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Di Data wins Nokia Reseller of the Year Award '02-'03

  • 29 September, 2003 11:56

<p>Dimension Data Australia announced today that it has been awarded Nokia Australia 2002-2003 Reseller of the Year.</p>
<p>The award is recognition of Di Data’s strong commitment to increasing the market presence of Nokia’s network security solutions and services and to providing the necessary resources and skills required to secure and manage customers’ mission-critical IT networks.</p>
<p>Dimension Data offers a broad range of business-centric security solutions and services in line with its “Protect, Detect and Respond” security strategy.</p>
<p>For further information, please contact Elizabeth Dawson at Howorth Communications on (02) 9904 4533 or email pr@howorth.com.au</p>
<p>DIMENSION DATA AUSTRALIA WINS NOKIA AUSTRALIA 2002-2003 RESELLER OF THE YEAR</p>
<p>Sydney, Australia – 29 September 2003: Dimension Data Australia announced today that it has been awarded Nokia Australia 2002-2003 Reseller of the Year.</p>
<p>"Dimension Data was awarded the Australian Reseller of the Year 2002-2003 by Nokia for its strong commitment to increasing the market presence of our network security solutions and services. Dimension Data ensures that our customers are able to leverage the Nokia total product offering by providing the necessary resources and skills required to secure and manage their mission-critical IT networks," said Vaughn Madeley, general manager, Nokia Internet Communications, Australia.</p>
<p>"Customers in Australia can be confident in the fact that the security of their business environment is being managed by a Nokia National Business Partner," added Mr Madeley.</p>
<p>A leader in the security industry, Dimension Data offers a broad range of business-centric security solutions and services in line with its “Protect, Detect and Respond” security strategy. Dimension Data’s services range from security policy definition, vulnerability assessment and architecture development to device configuration and managed security services. Dimension Data has delivered Nokia security solutions to its clients since 2001.</p>
<p>“We have witnessed a shift within the market in the approach taken to network security with organisations now wanting to install pre-built security appliances that reduce complexity, allow rapid deployment and reduce downtime,” said Neil Campbell, national security practice manager, Dimension Data Australia.</p>
<p>“Nokia’s offerings in firewalls, messaging protection and VPN connectivity allow Dimension Data to provide this appliance-based approach to the delivery of firewalls and the enabling of secure communications. The value to our clients of this approach is a reduction in the cost of security management and overall cost of ownership.”</p>
<p>“The award is recognition that Dimension Data is at the top of the Australian market in the delivery of Nokia security solutions. The award is also testament to the dedication and commitment by Dimension Data to the delivery of these solutions in Australia,” concluded Mr Campbell.</p>
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<p>About Dimension Data
Dimension Data Holdings plc (LSE: DDT) is a leading global technology company. The Group provides solutions and services that optimise and manage the performance of IT infrastructures to enable business to build competitive advantage. To achieve this, the Group delivers solutions using its proprietary 'Application Network' architectural framework and its expertise in networking, application integration and managed services.</p>
<p>Dimension Data, founded in 1983, had revenues of US$2.1 billion in 2002 and operates in more than 30 countries with over 9000 employees. Learn more at www.didata.com.au</p>
<p>For further information please contact:</p>
<p>Elizabeth Dawson
Howorth Communications
Tel: 02 9904 4533
Email: pr@howorth.com.au</p>
<p>Martin Aungle
Dimension Data Australia
Tel: 02 8249 5502
Email: martin.aungle@didata.com.au</p>

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