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Dimension Data Named Polycom Partner Of The Year For Third Consecutive Time

NEW YORK, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dimension Data, the $5.8 billion global ICT solutions and services provider, today announced that Polycom, Inc., the global leader in open standards-based unified collaboration, has named Dimension Data as its Global Systems Integrator of the Year. In addition, the Group received Polycom's System Integrator of the Year for the EMEA region and Partner of the Year: Benelux awards.

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Polycom honored partners during TEAM Polycom 2014, the company's annual partner conference, held in Vancouver, British Columbia, from February 11-13, 2014. Partners recognized honorees based on execution, performance, customer success, business results, and overall commitment to co-developing innovative solutions.

"In an ever-changing and rapidly evolving marketplace, it's critical to have partners like Dimension Data who can help us meet our customer's complete business needs with transformative solutions," said Mike Conlon, vice president of worldwide channels, Polycom. "We congratulate Dimension Data and look forward to supporting its continued success."

To grow its global reach, Dimension Data has invested heavily to ensure that Polycom solutions are delivered worldwide. In addition, a strong focus was placed on growing sales accreditations and technical capabilities. Today, Dimension Data delivers a complete Microsoft and Polycom Lync solution, which includes all hardware and software, on-premise or via the cloud. These, combined with other strategic initiatives, have resulted in the Group doubling its revenues for the second consecutive year.

Adam Foster, Dimension Data's group executive, communications said, "The System Integrator of the Year award recognizes partners who exhibit expertise in consulting and integrating managed and advanced services, as well as developing innovations around cloud. We are extremely proud that Polycom has recognized us for the third year in a row for our excellence in execution."

Dimension Data is seeing more organizations demanding integrated unified communications solutions –  from the network design, ROI assessment, and management of the stack to ongoing adoption services –  and it delivers all of this on a single invoice to all geographies around the world.

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 and or follow us on Twitter: @DimensionDataAM.  

About Polycom
Polycom helps organizations unleash the power of human collaboration. More than 400,000 companies and institutions worldwide defy distance with secure video, voice and content solutions from Polycom to increase productivity, speed time to market, provide better customer service, expand education and save lives. Polycom and its global partner ecosystem provide flexible collaboration solutions for any environment that deliver the best user experience, the broadest multi-vendor interoperability and unmatched investment protection.  Visit or connect with us on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn to learn more.

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Dimension Data is part of the Polycom Partner Network. The nearly 7,000 members embrace and extend Polycom's open standards-based video collaboration solutions to deliver comprehensive UC&C solutions for the enterprise, as well as applications to support a growing number of use cases across vertical industries such as healthcare, education, government, manufacturing, financial services, media and entertainment. As part of the Polycom Partner Network, technology providers, ISVs, solution advisors, integrators, service providers, and other companies can work with Polycom and each other to deliver tailored solutions for the multi-faceted needs of today's organizations.

For further information, please contact:

Jackie Funk

Karen Pantinas

Dimension Data Americas

Davies Murphy Group

T: 571-203-4006

T: 781-418-2413

E: [email protected]

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