Business Cloud News

NTT makes play for IaaS

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NTT Communications has announced the deployment of managed private cloud solutions to HPE and NTT customers in the US in a play for the IaaS market.

NTT achieves SAP Global Certification

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NTT Comms has achieved SAP Global Certification for hosting services, cloud services and SAP HANA operations services.

NTT announces five major additions to Enterprise Cloud

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Japan’s NTT Communications (NTT Com) has announced five major improvements to its Enterprise Cloud in a bid to become the chosen vehicle for digital transformation.

HPE to give customer access to IaaS from NTT Communications

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HPE customers can now get instant infrastructure as a service (IaaS) from NTT Communications portfolio following an agreement with the Japanese telco’s NTT America division.

GE, NTT Docomo to form Internet of Things alliance

GE and NTT are jointly developing IoT solutions for industrial applications

GE Energy Japan and Japanese operator NTT Docomo signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) this week that will see the two companies commit to jointly developing Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for industrial uses.

Honda Motor Co. deploys private cloud platform

Honda has deployed NTT's private cloud platform to support collaboration between its vast supplier network

Honda Motor Company has deployed NTT’s private cloud platform in a bid to reduce annual operating costs and strengthen communication between the company’s supplier network.

IBM takes SoftLayer to Hong Kong

IBM announced the opening of its first SoftLayer facility in Hong Kong this week

The Hong Kong facility will add more than 15,000 physical servers to IBM’s Asia Pacific datacentre footprint, which already includes another datacentre in Singapore.

Ericsson, NTT and Verizon among eight new Cloud Foundry members

Cloud Foundry added eight members to the fledging group including IT heavyweights Accenture and Capgemini, BNY Mellon, Ericsson, GE, Intel, NTT and Verizon. The news further cements its position as a leading open source PaaS project

The Cloud Foundry Foundation announced the addition of eight new members this week. Ericsson, NTT and Verizon are among those looking to contribute to and benefit from the open source platform as a service initiative, which is telling of how seriously telcos are looking at digging deeper into the cloud stack.

Novotex partners with IBM SoftLayer in $10m tie-up

Novotex announced Monday that it is partnering with IBM to deploy its document management solutions on a SoftLayer private cloud

Document lifecycle management firm Novotex announced Monday that it is partnering with IBM to deploy its offerings on SoftLayer infrastructure, offering those solutions as a service.

Why banks need to branch out into the cloud

Len Padilla is vice president of product strategy at NTT Europe

Gartner predicts that more than 60% of banks worldwide will turn to the cloud by 2016 as they realise that it is more cost-effective for handling big data than legacy IT. But despite the well-known benefits of cloud computing, 75% of banks in Europe are using outdated core banking systems.