Grupo Compufácil aims for Peru launch next year, looks to bill US$28mn in 2011

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Colombian IT firm Grupo Compufácil expects to expand its operations to Peru during 2012 as the first step of an expansion plan, general director Francisco Galvis told BNamericas.

"We may decide to open additional operations outside Colombia depending on our performance in the Peruvian market," the executive said.

Grupo Compufácil expects revenues this year to reach some US$28.0mn, up from US$22.7mn in 2010, Galvis added.

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This year, the company is focusing on providing cloud-based and virtualization solutions. In the cloud services segment, Grupo Compufácil provides solutions targeting universities and schools.

The firm offers private and public clouds for universities. The service, which is called University Clouds, currently has five contracts. "We also have a product called School Cloud, for which we have 80 clients," Galvis said.

Cloud-based services and virtualization solutions could generate revenues of US$10mn this year, up from US$3mn last year, the executive said.

Grupo Compufácil has offices in capital Bogotá, Medellín and Cali. The firm employs some 400 people.