PRESS RELEASE: Tokyo, Japan and Redmond, Washington, United States – NTT Corporation (NTT) and Microsoft Corporation have announced a multi-year strategic alliance.
The alliance will bring together NTT’s best-in-class ICT infrastructure, managed services and cybersecurity expertise, with Microsoft’s trusted cloud platform and AI technologies. It is also aimed at delivering secure and reliable solutions that help enterprise customers accelerate their digital transformations.
Key initiatives of the alliance include the creation of a Global Digital Fabric, development of digital enterprise solutions built on Microsoft Azure, and co-innovation of next-generation technologies in the area of all-photonics network and digital twin computing .
As one of the world’s largest global technology and business solution organisations, NTT provides integrated services that include digital business consulting and managed services for cybersecurity, applications, cloud, data centres and global networks in over 190 countries and regions. As part of the strategic alliance, NTT has chosen Microsoft Azure as its preferred cloud platform for modernising its global IT infrastructure and customer solutions in the areas of advanced analytics for cybersecurity threat intelligence and the hybrid-IT management platform.
“NTT is committed to helping enterprises realise their digital transformation initiatives to help create a smarter world. We believe that the combination of the Microsoft Azure platform along with NTT’s connected infrastructure and service delivery capabilities will accelerate these efforts. Additionally, the companies will collaborate on IOWN , including areas such as all-photonics network and digital twin computing ,” said Jun Sawada, President and CEO of NTT.
“Our strategic alliance combines NTT’s global infrastructure and services expertise with the power of Azure,” said Satya Nadella, CEO, Microsoft. “Together, we will build new solutions spanning AI, cybersecurity and hybrid cloud, as we work to help enterprise customers everywhere accelerate their digital transformation.”
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