Dimension Data Acquires Teliris To Expand Its Managed Services For Visual Communications Operations
Dimension Data accelerates the development of a true VCaaS offering
Founded in 2001, Teliris is one of the first industrypioneers to deliver cloud-based managed telepresence services, and provides immersive telepresence and videoconferencing services via its own proprietary platform, Lentaris™.
Dimension Data is the world's largest video integrator by revenue and endpoints. Dimension Data also hasthe most comprehensive set of on-premise, managed, in the private cloud or as-a-service video services in the world. Through its MSVC operations, the organisation manages over 20 000 calls per month for 430 clients across 5 600 Cisco and Polycom endpoints today.
Steve Nola, Group Executive of Dimension Data’s ITaaS Service Unit said,“The acquisition of Teliris is an investmentin skills and expertise, and gives Dimension Data expanded scale to support the growth in our Managed Services for Visual Communicationsbusiness. Teliris’
Teliris CEO, Jeff Tench said, “Teliris was looking to join forces with a leader in the video and managed services space. Dimension Data’s breadth of service offerings, combined with the rich legacy ofimmersive telepresence and white-glove managed services from Teliris make a powerful combination in the market. Teliris customers will benefit greatly as the new Teliris moves from the boardroom to the desktop with a comprehensive set of managed services for the entire video and unified communications estate.”
Teliris will retain its brand for the foreseeable future, and will continue to offer the services that it does today, and support its current managed services clients using its own proprietary technologies and cloud platform.
About Dimension Data
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. www.dimensiondata.com
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