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Cox Communications Acquires Cloud Services Provider Logicworks

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Cox Communications has acquired AWS and Azure partner Logicworks, a professional and managed cloud services company, for an undisclosed amount.

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Cox Communications Acquires Cloud Services Provider Logicworks

Cox Communications, founded in 1964, is based in Atlanta, Georgia. The company has over 15,000 employees listed on LinkedIn. Cox Communications’ areas of expertise include television, broadband, telephone, high-speed internet, digital media, security services, residential cable, technology, home automation, advertising solutions, and WiFi.

Logicworks, founded in 1993, is based in New York, New York. The company has 229 employees listed on LinkedIn. Logicworks’ areas of expertise include cloud computing, AWS managed services, managed cloud, cloud automation, DevOps, security automation, configuration management, data security, HIPAA compliance, PCI compliance, SOX compliance, disaster recovery, cloud operations, cloud consulting, professional services, HITRUST, AWS, Azure, cloud compliance, data loss prevention, cloud consulting, cloud migration, cloud modernization, cloud operations, cloud optimization, and cloud automation.

Logicworks will join Cox's portfolio of commercial businesses, according to the company. Cox will specifically bring together Logicworks and RapidScale, a Cox Business company, to strengthen its offering to provide cutting-edge cloud solutions to U.S.-based companies around the globe, the company said.

Cox Acquires Logicworks: Executive Insight

Mark Greatrex, president, Cox Communications,
Mark Greatrex, president, Cox Communications,

Mark Greatrex, president, Cox Communications, commented:

"With Logicworks in our commercial services portfolio, we can help customers better migrate and manage systems in the cloud while they focus on business priorities. This acquisition is part of our larger plan to offer a comprehensive suite of innovative IT solutions."

Ken Ziegler, CEO, Logicworks, said:

"Cox and Logicworks share the same vision surrounding the underserved public cloud managed services space. This partnership creates a fantastic opportunity for us to step in and become a market leader. It enables us to continue to capitalize on the increasing demand in the market as well as broaden our opportunities for growth.”

Cox’s Growth

Cox’s history stretches back more than two decades. The company was the first national operator to provide telecom services for businesses beginning in 1993. Since then, it has grown that particular business segment to more than $2 billion in annual revenue. The company says it has continued to diversify its portfolio through several strategic investments, acquisitions, and new capabilities including Blueprint RF, Unite Private Networks, Trapollo, Hospitality Network and Cox Business Security Solutions.

Cox’s commercial division, Cox Business, provides voice, data, and video services. In 2018, that division acquired RapidScale, gaining a range of managed cloud services.

Cox previously acquired Charlotte, North Carolina-based fiber infrastructure provider Segra in April 2021.