit requirements.

Following the appointment to his new role, Alcock commented, “I am delighted to be stepping into this new role as Group CTO to help our customers benefit from the innovative services and solutions across Logicalis four key architectures.

"I look forward to gaining a deeper understanding of our customers' digital transformation challenges to learn how our global experts can build the solutions to help these organisations make a sustainable and cost-effective impact in their industries.”

Logicalis Group COO Michael Chanter says, “Logicalis evolution and continued innovation over the last 12 months has enabled us to keep designing and delivering customers digital transformations.

"Toby's unique interest in translating technology to business outcomes will be crucial in allowing Logicalis to focus on the core technology pillars that will help our customers architect the change they need in their business.”

Logicalis is an international solutions provider of digital services currently focused on helping its 10,000 customers around the world accelerate digital transformation.

Through a globally connected network of specialist hubs, sector-leading experts (in education, financial services, government, healthcare, manufacturing, professional services, retail and telecommunications) and strategic partnerships (including Cisco, Microsoft, HPE, IBM, NetApp, Oracle, ServiceNow, and VMware), Logicalis has more than 6,500 employees focused on understanding customer priorities and enhancing their experience.

The Logicalis Group has annualised revenues of $1.7 billion, from operations in Europe, North America, Latin America, Asia Pacific, and Africa. It is a division of Datatec Limited, listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, with revenues of more than $4.3 billion.

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