February 15, 2016
NTT Communications accelerates global managed services push with creation of NTT Com Managed Services
Atlas IT to be transferred to NTT Communications and change name to NTT Com Managed Services
LONDON, UK and TOKYO, JAPAN - [Feb 15 2016] NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the ICT solutions and international communications business within the NTT Group (NYSE: NTT), today announced that 100% of Atlas IT S.A. shareholding will be transferred to NTT Com on April 1 2016.
NTT Com intends to develop a strong leadership position in global managed network, infrastructure and applications services to augment its network, data center and cloud services. Atlas IT will change its name to NTT Com Managed Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of NTT Com. The new company, which already provides remote infrastructure and application management services to mid-market and enterprise customers in EMEA, North America, Asia and Australia, will be tasked with accelerating this global expansion of managed services.
Shigeru Kitabatake SVP Managed Services commented - "With the financial support of NTT Com we believe the new NTT Com Managed Services business will help us realise our ambition to be a global leader in managed networks, infrastructure and application management."
Damian Skendrovic, who will take the post of CEO NTT Com Managed Services, added, "After several years of successful growth, I am delighted that Atlas IT has been chosen to lead the global expansion of NTT Com's managed services business. With the direct backing of NTT Com we are well positioned to realize our global ambitions and better serve our expanding global customer base."
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.
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