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Enhance Competitiveness in Global Business

NTT Group's growth strategies for enhancing competitiveness in its global business entail leveraging the strength of its capacity for one-stop supply of everything spanning from solutions to communications infrastructure to provide comprehensive solutions for supporting the evolution of customer businesses and to promote innovation with cutting-edge technologies. The Group is also building platforms for concerted efforts as a united "One NTT." For example, operations are being integrated into the global operating company, NTT Ltd. and its structures are being reformed to grow sales through the supply of high-value-added, high-margin services. Specifically, we are promoting sales of remote solutions in preparation for the period after the global COVID-19 pandemic and strengthening our hybrid cloud-related capabilities through partnership with Microsoft Corporation.

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Strategic Alliance with Microsoft for Realizing New Digital Solutions

NTT formed a multi-year strategic alliance with Microsoft Corporation of the United States in December 2019 for providing secure, highly reliable solutions for promoting the digital transformations of customers. Through this alliance, the companies will collaborate in the development of global digital fabrics as well as digital corporate solutions to be offered via Microsoft Azure. They will also pursue the co-creation of next-generation technologies for the all-photonic network and digital twin computing fields. In these efforts, we will combine NTT's top-class ICT infrastructure, managed services, and specialized cybersecurity insight with Microsoft's highly reliable cloud platforms and AI technologies.

Global Deployment of Smart City Technologies

In May 2020, NTT entered into alliances with the City of Austin, Texas in the United States, and the University of California, Berkeley targeting the commercial introduction of solutions powered by smart city technologies.

The City of Austin previously faced frequent traffic congestion and traffic accidents at numerous intersections within the city. These issues proved difficult to resolve due to a lack of traffic information from the sites. Meanwhile, the University of California, Berkeley has experienced irregular spikes in campus traffic, causing issues such as traffic congestion and illegal parking, but lacked the road and roadside congestion information needed to address these issues. NTT Group hopes to identify the root causes of these social issues and formulate solutions by utilizing the smart city technologies currently being provided in Las Vegas.

In this undertaking, we will leverage the data analysis platforms of NTT Group together with the edge micro data centers, high-definition cameras, and IoT devices of Dell Technologies Inc. to track traffic conditions in the downtown area of Austin and on the campus of the University of California, Berkeley.

Going forward, NTT Group will provide solutions powered by its smart city technologies to improve traffic safety in the City of Austin and to help develop a connected campus scheme for the University of California, Berkeley.

Evaluation by Society

    • TOP 100 GLOBAL INNOVATORS 2021

      As one of the most innovative companies in IP and patent area. NTT received the award for 10th consecutive year

    • CSDE

      Established a council to promote secure digital economy together with multi-national companies

    • EP100 EV100

      NTT is the first telecommunications operator to become a member of global initiatives to make smarter use of energy, “EP100” and “EV100” (Oct. 2018)

    • MEMBER OF Dow Jones Sustainability Indices
    • FTSE4Good
    • FTSE Blossom Japan
    • 2020 CONSTITUENT MSCI JAPAN ESG SELECT LEADERS INDEX