Menu
Dimension Data launches global Cloud solution in New Zealand

Dimension Data launches global Cloud solution in New Zealand

“Dimension Data has a strong presence in New Zealand, so we’re excited to be investing in a cloud solution that will really support Kiwi organisations."

Global ICT service and solutions provider Dimension Data has today launched New Zealand’s first global, enterprise-class cloud platform with local support in Auckland.

The company’s Managed Cloud Platform (MCP) will be the 13th to be deployed worldwide, going live in December, and will include public, private and hybrid options.

“Dimension Data has a strong presence in New Zealand, so we’re excited to be investing in a cloud solution that will really support Kiwi organisations," says Bill Padfield, CEO, Dimension Data Asia Pacific, who is in Auckland for the launch.

“International analysts have predicted that more than 50 per cent of enterprise production workloads will be using cloud computing by 2017.

"Our global platform will provide great opportunities for local enterprise to grow, and the support provided locally by our team on the ground in New Zealand makes our Managed Cloud Platform a unique challenger in the market.”

James Walls, Chief Technology Manager at Dimension Data New Zealand, says the MCP provides a high-performance, easy to use and flexible solution at a competitive price.

“We offer New Zealand companies real cost efficiencies through our global pricing model," he adds.

"We’ve found that most of our clients have changing needs and requirements, so it’s important we have the flexibility to change with them.

“They don’t want to be tied into packages or bundles, so we’ve ensured our Managed Cloud Platform runs as a simple cost per use model where clients pay for what they use and nothing more.”

A key feature of the MCP is the management application, Cloud Control, allowing organisations to spin up their own elastic cloud server and provision any amount of resources needed anytime and from anywhere.

“Our clients can increase, decrease, switch on and switch off their CPU, RAM, and increase or remove storage as they choose, and we only bill them for what is used," Walls adds.

"Plus, when a server is no longer needed and deleted, the organisation stops paying for it immediately.”

The data centre is located in Kapua, Hamilton and will be live from 4 December 2014.

Follow Us

Join the New Zealand Reseller News newsletter!

Error: Please check your email address.

Tags CloudData Centredimension data

Slideshows

Meet the leading HP partners in New Zealand...

Meet the leading HP partners in New Zealand...

HP has recognised its top performing partners in New Zealand at the second annual 2016 HP Partner Awards, held at a glittering bash in Auckland. The HP Partner Awards recognises and celebrates excellence, growth, consistency and engagement of its top partners. This year also saw the addition of several new categories, resulting in 11 companies winning across 11 award categories.

Meet the leading HP partners in New Zealand...
Channel comes together as Ingram Micro Showcase hits Auckland

Channel comes together as Ingram Micro Showcase hits Auckland

Ingram Micro outlined its core focuses for 2017 at Showcase in Auckland, bringing together the channel for a day of engaging keynotes, compelling breakout sessions and new technologies.

Channel comes together as Ingram Micro Showcase hits Auckland
Show Comments