Date: November 26, 2015
Tokyo, Japan, November 26, 2015 – NTT Communications (NTT Com), ICT solutions and international communications business within NTT (NYSE: NTT), today announced that it received an award for Most Innovative Enterprise Offering from the leading ICT market research and advisory firm IDC at the inaugural Telecom Service Provider Innovation (TSPI) Awards held in Singapore on November 20.
IDC invited Asia/Pacific telcos to nominate initiatives they believe warrant special recognition in terms of innovation leading to the achievement of business objectives. NTT Com’s Arcstar Universal One (UNO) service was recognized for its overall SDN/NFV vision in Asia and product leadership and differentiation. Dusin Kehoe, one of the judges and Program Director, Telecommunications at IDC Asia/Pacific says, “SDN/NFV is buzzword for telecommunication world and the service provider is one of the few that pioneering it for its business.” The provider impressed upon the judges with its ability to differentiate itself with innovative solutions in the enterprise space, leveraging technologies internally to compete more effectively in the market. NTT Communications’ Arcstar Universal One service portfolio provides a complete integrated service management platform for all services, is seamlessly integrated with its cloud and network offerings and allows the provider to remotely manage the entire IT systems, leading to cost savings and operational efficiency both to enterprises as well to the telco.”
Judging was handled by the TSPI Awards Assessment Panel comprising highly respected independent industry practitioners, and IDC Asia Pacific Telecom and Four Pillars’ Practice Leads. Entries were measured against a rigorous set of matrices, including effectiveness of implementations, angle of innovation, business advantages, and impact on customers, market take-up and response to market needs.
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 the leading global tier-1 IP network, the Arcstar Universal One™ VPN network reaching 196 countries/regions, and 130 secure data centers worldwide. NTT Communications’ solutions leverage the global resources of NTT Group companies including Dimension Data, NTT DOCOMO and NTT DATA.
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