NTT DATA launches new Cloud Lifecycle Services

Telecom Lead Asia: NTT DATA has launched new Cloud Lifecycle Services for enterprises in North America.

The new end-to-end Cloud portfolio is designed to assist companies to plan, implement, and manage cloud-based services for increased business agility and reduced costs.

Leveraging NTT DATA’s Cloud Lifecycle Services, which are available in North America, will help clients navigate the cloud landscape, implement appropriate cloud strategies for fastest results, and provide full-stack cloud applications and infrastructure management with a focus on ease of use and customer service.

NTT said Cloud Advisory Services helps clients define or refine their cloud computing vision, architecture, and dynamic roadmap.

Cloud Migration Services enable clients to transform by implementing smart cloud choices that drive next generation business practices while seamlessly integrating the entire applications and infrastructure portfolio.

Moreover, Cloud Management Services use innovative monitoring and management tools in NTT’s Service Operations Center to support and secure clients’ IT assets and transactions.

NTT DATA targets for both enterprise and mid-market clients. Customers, who are interested in reaping rewards of instant capacity or reducing an inflexible applications portfolio with newer, more responsive SaaS models, will benefit.

According to Gartner, more than 59 percent of applications are planned to be changed through upgrades or replacements in the next two years.

“Cloud computing is driving a massive IT transformation and organizations need to be ready. Our clients understand change is coming and are asking for help navigating this chaotic environment,” said Marv Mouchawar, president, NTT DATA Cloud Services.

“We meet our clients wherever they are in this process, bringing a cloud lifecycle approach with our expertise and solutions to help them comprehensively plan and implement an optimum mix of SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS models leveraging public, private, or hybrid environments,” Mouchawar added.

“We worked in partnership with NTT DATA from the start, recognizing that our aggressive growth goals required a flexible and scalable technology environment,” said John Graf, president and CEO of Forethought Financial Group.

As part of the NTT Group, clients gain access to the capabilities of a global cloud ecosystem that encompasses one of the largest global networks and a footprint of over 200 data centers around the world.

According to a recent report in, NTT Bizlink, a subsidiary of NTT Communications, has begun offering video conferencing services leveraging Vidyo as a Service program.

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