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Press Releases from Dimension Data (38 total)

Artificial Intelligence and Analytics Accelerate the Pace of Digital Workplace T …

Dubai, UAE – 07 August 2017 – New research which examined how organisations are evolving from a traditional office environment to a digital workplace reveals that gaining competitive advantage and improving business process are among the top goals of their digital transformation strategy. This is according to 40% of 800 organisations in 15 countries on five continents that were interviewed for Dimension Data’s Digital Workplace Report: Transforming Your Business which

Deloitte Consulting LLP Selects Dimension Data Cloud To Deliver Business Transfo …

Dubai, UAE – May 23 2015 – Dimension Data, the USD 6.7 billion global ICT solutions and services provider, today announced that Deloitte Consulting LLP has chosen Dimension Data as the cloud service provider to deliver Enterprise Application and Analytic workloads for business transformation and the Dimension Data Managed Cloud Platform™ (MCP), as the infrastructure-as-a-service. As a result, Deloitte will be able to offer clients solutions such as Managed Analytics and

Dimension Data Launches New Assessment That Helps Organisations Assess Their Sec …

Dubai, UAE – 16 April 2015 – Dimension Data, the USD 6.7 billion global ICT solutions and services provider, today announced a new assessment offering that helps organisations assess the maturity of their security architecture, the underlying security safeguards that protect their human assets from cyber attacks, and their processes and technologies. Matthew Gyde, Dimension Data’s Group Executive – Security, says cyber threats are still flourishing, and traditional approaches to information

Organisations Warned To Invest In Digital Customer Engagement In The Next Two Ye …

Dubai, UAE – March 4, 2015 - Organisations that don’t embrace digital customer engagement channels – that’s web chat, social media, SMS, smart phones and mobile applications, and even video - into their engagement strategies within the next two years, are likely to see their customers jump ship to competitors that do. In fact, the digital customer engagement revolution is here, and is forcing organisations to adapt their customer service

Dimension Data Retains Its Leadership Position In Gartners Magic Quadrant

Dubai, UAE – 13 November 2014 – Dimension Data, the USD 6 billion ICT solutions and services provider, today announced it is one of six organisations worldwide that has been positioned by Gartner, Inc., in the Leaders Quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Communications Outsourcing and Professional Services (COPS) 2014₁ report for the fourth consecutive year. Compiled by Gartner analysts, the Magic Quadrant evaluates 15 vendors’ capabilities for IT

DIMENSION DATA’S CHRIS WILLIAMS PENS FOREWORD TO NEW BOOK VIRTUALISING ORACLE …

Dubai, UAE – 29 October 2014 - Chris Williams, Dimension Data’s Global Practice Director for the Data Centre Business Unit, and one of the first people to virtualise Oracle databases on VMware vSphere, has written the foreword to a new book Virtualising Oracle Databases on vSphere which is available now in print, eBook or bundled format from the publisher PearsonITCertification.com, and from other bookstores or online resellers beginning October 31,

NEW GLOBAL CONSULTATIVE TOOL FROM DIMENSION DATA WILL HELP ORGANISATIONS IMPLEME …

Dubai, UAE – 8 October 2014 - Dimension Data, the USD 6 billion global ICT services and solutions provider today launched its End-user Computing Development Model (EUCDM), a new global consultative engagement tool helps organisations learn more about end-user computing, what the impact will be on their ICT operations, and where to begin its implementation. End-user computing is the integrated management and the secure delivery of application services to any user

Dimension Data Deploys Globally Standardised Managed Services For Data Centres

Dubai, UAE – 16 September 2014 – Dimension Data, the USD 6 billion ICT solutions and services provider today announced it is deploying globally standardised Managed Services for Data Centres. Built on the Group’s state-of-the-art Managed Services Automation Platform, the portfolio manages server, storage and networks for on-premise, cloud and hybrid data centres. Earlier this year, Dimension Data announced it would quadruple the size of its data centre business to

DIMENSION DATA TARGETS 1 MILLION LYNC VOICE SEATS BY 2017

Dubai, UAE – 16 July 2014 –Dimension Data, the USD 6 billion global ICT services and solutions provider, today announced an initiative to sell one million new seats of Microsoft Lync Enterprise Voice, delivered either on premises or in a private cloud by 2017. Microsoft® Lync - one of the most popular unified communications tools on the market - is a rich client application that provides presence, instant messaging,

New Research: 84% Of ICT Service Incidents Fall Outside Support Contracts

Dubai, UAE – 09 July 2014 – Data published today reveals that only 16% of 91,000 IT service incidents logged with Dimension Data service centres* in 2013 were related to the device itself while the other 84% of incidents were related to non-device issues such as human error, telecom failures or environmental issues. The largest category of IT incidents are due to human error, with nearly one-third

Organisations Beef Up Their Network Architectures To Support Enterprise Mobility …

Dubai, UAE – 06 July 2014 – New data published today by Dimension Data, the USD 6 billion global ICT solutions and services provider, reveals that while organisations continue to invest in pervasive wireless connectivity at the edge of their networks, they are also starting to invest in the access network infrastructure needed to support this wireless connectivity. This is one of the findings in Dimension Data’s Network Barometer Report 2014.

Dimension Data Launches Enterprise Mobility-As-A-Service Signalling Intent To Pr …

Dubai, UAE – 03 June 2014 – Dimension Data, the USD6 billion global ICT solutions and services provider, today announced it will launch Enterprise Mobility-as-a-Service (EMaaS), signalling its intent to provide a suite of cloud-based end-user computing services on a global basis. EMaaS establishes the platform for the Group’s future initiatives that will see Dimension Data announce increased functionality and feature sets that assist enterprise clients to deal with

DIMENSION DATA CONFIRMS ‘GO-LIVE’ OF THREE NEW GLOBAL CLOUD DATA CENTRES

Dubai, UAE – 2 June 2014 – Dimension Data, the USD 6 billion global ICT services and solutions provider, today announced that three new global cloud data centres will go live to address the ongoing demand for enterprise-class cloud services in Toronto, Canada; Auckland, New Zealand; and next month in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The addition of the new Managed Cloud Platform (MCP) locations will bring to 13 the number of

Cisco and Dimension Data to Accelerate Global Hybrid Cloud Adoption

Dubai, UAE – May 22, 2014 - Today at Cisco Live, Cisco and Dimension Data announced an expansion of their 23-year relationship with plans to accelerate and streamline hybrid cloud adoption globally. Cisco will use Dimension Data’s Managed Cloud Platform and SaaS solutions to deliver a suite of mid-market centric cloud services to its customers and resellers. Dimension Data and Cisco will partner to deliver an infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) solution

Dimension Data Now A SAP-certified Provider Of Cloud And Hosting Services For SA …

Dubai, UAE – 11 May 2014 – Dimension Data, the USD 6 billion global ICT solutions and services provider, today announced it is now a SAP-certified global provider of cloud and hosting services for SAP® solutions. Dimension Data also released a set of pre-configured cloud server images that makes it easy, safe and cost-effective to provision an environment of SAP solutions. With Dimension Data’s cloud server images for the SAP

DIMENSION DATA ANNOUNCES PRIVATE CLOUD SERVICE BASED ON MICROSOFT CLOUD PLATFORM

Dubai, UAE – 30 April 2014 – Dimension Data, the USD5.8 billion global ICT solutions and services provider, today announced the availability of a private cloud service based on Microsoft Corp.’s Cloud Platform. The new service allows businesses to develop and host Microsoft applications in a secure, dedicated cloud environment. Dimension Data’s Private cloud services provide enterprise-class security, compliance and control as well as the flexibility to support hybrid 32-bit

DIMENSION DATA ACQUIRES US-BASED NEXUS

Dubai, UAE –28 April 2014 –Dimension Data, the USD6 billion ICT solutions and services provider today announced that it has acquired 100% of Nexus for an undisclosed sum. Founded in 2004 and headquartered in Valencia, California, Nexus is a privately-owned provider of advanced IT solutions serving enterprises, mid-sized business and public sector clients, with industry specializations in education, retail, hospitality and healthcare. The acquisition of Nexus expands Dimension Data’soperations in the

DIMENSION DATA ANNOUNCES PRIVATE NETWORK CONNECTION SERVICES FOR ITS GLOBAL CLOU …

Dubai, UAE –27 March 2014 – Dimension Data, the USD5.8 billion global ICT solutions and services provider, today announced the availability of Cloud Private Network Connection (CPNC) as an add-on service for its enterprise-class Public, Private and Managed Hosting cloud offerings. CPNC services allow clients to establish a dedicated network connection between their own network and Dimension Data’s Managed Cloud Platform (MCP) locations to provide better performance, greater control and

Dimension Data Recognised By Riverbed With Two Partner Of The Year Awards

Dubai, UAE – 10 February 2014 – Dimension Data, the USD 5.8 billion global ICT solutions and services provider, today announced that it is a recipient of the Riverbed Technology Global Platform Partner of the Year Award and the RASP Partner of the Year for EMEA for 2013. The awards were presented at Riverbed® Sales Kick Off 2014, the company’s annual sales and partner conference, earlier this month in San

Dimension Data Scores High For Its Carbon Emissions Disclosure

Dubai, UAE – 26 January 2014 - Dimension Data, the USD 5.8 billion global IT services and solutions provider, said today that it has been awarded a score of 94 (out of 100) by CDP* for disclosure of its climate change strategy. Colin Curtis, Dimension Data’s Global Director for Sustainability said, “This is the sixth year that Dimension has responded to CDP’s questionnaire, and our score of 94 is our

BEER, DIAPERS AND THE BIG DATA BUG

Dubai, UAE – 22 September 2013 - Individuals who have studied marketing will know about the connection between beer and diapers*. It’s all about pattern recognition: how raw information can become useful when it’s interpreted and applied in the right way. According to Dimension Data, that’s where big data fits into the picture. The world, it seems, has been bitten by the big data bug. Many commentators say that big

Dimension Data Introduces Next Generation Managed Services For Visual Communicat …

Dubai, UAE – 20 August 2013 – Dimension Data, the $5.8 billion ICT solutions and services provider, today announced an enhanced version of its Managed Services for Visual Communications (MSVC) offering. MSVC, the world’s first truly global service of its kind, takes the headache out of video management because it focusses on maximising end-user adoption – and, ultimately, return on investment. Ian Heard, Dimension Data’s Group General Manager, MSVC says,

Dimension Data Expands Citrix Relationship

Dubai, UAE – 26 August 2013 – In a move to accelerate momentum and broaden scope across its solutions and services for client computing, cloud, networking, data centre and enterprise mobility, Dimension Data has expanded its global collaboration with Citrix. The two-year Global Market Acceleration agreement will see the two organisations co-invest to drive product management, sales and marketing efforts across Asia, Australia, Europe, the Americas and the Middle East

The Hidden Costs of IT Support

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 25 February 2013 – The price on the bottom line of your ICT maintenance contract is often not what you actually pay for support. This is not because your service provider is billing inaccurately; in fact, it has more to do with costs incurred by your own organisation’s internal teams and structures. Brent Flint, Middle East and Africa Services Executive at Dimension Data, points out

Dimension Data Launches Cloud Readiness Service To Accelerate Enterprise Migrati …

Dubai, UAE – 28th January 2013 – To support the expanding role cloud services are playing across enterprise information technology (IT), Dimension Data, an ICT services and solutions provider, has launched several new cloud readiness services designed to help organisations assess their ability and readiness for migrating applications to the cloud. Dimension Data’s approach addresses readiness across four critical aspects of cloud computing: business alignment, organisation, infrastructure and applications. With

Dimension Data Launches Cloud Readiness Service To Accelerate Enterprise Migrati …

Dubai, UAE – 23 January 2013 – To support the expanding role cloud services are playing across enterprise information technology (IT), Dimension Data, an ICT services and solutions provider, has launched several new cloud readiness services designed to help organisations assess their ability and readiness for migrating applications to the cloud. Dimension Data’s approach addresses readiness across four critical aspects of cloud computing: business alignment, organisation, infrastructure and applications. With

First Proactive, Multi-Vendor IT Support Service Available On A Global Scale

Dubai, UAE - 17 January 2013 – Dimension Data, the global ICT solutions and services provider, today unveiled an enhanced, proactive version of its Uptime Maintenance and Support Services that will help its over 6,000 global clients maximise the availability of their IT estate while optimising their total IT support spend. The Group is the first system integrator to market that can offer this range of proactive support services

Dimension Data Positioned As A Leader In 2012 Magic Quadrant For Communications …

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 9 January 2013 – Dimension Data, the USD 5.8 billion global specialist IT solutions and services provider, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc., in the Leaders Quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Communications Outsourcing and Professional Services (COPS) 2012₁ report. Compiled by Gartner analysts, the Magic Quadrant examined 21 vendors of IT services for business communications systems worldwide, employing two main evaluation criteria.

Dimension Data Honoured With DP World’s RBP Award

DP World recognises Dimension Data for its contribution and support to DP World’s community support initiatives, waste reduction programme and ‘cost down’ innovation. Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 8, 2010: Dimension Data, the $4 billion IT solutions and services provider, today announced that DP World has honoured them with the coveted ‘3 x3 ’ Award for their contribution to DP World’s Responsible Business Practices (RBP) initiatives, which include community support initiatives,

Blue Coat Awards Dimension Data “Global Application Delivery Network Partner o …

Recognized for Ability to Provide Combination of Application Visibility, Acceleration and Security to Companies Around the World Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 3, 2010 – Blue Coat Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: BCSI), the technology leader in Application Delivery Networking, today announced that it has named Dimension Data, “Global Application Delivery Network Partner of the Year.” Dimension Data plc, a global specialist IT services and solution provider, is recognized for its ability to

Dimension Data Achieves Global Certification from Cisco

One of four organisations worldwide to be awarded elite partner status Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 12 May 2010 – Dimension Data, the $4 billion IT solutions and services provider, announced that it has achieved Global Certification from Cisco. This elite designation recognises Dimension Data as having fulfilled the training requirements and program prerequisites to sell, deploy and support Cisco® networking solutions around the globe. Dimension Data becomes one of

Dimension Data and Blue Coat Hold Seminar to Highlight Need For a Secure Applica …

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 17, 2010: Dimension Data, the $4 billion specialist IT solutions and services company and Blue Coat Systems, the technology leader in Application Delivery Networking, announced that they are co-hosting a one day interactive seminar on how companies could optimize network and security infrastructure. The event, which will be attended by leading CIOs and senior IT decision makers from across the region, is scheduled to take

User errors will lead to data leakage – worldwide survey on IT security

57% of the organisations interviewed are planning investment in data loss prevention Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 21 October 2009 - A worldwide survey of over 400 organisations with over 500 employees shows that, although organisations believe that they will suffer data leakage in some form at some stage, it will be accidental rather than malicious. The survey which was commissioned by Dimension Data and carried out by research house IDC during

Dimension Data helps create green networks

With their new service called TLM Assessment, Dimension Data enables organisations to simplify their communication networks and achieve greater automation and accuracy when carrying out network asset planning. Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 13 October 2009 – Dimension Data, the $4.5 billion specialist IT solutions and services company, announced their capability to help organizations create green networks using their new service called Technology Lifecycle Management Assessment (TLM Assessment). Launched earlier this month

Dimension Data Unveils Next Generation Technology Lifecycle Assessment Service

To enhance its technology lifecycle management service in the Middle East region. Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 06 October 2009 - Dimension Data, the $4.5 billion specialist IT solutions and Services Company, has announced the release of its next generation technology lifecycle assessment service. The move comes off the back of strong demand by global organisations and is driven by requirements gathered in executing over 300 assessments across five continents. “Dimension Data

Dimension Data Deploys ‘High Availability’ Data Center Solution for Emirates …

The new state-of-the-art data center solution will help EIIC improve operational efficiency, reduce the risks associated with IT disruption and minimise costs. Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, February 1, 2009: Dimension Data, a specialist IT services and solutions provider, today announced that it has deployed an advanced data center solution for Emirates International Investment Company (EIIC), part of the National Holding, a leading Abu Dhabi-based private holding company. Dimension Data helped

Dimension Data Recognised by Cisco as TelePresence Global Authorized Technology …

Company positioned among an elite group of partners worldwide Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 12, 2009: Dimension Data, the $4.5 billion IT solutions and services provider announced today it has been awarded TelePresence Global Authorized Technology Provider (ATP) status from Cisco. This achievement places Dimension Data among a select handful of partners that have presence in all five Cisco theatres with the skills to sell, design, install, and support Cisco

Dimension Data Showcases Latest Innovative Services for Regional Businesses at G …

Middle East Region One of its Strongest Potential Markets, Says Dimension Data Executive Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 14, 2008 – Founded in 1983, and headquartered in South Africa Dimension Data, a global specialist IT services and solution provider that helps clients plan, build and support their IT infrastructures, will showcase its unique service offerings at GITEX 2008. At GITEX, visitors will learn of Dimension Data’s in-depth industry and technical expertise, coupled

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