NEW YORK, Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dimension Data, the U.S. $6 billion global ICT solutions and services provider, today announced it was honored with the 2014 McAfee Americas Partner of the Year Award at the FOCUS 14 partner summit, held in Las Vegas from Oct. 27-29. McAfee is now part of Intel Security. The award recognizes partners who have displayed outstanding overall performance, including deep expertise on the full range of security solutions, sales alignment and committed investment to McAfee technologies.
The Intel Security channel team recognizes its top partners every year during its partner summit. A McAfee Elite Solution Provider in five geographies, Dimension Data was awarded for its outstanding growth in joint business execution, and for its technical and process investment in the McAfee Managed Security Program (MSP). The MSP investment allows Dimension Data to serve clients with a full range of managed McAfee security offerings as part of an overall managed security service or as part of a broader outsourcing engagement.
"We are pleased to recognize our partners who invest in McAfee solutions, deliver outstanding results and are aligned to our security-connected vision," said Fernando Quintero, vice president, channel sales and operations, Americas, Intel Security. "Dimension Data has invested heavily in our technologies as part of its managed security services program launch, and as a result, we have seen significant revenue improvement in 2014 compared to 2013."
Mark Behan, director, security business unit, Dimension Data, said: "Receiving the McAfee Americas Partner of the Year Award demonstrates our strength in delivering comprehensive managed security solutions across the Americas. Our partnership with Intel Security has been integral to the success of our overall security offering and has allowed us to deliver deep business value to our clients. We design, deploy and operate McAfee solutions that allow our clients to align security initiatives with the overall goals of the business. McAfee solutions provide the protection, visibility and agility to make that critical alignment possible."
Dimension Data's security business unit has deployed thousands of security solutions for more than 5,000 clients using numerous technologies over the last 20 years and covers more than 58 countries around the world. The company enables its clients to realize their security objectives through a number of services including the Technology Lifecycle Management Assessment for Security, Managed Secure Infrastructure Services, Governance, Risk and Compliance Assessments and Uptime. In addition, Dimension Data provides effective solutions for organizations seeking to outsource the management of their information security requirements. Clients can outsource the management of specific security activities and services to achieve the business flexibility needed to manage their IT infrastructure while focusing on core business objectives.
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.
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