NTT Communications and Arkadin honored in Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Awards

NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the ICT Solutions and international communications business within the NTT (NYSE: NTT) Group and Arkadin, an NTT Communications company and one of the largest and fastest growing providers of Unified Communications and Collaboration services, announced today that both have received 2016 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Awards.

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NTT Com has been recognized as 2016 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Hosted Telephony and UC Applications Service Provider of Year award and Arkadin has been recognized as 2016 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Collaboration Service Provider of the Year, the 4th consecutive time that Arkadin has been named in this category. The results were announced at the 2016 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Awards in Singapore on June 15.

According to Nahoko Ando, Research Analyst, Digital Transformation, Asia Pacific at Frost & Sullivan, "NTT Communications, the incumbent telecom operator in Japan, has established an extensive network infrastructure worldwide, successfully expanding Arcstar Universal One into large enterprises across the Asia-Pacific region. Frost & Sullivan evaluates NTT Com highly for its performance and commitment to the APAC region by providing a scalable, flexible and agile cloud UC portfolio."

"We are honored to be recognized by this award," said Mitsuru Takayama, Vice President, UCaaS & Conferencing PT, Voice &Video at NTT Com. "NTT Com is now deploying cloud-based unified communications platform in 169 countries/regions to support and enhance customer's globalization, productivity improvement and business efficiency. Together with Arkadin, we will continue to strongly support customer's workstyle innovation in a global scale."

According to Jessie Yu, Research Manager, Digital Transformation, Asia-Pacific at Frost & Sullivan, Arkadin has strong and sustainable momentum in Asia-Pacific: "In a highly competitive and fast-changing business environment Arkadin has achieved significant customer and revenue growth. Their service quality, delivery and customization, coupled with flexible pricing policies and fast, efficient technology enhancements, are contributing to the value they deliver to their customers, spanning enterprises, SMBs and the public sector."

According to Sean Kwek, Regional Vice President, Sales & Marketing at Arkadin APAC, the award is a testament to the success of Arkadin's strategy of delivering the highest quality UC&C services backed by a strong customer service culture: "It is an honor to be ranked at the top among peers in the industry for our leadership in APAC for the fourth consecutive time."