SCC boosted by services and data centre growth

Ongoing services and data centre growth spurred IT group SCC's revenues to record levels. In its full year results for the year ended 31st March 2020, SCC EMEA posted a record £2.3bn revenues and EBIT of £30.7m. 

The firm registered turnover growth of 5.5% and EBIT growth of 8.8% year-on-year. The group achieved 11% growth in services across EMEA.

In the UK, performance was again strong despite only a marginal increase in turnover – up 0.2% to £723.4m – with growth in operating profit of 5%, now at £15.4m. 

SCC UK grew its services business by 9% in the year, with data centre services turnover up 17%.

James Rigby, SCC EMEA CEO, said: “Understanding our customers’ needs continued as the cornerstone of our success and never before has this been so important. We are helping customers adapt to the current health and economic challenges, quickly deploying solutions to support workplace productivity and remote working.

“Investment in people and in technology remains essential to a healthy future and we have continued to invest for the long-term over the past year. 

"Innovation in services is also important to our future and we continue to ensure we understand customers’ needs so we remain relevant to both vendors and customers. In response to recent events, new solutions in thermographic technology and document management solutions have supported customers alongside our specialisms in connectivity and remote working solutions.

“Our history is of adapting to change and we have successfully weathered economic headwinds in the past, leveraging our innovative spirit, and our strong relationships with customers and vendors. Our financial plans are in place, our financial position is secure, and we are well prepared for the coming year.”

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