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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.

The Best Cloud-Based Service award recognizes the outstanding performance, high user evaluation and advanced technology of NTT Com’s Enterprise Cloud service. As the first cloud service to deploy network virtualization technology, it earned especially high marks for innovation.

NTT Com is a Leader in the datacenter and hosted cloud services market. The provider has set Global Cloud Vision (GCV) for the enterprise segment which it will increase its revenue and profits through providing total ICT outsourcing to enterprise customers, leveraging its strength in network, datacenter footprints and taking advantage of customer's transition to cloud-based ICT services. The provider has managed to garner a number of successes in total ICT outsourcing deals which NTT Com provided a one-stop managed ICT and global WAN platform for the clients as well as assisting customers to migrate their IT to NTT Com's datacenters and/or cloud-based platform, as documented in IDC MarketScape: Asia/Pacific Next-Generation Telcos — Datacenter and Hosted Cloud Services 2013–2014 Vendor Analysis, Doc # AP3053513V, December 2013 (see www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=AP3053513V).

Global Management One, a comprehensive portfolio of managed services, earned NTT Com the 2014 award for Best Managed Services Provider. Global Management One provides remote monitoring and management services for a wide spectrum of ICT services, including WAN and LAN, cloud infrastructure, databases, middleware and core business applications, as well as end-user compute services.

“We are excited to be recognized by the Telecom Asia Group as the Best Managed Service Provider for 2014,” said Shigeru Kitabatake, Vice President and Chief Product Evangelist for the Global Management One Service. “Global Management One service was born from our vision of value creation through standards based, automation driven, ICT service management. Combined with our corporate heritage of kaizen and unrivaled service quality, our customers are realizing lower costs, increased IT efficiency, and improved governance. Selection for this award, we believe, validates this vision and our successful execution against it.”

The 17th annual Telecom Asia Awards were presented to carriers and vendors operating in Asia. Telecom Asia Group formed a panel of telecommunications experts to select winners in 13 categories based on market leadership, application of new technologies, financial performance, corporate governance and other factors.

NTT Com also was named Best International Wholesale Carrier in 2011 and both Best Asian Telecom Carrier and Best Cloud-Based Service in 2013.

For more information about NTT Com’s awards, visit www.ntt.com/aboutus_e/award/index.html#telecom_asia

About NTT Communications Corporation

NTT Communications provides consultancy, architecture, security and cloud services to optimize the information and communications technology (ICT) environments of enterprises. These offerings are backed by the company’s worldwide infrastructure, including leading global tier-1 IP network, Arcstar Universal One™ VPN network reaching 196 countries/regions, and over 150 secure data centers.

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