Dimension Data announced it has won the 2011 Microsoft Systems Management Partner of the Year Award.
The company was honored among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology.
“This is the second time in three years that the Group has been awarded Systems Management Partner of the Year. We are seeing significant growth and interest in systems management solutions as clients look to support virtualisation on their journey to cloud computing, with particular emphasis on automation to increase efficiency and improve agility.”
“The award is testament to the investment we’re making in order to help our clients on this journey,” says Peter Menadue, Dimension Data’s Group General Manager for Microsoft Solutions.
The Awards were presented in multiple categories, with winners chosen from a set of more than 3 000 global entrant. Dimension Data was recognized for providing outstanding solutions and services in Microsoft Systems Management Partner of the Year.
The Systems Management Partner of the Year Award honors a partner who has delivered solutions to manage physical and virtual infrastructures across datacenters, client computers, and devices.
This award recognizes Dimension Data for enabling customers to reduce costs, improve application availability and enhance service delivery. The successful solution needs to utilize Microsoft’s suite of systems management products, technologies and solution accelerators. This partner has dramatically transformed a customer’s IT infrastructure, resulting in operational efficiencies, reduced IT labor or hardware costs, or automation of management tasks.
“Microsoft is pleased to distinguish Dimension Data as Systems Management Partner of the Year,” says Bob Kelly, Corporate Vice President for Infrastructure and Server Marketing at Microsoft.
“Dimension Data’s system management solutions have enabled users to manage both physical and virtual infrastructures while reducing hardware and IT labor costs. By effectively utilizing Microsoft’s suite of systems management products and technologies, Dimension Data allows customers to simultaneously improve multiple infrastructures for data centers, client computers, and devices,” says Kelly.
The Microsoft Partner Awards recognize Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions over the past year.
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