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Significant & Well-established IT Service Provider

R1,450,000Listing: #13667

About this business for sale

Significant & Well-established IT Service Provider
This successful and reputable IT Support business started trading on the 1st March 2003 and has since developed a client base with over 300 regular support/maintenance visits to around 30 clients per month.

Based in Durban’s Upper Highway, this work-from-home business has Clients ranging from 1-man businesses to national clients who have offices in KZN, Gauteng and the Western Cape. Their respective turnovers vary up to R250 Million.

Support is provided to a wide spectrum of industries including Manufacturing, Attorneys, Financial Service Providers, Insurance Brokers, Pharmaceutical Distributors, Industrial Psychologists, Computer Training Institutions, Churches, Tyre Distributors, Schools, Guest Houses, Consulting Engineers, Printing Companies, Injection Moulders, Recruitment Agencies and the like.

The business offers a one-stop solution for all their Clients and these include;

• Hardware and Software Sales & Support.
• Anti-Virus Solutions and Virus Removal.
• Wired & Wireless Network Design, Maintenance and Installation.
• Internet Access Solutions.
• Email and Website Domain Hosting.
• Installation & Maintenance of Linux & Microsoft Servers & Workstations.
• Server Functions Include: Internet Gateways, Firewalls, Proxy Servers, File Servers, Mail Servers, Back-up Servers etc.
• Network Traffic Monitoring and Control.
• Printer & Consumable Sales & Support.

Support is provided for most platforms including: Microsoft Servers, Microsoft Workstations, Linux Servers (OpenSuSE Exclusively), Apple Platforms etc.

The businesses core focus is on Linux Servers and to this end; they have written numerous shell scripts to provide many different solutions for Clients, mainly in Data Backups, Cloud Backups, Server Replication etc.

Over and above, the business hosts over 50 domains via dedicated servers at a major ISP in South Africa. They have 2 Cloud Servers hosted at this ISP for current cloud backup solutions.

The business has a comprehensive website which describes services offered and it also provides for web users to contact the company by means of a contact form.

The Seller has not advertised his business for over 11 years so the scope to grow the business via effective advertising forums is massive. A recent investment in quality branded marketing material lends itself to an effective marketing and promotional campaign that can only benefit and add to the businesses Client base.

With an average monthly EBPIDT (Earnings Before Proprietors Income, Interest, Tax & Depreciation) of +/- R70k per month, this offering constitutes an R.O.I. of 58% or a payback of just 20-months.

For more information on this profitable and dynamic business opportunity, kindly contact the listing Broker.

Johannesburg North
Mobile only
+27 82 452 8186

Ian Craig