iomart: Pre-close Trading Update
iomart Group plc (AIM:IOM), the cloud computing company, is pleased to provide its pre-close trading statement for the six months ending 30 September 2016, ahead of the announcement of its half yearly results.
Group trading performance:
The Board is pleased to report that the business has continued to perform strongly in the first half of the financial year. Trading in the six months ending 30 September 2016 has been in line with management expectations, with both revenue and profits expected to be materially ahead of the comparative period last year.
The Group has seen strong demand for its services as enterprises continue to move their services into the cloud. With our wide range of cloud products and services covering private, public and hybrid cloud solutions, iomart is ideally placed to advise these enterprises on the best solution to fit their needs and then to implement the chosen solution. We have continued to develop our relationships with the major Public Cloud vendors during the period as we enhance our expertise in this area.
The market opportunity remains strong and we are well positioned to take advantage of it. The Board is confident in the outlook for the full year and optimistic for continued success.
Angus MacSween, CEO of iomart Group plc, commented:
“We are pleased to report another period of strong performance from iomart. The Group is well placed to sustain its competitive advantage within the hybrid cloud market and to maintain our reputation as the UK’s leading cloud computing company. We continue to see a good stream of acquisition opportunities and look forward with confidence to the rest of the year.”