Dimension Data expands Citrix alliance
Systems integrator signs two-year Global Market Acceleration deal
Dimension Data has expanded its global collaboration with Citrix after it signed a two-year Global Market Acceleration deal, a move that will see the two companies co-invest to drive product management, sales and marketing efforts across Asia, Australia, Europe, the Americas,Middle East and Africa.
According to Dimension Data, the agreement is aimed at accelerating momentum and broadening scope across its solutions and services for client computing, cloud, networking, data centre and enterprise mobility.
Dimension Data said it will develop and integrate Citrix technologies more deeply in its existing solutions and services, all designed to meet growing client demand. The systems integrator also said joint initiatives will be governed globally and executed locally to maximise market penetration.
Peter Menadue, Dimension Data's general manager for Microsoft Solutions, said: "There's been an increase in the number of clients wanting us to help them enable their mobile workforce securely, while reducing costs and complexity of managing desktops and applications. Citrix technologies will enable us to do that. With Citrix bringing desktop solutions to market for a number of years now, it is very exciting to ramp up for even greater success across a wider range of solutions and services areas."
Tom Flink, vice president, Channels and Market Development at Citrix, said: "Dimension Data's focus on innovation in cloud, networking and mobility mirrors our own, and makes our plans to expand our relationship an exciting opportunity for both parties. Additionally, their strong partnerships with both Microsoft and Cisco make them an ideal partner to us."