June 27, 2005
NTT America Announces Premier Sponsorship at Yankee Group 2005 Decision Summit
NEW YORK, NY - NTT America, a wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of NTT Communications Corporation, today announced its participation as a premier sponsor and panel speaker at Yankee Group 2005 Decision Summit. The event entitled Restructuring the Communications Industry to Meet Enterprise Customer Needs is the industry's leading forum for service providers and their customers, providing assorted panel discussions, roundtables, keynote addresses, exhibitions, and networking opportunities.
The conference will take place on June 27-28, 2005 at The Waldorf=Astoria Hotel in New York. NTT America and its customers will play an active role in the conference with representatives in select agenda. An NTT customer, Mr. Chuck Ciali, CIO of Teradyne Inc., will present a case study on his company's enterprise IT and network strategy. Mr. Kazuhiro Gomi, VP Global IP Network at NTT America, will participate in a Workshop on "Economic Return on Enterprise IP Communications." In addition, Mr. Fang Wu, VP of Customer Solutions at NTT America, will be one of the panelists discussing "Best Practices for IP Network Management." The sessions will be moderated by Berge Ayvazian, EVP and Chief Research Officer, Yankee Group.
"The Yankee Decision Summit comes at a particularly important time as recent consolidation in the telecommunications landscape has lead to speculation on what the future of the telecommunications industry will look like," said Berge Ayvazian, Summit Chairman, Executive Vice President, Yankee Group. "We are excited to partner with NTT, a premier service provider capable of providing a vision based upon their extensive industry experience of the strategies required to compete in today's telecommunications industry."
"Yankee Group is demonstrating its thought leadership with this conference on industry restructuring and corporate concerns," said Tatsuo Kawasaki, President and Chief Executive Officer of NTT America. "NTT is proud to be a premier sponsor of this leading industry event."
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About NTT AmericaNTT America Inc., a U.S. subsidiary of NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com) the long distance and international service arm of the Fortune Global 500 telecom leader: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT), is North America's natural gateway to the Asia-Pacific, providing world-class network services and solutions for business to Asia and around the world. For additional information on NTT America, visit us on the Web at www.nttamerica.com.
About Yankee Group
At Yankee Group, we help our clients succeed by providing the knowledge, tools and support they need to make winning decisions when business opportunities intersect with technology solutions. In business more than 35 years, Yankee Group knows the importance of listening to and understanding the needs of our clients. We deliver value through authoritative, innovative and flexible research products and consulting services. Whether challenges are rooted in planning, executing or optimizing the use of technology, Yankee Group's world renowned analysts transform market intelligence and practical, real world experience into valuable decision support. Headquartered in Boston, Yankee Group research and sales staffs are located around the world, including North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and Asia-Pacific.