April 20, 2006
NTT America to Manage Komatsu America's IT Infrastructure
NEW YORK, NY - NTT America, the wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of NTT Communications Corporation, today announced their recent agreement with Komatsu America Corp. (KAC) to provide comprehensive IT outsourcing solutions to its North American construction equipment business. The multi-year agreement includes server consolidation, hosting of KAC's business applications at NTT America's Sterling, VA premier data center, an upgraded high-speed wide area network, and dedicated customer support. The agreement also provides for NTT America to deliver ongoing technology enhancements, ensuring continuous improvement in KAC's infrastructure. Implementation has already begun, and will be completed by the second quarter of 2006.
NTT America's responsibilities include system maintenance, network management, security, and disaster recovery. The KAC-NTT America agreement is supported by a unique set of integrated Service Level Agreements (SLAs), custom-designed to meet KAC's management objectives for uptime and performance.
"NTT America is committed to providing best-in-class solutions to ensure our enterprise customers' business continuity," said Tatsuo Kawasaki, President and Chief Executive Officer of NTT America. "Partnering with NTT America, KAC can focus on core competencies, minimize capital expenditure, and cost-effectively revitalize its infrastructure technology over time."
"The partnership with NTT America will allow our internal customers to enjoy increased efficiency and responsiveness," said Richard Ford, Vice President, Management Information Systems, KAC.
About NTT America
NTT America is North America's natural gateway to the Asia-Pacific, with strong capabilities in the US market. NTT America is the U.S. subsidiary of NTT Communications, the global data and IP services arm of the Fortune Global 500 telecom leader: Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corporation (NTT). NTT America provides world-class Enterprise Hosting, network, and IP, and for global enterprises and service providers. For additional information on NTT America, visit us on the Web at www.nttamerica.com.
About Komatsu America Corp.
(KAC) Komatsu America Corp. (KAC) is a major manufacturer and supplier of construction, mining and utility equipment and parts and services in North America. Visit Komatsu America's website at www.komatsuamerica.com.
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