Deal Street Asia — Tokyo-based NTT Communications Corp, the ICT solutions and international communications business announced that Enterprise Mail, a reasonably priced cloud service for mail and optional functions, is available in Indonesia and Thailand. NTT Com launched its popular Enterprise Mail service in Singapore, Malaysia and Vietnam in July 2014. Built on a platform based in Singapore, it provides stable, low-latency mail services to companies operating in the fast-growing APAC region.
Japan’s NTT Communications has sealed the deal on its purchase of European data centre services provider e-shelter, acquiring an 86.7 percent stake in the German company. The purchase boosts NTT Com’s data centre floor space in Europe to 92,000 square metres across nine cities, up from just shy of 20,000 square metres in four cities. Penny Jones, senior analyst at 451 Research, told TechWeekEurope that the acquisition shows demand has been strong in Germany for NTT Com.
Box Inc. (“Box”) and NTT Communications Corporation (“NTT Com”), the ICT solutions and international communications business within the NTT Group, recently announced a plan to jointly launch “Box over VPN powered by NTT Communications” (Box over VPN), a service combining NTT Com’s enterprise network and Box’s cloud collaboration and content management, which will be distributed by NTT Com beginning within this year. NTT Com will act as Japan’s sole provider and Asia’s first distributor of Box over VPN, enabling its use on Arcstar Universal One, NTT Com’s NFV-enabled, private network service available in 196 countries/regions.
NTT Communications announced today that it has been positioned as a Leader in International Data Corporation’s (IDC) first ever “IDC ITMarketScape: Asia/Pacific Managed Security Services 2015 Vendor Assessment” report. The IDC ITMarketScape represents a vendor assessment including both quantitative and qualitative characteristics that define success in today’s managed security services market. IDC evaluated 16 organizations that offer managed security services (MSS) in Asia/Pacific by conducting in-depth interviews with MSS providers and more than 20 interviews with providers’ customers.
TOKYO, JAPAN – NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the ICT solutions and international communications business within the NTT Group, announced today that it received the Japan Unified Communications-as-a-Service Provider of the Year award at the 2015 Frost & Sullivan Japan Excellence Awards held in Tokyo on June 4. The award was presented to the company that provided the best unified communication services in 2014.
TOKYO – NTT Resonant Inc. will be exhibiting their Remote TestKit(*1) service at E3 2015, which starts on June 16 in Los Angeles, California. The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) is a trade show around video games and all related products. Industry-leading companies and indie developers from over 100 countries around the world gather at E3 to show off cutting-edge technology and new games. Since our booth at last year’s Tokyo Game Show was successful, we have decided to make E3 as our first overseas event for the Gaming market/industry. Also, you can check out our device library which includes devices with Android M Developer Preview, the newest Android OS.
Unless this is your first day on the internet, you’re probably aware that Japan is home to some of the most bizarre vending machines on the planet. Canned bread, “used” panties, and pretty much anything in between are just a few coins away. While there’s no lack of WTF in the world of Japanese vending machines, some of the quirky stuff is far from practical. NTT Communications, a division of Japanese telecommunications conglomerate NTT, may have introduced one of the most practical vending machines since the original cold drink dispenser: one that spits out prepaid SIM cards.
Two Japanese companies have combined three key fibre optics technologies to develop a solution that provides 40 gigabit per second fibre to the premises connectivity, in order to meet ever-increasing customer traffic capacity demands. The current generation of passive optical networks provide 2.488Gbps downloads and 1.244Gbps upload speeds – 10/2.5Gbps 10-GPON deployments are rare.
NTT DATA Corporation, a global IT solutions provider, has made significant progress in its contribution to the project of digitally archiving manuscripts of the Vatican Apostolic Library. In March NTT DATA was appointed to the overall project, which was started by the Vatican Apostolic Library some years ago, and by October more than 4,000 ancient manuscripts were available online. The project has an initial output of 6,000 manuscripts and is intended to digitally archive all manuscripts preserved in the Library, amounting to some 82,000 specimens and 41 million pages.
NTT Communications will connect the colocation facilities of the Japan Exchange Group (JPX) and the Singapore Exchange (SGX). The company has launched JPX-SGX Co-Location Direct to this end. This low-latency service for international leased lines will start from April 2015. NTT Com will leverage its working relationships with JPX, SGX and its Asia Submarine Cable Express (ASE) to deliver this service. ASE provides the shortest cable route available between Japan and Singapore.
Cloud-based technology provider, Crucible Gold’s (ASX:CUG) new IT business focus, Dubber, has added NTT Com ICT Solutions to its line-up of system integrators. The Dubber technology suite provides cloud-based call recording and audio asset management. The agreement provides a path to NTT ICT’s extensive enterprise clients and strengthens Dubber’s system integrator network; enabling Dubber’s management to focus on revenue growth while ensuring the scalability of operations in areas of deployment and support.
Japan’s NTT Communications has opened a data center in the Pudong Development Zone of Shanghai. The facility has 28,000 square feet of data center floor space, room for about 1,000 racks. China data center market is growing, up around 20 percent from last year. In order to capitalize on the market, data center providers providers need local footprint. In addition to normal latency considerations, cross-border network traffic is slowed down further by what is popularly referred to as the Great Firewall of China.
Anyone who’s visited the Japanese capital can probably tell you that free public wifi is few and far between. Once a tourist ventures beyond the confines of the Narita or Haneda international airports, connecting to the web without a local SIM card can become an exercise in futility. Sure, you can usually register for a free one-hour session at Starbucks – if you happen to be hanging around one of the major train stations or sightseeing locales. But if you’re a hipster trying to avoid the crowds and get a real neighborhood experience, you might be out of luck when it comes time to Instagram that #best #bowl of #ramen everrr.
NTT Communications, (NTT Com), the ICT solutions and international communications provider within the NTT Group (NYSE: NTT), has announced a new global agreement with international law firm King & Wood Mallesons. The deal will see King & Wood Mallesons deploy NTT Com’s innovative, seamless and self-manageable cloud solution, Enterprise Cloud, throughout the company’s newly-expanded worldwide network for website hosting and providing a law content portal on a global scale.
Earlier this year, Tokyo-based IT services provider NTT Data was selected to aid in the construction, storage, and safekeeping of a digital archive for the Vatican Apostolic Library. NTT Data, a subsidiary of Japanese telecommunications giant NTT, on Monday announced that it had successfully launched a new application for viewing more than 400 digitized manuscripts on the library’s free website.
Line, the messaging app with nearly 500 million registered users worldwide, is starting a new service in its home base of Japan. Nikkei is reporting that the company intends to help customers track their personal finances by spring 2015. If a user adds his or her bank’s official account to the friend list and verifies a bank account, they will receive notices from that bank when money is deposited or withdrawn. Users will also be able to confirm the current amount of cash in the account at any given time.
NTT America’s Global Solution and Data Center Services business unit is taking advantage of this week’s Cloud Partners 2014 to debut its NTT America Global Solutions Channel Partner Program. The service provider said that this indirect program will allow U.S. channel partners to sell NTT America’s suite of domestic and international information and communications technology solutions to business customers.
NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the ICT solutions and international communications business within the NTT (NYSE:NTT) Group, announced today the details of the IP connection service it provided to Tokyo Broadcasting System Television, Inc. (TBS), one of Japan’s nationwide terrestrial broadcasters, for high-quality, low-latency news—both live and prerecorded—of Japan’s national football team during the World Cup in Brazil this summer.
NTT Communications has unveiled its webmail-based Enterprise Mail cloud service which will be delivered from a newly constructed platform in Singapore. The company said it will be used to serve customers in Singapore, Malaysia and Vietnam. NTT Com said the Singapore platform will ensure it continues to offer highly reliable and competitively priced enterprise communication services for mail, scheduling, file sharing, among other services, throughout the Asia Pacific (APAC) region.