About IDC ITMarketScape: IDC ITMarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT (information and communications technology) suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor's position within a given market. IDC ITMarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of IT and telecommunications vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides technology buyers with a 360-degree assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.About NTT Communications CorporationNTT 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 130 secure data centers worldwide. NTT Communications' solutions leverage the global resources of NTT Group companies including Dimension Data, NTT DOCOMO and NTT DATA. www.ntt.com | Twitter@NTT Com | Facebook@NTT Com | LinkedIn@NTT Com
NTT Communications (NTT Com) announced today that it has been positioned as a Leader in International Data Corporation's (IDC) first ever "IDC ITMarketScape: Worldwide Advanced Data Enterprise WAN Data Service Provider 2015" report (doc # 258717e_JP, September 2015). The IDC ITMarketScape represents a vendor assessment including both quantitative and qualitative characteristics that define success in today's managed security services market. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20150929005806/en/ The IDC ITMarketScape identified the top 10 service providers by scale and scope of operations, primarily their global coverage and the ability to provide services to global multinational corporations (MNCs). The IDC ITMarketScape cites NTT Com's key strengths as: -Significant investments in upgrading its network and cloud networking capabilities and incorporating SDN and network virtualization technology into its network architecture. -First commercial multilayer private cloud service to deploy software-defined networking and the first global DCI service that targets MNCs. -Built up a strong, diversified portfolio that extends the brand from networking to cloud and emerging SDN and NFV-based services. -Aggressive in meeting enterprise requirements for adopting hybrid WAN services, Internet-based WAN alternatives, usage-based pricing, cloud IT, and secure access. According to Nav Chander, Research Manager, Enterprise Telecom search Group, "NTT Com is one of the largest global WAN data service providers with a significant portfolio of IP and MPLS VPN services and has one of the most extensive MPLS and Ethernet networks. Over the past 18 months, NTT Com has built an appealing portfolio that includes cloud, collaboration, and managed networking services." IDC ITMarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor's position within a given market. The Capabilities score measures vendor product, go-to-market and business execution in the short-term. The Strategy score measures alignment of vendor strategies with customer requirements in a 3-5-year timeframe. Vendor market share is represented by the size of the circles. Vendor year-over-year growth rate relative to the given market is indicated by a plus, neutral or minus next to the vendor name.