Menu
Dimension Data taps IBM talent to spearhead government sales

Dimension Data taps IBM talent to spearhead government sales

A broadened portfolio of all-of-government services positions Dimension Data to push for more government business

Dimension Data is making a big push for government business.

Dimension Data is making a big push for government business.

Dimension Data is continuing its drive for government business in New Zealand, recruiting a new national sales manager for the sector.

The appointment of Matt Christie follows an expansion of government service offerings and wins in the recent all-of-government Telecommunications-as-a-Service (TaaS) supplier panel review, that sees the provider offer new services across connectivity, security and communications.

“We see this appointment as strengthening our capabilities and providing an opportunity for us to innovate even further with our clients,” said Simone Moors, sales and marketing director, Dimension Data.

Christie has worked for over 21 years in the industry, joining Dimension Data from IBM, where he led the government, social and health sectors. Previously, Christie also held senior roles at Spark, Unisys, Zintel and Novell.

Dimension Data said it continues to strengthen all-of-government offerings in all TaaS towers, boasting the most service types of all providers, which enables the business to deliver end-to-end services as a single provider.

“Globally, the New Zealand government leads the way in a number of areas because of the all-of-government approach," Moors added.

"There is an increasing focus on delivering digital solutions, and our size means we can deliver this much faster than other countries. There is a real opportunity to extend that with technologies such as big data and artificial intelligence."

Christie said the two things that attracted him to the role was the portfolio of services and capacity to grow in the local market.

According to Christie, the New Zealand government is "well placed to be world leaders" in the digital space, with the whole industry moving towards design-led approaches and agile ways of working.

Last year, ahead of the TaaS panel review, Dimension Data rolled out a single point ICT managed service in New Zealand, including full telecommunications fixed line voice, mobile voice and mobile data services.


Follow Us

Join the newsletter!

Or

Sign up to gain exclusive access to email subscriptions, event invitations, competitions, giveaways, and much more.

Membership is free, and your security and privacy remain protected. View our privacy policy before signing up.

Error: Please check your email address.

Tags governmentIBMdimension dataAll of governmentTaaS

Featured

Slideshows

EDGE 2018: Kiwis kick back with Super Rugby before NZ session

EDGE 2018: Kiwis kick back with Super Rugby before NZ session

New Zealanders kick-started EDGE 2018 with a bout of Super Rugby before a dedicated New Zealand session, in front of more than 50 partners, vendors and distributors on Hamilton Island.​

EDGE 2018: Kiwis kick back with Super Rugby before NZ session
EDGE 2018: Kiwis assess key customer priorities through NZ research

EDGE 2018: Kiwis assess key customer priorities through NZ research

EDGE 2018 kicked off with a dedicated New Zealand track, highlighting the key customer priorities across the local market, in association with Dell EMC. Delivered through EDGE Research - leveraging Kiwi data through Tech Research Asia - more than 50 partners, vendors and distributors combined during an interactive session to assess the changing spending patterns of the end-user and the subsequent impact to the channel.

EDGE 2018: Kiwis assess key customer priorities through NZ research
Show Comments