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NTT Group to Showcase Drivers of Digital Transformation at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2017


Executives from NTT Group Companies and Fortune 500 Customers Share
Insights on IoT, SD-WAN, AI and Customer Experience

, represented by Dimension Data, NTT Communications, NTT DATA
and NTT Security, today announced the company's participation in the Gartner
, taking place October 1-5 in Orlando, Florida,
exhibiting under the theme of Innovation for the Enterprise.
Together the family of companies from NTT Group will be exhibiting
advanced technology supporting services and use cases in eight key areas
driving digital transformation: Internet of Things (IoT), artificial
intelligence (AI), security and risk, cost optimization, customer
experience, intelligence automation, digital acceleration and IT
optimization. Executives from NTT Group companies Dimension Data, and
NTT DATA, as well as NTT Com's global customer, Kraft Heinz, will also
be presenting practitioners' perspectives on IoT, SD-WAN and customer
experience in three separate sessions.

This is the eighth consecutive year NTT Com has participated at the
Gartner Symposium/ITxpo, considered one of the world's most important
gatherings of CIOs and senior IT executives. NTT Group is a Premier
Sponsor at this year's event.

WHAT: NTT Group companies, NTT
, Dimension
and NTT
, will co-exhibit at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo at booth
#337. Innovative use cases showcased at the NTT Group booth include NTT
Com's implementation
of AI in Mitsui Chemical's gas production
process to accurately
determine the quality of the gas product; and Dimension Data's
collaboration with Cisco in an IoT-based project, Connected
, to safeguard the threatened rhino in South Africa. NTT
DATA experts will showcase industry solutions in customer experience,
intelligent automation, digital acceleration and IT optimization. NTT
Security, the specialized security arm of NTT Group, will be on hand to
collaborate with the other NTT Group companies and align the security
consulting and managed services needed to meet an organization's IT/OT
(Operational Technology) alignment goals.

WHERE: Walt Disney World Dolphin, Walt Disney World Swan

WHO & WHEN: Executives from Dimension Data, NTT DATA and NTT
Com's global customer, Kraft Heinz, will present during the following
conference segments:

Dimension Data: Harnessing the Business Benefit of IoT While
Mitigating Risks

Speaker: Jason Harris, Managing Principal Consultant,
Dimension Data

Date/Time: Monday, October 2, 12:45-1:05 p.m.

Location: ITxpo Stage 1, Dolphin Hotel

Description: The Internet of Things (IoT) is gaining mass
adoption by business, government and consumers. It's enabling new
business opportunities and re-shaping industries of all kinds. IoT
is set to be the next revolution because of its role in connecting
businesses, machines and users. Yet many IoT systems are unsecured
and prone to cyberattacks.


NTT Com's special guest: SD-WAN: Global Network
Transformation Journey at The Kraft Heinz Company

Speaker: Boris Voltchenko, Head of IT Operations, The Kraft
Heinz Company

Date/Time: Tuesday, October 3, 3:45-4:30 p.m.

Location: Osprey Ballroom, Swan Hotel

Description: Kraft Heinz's IT team successfully achieved a
global network transformation strategy by leveraging global SD-WAN
network and Internet connectivity, enabling asset-lite network and
security services in a consumption model, resulting in faster
application response time and end-user experience. Their
partnership with service providers accelerated transformation
goals to meet business objectives.


NTT DATA: Customer/Employee Experience and the CIO…it IS our

Speaker: Brad Rucker, Senior Vice President, Digital
Application and Information Management, NTT DATA

Date/Time: Wednesday, October 4, 10:15-11:00 a.m.

Location: Room Asia 2, Dolphin

Description: For too long, we've pushed customer and
employee experience issues to other organizations, thinking it's
marketing's own problem, or customer service's or even sales'. The
time to take responsibility is now. It is an IT problem, and we
need to face it, measure it and, more importantly, fix it.


are in the buying cycle, NTT invites you to schedule a private meeting
to discuss innovation and digital transformation in your enterprise.
Media please contact Andrea MacLean, Wireside Communications, at
+1-804-593-4181 or
For additional information on the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo, please visit

About NTT Communications

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 the leading global tier-1
IP network, the SD-WAN Service Portfolio reaching 196 countries/regions,
and 140 secure data centers worldwide. NTT Communications' solutions
leverage the global resources of NTT Group companies including Dimension

For U.S. product and service information, please visit

About Dimension Data

Dimension Data uses technology to help organizations achieve great
things. As a member of the NTT Group, we accelerate our clients'
ambitions through digital infrastructure, hybrid cloud, digital
workspaces, and cybersecurity. With a turnover of USD 7.4 billion in
2016, offices in 49 countries, and 30,000 employees, we deliver wherever
our clients are, at every stage of their technology journey. We're proud
to be the Official Technology Partner of Amaury Sport Organisation,
which owns the Tour de France, and the title partner of the cycling
team, Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka. Visit us at


NTT DATA is a top 10 global business and IT services provider with
110,000+ professionals in more than 50 countries. NTT DATA partners with
clients to navigate and simplify the modern complexities of business and
technology, delivering the insights, solutions and outcomes that matter
most. We deliver tangible business results by combining deep industry
expertise with applied innovations in digital, cloud and automation
across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications,
infrastructure and business process services. Learn more at

About NTT Security

NTT Security is the specialized security company of NTT Group. With
embedded security, we enable NTT Group companies to deliver resilient
business solutions for clients' digital transformation needs. NTT
Security has 10 SOCs, seven R&D centers, over 1,500 security experts and
handles hundreds of thousands of security incidents annually across six
continents. NTT Security ensures that resources are used effectively by
delivering the right mix of consulting and managed services for NTT
Group companies — making the best use of local resources and leveraging
our global capabilities. Learn more at

NTT, NTT Communications, and the NTT Communications logo are registered
and/or its affiliates. All other referenced product names are trademarks
of their respective owners. © 2017 NTT Communications

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