Dimension Data, the $7.5 billion global ICT solutions and services provider, today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has ranked Dimension Data among North America's top solution providers in the 2016 Solution Provider 500, an annual list of the largest technology integrators, solution providers and IT consultants by revenue. CRN also named three Dimension Data executives to the prestigious 2016 Women of the Channel list, including the exclusive "Power 30" subset, which recognizes an executive's exemplary record of success and level of influence in the channel.
"The 2016 Solution Provider 500 represents a total, combined revenue of over $334 billion – a testament to the success of these companies in keeping pace with the rapidly changing demands of today's IT market," said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. "The Women of the Channel executives have made a lasting mark on our industry – growing and elevating partner programs, leading transitions to new business models, introducing cutting-edge go-to-market strategies and contributing to the overall advancement of the channel ecosystem."
Named to the Women of the Channel's elite "Power 30," Christine Wolff serves as Dimension Data's Group Senior Vice President, Cisco Alliance. She spearheads all aspects of Dimension Data's global partnership with Cisco, which just reached its 25thanniversary. This includes implementing the "Better Together" strategy that enabled Cisco and Dimension Data to multiply revenues by more than 20 percent in a single-digit growth market last year.
Also named to CRN's 2016 Women of the Channel list, Amy Reynolds Smith serves as Dimension Data's Vice President, Customer Experience and Collaboration. Last year, she was instrumental in helping Dimension Data become the first Cisco Spark Hybrid Services Global Partner, advancing Dimension Data's collaboration portfolio to provide complete cloud consumption capabilities. Additionally, Pam Wugalter, an Area Vice President of Sales for Dimension Data is developing market support to meet growing client demands throughout the mountain state region. She led the opening of new offices in Coloradoand Utah, building sales leadership and engineering teams throughout these territories and strengthening relationships with local clients and partners. All three executives participate in the Women's Network of Dimension Data (WNDD), a global program that identifies, mentors and develops women leaders.
"It's incredibly rewarding to see our success in helping clients transform IT into a competitive business advantage reinforced by CRN," said Jim Hirt, SVP, Marketing and Alliances at Dimension Data Americas. "These two honors further validate our top ranking among service providers, as well as our commitment to developing and supporting the growth of women as IT leaders."