Dimension Data offers design, development, and management solutions for IT networks and applications. The Company focuses on services including network integration, security and data centers. It is placing its primary focus on four service areas. These include: digital infrastructure, hybrid cloud, workspaces for tomorrow, and cybersecurity. In addition to offering the sale of physical data centers, it provides operation, management, transformation, and relocation of such data centers.

Johannesburg, ZA
Size (employees)
27,260 (est)
Dimension Data was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Johannesburg, ZA
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Key People/Management at Dimension Data

​David Sherriffs

​David Sherriffs

Ettienne Reinecke

Ettienne Reinecke

Jason Goodall

Jason Goodall

Group Chief Executive Officer

Dimension Data Office Locations

Dimension Data has an office in Johannesburg, Chennai, Hyderabad, Qianjin District and in 140 other locations
Johannesburg, ZA (HQ)
The Campus 57 Sloane Street
Bloemfontein, ZA
49 President Steyn Ave
Cape Town, ZA
2 Fir St
East London, ZA
34 Bonza Bay Rd
Port Elizabeth, ZA
Sandton, ZA
57 Sloane St
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Dimension Data Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Total Funding

$450 k


Dimension Data Financials

Dimension Data's revenue was reported to be $7.36 b in FY, 2016 which is a 2.3% decrease from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

7.4 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

1.3 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

(279.2 m)

EBIT (FY, 2016)

(107.5 m)

Cash (6-Mar-2018)

247.7 m
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


6.4 b7.5 b7.4 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

5 b6.1 b6 b

Gross profit

1.4 b1.5 b1.3 b
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


464.4 m282 m247.7 m

Accounts Receivable

1.7 b1.9 b1.8 b

Prepaid Expenses

331.3 m346.9 m415.1 m


176.7 m169.2 m181.5 m
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


(44.5 m)(21.3 m)(13.6 m)

Accounts Payable

196.2 m364.1 m111.6 m

Cash From Operating Activities

141.9 m72.7 m43.6 m

Purchases of PP&E

(178.9 m)(178.7 m)(175.1 m)
USDY, 2016


417.5 k


6.2 x


0.4 x

Financial Leverage

17.2 x
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Dimension Data Operating Metrics

Dimension Data's Enterprise Customers was reported to be 6 k in FY, 2016.
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Enterprise Customers

6 k

IT Assets Managed

45 m45 m




57 57 49
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Dimension Data Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Ceryx April 04, 2016
Britehouse October 07, 2015
Oakton August 13, 2014$171 m
Nexus IS April 23, 2014
NextiraOne December 03, 2013
Xigo February 07, 2012
OpSource June 30, 2011
Magenta Computación April 07, 2010
Teksys February 08, 2009
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Dimension Data News and Updates

Dimension Data brings machine learning to the Tour de France

Predictive analytics functionality is also going to be tested out for the first time. The post Dimension Data brings machine learning to the Tour de France appeared first on Computer Business Review.

Tour de France 2017: Dimension Data brings machine learning to the world’s greatest race

Dimension Data expands Tour de France partnership to make 2017 event the most informative yet.
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