Dimension Data, Convergence Partners’ investee, announced the addition of four new global cloud data centres in the next quarter to address the ongoing demand for enterprise-class cloud services. The addition of the new Managed Cloud Platform (MCP) locations will bring to 11 the number of Dimension Data’s public MCPs globally, with multiple data centres in each of the Americas, EMEA, Asia-Pacific and Australia regions.
Britehouse, a Dimension Data company and a long-standing SAP hosting and cloud services partner in South Africa, announced its status as an SAP channel partner authorised to resell the SAP® Business One Cloud solution on the African continent. SAP Business One Cloud, previously SAP Business One OnDemand, is a comprehensive, managed software platform for multiple businesses sharing the use of common computing resources that are centrally hosted and managed.
Britehouse Holdings, a Convergence Partners’ investee company, has formally announced its acquisition of a 60% stake in Firestring. Britehouse is a market leader in delivering SAP and Microsoft services, as well as solutions designed specifically for the new world of work, which is mobile, social and increasingly semantic.
Britehouse SSD, Africa’s most complete SAP specialist, becomes one of only three SAP VAR Gold Partners in South AfricaOctober 1st, 2012 | admin
SAP’s South African Alliance Partner, and the only company on the continent to offer the full spectrum of SAP solutions, services and products, Britehouse SSD has achieved Gold Partner status as a value-added reseller (VAR) of SAP software, only eight months after signing the VAR agreement.
In a first for South African SAP environments and for the steel industry globally, Britehouse, Dimension Data’s specialist SAP practice, has completed the consolidation of five different SAP systems into a single master system at ArcelorMittal South Africa, Africa’s largest steel producer.
In a project that took 11 months and involved taking millions of records from the previous 10 years of the standalone systems, the consolidated system went live in April 2011 – with subsequent month-ends running as normal.
In a large and complex project that included moving one of the country’s largest MS SQL Database (housing 7.5 terabytes of data) to a Data Centre – and new hardware – as well as upgrading a highly customised SAP 4.7 version to ECCC6, Convergence Partners’ investee company, Britehouse successfully brought this important public sector project, the City of Tshwane, in on time and budget with no disruption to users.
Britehouse, one of the country’s largest SAP solution providers, has acquired a majority stake in Swicon 360 (Pty) Ltd and BasisOne (Pty) LtdNovember 30th, 2010 | admin
Britehouse, a Convergence Partners investee, has further strengthened its position in the SAP market by acquiring a majority stake in Swicon 360 (Pty) Ltd. (‘Swicon 360”) and BasisOne (Pty) Ltd. (“BasisOne”).
Swicon 360 is an established human capital management business process outsourcing solution provider and BasisOne is Africa’s first and only SA-accredited hosting provider.
These acquisitions are aimed to providing Britehouse with additional SAP capabilities in both the BPO and cloud computing environments.
Britehouse subsidiaries, 3Fifteen and Britehouse Specialist SAP Division, included in the top ten in the Deloitte ‘Best Company to Work for Survey’November 24th, 2009 | admin
Britehouse subsidiary 3Fifteen, has, for a second year running, achieved sixth place in the Small Company Category (50 – 300 employees) in the annual Deloitte ‘Best Company to Work For Survey’. Britehouse Specialist SAP Division, a leading South Africa SAP consultancy firm employing close to 300 people improved its ranking significantly from the previous year […]
Move further opens gateway to African expansion
Dimension Data Holdings PLC has today announced the formation of a new company – Britehouse Group.