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16 August 2018

Dimension Data powers utility supply giant's operations with total security management

Singapore – 16 August 2018 Dimension Data, a USD 8 billion global technology integrator and managed services provider, has been appointed as Integrated Managed Security Solutions provider by one of Asia’s largest utility company, to further the company’s business operations in Hong Kong and its subsidiaries in Asia Pacific.

The company was seeking an experienced technology partner to help them develop an overall cybersecurity strategy for its regional operations. Today’s increasingly hostile cyber environment prompted the company to look at how it can bolster its defence capabilities to mitigate risks and future-proof their technology environment.

Dimension Data was selected on the back of a tender process which included multiple portal demonstrations to showcase its domain expertise and solutions robustness. Under the agreement, Dimension Data will be responsible for the provision of a total security solution system, consisting of products, services and consultancy services, to ensure business-readiness and reliability of their systems.

This spans integration, testing and management of security solutions and over 100 devices, including next-generation firewall, Advanced Threat Protection solutions, servers and SIEM tools to ensure real-time, threat intelligence-driven protection from emerging forms of cyber-attacks. The solutions are flexible and easily scalable, aimed to support the client’s ambitious future growth plans.

“We are very excited to work with an industry leader, and to be able to accelerate its provision of essential services to the locals. Through our Managed Security Services, we have built a secure operational environment to help the client organisation deliver its services, in a reliable and sustainable manner”, said Steven Medeiros, President, Dimension Data Hong Kong.

Since implementation, the client has improved productivity across the organisation. Improved service-level agreements have also resulted in better protection of the business as the client is able to take proactive and actionable responses following threat monitoring analytics.

“We have enabled our client to gain the confidence to focus on ensuring continued service excellence in their business, with the assurance of a robust defence strategy. That is always the goal behind every implementation, and we look forward to continually evolving with them in the years to come,” said Medeiros.

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About Dimension Data
Founded in 1983, Dimension Data is a USD 8 billion global leader in designing, optimising, and managing today’s evolving technology environments. This enables its clients to leverage data in a digital age, turn it into information, and extract insights.

Headquartered in Johannesburg, Dimension Data employs 28,000 people across 47 countries. The company brings together the world’s best technology provided by market leaders and niche innovators with the service support that clients need for their businesses – from consulting, technical, and support services to a fully-managed service.

In Asia Pacific, we operate in 35 offices across 13 countries. We help clients enable technology, operate their IT infrastructures and transform technology solutions that deliver value. It combines an expertise in digital infrastructure, cybersecurity, customer experience (CX), and digital workplace, with advanced skills in IT outsourcing, IT-as-a-Service, Systems integration services and training.

Dimension Data is a proud member of the NTT Group. Visit us at http://www.dimensiondata.com 

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