TOKYO — (BUSINESS WIRE) — June 12, 2015 — NTT Communications (NTT Com) (NYSE: NTT) announced today that it has been positioned as a Leader in International Data Corporation’s (IDC) first ever "IDC ITMarketScape: Asia/Pacific Managed Security Services 2015 Vendor Assessment" report (doc # AP251064, May 2015). The IDC ITMarketScape represents a vendor assessment including both quantitative and qualitative characteristics that define success in today’s managed security services market.
IDC evaluated 16 organizations that offer managed security services (MSS) in Asia/Pacific by conducting in-depth interviews with MSS providers and more than 20 interviews with providers' customers.
IDC cites NTT Com’s key strengths as:
- A great level of flexibility in terms of GTM (Go To Market) strategies by leveraging its subsidiaries and partnerships with consulting firms.
- Strong customer support in the area of real-time notification of high risk threats/security events as well as advanced detection (i.e. real time malware detection services) and analytics services with highly flexible options, including self-service to onboard customers.
- Further enhancement and continuous investment in Research and Development (R&D)
According to Cathy Huang, Research Manager, Services and Cloud Research Group, IDC Asia/Pacific and the lead analyst for this study, “NTT Com’s security strategy aims to offer total risk management to the entire ICT environment (including on premise, cloud, and datacenters) in various forms, including professional services, solution implementation and managed security services. It has a comprehensive services catalog for different groups of customers, including global multi-national companies, regional and local companies. The company is moving lots of low-value or commoditized security services towards automated or self-service options. More importantly, NTT Com plans to deliver or manage many of these services leveraging software-defined networking or network function virtualizations (NFV). ”
To view the report: http://www.ntt.com/aboutus_e/news/data/pdf/20150612.pdf
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*Source: IDC, IDC ITMarketScape: Asia/Pacific Managed Security Services 2015 Vendor Assessment" report (doc # AP251064, May 2015).
IDC ITMarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor’s position within a given market. The Capabilities score measures vendor product, go-to-market and business execution in the short-term. The Strategy score measures alignment of vendor strategies with customer requirements in a 3-5-year timeframe. Vendor market share is represented by the size of the circles. Vendor year-over-year growth rate relative to the given market is indicated by a plus, neutral or minus next to the vendor name.
About IDC ITMarketScape: IDC ITMarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT (information and communications technology) suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor’s position within a given market. IDC ITMarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of IT and telecommunications vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides technology buyers with a 360-degree assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.
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