Andile Ngcaba, the former chairman of Dimension Data Middle East & Africa, is suing the company over alleged racial discrimination and after it allegedly violated an undertaking over equal pay.
Dimension Data executive chairman Jeremy Ord speaks to TechCentral in a wide-ranging discussion on everything from the aftermath of the 2001 technology crash to corruption in South Africa’s IT industry to his group’s new go-to-market strategy.
Dimension Data and its parent, Japan’s NTT, on Monday announced plans to build new data centre facilities in Johannesburg offering 12MW of IT load.
Japan’s NTT will take full control of its wireless carrier business NTT Docomo for about 4 trillion yen ($37.9-billion), the Nikkei business daily reported on Tuesday.
Dimension Data is at an advanced stage of talks to sell The Campus, long the site of its head office in Johannesburg, TechCentral has learnt.
Dimension Data senior managers are approaching lenders and investors to raise cash for a possible deal for the group’s Africa and Middle East operations, which could be valued at about $800-million.