NTT Communications Launches Strategic Partnerships with Virtustream and Dell EMC (Japan) to Expand Cloud Market in Japan
Will develop and deliver multi-tenant cloud platforms for mission critical applications including large-scale SAP systems
TOKYO, JAPAN – February 6, 2017 – NTT Communications (NTT Com), the ICT solutions and international communications business within the NTT (NYSE: NTT) Group today announced the launch of a strategic partnership with Virtustream, a US-based cloud company and Dell Technologies business; and Dell EMC (Japan), also a Dell Technologies business to develop and deliver multi-tenant cloud platforms for mission-critical applications, including large-scale SAP systems in Japan.
Through this partnership, NTT Com will launch multi-tenant cloud platforms for mission-critical systems within large enterprises in Japan this spring. The partners will also explore opportunities to launch their offering in global markets.
This joint initiatives will combine NTT Com's world-class data centers, network and existing cloud platforms; Virtustream's innovative cloud platform for mission-critical applications; and storage and Converged Infrastructure platform by Dell EMC (Japan).
The newly developed, multi-tenant cloud platform will offer flexible pricing through MicroVM resource management (µVM), Virtustream's patented technology for pay-as-you-go billing. Customers will have the capability to build hybrid environments that seamlessly integrate this new multi-tenant cloud, dedicated cloud and on-premises systems in one data center.
NTT Com currently supports customers migrating their mission-critical applications from their existing environments to bare metal server as a part of its Enterprise Cloud offering. This new partnership will enable NTT Com's Enterprise Cloud to meet broader customer demands through the addition of a multi-tenant cloud platform for large-scale SAP systems.
Virtustream, the core cloud business within Dell Technologies, delivers cloud services optimized for the mission-critical applications utilized by large enterprises worldwide. Through the new partnership, Virtustream, Dell EMC (Japan) expects to accelerate their cloud businesses in Japan and other markets in Asia.
Mission-critical applications for large enterprises in Japan today are typically run in on-premises or private-cloud environments to ensure stability and high processing capabilities at all times. However, with enterprises demanding faster system scalability and more flexible pricing for greater competitiveness, there is growing interest in shifting mission-critical applications to a multi-tenant cloud platform's solutions. NTT Com's worldwide data center presence and network access will now enable global enterprises to use multi-tenant cloud platforms to seamlessly satisfy these mission-critical requirements.
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 the leading global tier-1 IP network, the Arcstar Universal One™ VPN network reaching 196 countries/regions, and over 140 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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(Mr.) Kota Yamamshita, (Ms.) Hana Tsuchiya, (Mr.) Yuta Imae
Public Relations Department