NTT Communications (NTT Com) has formed a strategic partnership with Virtustream, a US-based cloud company and Dell Technologies to develop and deliver multi-tenant cloud platforms for mission-critical applications, including large-scale SAP systems in Japan.
Through this partnership, NTT Com will launch the multi-tenant cloud platforms in Japan this spring. The partners will also explore opportunities to launch their offering in global markets.
This joint initiatives will combine NTT Com’s world-class data centers, network and existing cloud platforms; Virtustream’s cloud platform for mission-critical applications; and storage and Converged Infrastructure platform by Dell EMC (Japan). NTT Com’s worldwide data center presence and network access will enable global enterprises to use multi-tenant cloud platforms to seamlessly satisfy these mission-critical requirements.
The newly developed, multi-tenant cloud platform will offer flexible pricing through MicroVM resource management (µVM), Virtustream’s patented technology for pay-as-you-go billing. Customers will have the capability to build hybrid environments that seamlessly integrate this new multi-tenant cloud, dedicated cloud and on-premises systems in one data center.
Virtustream, the core cloud business within Dell Technologies, delivers cloud services optimized for the mission-critical applications utilized by large enterprises worldwide. Through the new partnership, Virtustream, Dell EMC (Japan) expects to accelerate their cloud businesses in Japan and other markets in Asia.
Mission-critical applications for large enterprises in Japan today are typically run in on-premises or private-cloud environments to ensure stability and high processing capabilities at all times. However, with enterprises demanding faster system scalability and more flexible pricing for greater competitiveness, there is growing interest in shifting mission-critical applications to a multi-tenant cloud platform’s solutions.