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Microsoft and NTT Corporation Start a New Strategic Alliance

NTT Corporation (NTT) and Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) announced a multi-year strategic alliance with the goal of delivering secure and reliable solutions that help enterprise customers accelerate their digital transformations.

NTT Corporation is a global technology and business solutions provider. The company helps clients grow their business and improve their competitive market position by delivering fully integrated services, including Global Networks, Cybersecurity, Managed IT and Applications Services, Datacenter and Cloud Services all combined with Business Consulting and deep industry expertise. 

“NTT is committed to helping enterprises realize 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.

The new alliance with Microsoft will bring together NTT’s best-in-class ICT infrastructure, managed services and cybersecurity expertise, with Microsoft’s trusted cloud platform and AI technologies. According to Microsoft’s press release, 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.

“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.”