London (ots/PRNewswire) - NTT Europe, a wholly owned subsidiary of NTT Communications, has been awarded Outstanding Achievement - Service Provider Partner Award 2012 at NetApp's sixth annual UK&I Partner Awards.
The award recognizes NTT Europe as a Cloud Computing leader and participator under NetApp's partner programme. Spanning over a decade, the successful partnership has seen the development of several joint value propositions, in verticals including Manufacturing, Transport & Media, delivering IT as a Service. This alliance has helped to grow NTT Europe's revenue with NetApp UK by approximately 300%.
At the awards dinner, which took place on Thursday 26th April, Damian Skendrovic , VP Cloud Services, NTT Europe commented, "NTT Europe is honoured to be recognized for our hard work in building this relationship. Our collaboration has allowed us to provide our customers with genuine innovation and solutions that contribute to their success."
"The engagement I have had to date with NTT is like breathing fresh air. It isn't until you try it, that you realise the air before was polluted. Their mature, partnership approach is great and sets us up for a long-term joint go-to-market strategy," said Simon Moore, District Manager for Central Government, Defence and Security at NetApp. "Moving beyond a vendor-reseller relationship allows us to bring NetApp innovation to play in NTT markets and vice versa. The engagement with NTT is unlike any other partner engagement."
Richard James, Major Account Manager - Public Sector for NetApp added, "If you have a customer looking at cloud services or considering outsource or some form of hosting, I would strongly recommend you work with NTT."
NetApp is a leading vendor of innovative storage and data management solutions that help organizations around the world store, manage, protect, and retain their data. They create innovative storage and data management solutions that help their customers accelerate business breakthroughs and achieve outstanding cost efficiency. Their dedication to principles of simplicity, innovation, and customer success has made them one of the fastest-growing storage and data management providers today. Headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, NetApp is a member of the NASDAQ-100 and ranks on the Fortune 1000.
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 IPv4/IPv6 Global Tier-1 IP Network, Arcstar Universal One(TM) VPN network reaching over 150 countries, and over 120 secure data centers. NTT Communications' solutions leverage the global resources of NTT Group companies including Dimension Data, NTT DOCOMO and NTT DATA.
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