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 Transform to Better Perform

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Turn your data center into a response-able business asset

Transform to Better Perform is a global knowledge transfer initiative developed by the Business Performance Innovation Network in partnership with Dimension Data. It is dedicated to helping business leaders, IT organizations, data professionals and technology providers explore the transformation of the data center into cloud-based environments that meet today’s business needs.

Dimension Data is offering you the opportunity to be a part of this initiative. Click here to learn more or to sign up to receive updates.

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 Storage and data management

Storage and data management is a thorn in the side for most IT decision-makers. Your network devices might last seven or nine years … but your storage capacity never lasts that long. As the amounts of digital information your business creates and consumes increase exponentially year-on-year, you need help in dealing with the cycle of constant technology upgrades and growing storage expenditure.

Additional storage capacity won't necessarily resolve all your problems. Not all data is created equal. Different types of organizational data are subject to different regulatory, archiving and availability requirements. No single off-the-shelf approach exists to satisfy all organizational needs. Similarly, backup and disaster recovery (DR) calls for a more strategic approach.

Only by looking at organizational data throughout its lifecycle − from creation to movement, storage, archiving and retrieval − can you make sense of storage and data management in a way that reduces cost, complexity and risk.

Overview

 

If these challenges sound familiar, look no further. Dimension Data provides multi-vendor solutions to optimize your storage, archiving, retrieval, backup and recovery of data to ensure business continuity, disaster recovery, compliance … and the rapid delivery of information to your business. 

Our storage and data management services help you optimize and simplify your storage and data environment in the following areas: 

  • data management
  • storage management
  • business continuity

Because your data is unique and one size doesn't fit all, each solution is tailored to meet your specific requirements.

 

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  • Enabling the next generation data centre

    ​​​​The pundits all have an answer on the future vision of IT, but no enterprise is there today nor likely to be at that future state any time soon.  Reality is today's IT budgets are dominated by data centre infrastructure spending and resources to manage those centres.  How does an enterprise plan their data centre to meet immediate needs and not overspend as the hybrid model takes root?

Benefits
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 Our storage and data management services will enable you to:

  • understand the current state of your data centre infrastructure and put in develop a roadmap to support future initiatives
  • keep information protected, compliant and available in line with your business's expectations
  • avoid loss of critical data through robust disaster recovery (DR) and backup and recovery
  • categorize data based on value and importance, in turn driving down costs and reducing complexity and risk
  • understand how to reduce risks, analyze return on investment to justify future investments
  • enhance service level agreements and improve the efficiency of administrators
What we offer

 Gain a greater understanding of how to optimize your storage and data management environment through the following services:

  • Storage Assessment : We assess, analyze and make recommendations about your current storage environment and future requirements. The Assessment will help you understand and improve your ability to manage current storage systems, applications and information.
  • Backup and Recovery Assessment: Follows a process of discovery, analysis and recommendations across three key areas of the backup and recovery environment to put you on the fast track to success.
    We can also provide you with annuity services for storage and data management, which ensure that you environment operates at peak performance 24x7.
  • Data Centre Development Model: Through our Data Centre Development Model, we undertake a thorough assessment of all the critical domains associated with a successful data centre transformation, and – more importantly – help you ascertain which are most relevant to your business and its strategic goals.

Read more  about how our data center solutions can assist you to transform your data center into a strategic asset.

 

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What our clients say

 

    Why work with Dimension Data?

     

    • Deploying data centre solutions and services encompassing cloud infrastructure services, server, storage, virtualization and facilities in 40 countries around the world.
    • We've deployed data centre solutions encompassing server, storage, virtualization and facilities in over 45 countries.
    • Top VCE partner globally with implementation capability in Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific.
    • Highest levels of certification with Dell EMC, VMware, Cisco, NetApp, Citrix and Microsoft.
    • Monitoring and maintaining server and storage infrastructure for global clients  with supported locations in all major geographies.
    • We've have architected, deployed and maintained storage infrastructure as the sole supplier for one of the largest governments in the world, for the last five years.