Dimension Data wins 32 awards at Cisco Partner Summit 2011

Dimension Data announced today that it is the recipient of four global Cisco Partner Summit awards and 28 theatre, regional, country and segment awards. Cisco unveiled the winners on 1 March at its annual channel partner conference in New Orleans.

Cisco Partner Summit global awards are designed to  recognize the exemplary channel partners whose best-in-class business practices and serve as a model to the industry Areas of consideration include innovative practices, applications successes, unique programmes, problem-solving and sales approaches. All winners are selected by a group of Cisco Worldwide Channels and regional theater executives.

"Cisco is proud to partner with so many well-respected and industry-leading organizations worldwide, and it is my privilege to recognize Dimension Data as a four-time Cisco Partner Summit global award winner," said Edison Peres, senior vice president, Worldwide Channels at Cisco. “The awards presented to Dimension Data recognize its performance and expertise as a Cisco channel partner in 2010.”

Brett Dawson, Dimension Data CEO said, “This is a fantastic endorsement of our expertise and ability to successfully partner with the world’s technology industry leaders for the betterment of our clients.  Our 20-year partnership with Cisco plays an important role in ensuring Dimension Data delivers world-class solutions and services to our clients in over 49 countries in the networking, voice, security, data centre, unified communications, and contact centre markets.  I am proud of our employees who go out every day with commitment and focus in steadfast pursuit of excellence on behalf of our clients.”

Global awards for Dimension Data this year include the European Markets Services Partner of the Year (Europe); APAC Solution Innovation Partner of the Year (New Zealand); Emerging Markets Theatre Partner of the Year (Dimension Data); with the APAC Theatre Partner of the Year being awarded to Dimension Data’s Asia subsidiary, Datacraft Asia.

Cisco Partner Summit awards are presented at three levels: regional, theater and global.  Cisco Partner Summit global awards reflect the top-performing partners within a specific technology market across several geographic regions. Dimension Data in Europe and Emerging Europe were honoured with 11 awards, while Dimension Data in the US, Canada, and Latin America received 12 awards. The Group’s locations in the Middle East & Africa region, South Africa and Nigeria won three awards, while Australia and Datacraft Asia together notched up two awards.

About Dimension Data

Dimension Data plc, a specialist IT services and solutions provider, helps clients plan, build, support and manage their IT infrastructures. Dimension Data applies its expertise in networking, converged communications, security, data centre solutions, Microsoft and contact centre technologies, and its unique skills in consulting, integration and managed services to create customised client solutions.


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