My personal notes: I am really proud of this announcement, where we can see the tight alignment of NTT Com with SAP. At NTT Com Managed Services, the NTT Com Center Of Excellence for Managed Services, we are working hard to reinforce our global position about SAP. In my role running the global alliance with Microsoft, I work to position SAP on Azure as a scalable and standardized solution, easy to replicate at any geo in collaboration with NTT Com affiliates in EMEA, Americas, and APAC. PRESS RELEASE NTT Group Brings Top Leadership and Award-Winning Teams to SAP SAPPHIRE NOW® Four Awards and 21 Presentations Highlight SAP Expertise and Support Meet the NTT Group’s family of integrated brands – NTT DATA, itelligence, NTT Communications, Dimension Data, NTT Security, and Secure-24 – at Booth #701 New York – May 30, 2018 – NTT Group, represented by NTT DATA, itelligence, NTT Communications, Dimension Data, NTT Security and Secure-24, today announced its companies will receive recognition for four awards at the SAP Global Partner Summit on June 4 and the SAP SAPPHIRE NOW® conference, June 5-7, in Orlando, Florida, held in conjunction with the Americas’ SAP Users’ Group (ASUG) Annual Conference. In addition, NTT companies will make six official theatre presentations and 15 booth presentations at booth #701. “Lending the highest-level corporate support to this major cloud and business technology conference, NTT Group is eager to share our knowledge and expertise at SAP SAPPHIRE NOW,” said Eric Clark, President Applications Services, NTT DATA Services. “Having delivered strong results in SAP integration work and cutting-edge SAP projects across many industries, the leaders of our companies are excited to demonstrate how our combined resources and partnerships are digitally transforming businesses and satisfying customers around the world.” The SAP Innovation Awards team selected NTT DOCOMO, [...]
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 [...]