BT has acquired IT service firm Lynx Technology, it confirmed today.

The acquisition of Lynx follows the purchase of Basilica Computing announced by BT in August. It said the purchase would "further enhance" BT Business’ capability to deliver complete IT solutions for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the UK.

Lynx specialises in consulting, technology and outsourcing, and has more than more than 500 employees, including 200 field engineers, 50 consultantsno

Bill Murphy, managing director of BT Business, said: ““Small and medium sized companies need to focus on their core business. We can make that possible by taking care of their entire communications and IT.”

Lynx Technology generated revenues of £47m for the year to end September last year.

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