Dimension Data, a global specialist IT services and solution provider, is recognised for its ability to provide customers around the world with Application Delivery Network solutions from Blue Coat. Application Delivery Network solutions solve the evolving challenges and requirements of WAN optimisation and Web security by combining application visibility, acceleration and security to bring speed and protection to critical business processes.
“This Blue Coat award is excellent proof of our longstanding partner relationship and our joint commitment to create value for our clients through a combination of Blue Coat’s leading technology and our global integration, support and logistics capabilities,” said Steve Joubert, group executive, Global Solutions, Dimension Data.
“It reflects an evolution we have seen take place globally with enterprises and organisations seeking to ensure both that important applications work properly across distributed networks while at the same time being protected against escalating malicious threats and burgeoning non-business traffic.”
Dimension Data operates directly in 49 countries on six continents and has 11,500 employees. The company has been a Blue Coat partner for more than five years. With a networking heritage of more than 27 years, including a 15-year focus on IT security and a 148 strong Preferred Partner Network, Dimension Data has the expertise and skills to deliver both Web security solutions and the more comprehensive Application Delivery Networking solutions.
“Dimension Data understands the strategic challenges facing global enterprises in advancing their networks to deliver applications effectively and securely,” said Jim Harold, vice president of channels, Blue Coat Systems. “We are pleased to designate Dimension Data as our Global Application Delivery Network Partner of the Year and to recognise its expertise and commitment in providing Blue Coat solutions to optimise and secure distributed business processes for companies around the world.”
Blue Coat Systems, a major player in Application Delivery Networking technology, has named Dimension Data, Global Application Delivery Network Partner of the Year.