Dimension Data Case Study

In exploring some of these organisation’s global strategies and plans that were put in place to achieve their global success thus far, the 7 Wonders will be able to identify gaps in Business Connexion’s Current global plans (if any) and bridge these gaps via recommendations, to enhance their participation as a global partner for their current and potential customers.
7.1 South African Born – Dimension Data Over a period of three decades, Dimension Data has grown from South African roots to become a global company of over USD 5.8 billion and since 2010 was wholly acquired by the NTT Group.
The first decade (Capturing the South African Market and establishing dominance) (Dimension Data, 2015)
Similar to Business Connexion, the first decade
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Key acquisitions gave them a foothold in new markets in Europe, North America and the UK. They also launched their globally standardised managed services offerings, using their proprietary Global Services Operating Architecture, providing clients with 24x7 remote network monitoring and maintenance services.
Dimension Data’s third decade (Full Globalisation)
With Dimension Data’s view of ensuring not losing the South African market, a deliberate attempt to comply with the legislative framework, a Black Economic Empowerment consortium made a 25.01% equity purchase in Dimension Data South Africa.
Following that, was a period of expansion, and the consolidation of international presence across several geographies from 2007-2009.
The ongoing progress of their 'Profitable Growth' strategy, first introduced in 2005, was also paying handsome dividends. In the 2009 financial year, Dimension Data showed strong growth in profitability, exceeding the USD 4 billion mark for the second year in a row.
Events in 2010 were dominated by Dimension Data's acquisition by NTT Group, one of the largest telecommunications service providers – and organisations – in the
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