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Press Release -- June 16th, 2016
Source: NTT Communications

NTT Communications and Arkadin honored in Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Awards

TOKYO, JAPAN — NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the ICT Solutions and international communications business within the NTT (NYSE:NTT, news, filings) Group and Arkadin, an NTT Communications company and one of the largest and fastest growing providers of Unified Communications and Collaboration services, announced today that both have received 2016 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Awards.

NTT Com has been recognized as 2016 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Hosted Telephony and UC Applications Service Provider of Year award and Arkadin has been recognized as 2016 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Collaboration Service Provider of the Year, the 4th consecutive time that Arkadin has been named in this category. The results were announced at the 2016 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Awards in Singapore on June 15.

According to Nahoko Ando, Research Analyst, Digital Transformation, Asia Pacific at Frost & Sullivan, “NTT Communications, the incumbent telecom operator in Japan, has established an extensive network infrastructure worldwide, successfully expanding Arcstar Universal One into large enterprises across the Asia-Pacific region. Frost & Sullivan evaluates NTT Com highly for its performance and commitment to the APAC region by providing a scalable, flexible and agile cloud UC portfolio.”

“We are honored to be recognized by this award,” said Mitsuru Takayama, Vice President, UCaaS & Conferencing PT, Voice &Video at NTT Com. “NTT Com is now deploying cloud-based unified communications platform in 169 countries/regions to support and enhance customer’s globalization, productivity improvement and business efficiency. Together with Arkadin, we will continue to strongly support customer’s workstyle innovation in a global scale.”

According to Jessie Yu, Research Manager, Digital Transformation, Asia-Pacific at Frost & Sullivan, Arkadin has strong and sustainable momentum in Asia-Pacific: “In a highly competitive and fast-changing business environment Arkadin has achieved significant customer and revenue growth. Their service quality, delivery and customization, coupled with flexible pricing policies and fast, efficient technology enhancements, are contributing to the value they deliver to their customers, spanning enterprises, SMBs and the public sector.”

According to Sean Kwek, Regional Vice President, Sales & Marketing at Arkadin APAC, the award is a testament to the success of Arkadin’s strategy of delivering the highest quality UC&C services backed by a strong customer service culture: “It is an honor to be ranked at the top among peers in the industry for our leadership in APAC for the fourth consecutive time.”



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About Arkadin

Arkadin is one of the largest and fastest growing Unified Communications and Collaboration Service Providers in the world. Our collection of market-leading audio/web/video conferencing and Unified Communications solutions enables enjoyable collaboration experiences that are essential to success in a digitally connected global workplace.  As an NTT Communications company, our services are delivered in the cloud and backed by a cutting-edge infrastructure for premium service quality.  Over 50,000 customers spanning the largest global enterprises to small businesses are supported locally in 19 languages through our network of 56 operations centers in 33 countries. For more information:

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

For more information

Ms. Yuko Miyamoto, Ms. Hana Tsuchiya
Public Relations
NTT Communications Corporation
Tel: +81 3 6700 4010

Ms. Nicki Soffe
Marketing and Product Marketing Director
Arkadin Singapore
Tel: +65 6572 4820

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