NTT DATA Joins the Winner’s Circle in the HfS Cloud Infrastructure Services Blueprint Report 2014

PLANO, Texas--()--Today NTT DATA Corporation, the global IT services provider of NTT Group, announced its selection as a member of the Winner’s Circle in the 2014 Cloud Infrastructure Services Blueprint Report by leading industry analyst and research firm HfS Research. The report positioned NTT Group among the top 10 providers of cloud infrastructure services worldwide.

NTT Group is one of the world’s largest telecom and IT services companies and includes brands such as NTT DATA, NTT Communications, Dimension Data, NTT Centerstance, and Solutionary. NTT Group offers a comprehensive portfolio of cloud lifecycle services and solutions united under a common integrated ecosystem – NTT Clouds – making it uniquely qualified to address the needs of enterprises and public sector agencies of all sizes with solutions spanning the network, infrastructure, applications, and business processes.

The company earned high marks in cloud infrastructure services execution with its global coverage, high client satisfaction, large market share, and ability to satisfy all its customers’ cloud needs, including private cloud, public cloud, and hybrid cloud solutions.

"When it comes to Cloud Infrastructure Services, NTT has been a bit of a hidden secret for a long time. This is now over,” said Dr. Thomas Mendel, SVP IT Services Research, HfS. “Today, NTT needs to be considered on RfP shortlists for Cloud Infrastructure Services.”

HfS Research also noted the company’s commitment to innovation with a high score in its strength of vision and strategy, partner ecosystem, maturity of processes and tools, and competitive differentiation. The report rated NTT Group highly on innovation among 30 cloud infrastructure service providers with promising future growth prospects.

“Enterprises are accelerating their adoption of cloud computing to drive unprecedented flexibility in their businesses, improve access to their IT assets, and reduce the costs of conducting business,” said Marv Mouchawar, president of Cloud Services at NTT DATA, Inc. “HfS Research’s independent analysis of the top 30 cloud infrastructure service providers demonstrates that NTT DATA is among the best in delivering high quality, innovative cloud solutions for enterprises around the world seeking to gain a sustainable competitive advantage.”

Cloud Infrastructure Service providers in the HfS Research Winner’s Circle demonstrate excellence in both execution and innovation. Execution demonstrates the service providers’ ability to develop strong relationships with clients, accomplish services beyond the scope of agreement, and be highly flexible when meeting clients’ needs. Innovation demonstrates the service providers’ strong vision and concrete plans to invest in future capabilities. Additionally, these providers possess a healthy cross-section of vertical capabilities and demonstrate a strong ability to leverage external drivers to increase value for their clients.

With nearly a half-century of experience applying innovation to evolve clients’ business systems and processes, NTT DATA is the innovation partner that drives better decisions regarding cloud service and deployment models, enables faster results by scaling IT resources quickly and affordably, and provides the flexibility to embrace growth by integrating on-premise systems and cloud services into a seamless environment. NTT DATA’s cloud infrastructure services span advisory, modernization, operations and management capabilities for private, public and hybrid cloud infrastructure for some of the world’s largest enterprises.

About NTT DATA

NTT DATA is a leading global IT services provider and your innovation partner anywhere around the world with operations in more than 40 countries. NTT DATA emphasizes long-term commitment, and combines global reach and local intimacy to provide clients across all industries with premier professional services from consulting, application services, and business process and IT outsourcing to cloud-based solutions.

Visit www.nttdata.com/americas to learn how our consultants, projects, managed services, and outsourcing engagements deliver value for a range of businesses and government agencies.

The HfS Research Cloud Infrastructure Services Blueprint Report 2014, including additional data about NTT DATA's positioning in the "Winner's Circle," is available here.

About NTT Group

NTT Group delivers advanced technology and innovative solutions in networking, communications, software and cloud computing that help transform businesses, governments, and societies around the world. NTT Group has become the one stop innovation partner for leading global enterprises by fusing practical industry insight, technical know-how, and telecom expertise with robust global networks, datacenters, and servers. Today, 80% of the Fortune Global 100 relies on NTT Group as their technology business partner.

NTT Group generates over $112 billion in annual revenues, has over 250 data centers, and employs more than 240,000 professionals in 79 countries.

About HfS

HfS Research is the leading independent global analyst authority and knowledge community for the business and IT services industry. HfS serves the research and strategy needs of business and IT operations leaders across finance, supply chain, human resources, marketing, customer management, and core industry functions. HfS provides detailed and thoughtful analyst coverage of the various areas that impact successful business outcomes, namely, process automation and outsourcing, global business services frameworks, mobility, analytics, and social collaboration. HfS also focuses heavily on talent acquisition, development, and motivation strategies. HfS applies its acclaimed crowdsourced Blueprint MethodologyTM to evaluate the performance of service providers in terms of innovating and then executing against those business outcomes.

To learn more about HfS Research, please email research@HfSResearch.com.

Contacts

NTT DATA, Inc.
Stacy Grange, +1-972-624-7676
or
Racepoint Group
Jenna Caswell, +1-617-624-3200
nttdata@racepointgroup.com

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Today NTT DATA Corporation announced its selection as a member of the Winner’s Circle in the 2014 Cloud Infrastructure Services Blueprint Report by leading research firm HfS Research.

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Contacts

NTT DATA, Inc.
Stacy Grange, +1-972-624-7676
or
Racepoint Group
Jenna Caswell, +1-617-624-3200
nttdata@racepointgroup.com