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This month marked a significant milestone in the technology services industry as the NTT Group celebrates the formation of NTT DATA, Inc. by combining the services of NTT Ltd. and NTT DATA. It also heralds a new era in the longstanding partnership between Cisco and NTT, as we look forward to offering more value, innovation, and lifecycle services to our joint customers globally.

Three Decades of Global Innovation: Enhanced Partnership for the Next Digital Frontier

The combination of NTT Ltd.’s unparalleled expertise in global networking, cloud, security, collaboration, lifecycle, and managed services, with NTT DATA’s renowned capabilities in IT consulting, application development, management, and holistic digital transformation approach, forms one of the top innovators of business and technology services in the world.  With this new entity in place, the partnership between NTT DATA and Cisco is stronger than ever.

For more than 33 years, Cisco and NTT DATA have worked across the globe to deliver cutting-edge solutions to complex business challenges, applying the skills of more than 14,000 technical experts in more than 50 countries.

Accelerating Customer Growth and Fostering Innovation

For our more than 11,000 joint customers, NTT DATA will mean access to a more robust and diverse set of solutions, bolstered by Cisco’s advanced networking technologies and security expertise. The expansion of services under NTT DATA reinforces its status as a Cisco Global Partner, and one of only a select few Cisco Global Partners to boast more than eleven Cisco Powered Services specializations.

With the combination of NTT Ltd. and NTT DATA, our joint customers can expect an end-to-end experience—from strategy and consulting to implementation and ongoing management. This seamless delivery model is designed to accelerate business outcomes and ensure that our customers remain at the forefront of innovation.

Moreover, the formation will drive more co-creation and co-innovation. Together, we will harness Cisco and NTT DATA’s R&D capabilities to drive advancements in IoT, AI, cybersecurity, Private 5G and sustainability, with our customers benefiting from leading-edge industry solutions.

Expanding Customer Value in the Digital Age

We are excited about the possibilities of this evolution and extending our longstanding partnership. Our commitment to customer success is unwavering, and with the combined strength of Cisco and NTT DATA, we are more capable than ever to help our customers navigate the ever-evolving digital landscape.

Let’s celebrate a future where our strengthened partnership translates into tangible business benefits for our customers, empowering them to achieve and exceed their business aspirations.


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Dave West


Asia Pacific, Japan, and Greater China

Tony Meredith

Senior Director, NTT DATA Partnership

Cisco Sales