Dimension Data, the USD 6.7 billion global ICT solutions and services provider, today announced that Deloitte Consulting LLP has chosen Dimension Data as the cloud service provider to deliver Enterprise Application and Analytic workloads for business transformation and the Dimension Data Managed Cloud Platform™ (MCP), as the infrastructure-as-a-service.
As a result, Deloitte will be able to offer clients solutions such as Managed Analytics and SAP applications to multi-national clients across five continents, while Dimension Data provides and manages the infrastructure-as-a-service layer as a shared resource or private cloud.
Deloitte will have the flexibility to align the right cloud to the right application and workloads by choosing from Dimension Data’s public, private or hybrid cloud models. Clients get the convenience of consistent performance and availability, world class connectivity and security delivered in a consumption model on all platforms.
“The combination of the Dimension Data MCP and Deloitte business transformation solutions enables the client to align IT to business outcomes,” said Shelley Perry, senior vice-president, research and development, for Dimension Data’s ITaaS Business Unit. “We’re investing in new, advanced technology from companies like the EMC Federation and Cisco to enable a hybrid cloud strategy. By surrounding enterprise applications, moving to the cloud, with all the services and capabilities they require, we’re simplifying IT transformation.”
“We are seeing a rapid shift in the market, from general low cost cloud computing, to subscribers looking for tailored enterprise cloud solutions. The combination of Deloitte’s Enterprise Products, Managed Analytics, business transformation expertise, and Dimension Data’s hybrid cloud platform, and their technology alignment with EMC will enable clients to rapidly move forward quickly and with confidence. Our immediate roll-out at Dimension Data will be with our entire suite of Enterprise Products and Managed Analytics businesses,” explained Paul Roma, principal, Deloitte Consulting, LLP.