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Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation has recently brought together the capabilities of 28 companies to establish one US $11 billion business.

John Lombard
John Lombard, Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific NTT Ltd.

With headquarters situated in London, and with round 40,000 employees in offices across 70+ countries and regions, the new company called NTT Ltd., vows to deliver unparalleled capabilities and is focused on doing great things for people, businesses, and society in general.

“I’m delighted to announce that we launched NTT Ltd. today. When we combine the new capabilities of NTT Ltd. along with NTT DATA, we create a top five global technology and business solutions provider with US$20 billion revenues outside of Japan. Going forward, we will accelerate our execution as one NTT in order to contribute to a smarter and better world through digital transformation.”

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“We are also excited to confirm that our global headquarters for NTT Ltd will be in London and that our commitment to the UK remains extremely strong. We considered several locations as the headquarters for NTT Ltd and made a deliberate decision to choose London. It has many benefits, including a stable economy, a wealth of skills and talent, diversity in population and thinking, a strong infrastructure, schools, and housing for global talent moving to the city. In short, it’s a great city to live and work in, and we’re excited that we are making it the home for our new business.”

– Jun Sawada, President and CEO for NTT Corporation

“Britain has a longstanding and proud reputation as a global tech leader and it’s fantastic that NTT Ltd. has chosen London for its global headquarters. A key part of our modern Industrial Strategy is to put the UK at the forefront of the tech and data revolution, and they will join many other world-leading companies who call Britain home.”

– Theresa May, UK Prime Minister

With these companies brought together, NTT Ltd. is able to offer:

  • Access to a more comprehensive range and greater depth of skills across multiple technologies and capabilities.
  • Services that are world leading in terms of scale and depth,
  • More in-depth industry solutions,
  • World-class managed services platforms that cater to specific client needs
  • Increased investment in innovation and R&D

The new company currently partners with over 10,000 clients around the world – including the world’s leading organizations in various areas such as financial services, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, energy and utilities, manufacturing, automotive and technology sectors.

Companies which already benefit from NTT’s solutions include Tour de France, ALMA, City of Las Vegas, Alcatel, ISPPC, NXP, and Connected Conservation.

“Today NTT continues its 120-year heritage of always listening to and innovating for our clients. Along with creating a very strong technology and managed services provider in NTT Ltd., we have also increased our commitment to invest more in R&D and new technology startups through our venture capital fund, and to develop our own disruptive innovation business team. We see the opportunity to help our clients and communities more effectively when we bring all of these capabilities together.”

– Tsunehisa Okuno, Chairman for NTT Ltd. and Executive Vice President for NTT Corporation

“I’m extremely proud to lead NTT Ltd. into a new and exciting era. Today, we’ve created a global technology services provider that delivers a full breadth of industry-leading products, solutions, and managed services that address our clients’ business needs. We know technology doesn’t stand still, and neither do we. We will continue to move our business forward to ensure that we deliver solutions that are both relevant for today and tomorrow. We are excited to be part of one of the world’s largest technology and business solutions providers and look forward to partnering with our clients around the world with our full range of capabilities.”

– Jason Goodall, CEO for NTT Ltd.

“Organizations worldwide are increasingly looking to technology companies that can adapt and support them across a range of fast-moving challenges. Societies, agriculture, and manufacturing need fully integrated solutions that will help them harness the power of IoT, edge analytics, and collaboration platforms. In coming together as one company, NTT is acknowledging this, giving them one single view across their organization for better insights that will help them transform and benefit from change.”

 

 – Chris Barnard, Vice President for Enterprise Infrastructure and Communications at IDC

For more information, you may visit hello.global.ntt.

Emman has been writing technical and feature articles since 2010. Prior to this, he became one of the instructors at Asia Pacific College in 2008, and eventually landed a job as Business Analyst and Technical Writer at Integrated Open Source Solutions for almost 3 years.