Telsaf Data (Pty) Ltd. was formed in 1984 as a Wide Area Networking subsidiary of telecommunications company Telsaf (Pty) Ltd. (Formerly Telettra South Africa (Pty) Ltd).

In 1989 Telsaf Data became part of the Altech Group following the acquisition of Telsaf (Pty) Ltd. by Allied Technologies Ltd. During 1994 Telsaf Data was bought out by its current Management.

In 2001 Vula Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd., a Black Empowerment company, acquired 25% of the issued share capital Telsaf Data and in 2002 Vula Investment Holdings increased its shareholding to 51%.

In 2003 Telsaf Data was nominated as one of the Top Empowerment Companies in its business sector by Impumelelo, which is sponsored by the Department of Trade and Industries.