NEW YORK, June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dimension Data, the $5.8 billion global ICT solutions and services provider, today announced that it has been recognized by UBM Tech Channel as a part of CRN's 2013 Solution Provider 500 list, which identifies the top technology integrators in the U.S. and Canada based on revenue size. Formerly known as the "VAR 500", the Solution Provider 500 (SP500) ranks the highest revenue producing solution provider organizations in the IT channel for hardware and software sales and for managed IT services. Dimension Data placed number 11 in the annual ranking.
"We're honored to be recognized once again as part of UBM Channel's Solution Provider 500 list," said Jere Brown, CEO of Dimension Data Americas. "Our continued presence at the top of the list is particularly significant in today's landscape as the traditional definition and scope of the service provider rapidly evolves. It reflects our agility and responsiveness to changing market demands, and our unwavering focus on consistently delivering innovative managed services, applying our deep expertise, and above all, putting clients at the center of our business."
"We aim to highlight the 'best of the best' among the channel community, and the Solution Provider 500 is no exception. Now in its 18th year, this prestigious list serves as a valuable industry resource to help end users quickly identify top performers and make the most well-informed choices for their business," said Robert Faletra, CEO, UBM Tech Channel. "The companies listed have a forward-thinking approach to solutions sales. They are also highly dedicated to putting their customers' needs first to accelerate the adoption of innovative technology and drive immediate results. We congratulate Dimension Data for making this year's list and look forward to covering their continued success."
At the forefront of the rapidly changing service provider landscape, Dimension Data combines its technology expertise and global service delivery capabilities with a full range of managed services and solutions to help clients meet every requirement, from public/private/hybrid cloud and data center services to network integration, converged communications, contact centers, security and more.
The 2013 Solution Provider 500 list category awards will be presented at the BoB thought leadership conference in October. A sampling of the 2013 SP500 list is featured in the June issue of CRN Magazine and is featured online at www.crn.com. The complete list of 500 companies will be available in the CRN Tech News app, available for iPad and Windows 8.
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 http://www.dimensiondata.com/en-US and www.facebook.com/DimensionDataAmericas or follow us on Twitter: @DimensionDataAM.
About UBM Tech Channel
UBM Tech Channel, a UBM company is the premier provider of IT channel-focused events, media, research, consulting, and sales and marketing services. With more than 30 years of experience and engagement, UBM Tech Channel has the unmatched channel expertise to execute integrated solutions for technology executives, managing partner recruitment, enablement and go-to-market strategy in order to accelerate technology sales. To learn more about UBM Tech Channel, visit us at http://www.ubmchannel.com. Follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/UBMTechChannel
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