NTT Communications, the data, cloud and international communications business within NTT (NYSE: NTT), and NTT DATA, Inc., a leading IT services provider, will represent NTT Group as part of the company’s premier sponsorship of the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2013, taking place October 6 - 10 in Orlando, Florida. During what is considered the world’s most important gathering of CIOs and senior IT executives, leading experts from both of these organizations will present and demonstrate best practices and industry innovations used by businesses and government agencies to develop technology roadmaps that drive efficiencies and productivity. At booth # 13, NTT Group companies will offer attendees a chance to meet with experts to exchange ideas, examine unique business challenges, and share perspectives on developing and accelerating a roadmap for cloud migration. WHAT: As Premier Sponsors, NTT Communications, NTT DATA, and NTT Group will co-exhibit at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2013 at booth # 13. WHERE: Walt Disney World Dolphin and Swan Hotels, Orlando, Florida. WHEN: NTT Communications, NTT DATA, and NTT Group experts will present during the following conference segments: NTT DATA: Larger Enterprises Bring Cloud Down to Earth Speaker: Douglas White, Senior Vice President, Cloud Infrastructure Services, NTT DATA, Inc. Date/Time: Monday, October 7, 3:45-4:30 p.m. Room: Dolphin/Asia 2 Description: Cloud is going mainstream with larger enterprises moving to harness the benefits. This best practices presentation uses recent NTT DATA experiences to highlight how large enterprises are moving real assets to the cloud to gain greater business agility, speed to market, and cost efficiency. NTT Group: Enabling Business Agility through IT Speaker: Srini Koushik, President & CEO, NTT Innovation Institute, Inc. Date/Time: Tuesday, October 8, 1:30-2:00 p.m. Room: Swan/Swan 7-10 Description: IT departments can be instrumental in helping their organizations achieve “business agility” to respond quickly to competitive threats, improve speed to market, and address regulatory, security, and privacy threats. Learn how to leverage trends such as cloud computing, analytics, enterprise mobility, and social business to deliver business agility. NTT DATA: Assessment & Benefit Tool Demo - Accelerate Your Cloud Migration Speaker: Sandip Gupta, Vice President, Sales, Cloud Services, NTT DATA, Inc. Date/Time: Tuesday, October 8, 6:00-6:20 p.m. Room: ITxpo Theater D Description: Developing a roadmap and architecture for transforming existing IT assets to gain agility can be priceless. Learn how to assess and measure the incremental benefits of migrating to the cloud by attending this demo of a cloud-based tool that provides prebuilt surveys and incorporates best practices to accelerate your assessment. NTT Communications: SDN - Enabling the Speed of Change Speaker: Doug Junkins, Chief Technology Officer, NTT America Date/Time: Wednesday, October 9, 4:00-4:45 p.m. Room: Dolphin/Americas Seminar Description: Software Defined Networking (SDN) is driving cloud innovation and the evolution of data centers to empower organizations with the ability to modify, control, and manage data across multiple data centers. This session will discuss SDN, and how it has elevated cloud computing, data migration, and networking. If you would like to meet with an NTT Group thought leader at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo, please contact us directly or visit us on site at booth # 13.