2015 Global Threat Intelligence Report

Do you know what the biggest threat to your organisation’s security is? We do.

There has been significant industry focus on Advanced Persistent Threats (APT’s). These threats target the organisations crown jewels and even the most sophisticated security vendors struggle to detect advanced attacks in progress. However, APTs aren’t the only attacks posing a threat. The data in the Global Threat Intelligence Report demonstrates that many organisations are still not effectively defending against a less advanced tier of threats, including scanning tools, spear phishing and exploit kits.

Learn more about the latest security threats, and recommendations for protecting your business.


 Consulting and professional services

​Emerging technology trends, evolving business needs and new ICT sourcing options make it increasingly challenging to keep your ICT environment optimised, while delivering new services to the business faster. Today's IT leaders need to support current business operations while also charting a sensible path to be more agile, more efficient, more secure and more mobile. Selecting the right service provider that can partner with you to plan and build innovative solutions and optimise your IT environment has never been so important.



Dimension Data’s ICT consulting and professional services can add value to your business by providing strategy, architecture, implementation and integration services to help plan, build, improve and innovate your IT and business solutions. We provide these services across a range of technologies and delivery models including mobility, cloud, IT outsourcing, network, communications​, data centre, end-user computing, security, and sustainability.

Our professionals around the world advise you on optimal ways to use technology and services to transform your ICT environment and achieve higher levels of innovation. We help you develop a strategic roadmap that aligns your IT strategy and investments to your business priorities. We also assist in developing specific strategies for mobility, cloud, and IT-as-a-service to help you unlock the potential of these emerging technologies. 

We work with you to architect a holistic solution that integrates new technologies with the legacy environment, in line with your IT strategy.  As par​​​t of any transformation, we identify the required changes to the ICT infrastructure – from network, communications, and security to the data centre, end-user computing, applications, and service management – to ensure the new service delivers the desired return on investment and business outcomes.

As a full life cycle service provider, we will help you implement, integrate, transition, manage and continually improve the solution – across a myriad of operating model options.   We bring a disciplined, systematic approach using time-tested assessments, methodologies, frameworks, and best practices to drive consistency and quality throughout the project engagement.




 We offer strategy, architecture, implementation and integration services covering the major ICT domains and delivery models to help you plan and build innovative solutions and optimise your IT environment.

Strategy consulting
Our strategy consulting services help you identify and plan powerful and innovative ICT services using optimal delivery models that drive real business outcomes. We can help you leverage emerging technologies – mobility, cloud and IT-as-a-service – while maximising the value of your existing mixed-technology environment. We work with you to develop strategies that are founded on our practical implementation experience as one of the largest ICT infrastructure system integrators in the world.
Architecture consulting
Our architecture consulting services focus on developing the roadmaps and solution designs for integrating new technologies and optimising your current IT environment in line with your broader ICT strategy.  We have extensive architecture competencies and offerings in areas important to your business, from network, communications, and data centres to end-user computing, applications, service management, and security​.  Through these services, we support you in designing end-to-end solutions that help you realise the greatest value from your technology investment.
Implementation and integration services
Through our implementation and integration services, we provide extensive delivery, project, programme, and transition management expertise to help you build integrated solutions and prepare for managed, cloud or IT outsourcing delivery models. Using proprietary frameworks, methodologies and tools, we simplify and de-risk your transformation projects to ensure you realise the desired benefits to the business.
Specific Offerings

 Utilising repeatable assessments and planning services with proven results, we take a systematic, modular approach to help companies develop the strategy, design, and implementation roadmap.

Delivery Methods

 ​Dimension Data’s delivery methods provide the framework to guide globally consistent high-quality delivery to achieve your business goals.

​Project management
Dimension Data‘s Primer Project Management Methodology embraces a suite of world-class delivery services and project management capabilities to ensure that your expectations are met on time and within budget.

Implementation methodologies
Based on a combination of our Primer Project Management Methodology and extensive experience in building and deploying technology-enabled solutions for clients around the world, Dimension Data has developed a series of domain-specific implementation methodologies to improve the outcome and benefits of technology deployments in specific domains. These methodologies include:

  • The Unified Communications Implementation Methodology for Cisco: paves the way for smooth unified communications implementations, providing everything from templates and best practices to a methodology for driving end-user adoption within your organisation.
  • The Visual Communications Implementation Methodology:  accelerates your video projects through proven best practices, change management and ensuring the swift adoption of the technology within your environment.
  • Our Consulting Services Methodology:  scales across both simple and highly complex consulting engagements to ensure you receive a consistent experience, regardless of geography or type of engagement.
  • Our Transition Implementation Methodology minimises business disruption during the transition process to a managed services environment, and increases on-going value by systematically introducing incremental and step-change transformational improvements.

Frameworks and development models
Our frameworks and development models have proven useful to clients who have grappled with a vision, architecture and technology roadmaps in multi-vendor environments such as enterprise mobility, unified communications and contact centres​.

Contact us to find out more about our:

  • Enterprise Mobility Framework​
  • Enterprise Mobility Development Model
  • Unified Communications and Collaboration Development Model
  • Contact Centre Development Model
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Why Dimension Data?


Global reach and local intimacy:
we have over 3,000 strategy, architecture, technology and delivery professionals serving clients in 52 countries directly, and 113 countries through partners.  We offer local intimacy and know-how with global consistency.

Full life cycle:
we help clients turn ideas and goals into outcomes through full life cycle services including assessments, planning, design, implementation, integration, and ongoing innovation.

Deep expertise: 
we employ hundreds of certified technology, IT service management, security and project management professionals helping clients implement technology-enabled business solutions.

Extensive track record: 
we have delivered thousands of successful ICT transformation projects by addressing all the domains of change, including technology, architecture, service, people, process, tools, and governance.

Disciplined pragmatic approach: 
we bring a disciplined, pragmatic approach using time-tested assessments, methodologies, frameworks, and best practices to drive consistency and quality throughout the project engagement.