NIIT Technologies partners with Hitachi Information Systems to offer Cloud Computing services
NIIT Technologies Limited, a leading global IT solutions organisation announced its partnership with Hitachi Information Systems, Ltd. a leading provider of IT infrastructure services in Japan, to offer services in Cloud Computing.
Cloud Computing is an emerging megatrend which is standardized IT capability delivered via the Internet in a pay-per-use and self-service manner. NIIT Technologies pursuing its non-linear services model of business is an early entrant in this space. Through this partnership NIIT Technologies and Hitachi Information Systems will provide unmatched value based on the strengths of both companies.
“Hitachi with its reliable and scalable infrastructure would own the Cloud, while NIIT Technologies will harness its competencies and world class process capability in Remote Infrastructure Managed Services to operate the Cloud” Together our customers will experience the highest quality of reliability, security and service” said Mr. Arvind Thakur, CEO, NIIT Technologies Ltd
With Cloud Computing gaining impetus, both companies will be able to offer the complete portfolio of services around the Cloud infrastructure to cater to the changing IT landscape.
"Abundant IT business experience of NIIT Technologies in global markets and Hitachi Information system's data center design and operational experience in Japanese market over many years are now united. This union will be used to provide advanced IT service in Asia" said Mr. Iwao Hara, President and CEO, Hitachi Information Systems, Ltd.
To begin with, Hitachi Information Systems would leverage NIIT Technologies’ data centre in Bangkok and create the first hub outside Japan, networked to their existing infrastructure. Drawing on the benefits of scale, shared infrastructure and standard applications, this partnership will drive down costs while increasing the speed and agility of deploying applications.
The operations are expected to begin by the first quarter of the next fiscal.
About NIIT Technologies
NIIT Technologies is a leading IT solutions organisation, servicing customers in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. It offers services in Application Development and Maintenance, Enterprise Solutions including Managed Services (Infrastructure Managed Services) and Business Process Management to organizations in the Financial Services, Travel, Retail and Distribution, and Government sectors. NIIT Technologies follows global standards of development, which includes ISO 9001:2000 certification, assessment at Level 5 of both SEI-CMMi version 1.2 and People-CMM frameworks and ISO 27001 information security management certification. Its data centre operations are assessed at the international ISO 20000 IT management standards.
For further information, please visit www.niit-tech.com
About Hitachi Information Systems, Ltd. (Hitachi Joho)
Hitachi Joho is a Japanese corporation currently servicing customers in Japan which has expanded into a variety of new business fields, including "System Operation", offering outsourcing and network services; "System Integration" ,offering system integration and software development; and Equipment & Supplies Sales," which supports both of the above businesses. Hitachi Joho holds principal certifications such as ISO9001 certification, and leads the industry with acquisition of the Privacy Mark,ISO/IEC2000 certification and ISO/IEC27001 certification.
For further information, please visit www.hitachijoho.com
Certain statements in this release are forward-looking statements. The business involves various risks, and uncertainties that could result in the actual results to differ materially from those indicated here. All forward looking statements made herein are based on information presently available to the management of the Company and the Company does not undertake to update any forward-looking statement that may be made from time to time by or on behalf of the Company.
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