Logicalis has taken a 30 per cent stake in Microsoft-focused managed service provider Kumulus.
The Brazilian-based firm was founded in 2017 by former Microsoft engineers, Logicalis said, with "deep expertise" in DevOps, analytics and artificial intelligence. It has 80 employees.
Logicalis CEO Robert Bailkoski said: "We are witnessing an acceleration in the rollout of cloud-based solutions as clients adopt more agile infrastructure that allows them to scale up or down in line with demand.
"With the acquisition of this stake in Kumulus, Logicalis will enrich its cloud services capabilities, allowing our customers to gain maximum benefit whilst ensuring the efficient operation of their hybrid IT environment."
Jens Montanana, CEO of Logicalis parent company Datatec, said: "The acquisition of a stake in Kumulus will enrich Logicalis' cloud services offering, reinforcing Logicalis' capabilities to deliver innovative and transformative migration solutions to its customers while also aggregating managed services according to each customer's specific needs."
UK-based firm acquires another Brazilian unit following its initial expansion in 2017