Dimension Data was founded in 1983 at the inception of networked communications with a simple vision – to do great things. Today, Dimension Data is a specialist IT services and solution provider, that helps clients plan, build, support and manage their IT infrastructures. We are positioned at the forefront of net working and communications in 49 countries around the world.
By continually building on our knowledge and expertise in IT infrastructure technologies, we have become a recognised global leader in the provision and management of specialist IT infrastructure sol utions. We plan, build, support, manage, improve and innovate IT infrastru cture solutions that help over 2 ,000 clients achieve their business goals; drawing on our experience in networking, security, data centre, storage, Microsoft solutions, converged communications and contact centre technologies and our unique skills in consulting, integration and managed services to create customised client solutions.
In October 2010, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT), one of the largest global telecommunications service providers, acquired 100% of Dimension Data plc for GBP 2.1 billion, making Dimension Data a wholly-owned subsidiary of the NTT Group.
Dimension Data in New Zealand
Dimension Data is one of New Zealand’s largest independent full spectrum ICT service providers, employing over 600 New Zealanders in Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington and Christchurch.
Our strength lies in our global reach combined with exceptional levels of local empowerment and onshore decision making. Through this, we deliver compelling New Zealand-centric services through a highly skilled national consulting and services team.
In November 2010, Dimension Data completed its acquisition of Integral Axon Computer Systems. The acquisition was one of capability - Integral Axon's integration resources, together with Dimension Data’s system integrator capabilities, forms an extremely powerful equation that enables the combined organisation to offer clients a full suite of services and solutions ranging from the desktop to the data centre, and accelerate growth opportunities in the public and private sector markets.
Dimension Data at a glance
• Founded in 1983 and headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa
• 2011 revenues of $5.8 billion
• A client base that spans all industry sectors including financial services, manufacturing, media and communications, travel, transportation and real estate, and public sector.
• Over 14,000 highly skilled employees
• Established global footprint coupled with unrivalled experience in emerging markets
• Strategic partnerships with leading technology vendors, including Cisco and Microsoft
• Recognised industry leader with 88 vendor and industry awards in 2011