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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 focuses on digital infrastructure, hybrid cloud, workspaces, and cybersecurity. In addition to offering the sale of physical data centers, it provides operation, management, transformation, and relocation of such data centers.

TypePrivate
Founded1983
HQJohannesburg, ZA
Websitedimensiondata.com
Employee Ratings3.1

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2019)29,703
Job Openings808
Revenue (FY, 2016)$7.4 B(-2%)

Key People/Management at Dimension Data

Jason Goodall

Jason Goodall

Group Chief Executive Officer
Andrew Briggs

Andrew Briggs

Director of Sales
Bill Padfield

Bill Padfield

Group COO
David Sherriffs

David Sherriffs

CFO
Ettienne Reinecke

Ettienne Reinecke

CTO
Neil Louw

Neil Louw

Group CIO
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Dimension Data Office Locations

Dimension Data has offices in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Westville, East London and in 152 other locations
Johannesburg, ZA (HQ)
The Campus 57 Sloane Street
Bloemfontein, ZA
49 President Steyn Ave, Westdene
Cape Town, ZA
Central Park Building, Black River Park, 2 Fir St Observatory
Centurion, ZA
Unit 1, 12 Victoria Link, Route 21 Office Park, 14 Regency Street
East London, ZA
Palm Square Business Park, Birchwood House, Bonza Bay Road Beacon Bay
Johannesburg, ZA
57 Sloane St, Bryanston, Sandton, 2191 Bryanston
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Dimension Data Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1983

Dimension Data total Funding

$13.4 m

Dimension Data latest funding size

$450 k

Time since last funding

3 years ago

Dimension Data investors

Dimension Data's latest funding round in August 2016 was reported to be $450 k. In total, Dimension Data has raised $13.4 m
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Dimension Data Revenue

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

7.4b

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

(2.3%)

Gross profit (FY, 2016)

1.3b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %

18%

Net income (FY, 2016)

(279.2m)

EBIT (FY, 2016)

(107.5m)

Cash (30-Sep-2016)

247.7m
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

6.4b7.5b7.4b

Revenue growth, %

18%(2%)

Cost of goods sold

5.0b6.1b6.0b

Gross profit

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

Cash

464.4m282.0m247.7m

Accounts Receivable

1.7b1.9b1.8b

Prepaid Expenses

331.3m346.9m415.1m

Inventories

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

Inventories

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

Accounts Payable

196.2m364.1m111.6m

Cash From Operating Activities

141.9m72.7m43.6m

Purchases of PP&E

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

Revenue/Employee

417.5k

Debt/Equity

6.2 x

Debt/Assets

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

Partners

100

Countries

57 57 49
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Dimension Data Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
CeryxApril 04, 2016
BritehouseOctober 07, 2015
OaktonAugust 13, 2014$171 m
Nexus ISApril 23, 2014
NextiraOneDecember 03, 2013
XigoFebruary 07, 2012
OpSourceJune 30, 2011
Magenta ComputaciónApril 07, 2010
TeksysFebruary 08, 2009

Dimension Data Revenue Breakdown

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Dimension Data revenue breakdown by business segment: 35.5% from Managed Services, 13.3% from Professional Services and 51.2% from Product

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Dimension Data News and Updates

Dimension Data Executives Are Said to Weigh Buyout From NTT

Dimension Data Executives Are Said to Weigh Buyout From NTT

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3D Telepresence Market 2019: Global Analysis by Key Players – TelePresence Tech, Cisco, Microsoft, Dimension Data, Musion

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Managed Services Market Service, Development Process, Application, Growth 2023 Key players like Dimension Data, Ericsson, Accenture, Tata Consultancy Services, Ibm, Cisco, Unisys, Dxc Technology

Qurate Business Intelligence Adds “Managed Services Market Demand, Growth, Opportunities and Analysis Of Top Key Player Forecast To 2023” To Its Research Database Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Dimension Data Launches Annual 'Tech Trends' Forecast for 2019

NEW YORK, Nov. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Dimension Data, the USD 8 billion global technology integrator and managed services provider, today launched its Tech Trends 2019 report developed by its team of technology experts. It identifies fundamental industry trends that will come to define...

Dimension Data wins TSIA STAR Award for Transformation of Support Services

LONDON and JOHANNESBURG, Oct. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Dimension Data, the USD 8 billion global technology integrator and managed services provider, today announced that it has won the 2018 Technology Services Industry Association (TSIA) STAR Award for Transformation of Support Services....
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Dimension Data Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Dimension Data founded?

    Dimension Data was founded in 1983.

  • Who are Dimension Data key executives?

    Dimension Data's key executives are Jason Goodall, Andrew Briggs and Bill Padfield.

  • How many employees does Dimension Data have?

    Dimension Data has 29,703 employees.

  • What is Dimension Data revenue?

    Latest Dimension Data annual revenue is $7.4 b.

  • What is Dimension Data revenue per employee?

    Latest Dimension Data revenue per employee is $247.9 k.

  • Who are Dimension Data competitors?

    Competitors of Dimension Data include Red River, CXtec and PC Connection.

  • Where is Dimension Data headquarters?

    Dimension Data headquarters is located at The Campus 57 Sloane Street , Johannesburg.

  • Where are Dimension Data offices?

    Dimension Data has offices in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Westville, East London and in 152 other locations.

  • How many offices does Dimension Data have?

    Dimension Data has 169 offices.