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Dimension Data Named McAfee’s Global System Integrator of the Year 2007

  • 04 February, 2008 13:00

<p>Dimension Data, a leading IT solutions and services provider, has been recognised as an outstanding partner by McAfee, Inc. and named McAfee’s Global Systems Integrator of the Year 2007.</p>
<p>Santa Clara, CA -based McAfee is the leading security technology company that delivers a suite of offerings for endpoint, network, and data security with a key focus on addressing compliance requirements and consolidated risk management. The company was recently positioned as the leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection.</p>
<p>Commenting on the Group’s latest award, Steve Joubert, Dimension Data Group Executive, Solutions said, “This award underscores our deep understanding of McAfee’s technologies and our ability to apply this expertise to help our client’s business needs. Thanks to the outstanding work of our highly skilled employees, we have delivered security solutions to over 5,000 clients to date, supporting them in protecting against, detecting and responding to security threats.</p>
<p>“The Group has 10 years experience in global security solutions and boasts top global accounts including three of the world’s largest financial services institutions, the world’s largest mobile operator, and the world’s most profitable energy company.”</p>
<p>Roger King, executive vice president of worldwide channel operations, McAfee said, “Dimension Data has enabled McAfee to serve its global customer base, deploying our most advanced network security technologies like IntruShield. We look to further expand our partnership as Dimension Data develops IT security as a key enabler for business objectives such as continuity and availability.”</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, security, operating environments, storage and contact centre technologies and its unique skills in consulting, integration and managed services to create customised client solutions.</p>
<p>About McAfee, Inc.</p>
<p>McAfee, Inc., the leading dedicated security technology company, headquartered in Santa Clara, California, delivers proactive and proven solutions and services that secure systems and networks around the world. With its unmatched security expertise and commitment to innovation, McAfee empowers home users, businesses, the public sector, and service providers with the ability to block attacks, prevent disruptions, and continuously track and improve their security.</p>
<p>For further information please contact:</p>
<p>Helen Han</p>
<p>Dimension Data</p>
<p>Tel: 02) 8249 5684</p>

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