NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the ICT solutions and international communications business within NTT (NYSE:NTT), announced today that it will expand overseas sales of ID Federation, an Identity as a Service (IDaaS) that enables diverse business applications to be used conveniently and securely with one ID, from April 1, 2016.

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In addition to Japan, Singapore and Thailand, where NTT Com has been offering ID Federation since October 2015, NTT Com will start providing the service in Hong Kong and Taiwan, where the cloud service industry is robust, and Malaysia, Indonesia and Vietnam, where many businesses have manufacturing sites.

AdvantagesEnterprises now face the difficult challenge of securely and efficiently managing different IDs and passwords for each employee on a wide variety of cloud and on-premise applications, including Sales Force Automation (SFA), Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and data storage.

ID Federation enables enterprises to seamlessly sign-on with one ID to over 1,600 Software as a Service (Saas) applications, including Microsoft Office 365, Salesforce, Box, and Google Apps, as well as the customer's on-premises systems. It can also be utilized in environments with multiple Active Directories (AD) or those without.

Service Menu
Menu   Contents

• Single sign-on to SaaS offered by NTT Com• ID and password authentication• Standardized risk-based authentication• Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) sync• ID portal, control panel for administrators• Cloud desktop, SSO portal for users
Optional Additional applications   One application
Five applications
10 applications
Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) Swipe
Device authentication
    TOTP (Time-based One-Time Password)

Moving forward, NTT Com is planning to launch the service in Europe and North America.

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About NTT Communications Corporation

NTT 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 140 secure data centers worldwide. NTT Communications' solutions leverage the global resources of NTT Group companies including Dimension Data, NTT DOCOMO and NTT DATA. | Twitter@NTT Com | Facebook@NTT Com | LinkedIn@NTT Com

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