November 10th, 2017 As a result of hard work worldwide the main subsidiaries of NTT Com overseas (America, Europe, Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia, and India) are now Microsoft Gold Partner with the Gold Cloud Platform competency. This has been one of my most rewarding achievements for FY17 as Global Cloud Product Manager. I have invested most of the year in nurturing our partnership with Microsoft worldwide (America, Europe, Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia, and India) and evangelizing within NTT Communications to boost our performance and engagement with Microsoft in regards to Cloud and Microsoft Azure and this recognition is the result of all this work.
October 24th, 2017 As Global Cloud Product Manager at NTT Com Managed Services, running the alliance of NTT Com (overseas) with Microsoft in regards to Azure, I have been coordinating our NTT Com initiatives worldwide to get ourselves to the right status as a global company that we are and as a powerful and efficient Microsoft partner. In October 2017, we were recognized as included in the Top 23 of Azure Manage Services Providers (MSO) all of fame by Stackfy. As you can see, we are the only MSP covering all the areas.
My personal comments: NTT Com Announced Early Support for Microsoft Azure Stack on July 10th, 2017, a few hours after Microsoft announced Azure Stack GA on the first day of Microsoft Inspire event in Washington D.C. At NTT Com we had been working very hard in partnership with Microsoft and HPE to be ready to go in the first day, leading the first wave globally, leveraging NTT Com's global footprint, extensive international IP backbone, and massive expertise in Data Center and Managed Services businesses. This press releases made it official worldwide. PRESS RELEASE NTT Com Announces Early Support for Microsoft Azure Stack Delivering balance, agility and control across hybrid cloud environments Tokyo – 10th July 2017. NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the ICT solutions and international communications business within the NTT Group (TYO: 9432), is pleased to announce it is an early supporter of Microsoft Azure Stack across both Europe and the U.S. to provide customers with full migration and outsourcing skills in readiness for the Microsoft product launch, currently due in September 2017. Azure Stack is designed to bring many of the features of the Azure cloud computing platform into the enterprise data center, providing hybrid cloud customers with the flexibility and innovation capabilities designed to meet the business objectives of those adopting a data transformation strategy. "We are delighted to be an early supporter of Microsoft Azure Stack," said Hirofumi Miyama, Senior Vice President, Head of Managed Services at NTT Com. "Azure Stack is a game changing product and a strategic part of our cloud services portfolio moving forward. It is particularly relevant to those customers who have been previously held back from Hybrid Cloud adoption, due to data sovereignty rules or governance [...]