DiData gets global gong

Dimension Data has been honoured as Global System Integrator of the Year by Blue Coat Systems at the vendor's inaugural channel awards.

Blue Coat vice-president of sales and worldwide channel partners, Michael Rivers, said DiData's experience in delivering security and networking solutions, combined with its customer satisfaction record, was unrivalled.

The partnership had resulted in substantial clients wins this year, he said.

Local DiData chief marketing officer, Gerard Florian, said the award recognised its local and global team efforts.

"Our partnership with Blue Coat and joint commitment to addressing clients' security needs across the IT infrastructure in an integrated, manageable and cost-effective way will enable us to take advantage of the opportunities within the secure application delivery infrastructure market," he said.