Dimension Data Recognized As 2013 Microsoft Communications Partner Of The Year

Dimension Data honored among a field of 3,000 Microsoft partners from 106 countries

Jun 11, 2013, 12:05 ET from Dimension Data

NEW YORK, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dimension Data, the $5.8 billion global ICT solutions and services provider, today announced it has won the 2013 Microsoft Communications Partner of the Year Award. The company was honored among a field of 3,000 Microsoft Corp. partners from 106 countries for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology.

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Dimension Data was also awarded 2013 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year in Singapore, and was named a finalist for the 2013 Microsoft Management and Virtualization Partner of the Year Award.

Peter Menadue, Dimension Data's group general manager, Microsoft Solutions said, "The Communications Partner of the Year Award is an incredible achievement that recognizes our expertise in providing outstanding solutions and services for communications, as well as consistent client experience around Microsoft® Lync. As the company expands its portfolio of services around Lync, including its recently launched Cloud Services for Microsoft, Uptime Support Services for Lync and Managed Services for Lync, more and more clients are asking for our help to manage and operate their unified communications environment."

Menadue says this is the second time that Singapore has won the Country Partner of the Year Award, which is a great achievement in this highly competitive market. "Dimension Data has also delivered excellent work around Microsoft® Windows Server, Microsoft® Hyper-V and Microsoft® System Center across the globe, and we are very proud to be positioned as Global Finalist for Management and Virtualization."

"We are proud to recognize Dimension Data as Communications Partner of the Year as they have demonstrated their ability to deploy and support a complete Lync solution across the globe. We appreciate their commitment to building a successful Lync practice," said Jon Roskill, corporate vice president, Worldwide Partner Group, Microsoft Corp.

Notes to editors

Global Microsoft Communications Partner of the Year
The Microsoft Communications Partner of the Year Award recognizes Dimension Data for its outstanding achievement in delivering communications solutions and services based on Microsoft Lync. It reflects acknowledgment of the company's proven expertise in delivering end-to-end solutions for Lync, including licensing; professional, managed, support and cloud services; as well as partnering efforts across offerings. 

Microsoft Country Partner of the Year – Singapore
The Microsoft Country Partner of the Year Award recognizes Dimension Data Singapore at the country level for demonstrating business excellence in delivering Microsoft services or solutions to mutual clients during the past year.

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.  

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