NEW YORK, Feb. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dimension Data, the $5.8 billion global ICT solutions and services provider, today announced Polycom, Inc. (Nasdaq: PLCM), the global leader in open standards-based unified communications and collaboration (UC&C), has named Dimension Data as both Global and EMEA System Integrator of the Year, for the second year in a row. Dimension Data received the award at TEAM Polycom 2013, the company's annual sales and partner conference, held in Vancouver, British Columbia from February 4-7, 2013.
"We are proud to be recognized by Polycom for our excellence in execution for two consecutive years," said Graham Parker, Dimension Data's Operations Director, Global Solutions and Services. "Together with Polycom, Dimension Data is meeting client demand for end-to-end solutions based on the Microsoft® Lync platform. Being acknowledged by Polycom for this work is great validation of our investments and vision in the evolving UC&C marketplace."
"In an ever-changing, rapidly growing market, it's critical to have partners like Dimension Data who can help us meet our customer's complete business needs with transformative solutions and tailored UC&C offerings that enable people to work and collaborate better," said Ron Myers, senior vice president, worldwide channels, Polycom. "We congratulate Dimension Data for their continued excellence."
Dimension Data provides planning, deployment, integration and managed services for UC&C based on Microsoft and Polycom technologies. This includes support and management of Polycom environments through its Managed Services for Visual Communications – delivering flexible, integrated and managed visual communications solutions globally in 51 countries, across five regions.
The Polycom Partner Awards recognize global partners whose achievements impact Polycom's business on a worldwide basis, including theater awards for each of the company's five operating regions, and country awards to partners that primarily do business within a single country. Dimension Data was honored for the achievements it has made that impacted Polycom's business on a worldwide basis and also specifically in EMEA. Both awards recognize that Dimension Data distinguished itself through improved business performance in 2012, innovative customer focus, and exceptional sales and marketing engagement with Polycom.
Dimension Data is part of the Polycom Partner Network. The nearly 7,000 Polycom Partner Network members embrace and extend Polycom's open standards-based video collaboration solutions to deliver comprehensive UC&C solutions for the enterprise, as well as applications to support a growing number of use cases across vertical industries such as healthcare, education, government, manufacturing, financial services, media and entertainment. As part of the Polycom Partner Network, technology providers, ISVs, solution advisors, integrators, service providers and other companies can work with Polycom and each other to deliver tailored solutions for the multi-faceted needs of today's organizations.
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. Visit us at www.dimensiondata.com/na and www.facebook.com/DimensionDataAmericas or follow us on Twitter: @DimensionDataAM.
About Polycom Polycom is the global leader in open standards-based unified communications and collaboration (UC&C) solutions for voice and video collaboration, trusted by more than 415,000 customers around the world. Polycom solutions are powered by the Polycom® RealPresence® Platform, comprehensive software infrastructure and rich APIs that interoperate with the broadest set of communication, business, mobile and cloud applications and devices to deliver secure face-to-face video collaboration in any environment. Polycom and its ecosystem of over 7,000 partners provide truly unified communications solutions that deliver the best user experience, highest multi-vendor interoperability, and lowest TCO. Visit www.polycom.com or connect with us on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn to learn how we're pushing the greatness of human collaboration forward.
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