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 Cloud services for Microsoft

Microsoft technologies form core building blocks of your productivity and unified communications and collaboration (UCC) strategy. At the same time, market factors may be pushing you to consider the benefits of cloud-based delivery models. Cloud-based services balance control with a quality service by: 
  • moving away from traditional UCC infrastructures that are cost-intensive and resource hungry … so you can focus on high-value projects that drive innovation and growth
  • delivering maximised returns on investment: driving cost efficiencies means you need to get the most from your existing IT investments and resources
  • enabling improved business agility in a dynamic market environment: so you're able to adapt to changing customer demands and meet your time-to-market goals 
  • ensuring compliance with business governance and data sovereignty policies
  • addressing the flexible business and communication needs of your people from anywhere, by supporting mobile devices
Overview
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​Dimension Data's Cloud Services for Microsoft is a private or hybrid enterprise cloud service that provides a fully-managed environment. It provides messaging, collaboration, PSTN voice, video and web conferencing through access to Microsoft communication and collaboration technologies … all on a pay-per-use basis.

Our Microsoft-based UCC cloud services are designed to deliver Microsoft® ExchangeMicrosoft® SharePoint and Microsoft® Lync. The services meet enterprise requirements for a highly available business productivity platform. What's more, you enjoy a consistent quality of service anytime and anywhere.

​The services enable you to move any of the three core Microsoft unified communications and collaboration workloads to the cloud at any time. The result? You're able to match your business and consumption needs today, while enabling easy expansion, as and when you need it, in the future.

Our teams will: 

  • assess your current UCC state and cloud readiness 
  • present you with a clear business case showing costs, risks, and productivity benefits 
  • define a high-level business productivity roadmap 
  • address security and compliance concerns 
  • help with the migration and integration of data and systems
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Benefits
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 Cloud Services for Microsoft is a fully-managed service that brings together a set of web-enabled tools to deliver:

improved business agility through automated provisioning and orchestration, and rapid delivery and management of your UCC infrastructure and software
cost savings through our fully-managed, pay-per-use service that enables the effective use of existing resources, software assets and licence investments, while reducing capital expenditure through economies of scale
reduced risk through effective governance and data sovereignty compliance based on proven best practices, tools, a robust architecture and well-defined service levels
What we offer

 We put you on the fast track to optimising your Microsoft cloud environment.

​Read more about our Cloud Services for Microsoft: a fully-managed service that brings together a set of web-enabled tools to deliver improved business agility and cost savings while reducing capital expenditure through economies of scale.

If you're contemplating a move to the cloud and are unsure if your infrastructure is 'cloud ready', we can assist. Find out more about our Cloud Readiness Consulting Service – a structured engagement through which we help you understand your cloud readiness and related governance, IT optimisation, data c​entre consolidation and technology architecture considerations.

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Why work with Dimension Data?
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highest level of global certification in UCC with respected technology vendors, including Microsoft
Microsoft Alliance Partner and Microsoft Cloud Accelerate Partner 
 
we have more than 5,000 Microsoft certifications, including over 900 MCPs 
​​moved more than two million mailboxes to the cloud and deployed more than 1 million seats of Office 365 
we provide CaaS in 100 countries
Gartner positioned Dimension Data in the Challengers Quadrant of its 2013 Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Infrastructure-as-a-Service.