Japanese tech giant doing God’s work in the Vatican

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.

https://www.techinasia.com/ntt-data-japan-vatican-apostolic-library-digital-archive/

Messaging app Line to dip toes in financial service industry

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to the friend list and verifies a bank account, they will receive notices from that bank when money is deposited or withdrawn.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.

http://www.techinasia.com/line-bank-personal-finance/

NTT America introduces new cloud, IP, data center indirect channel partner program

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.

http://www.fiercetelecom.com/story/ntt-america-introduces-new-cloud-ip-data-center-indirect-channel-partner-pr/2014-09-08

NTT Communications Releases Details of Low-Latency Service Used by TBS for Football News Coverage in Japan

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.

https://www.sys-con.com/node/3168889

NTT Com Offers Enterprise Mail From Singapore

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.

http://www.datacenterdynamics.com/focus/archive/2014/08/ntt-com-offers-enterprise-mail-singapore

NTT Com forms cloud partnership with the Philippines’ largest telco

NTT Communications Corporation has partnered with the Philippines’ largest telecommunication company, Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) to provide Enterprise Cloud. Enterprise Cloud, which enables enterprises to virtually access their individualised customer portal to configure virtual data centres, is offered via multiple servers in multiple international locations, including Japan, US, UK, Germany, Australia, Thailand, Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia. PLDT will provide globally standardised IaaS services combining Enterprise Cloud and its own network services for Philippine-based enterprises.

 http://mis-asia.com/resource/cloud-computing/ntt-com-forms-cloud-partnership-with-the-philippines-largest-telco/

NTT Communications Placed Among Champions in APAC Unified Communications-as-a-Service Providers Frost IQ Matrix

According to Frost and Sullivan, “NTT Communications is positioned in the Champions quadrant, recognition of the company’s vision and performance in the Unified Communications-as-a-Service market. Its ability to offer solutions from different UC vendors in one unified platform that is both highly scalable and flexible puts NTT Com in a unique position.

http://www.sys-con.com/node/3120756

NTT lobbies Telstra for cloud partnership, as competition from SingTel intensifies

Japanese incumbent telco Nippon Telegraph and Telephone is reportedly lobbying Telstra for a partnership, amidst growing competition from Optus’ parent SingTel. In an article in the Australian Financial Review, NTT urges the Australian telco to use its global network of data centres, which would be connected to Telstra’s own networks. The news comes as Telstra repositions itself from being a traditional telecommunications company towards being a network applications and services (NAS) provider with a focus on south-east Asia.

http://www.smartcompany.com.au/technology/42701-ntt-lobbies-telstra-for-cloud-partnership-as-competition-from-singtel-intensifies.html#

NTT Communications Named 2014 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Data Center Service Provider of the Year

NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the ICT Solutions and international communications business within the NTT (NYSE:NTT) Group, announced today that it was named the 2014 Frost & Sullivan Data Center Service Provider of the Year. The results were announced at the 2014 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Awards in Singapore on June 25. NTT Com was highly evaluated for maintaining its strong market share in the Japanese data center market while simultaneously furthering its Asia-Pacific expansion. NTT Com’s successful data center launches in Hong Kong and Bangalore were also noted.

http://www.sys-con.com/node/3112298

NTT Communications Earns Four Awards at Asia Communication Awards 2014

NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the ICT solutions and international communications business within the NTT (NYSE: NTT) Group, announced today that it was named “Operator of The Year” and “Wholesale Operator of the Year,” and also received the “Best Enterprise Service” and “CEO of the Year” awards, at the fourth annual Asia Communication Awards 2014 in Singapore on June 19. This is the second year running for NTT Com to be named Wholesale Operator of the Year.

http://www.sys-con.com/node/3109397

NTT Communications to Extend Asia Submarine-cable Express to Cambodia

NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the ICT solutions and international communications business within the NTT (NYSE:NTT) Group, announced today that the Asia Submarine-cable Express (ASE) will be extended to Cambodia to provide reliable, high-capacity communication infrastructure for the increasing number of multinational companies operating in the Mekong region.

http://www.sys-con.com/node/3104396

Infonetics: AT&T, Verizon and NTT Bring in the Most Revenue, China Mobile Has the Most Subscribers

Market research firm Infonetics Researchreleased demographics, capex, opex, revenue and subscriber data on more than 450 global telecom service providers from its 1st edition 2014 Service Provider Capex, Opex, Revenue, and Subscribers Database.

http://www.businesswire.com/multimedia/home/20140522006264/en/#.U35nzd5GU-U

NTT Communications Awarded Best Cloud-Based Service and Best Managed Services Provider at Telecom Asia Awards 2014

NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the ICT solutions and international communications business within the NTT (NYSE:NTT) Group, announced today that it received the 2014 Best Cloud-Based Service and The Best Managed Services Provider awards from the Telecom Asia Group, the largest telecom publishing group in Asia, during a gala ceremony in Jakarta on May 7.

http://www.sys-con.com/node/3082013

NTT Com builds fourth datacentre to meet demand for outsourcing services

With the rising demand for outsourcing services, as well as interconnected and managed datacentres, NTT Communications has opened its Rimba Digital 2 – Global Solution Center & Malaysia Cyberjaya 4 Data Center.  The Rimba Digital 2 comes just after two years of launching Rimba Digital – Technology Center & Malaysia Cyberjaya 3 Data Center. It’s NTT Com’s the fourth datacentre in Malaysia and its 146th worldwide.

http://www.thestar.com.my/Tech/Tech-News/2014/04/25/NTT-Com/

NTT Resonant, Jamo Solutions Collaborate to Offer New Cloud-Based Mobile App Test Automation Tool

TAG indexTOKYO – NTT Resonant Inc. of Japan and Jamo Solutions of Belgium announced on April 22 that they began providing their collaborative new product the same day. It is a combination of NTT Resonant’s “Developers AppKitBox – Remote TestKit (Remote TestKit)” and Jamo Solutions’ “M-eux Test.” By using Jamo Solutions’ Real Object Recognition Technology and NTT Resonant’s massive real device control technology, developers can create a test example with great ease and run tests on many handsets available on the cloud.

http://www.sys-con.com/node/3065936

Dimension Data Takes Two Global Awards at Cisco Partner Summit 2014

TAG indexNEW YORK, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Dimension Data, the $5.8 billion global ICT solutions and services provider, today announced that it was awarded two global awards at Cisco’s recent Partner Summit in Las Vegas, including Services Partner of the Year, and Capital Partner of the Year.  The Americas, EMEAR, and Asia Pacific regions together scooped up 19 additional awards.

http://www.sys-con.com/node/3054927

NTT Communications Launches Cloud-based Virtual Desktop Service Through New U.S.-based Platform

TOKYO– NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the data, cloud and international communications business within NTT (NYSE: NTT), today announced the U.S.-market launch of Enterprise Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, a virtual desktop service providing enterprise users with cloud-based access to office desktop environments from anyplace at any time for enhanced global productivity and security.

http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20140410005444/en/NTT-Communications-Launches-Cloud-based-Virtual-Desktop-Service#.U0cgc1eaz2U

NSA Revelations Have Changed ICT Decision-makers’ Behaviour towards Cloud

HONG KONG and TOKYO, Mar. 31 (ANTARA/Kyodo JBN – AsiaNet) - Report Highlights Nine Major After-shocks Compelling Organisations to Think Again about How They Use Cloud Computing – Almost nine tenths of ICT decision-makers are changing their cloud  buying behaviour as a direct result of Edward Snowden’s allegations of large scale clandestine cyber-surveillance, a study published on March 31 by NTT Communications  claims.

http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/93440/nsa-revelations-have-changed-ict-decision-makers-behaviour-towards-cloud

Dimension Data Announces Private Network Connection Services

Wellington, 24 March 2014 Dimension Data, the USD5.8 billion global ICT solutions and services provider, today announced the availability of Cloud Private Network Connection (CPNC) as an add-on service for its enterprise-class Public, Private and Managed Hosting cloud offerings. CPNC services allow clients to establish a dedicated network connection between their own network and Dimension Data’s Managed Cloud Platform (MCP) locations to provide better performance, greater control and security over their data in the cloud.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU1403/S00729/dimension-data-announces-private-network-connection-services.htm

NTT Communications Begins Asian Rollout of Enterprise Mail

TOKYO, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the data, cloud and international communications leader within the NTT (NYSE: NTT) Group, announced on March 24 that its Enterprise Mail cloud service is available effective immediately in Taiwan. The service also will be launched in Singapore and Vietnam during July. Availability in other markets in Asia, Oceania and the U.S., are forthcoming. Enterprise Mail supports intra-company communications as a highly functional webmail solution with an enterprise-oriented user interface and advanced search functions.

http://www.sys-con.com/node/3024078