Didata accelerates Namibia’s ICT development

Dimension Data, a global ICT services and solutions provider, is playing a key role as a platinum sponsor of the three-day Telecom Namibia ICT Summit 2011 being held in Windhoek from 12 to 14 September 2011 at the Safari Hotel and Conference Centre. The conference theme is: “We have arrived – the globe is linked”.

Tony Munro, Solutions Executive at Dimension Data Emerging Africa (image source: file photo)

The Telecom Namibia ICT Summit 2011 not only focuses on cutting-edge technologies, but will also provide a platform for ICT technology vendors, service providers and the public sector to share ideas, and discuss the challenges and opportunities of a linked global village.

Tony Munro, Solutions Executive at Dimension Data Emerging Africa, presented a keynote on the first day of the event.

“As the leading ICT service provider in Africa, the Dimension Data Namibia team looks forward to meeting and engaging with clients to discuss relevant ICT issues,” he says.

Innovation and investment in the telecommunications sector are key enablers for Namibia’s economic transformation to a stronger and more productive, knowledge-based economy. Dimension Data is best placed to support government in its mandate to enable the strategic use of ICT to help create social and economic changes in health, education and culture, and also increase civic engagement around the world.

Dimension Data Namibia was established in 2006 and has participated in the ICT Summit since its inception. The company has close to 60 members of staff in Namibia manning two offices in Windhoek and Walvis Bay.

Dimension Data continues to grow and has become a trusted ICT service provider in Namibia. The company stands ready to assist clients respond to the unique challenges faced in Africa.

“Over the past few years, we have been building cloud-related skills and capabilities in the areas of virtualisation, data centre and storage, managed services and hosting, as well as IT outsourcing – all critical components to enabling cloud architectures for our clients. The recent acquisition of OpSource will provide Dimension Data with a significantly enhanced value proposition for clients,” says Munro.

Staff Writer