TOKYO, Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NTT Communications (NTT Com) (http://www.ntt.com/index-e.html) announced on December 20 that it has been positioned as a Leader in International Data Corporation's (IDC) first ever "IDC MarketScape: Asia/Pacific Next-Generation Telcos: Hosted Cloud and Data Center Services 2013-2014 Vendor Analysis" report (doc ##AP3053513V, December 2013). The IDC MarketScape represents a vendor assessment including both quantitative and qualitative characteristics that define success in today's cloud professional services market.
IDC evaluated 12 global and regional services providers in the report, assessing those factors that are expected to be most conducive for success in the short and long terms.
IDC cites NTT Com's key strengths as:
- Lead in network innovation for datacenter and cloud service, known as Enterprise Cloud (http://www.ntt.com/enterprise_cloud_e/), delivery using software defined networking (SDN)
- Large datacenter footprint enables NTT Com to deliver global seamless datacenter services
- Strong cloud capabilities and strategies using advanced network technology.
"NTT Communications has set a global cloud vision (GCV) for the enterprise segment, leveraging its strength in network, datacenter footprint and taking advantage of customer's transition to cloud-based ICT services." said Sherlin Pang, senior research manager, Communications, IDC Asia/Pacific.
IDC's competitive analysis validates that NTT Com has a large datacenter footprint and connectivity in Asia Pacific, as well as end-end cloud integration capabilities. Enterprises considering cloud deployment in the region can benefit from NTT Com's geographically redundant datacenter to create highly reliable system architecture, and a suite of total ICT management service will bring them to significant savings.
About IDC MarketScape
IDC's MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness suppliers in a given market. The research methodology scores qualitative and quantitative criteria, resulting in a single graphical illustration of each vendor's market position. IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of vendors can be compared. The framework provides technology buyers a means of independently comparing the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.
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 (TM) VPN network reaching 160 countries/regions, and over 150 secure data centers. NTT Communications' solutions leverage the global resources of NTT Group companies including Dimension Data, NTT DOCOMO and NTT DATA.
SOURCE NTT Communications Corporation