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Help wanted: DiData to hire 300 datacentre pros over 18 months

Dimension Data is looking to quadruple its datacentre business over the next three years

Datacentre and cloud incumbent Dimension Data plans to hire up to 300 datacentre specialists globally over the next 18 months, which the firm said is part of a major effort to drive growth in strategic markets across Europe and Asia.

DiData to open government cloud in Canberra in 2015

Dimension Data is jumping on the GovCloud bandwagon

Dimension Data has unveiled a managed cloud platform in Canberra Monday in a bid to capture more business from the Australian public sector. The facility, under final construction, is due to open early next year.

Verizon appoints Francis Yip to Lead Asia-Pacific business

Francis has held other leadership positions in Verizon's Asia Pacific business as well as Dimension Data and Equant (now OBS)

Verizon Enterprise Solutions, the cloud computing and enterprise IT-focused division of American operator Verizon has appointed Francis Yip to group vice president of Verizon Asia Pacific, where he will lead all of the business’ strategic initiatives.

Dimension Data expands cloud datacentres, bolsters Cisco partnership

Dimension Data announced three new datacentres in North America, South America and New Zealand. The company also expanded its longstanding partnership with Cisco

Dimension Data announced a global expansion effort this week with the addition of managed cloud platforms in Canada, New Zealand and Brazil. The expansion effort will also see the datacentre and cloud services provider expand its relationship with Cisco, which will use Dimension Data’s infrastructure and software as a service platform to host “mid-market centric” cloud services.

Dimension Data acquires video collaboration firm Teliris

Dimension Data announced Monday that it has acquired cloud-based video and collaboration company Teliris

Dimension Data announced Monday that it has acquired Teliris, a privately-owned cloud and video collaboration service provider, for an undisclosed sum. The move comes less than a month after Dimension Data’s acquisition of Nexus, a US-based IT service provider.

Dimension Data expands with four new datacentres

Dimension Data is expanding its global datacentre footprint

In a bid to bolster its global cloud platform Dimension Data announced today that it will roll out four new datacentres over the next few months. The company said the new facilities will serve growing demand for its infrastructure as a service.

Is the future of networking software defined?


Software-defined networking (SDN) has become a much-hyped and misunderstood technology shift. It’s said that SDN has the potential to revolutionise networking as we know it through centralising and simplifying control. In short, SDN will help networks keep up with the speed of change made possible by virtualisation, convergence and cloud. But in order to understand the promise of SDN, it’s important to understand where our network stands now.

Dimension Data launches cloud service in Tokyo

Dimension Data, a leading global ICT service and solutions provider on Monday announced that the company’s public Managed Cloud Platform (MCP) is now available in Tokyo, Japan. The company now has seven MCP locations globally with three located in key Asia Pacific and Australian markets.

BSNL launches enterprise cloud services in India

BSNL launched their enterprise cloud services with Dimension Data on Tuesday

India’s Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), a state-owned carrier on Tuesday announced the launch of Enterprise Cloud Services in the country in conjunction with ICT services provider Dimension Data.