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Didata’s new CEO sets out his game plan

Game ranging and IT are disciplines that couldn’t be more removed from one another. Yet it’s a former game ranger and former prospective farmer that Dimension Data has hired as the new CEO of its key Africa and Middle East operation. And the new man in the hot

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Management shake-up at Dimension Data

Dimension Data is getting a new CEO for its Middle East and Africa business. Grant Bodley, who has been with the IT services group for the past 15 years, will be taking on the role with current CEO

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How to get a good job in IT in 2015

The days of being able to qualify with an entry-level certification from an industry player and being able to walk into a job are fast drawing to a close. Instead, companies are looking for people who

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Didata seeks Telkom, BCX concessions

Dimension Data has asked the Competition Tribunal to impose additional constraints on Telkom if the telecommunications operator is allowed to buy listed IT services company Business Connexion. But BCX

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IS, MWeb deal greenlighted

The Competition Commission has recommended to the Competition Tribunal that the proposed merger between Dimension Data’s Internet Solutions (IS) and three divisions of MWeb be approved,…

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Dimension Data to buy MWeb assets

Dimension Data division Internet Solutions has announced it is acquiring MWeb Business as well as the core network assets of the MWeb Internet service provider business and Optinet. The businesses are owned

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Dimension Data launches global data centres

Johannesburg-headquartered global technology services group Dimension Data has announced it is opening three new data centres as demand from businesses for cloud computing services expands. The new data centres are based in Toronto in Canada, Auckland, in New Zealand and São Paulo in Brazil. Dimension Data, which

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IS, MWeb merger on the cards?

Five years after media giant Naspers put MWeb up for auction unsuccessfully, corporate action involving the Internet service provider may again be looming. According to a well-placed industry source, Dimension Data and Naspers have been engaged in talks about merging MWeb and Dimension Data

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Wilcocks named to AccessKenya board

Following the successful conclusion of Dimension Data’s acquisition of AccessKenya Group for R328m, the Johannesburg-headquartered company has announced that it has appointed its Middle East and Africa CEO, Derek Wilcocks, to the Kenyan company’s board

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Didata’s SA telecoms plans revealed

Dimension Data, the Johannesburg-headquartered IT services group owned by Japan’s Nippon Telegraph and Telephone, wants to become a much more active player in South Africa’s mobile communications industry and has been involved in talks about potential deals that will help it do this

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