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Dimension Data Wins Cisco Data Centre Partner of the Year for Asia-Pacific at Cisco Partner Summit

Dimension Data announced today that it is the recipient of a Cisco Global Partner Summit Award. Dimension Data Australia was recognised as the Data Centre Partner of the Year for the Asia-Pacific region. Cisco unveiled the winners on June 3 at its annual channel partner conference in Boston.
  • 05 June, 2009 11:30

<p>The objective of the Global Awards is to recognise exemplary channel partners whose behaviour Cisco would like other partners to model. Criteria included: innovative practices, applications successes, unique programs, problem solving and sales approaches. All winners are selected by a group of Cisco Worldwide Channels and Theatre executives.</p>
<p>"I have the honour and privilege of recognising Dimension Data as a Cisco Partner Summit global award winner," said Keith Goodwin, senior vice president, Worldwide Channels at Cisco. “The Data Centre Partner of the Year for Asia-Pacific award recognises Dimension Data’s performance and accomplishments as a Cisco channel partner in 2008.”</p>
<p>“This award is a really significant achievement and a great proof point for Dimension Data’s capabilities in the data centre space, which is especially important given the Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) strategy,” said Dimension Data’s General Manager for Connectivity, George Atrash, adding: “This is also a recognition from Cisco for Dimension Data’s early preparatory work with regards to UCS and the success we have had in building and deploying data centre switching infrastructure solutions for our Australian clients.”</p>
<p>Cisco Partner Summit awards are presented at three levels: regional, theatre and global. Cisco Partner Summit global awards reflect a partner’s performance within a specific technology market across several geographic regions.</p>
<p>About Dimension Data</p>
<p>Dimension Data plc (LSE:DDT), a specialist IT services and solution provider, helps clients plan, build, support and manage their IT infrastructures. Dimension Data applies its expertise in networking, converged communications, security, data centre and storage, Microsoft and contact centre technologies and its unique skills in consulting, integration and managed services to create customised client solutions.</p>
<p>Cisco, the Cisco logo, and Cisco Systems are registered trademarks of Cisco Systems Inc. in the United States and certain other countries.</p>
<p>For further information:</p>
<p>Helen Han</p>
<p>Dimension Data</p>
<p>Tel: +612 8249 5684</p>

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