Foremost ICT Group, Zinox Group has extended its sphere of dominance in the marketplace, with a major investment in Xputer – a leading and strategic software development and management company based in Ibadan.
The investment which was sealed in September 2015 will see Zinox led by serial digital entrepreneur, Leo Stan Ekeh, further expand its range of capabilities in line with its vision of becoming the single largest 360 degrees ICT Group in Africa.
Set up in 2004, Xputer Technologies is a fast growing Information Technology outfit, with proven capabilities in designing, developing, deploying and supporting cutting-edge software solutions for small and medium scale businesses, with a number of critical projects in the retail, service and educational sectors to its name.
Expressing his delight on the development, Chief Executive Officer, Xputer Technologies, Abimbola Omotoso affirmed the far-reaching implications the investment will have in taking the company to the next level.
“Our core speciality is in providing and delivering custom-built software solutions that have powered a number of businesses in various sectors.
“The solutions provided have varied in scale, complexity and technological platforms, but in all, Xputer Technologies has been able to accumulate a large repertoire of technical skill, experience and a retinue of satisfied clients that has placed it in a strong position to succeed.
“With Zinox Group’s investment, we have now relocated our Head Office to Lagos since last year and still maintain our core Research and Development unit in Ibadan because of the serenity.
“We are quite an ambitious team that is conscious of the future needs of this generation and generations unborn on simplifying operations both at personal and corporate levels. We are also looking at simplification of digital lifestyle of this restless generation.
“Hence when the opportunity to partner with the Zinox Group of Companies came our way, the decision was one we embraced wholeheartedly as the long awaited push required to become a force to reckon with in the IT industry in the country and beyond,” he enthused.
Also speaking on the acquisition, Zinox Group Executive Director and Company Secretary, Barr. Chris Eze Ozims disclosed that the move was in line with the ambition of becoming the largest 360 degrees ICT conglomerate on the continent.
“With the investment in Xputer, we have taken a step closer towards our long-term vision of becoming the undisputed leader in the area of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in Africa.
“The Zinox Group remains the only ICT Group with core experience and proven proficiency in all areas of the industry: hardware manufacturing, distribution, software solutions, retail, support and much more.
“Our motivation is to continue to innovate, diversify and respond proactively to the dynamic nature of the market in fulfilling and surpassing our customers’ expectations.”
Founded by a team of ICT technocrats led by Leo Stan Ekeh, Zinox Technologies Group has flourished into one of the leading ICT ecosystems in Africa.
With well over a decade of pioneering efforts and excellent service delivery, Zinox enjoys widespread acclaim as Nigeria’s foremost ICT company. In addition to its enviable status as pioneer manufacturers of Nigeria’s first internationally certified branded computers and mobile devices, the company has deployed some of the biggest projects in the continent, while institutionalizing high-end ICT solutions which have contributed in moving the sector and the Nigerian economy to the next level.