NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the information and communications technology (ICT) solutions business within the NTT Group (TOKYO: 9432), announced today that it was recognized as the award recipient for 2020 Japan IoT Service Provider of the Year and 2020 Japan Data Center Service Provider of the Year by the Frost & Sullivan 2020 Asia Pacific Best Practices Awards program yesterday.
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Celebrating its 18th year, the Frost & Sullivan Asia-Pacific ICT Awards are now combined to the Frost & Sullivan Asia-Pacific Best Practices Awards program and this recognizes companies in a variety of regional and global markets that demonstrate outstanding achievement and superior performance in areas such as leadership, technological innovation, customer service, and strategic product development. To identify best practices in respective industries each year, industry analysts compare market participants and measure performance through in-depth interviews, analysis, and extensive secondary research.
NTT Com was named 2020 Japan IoT Service Provider of the Year for the second year in a row. NTT Com supports the digital transformations of customers through its Things AdvisoryTM service for consulting on IoT implementation and data utilization/analysis, Things CoordinationTM service for designing and building IoT systems tailored to each customer, Things ManagementTM service for one-stop IoT system management based on NTT Com’s unique know-how as an ICT services provider, and Things Cloud® IoT platform service for customized visualization and functions/templates for IoT implementation.
According to Deepu Nair, an ICT Practice analyst for Frost & Sullivan: “NTT Com offers a comprehensive suite of advisory services along with a full-stack of IoT solutions, supporting customers in planning, installing, and maintaining complex IoT systems. These efforts reflect NTT Com’s continued focus on crafting effective partnerships to guide organizations through the various stages of their IoT adoption journey. It is the foundation of the company’s success in the crowded IoT marketplace. This successful customer-centric strategy distinguishes NTT Com from its competitors.”
2020 Japan Data Center Service Provider of the Year award is understood to acknowledge NTT Com’s efforts to support customers with NexcenterTM data center services, managed services and Flexible InterConnect, secure connections to various clouds, as well as the company’s newly opened Nexcenter LabTM where customers and partners can collaborate on new business creation.
Nishchal Khorana, an ICT Practice senior director for Frost & Sullivan, said: “As the competition in the Japanese data center services market continues to intensify, NTT Com’s strong growth strategy and operational focus have enabled it to create significant differentiation in the market. The service provider’s planned investments in new data centers also demonstrate its commitment to the market and business. NTT Com augments its colocation services with a portfolio of managed and security services, offering customers a broad spectrum of services from a single provider. Its strategy aligns with the transforming cloud environment by providing a direct connection to multiple public cloud environments. NTT Com’s initiatives to promote open innovation are expected to create an effective platform to the co-creation of offerings with the partner ecosystem and strengthen value for enterprises.”
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About NTT Communications Corporation
NTT Communications solves the world’s technology challenges by helping enterprises overcome complexity and risk in their ICT environments with managed IT infrastructure solutions. These solutions are backed by our worldwide infrastructure, including industry leading, global tier-1 public and private networks reaching over 190 countries/regions, and more than 500,000m2 of the world’s most advanced data center facilities. Our global professional services teams provide consultation and architecture for the resiliency and security required for your business success, and our scale and global capabilities in technology world are unsurpassed. Combined with NTT Ltd., NTT Data, and NTT DOCOMO, we are NTT Group.
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