IT News — top ranking South Australian government IT executives have been cleared by the state’s ombudsman of claims they broke probity rules during a 2012 trip to New Zealand with IT supplier Dimension Data. In 2013, a whistleblower complained to SA authorities that the heads of ICT strategic sourcing and government network services took the trip with the vendor whilst in the tendering phase of a multi-million-dollar managed network services deal.
IT News — Dimension Data has secured a $32 million whole-of-government deal in South Australia to become the primary provider of email and collaboration tools to the state’s agencies for the next three years. The deal will see the state government source its email, calendaring, SMS, fax and webmail services from DiData under a centrally-negotiated pricing scheme.
Sydney, Australia – 28 January 2015 – Dimension Data, a $6.7 billion global ICT services and solutions provider, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner Inc. in the Challengers quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting (CEMH), Asia/Pacific. There were no Leaders in this year’s Magic Quadrant. The report was published Dec. 10, 2014, by analysts To Chee Eng, Arup Roy, Vincent Fu, and Kenshi Tazaki.
Dimension Data has been selected by a leading beverage manufacturer in Hong Kong to migrate its traditional PABX systems to a unified communications (UC) platform, said the global ICT solutions and services provider in a statement. The UC platform will enhance employee mobility and their communication productivity by an expected 30%, Dimension Data said.
Global ICT service and solutions provider Dimension Data has today launched New Zealand’s first global, enterprise-class cloud platform with local support in Auckland. The company’s Managed Cloud Platform (MCP) will be the 13th to be deployed worldwide, going live in December, and will include public, private and hybrid options. “Dimension Data has a strong presence in New Zealand, so we’re excited to be investing in a cloud solution that will really support Kiwi organisations,” says Bill Padfield, CEO, Dimension Data Asia Pacific, who is in Auckland for the launch.
Dimension Data has appointed Jo Healey as New Zealand CEO to lead its local operations, effective 10 November 2014. With more than 20 years’ experience in the ICT industry, most recently as Managing Director of Fujitsu New Zealand, Healey takes the reins from Nick Halikias, Interim Chief Executive. Sunil Desai, Dimension Data Asia Pacific COO, says Healey’s proven track record will set Dimension Data in good stead as the business advances as a full spectrum IT service provider in New Zealand.
In an effort to achieve greater efficiencies and environmental sustainability, global sportswear brand Puma Asia Pacific has entrusted Dimension Data with the task of modernising its data centre in Hong Kong. Within two months, the ICT solutions and services provider designed, planned and implemented a green data centre in which mechanical, lighting, electrical and computer systems were as energy-efficient as possible.
NEW YORK, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Dimension Data, the $5.8 billion global ICT solutions and services provider, today announced that it was awarded two global awards at Cisco’s recent Partner Summit in Las Vegas, including Services Partner of the Year, and Capital Partner of the Year. The Americas, EMEAR, and Asia Pacific regions together scooped up 19 additional awards.
Wellington, 24 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 security over their data in the cloud.
Dimension Data, the USD5.8 billion global ICT solutions and services provider, today announced Sydney, Australia, is the first of its global Managed Cloud Platform (MCP) locations to roll out Cloud Backup. Cloud Backup is an optional backup and restore service available as an add-on to Dimension Data’s enterprise-class Public, Private and Hosted Private Compute-as-a-Service (CaaS) offerings.