NTT announces cloud partnership with Intel, Pivotal

Staff writer
23 Nov 2016
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NTT Com, NTT Data and Pivotal announced that three companies will collaborate with Intel in the delivery of cloud-native solutions.

The firms said the initiative will include the development, joint testing and delivery of collaboration platforms and the building of open ecosystems that support the digital transformations of enterprises.

Also, the companies will jointly establish a training center where enterprises can learn about cloud-native solutions, including agile development and DevOps, collaboration between software developers and other IT personnel.

Each company will make specific contributions to the collaboration.

NTT Com will expand the functionality of its enterprise cloud service combining its hosted private cloud service delivered in 11 countries and its multi-tenant cloud service based on OpenStack and Cloud Foundry.

NTT Data will deliver cloud-native integration services for IoT and digital marketing by leveraging its cloud-native platform and each micro services and API, including AI and big data. NTT Data will also contribute its knowledge and experience with agile development to help enterprises create new business.

Pivotal will help accelerate digital transformation for the world's largest companies using Pivotal Cloud Foundry, one of the world's most powerful modern cloud platforms, and cutting-edge agile software development methodologies pioneered by Pivotal.

Intel meanwhile has committed to make enterprise cloud-scale technology simple to deploy and manage across a variety of workloads and industries, in order to accelerate the delivery and cost-effectiveness of tens of thousands of new on-premise and hybrid clouds.

As part of that effort, NTT's cloud infrastructure will be based on Intel Xeon processors and utilize software tools such as Intel's Data Plane Development Kit (DPDK).

Advancements in digital technology are enabling people and business processes to align in completely new ways and helping enterprises create competitive advantages through the rapid creation of new business models.

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