Dimension Data Cloud Solutions Executive to Present at Saugatuck Cloud Business Summit 2012


Chief Strategy Officer Treb Ryan and other cloud industry executives to discuss the realities of deploying cloud infrastructure

Dimension Data Holdings plcHilary King, Global PR ManagerTel: +27 11 575 6728Cell: +27 82 414 9623

, the global ICT solutions and services provider, today announced that Treb Ryan, Chief Strategy Officer for Dimension Data's Cloud Solutions Business Unit, will present at Saugatuck Technology's taking place November 14 at the Westin Times Square in New York City. The conference, now in its second year, focuses on significant business and technology issues as well as best practices associated with cloud IT for CIOs, CTOs and senior business leaders from across a wide range of industries.

Ryan will be joined by executives from TM Forum, Citi and the Department of Homeland Security on a panel entitled “Cloud Infrastructure – Maximizing Value at What Cost and Risk?” to be held on Wednesday, November 14 at 1:15 p.m. Moderated by Saugatuck Technology Vice President Charlie Burns, the panelists will use real world experience to discuss the challenges IT professional face when deploying cloud infrastructure, including cost and security, while balancing against the benefits they seek to gain.

“Many IT decision-makers have turned to cloud computing with goals of higher infrastructure efficiency and lower cost, in addition to maintaining high service levels and security,” said Ryan. “These goals, as well as the pressure to present high return on investment and deploy quickly, can color the planning process as a business is evaluating their cloud strategy. This session is designed to inform and educate IT professionals of the realities involved in deploying the cloud in order to avoid common pitfalls.”

Dimension Data is a specialist IT services and solution provider that helps clients plan, build, support and manage their IT infrastructures. Today the company is positioned at the forefront of networking and communications in 51 countries across five regions – Middle East & Africa, Europe, Asia Pacific, Australia and the Americas.

For more information about Dimension Data or to arrange a meeting with Treb Ryan at the Saugatuck Cloud Business Summit in New York, please contact Caitlin Mattias at .

Founded in 1983, Dimension Data plc is an ICT services and solutions provider that uses its technology expertise, global service delivery capability, and entrepreneurial spirit to accelerate the business ambitions of its clients. Dimension Data is a member of the NTT Group.