Polycom Names Dimension Data Global System Integrator Of The Year And EMEA System Integrator Of The Year

Fri Feb 8, 2013 8:00am EST

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Polycom recognizes Dimension Data for exceptional performance in 2012
NEW YORK,  Feb. 8, 2013  /PRNewswire/ -- Dimension Data,  the $5.8 billionglobal
ICT solutions and services provider, today announced  Polycom, Inc. (Nasdaq:
PLCM), the global leader in open standards-based unified communications and
collaboration (UC&C), has named Dimension Data as both Global and EMEA System
Integrator of the Year, for the second year in a row. Dimension Data received
the award at TEAM Polycom 2013, the company's annual sales and partner
conference, held in  Vancouver, British Columbia  from  February 4-7, 2013.

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"We are proud to be recognized by Polycom for our excellence in execution for
two consecutive years," said  Graham Parker, Dimension Data's Operations
Director, Global Solutions and Services. "Together with Polycom, Dimension Data
is meeting client demand for end-to-end solutions based on the Microsoft®  Lync
platform. Being acknowledged by Polycom for this work is great validation of our
investments and vision in the evolving UC&C marketplace."

"In an ever-changing, rapidly growing market, it's critical to have partners
like Dimension Data who can help us meet our customer's complete business needs
with transformative solutions and tailored UC&C offerings that enable people to
work and collaborate better," said  Ron Myers, senior vice president, worldwide
channels, Polycom. "We congratulate Dimension Data for their continued
excellence."

Dimension Data provides planning, deployment, integration and managed services
for UC&C based on Microsoft and Polycom technologies. This includes support and
management of Polycom environments through its Managed Services for Visual
Communications - delivering flexible, integrated and managed visual
communications solutions globally in 51 countries, across five regions.

The Polycom Partner Awards recognize global partners whose achievements impact
Polycom's business on a worldwide basis, including theater awards for each of
the company's five operating regions, and country awards to partners that
primarily do business within a single country. Dimension Data was honored for
the achievements it has made that impacted Polycom's business on a worldwide
basis and also specifically in EMEA. Both awards recognize that Dimension Data
distinguished itself through improved business performance in 2012, innovative
customer focus, and exceptional sales and marketing engagement with Polycom.

Dimension Data is part of the  Polycom Partner Network. The nearly 7,000 Polycom
Partner Network members embrace and extend Polycom's open standards-based video
collaboration solutions to deliver comprehensive UC&C solutions for the
enterprise, as well as applications to support a growing number of use cases
across vertical industries such as healthcare, education, government,
manufacturing, financial services, media and entertainment. As part of the
Polycom Partner Network, technology providers, ISVs, solution advisors,
integrators, service providers and other companies can work with Polycom and
each other to deliver tailored solutions for the multi-faceted needs of today's
organizations.

About Dimension Data
Founded in 1983, Dimension Data plc is an ICT services and solutions provider
that uses its technology expertise, global service delivery capability, and
entrepreneurial spirit to accelerate the business ambitions of its clients.
Dimension Data is a member of the NTT Group. Visit us at 
www.dimensiondata.com/na  and  www.facebook.com/DimensionDataAmericas  or follow
us on Twitter:  @DimensionDataAM.

About Polycom
Polycom is the global leader in open standards-based unified communications and
collaboration (UC&C) solutions for voice and video collaboration, trusted by
more than 415,000 customers around the world. Polycom solutions are powered by
the Polycom®  RealPresence®  Platform, comprehensive software infrastructure and
rich APIs that interoperate with the broadest set of communication, business,
mobile and cloud applications and devices to deliver secure face-to-face video
collaboration in any environment. Polycom and its ecosystem of over 7,000
partners provide truly unified communications solutions that deliver the best
user experience, highest multi-vendor interoperability, and lowest TCO. Visit 
www.polycom.com  or connect with us on  Twitter,  Facebook, and  LinkedIn  to
learn how we're pushing the greatness of human collaboration forward.

© 2013 Polycom, Inc. All rights reserved. POLYCOM, the Polycom logo, and the
names and marks associated with Polycom's products are trademarks and/or service
marks of Polycom, Inc. and are registered and/or common law marks in  the United
States  and various other countries. All other trademarks are property of their
respective owners.

 For further information, please contact:                             
 Jackie Funk                               Mariah Torpey              
 Dimension Data Americas                   Davies Murphy Group        
 T: 571-203-4006                           T: 781-418-2404            
 E:  jackie.funk@dimensiondata.com         E:  ddna@daviesmurphy.com  


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