18 January 2024

First Focus acquires networking experts The Specializt

First Focus acquires networking experts The Specializt

First Focus has acquired Sydney-based networking, cloud, and unified communications experts, The Specializt.

The purchase of The Specializt by First Focus adds further depth to our advanced networking services and provides Cisco Premier partner and unified communications capabilities.

First Focus has worked previously with The Specializt, and the combined organisation expands the opportunities available to all clients. The Specializt’s clients now have access to a team of over 270 people across Australia, New Zealand and the Philippines, with expertise across the full range of services including  IT supportcybersecuritycloudconnectivitycommunications and more.


This move combines The Specializt’s expertise in networking and unified communication services with our broad range of technology solutions. Together, we now have additional in-house expertise to deliver the complete solution for our clients. Ross Sardi, CEO First Focus.


Clive Flax, founder of The Specializt said “First Focus understand our business. We have similar vendors and services, which makes continuity for our customers much easier. I’m very confident that the future for our customers and staff is in good hands.”

All staff from The Specializt will be retained by First Focus and we will integrate their engineering and project management teams into our services over the coming months.

The addition of The Specializt represents the third acquisition by First Focus in the last two years, and compliments previous purchases, including Enterprise MSP Ordyss and UC and telephony specialist Flexnet

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