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Dimension Data Awarded Cisco Innovation Partner of the Year

Dimension Data Awarded Cisco Innovation Partner of the Year 2013 at Cisco Australia and New Zealand’s Partner Insight Awards

Wellington, 20 March 2014 – Dimension Data New Zealand announced today that it has been awarded the Cisco Innovation Partner of the Year Award at the Cisco Australia and New Zealand Partner Insight Awards for its Desktop-as-a-Service solution, 3D Workspace. Cisco announced the winners on Tuesday, 18 March at its Partner Insight Conference, as part of Cisco Live! in Melbourne.

“Cisco ANZ’s Partner Insight Awards celebrate the high achievers within our partner community. Dimension Data is a deserving winner of the Cisco Innovation Partner of the Year Award. Its performance and achievements as a Cisco business partner in 2013 were outstanding,” said Jason Brouwers, director of the Partner Business Group for Cisco Australia and New Zealand.

Simon Gillespie, Dimension Data New Zealand CEO, says he is delighted with the business’ recognition and validation of 3D Workspace.

“The Cisco Innovation Partner of the Year Award underlines our commitment to innovation that has driven the development of 3D Workspace. The award further supports our inclusion on the all-of-government DaaS panel, from which we’ve already secured key anchor clients with more than 4,000 users who are now gaining value from the solution,” says Gillespie.

“3D Workspace provides an efficient and highly cost-effective service for organisations wishing to have better flexibility for their workforce and better control of their business, integrating the best of the virtual desktop experience with that of the traditional desktop. It can be scaled up and down to meet the evolving requirements of both the user and the business,” adds Gillespie.

Cisco ANZ’s Partner Insight Awards celebrate innovation, leadership and excellence within the business partner community. Award criteria include: innovative and architecture-led approach to success, business differentiation and strategic outcomes, and deep customer understanding. All winners were selected by a group of Cisco Australia and New Zealand Partner and Country executives.

About Dimension Data
Founded in 1983, Dimension Data plc is an ICT services and solutions provider that uses its technology expertise, global service delivery capability, and entrepreneurial spirit to accelerate the business ambitions of its clients. Dimension Data is a member of the NTT Group.

In Asia Pacific, we operate in over 60 offices across 13 countries. We help clients plan, build, support, manage, improve and innovate their ICT infrastructures. It combines an expertise in networking, security, data centre solutions, Microsoft solutions and converged communications and contact centre technologies, with advanced skills in consulting, integration, training and managed services.

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