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NTT Innovation Institute's (NTT I3) CEO Srini Koushik to Speak at Datacenter Dynamics Converged San Francisco 2013

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Thursday, July 11, 2013

NTT Innovation Institute's (NTT I3) CEO Srini Koushik to Speak at Datacenter Dynamics Converged San Francisco 2013

10:29 EDT Thursday, July 11, 2013

SAN MATEO, Calif. (Business Wire) -- NTT Innovation Institute, Inc. (NTT I3, pronounced NTT I Cube), a wholly owned subsidiary of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (TOKYO: 9432; NYSE: NTT), the world's largest global IT and telecommunications services holding company, today announced Srini Koushik, NTT I3's president and chief executive officer (CEO), will deliver a talk addressing business agility, software defined networking (SDN) and the future of service delivery, at Datacenter Dynamics Converged San Francisco conference tomorrow, Friday, July 12, 2013 at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis. Datacenter Dynamics Converged San Francisco is a leading Bay Area technology event providing data center industry leaders up-to-date information on power, data center infrastructure management, virtualization, cloud computing and the rise of the software defined data center.

NTT I3 President and CEO Srini Koushik (Photo: NTT Innovation Institute, Inc.)

NTT I3 President and CEO Srini Koushik (Photo: NTT Innovation Institute, Inc.)

#NTTI3 CEO Srini Koushik to discuss business agility and #SDN at #dcdconverged San Francisco on July 12 Tweet This

Putting forth the concept, the road to business agility goes though IT, and tackling the question, “What does the software defined network mean for the future of IT service delivery?,” Mr. Koushik will share his views on why today's IT organizations struggle to be agile, and then, using NTT's leadership in SDN as an example, he will speak to NTT I3's unique approach to enabling agility for enterprises. Supported by Dr. Sriram Natarajan, senior researcher at NTT I3, Mr. Koushik will share how NTT is facilitating business agility through the company's pioneering use of SDN, market-leading global private and public cloud offerings, and focus on building a more flexible and adaptable infrastructure for enterprise clients. During his presentation, Mr. Koushik will reveal the key customer centric solutions within the areas of security, cloud computing and SDN that NTT I3 will focus on during the next 12 to 18 months.

Backed by the financial strength of NTT and building on NTT's world renowned R&D heritage, NTT I3 strives to set a new global standard of agility, quality and value creation in pursuit of open service innovation. NTT's researchers have invested considerable resources in developing a leading position on next generation data center technology and service models through contributions to working groups and standards bodies, developing early stage solutions and providing thought leadership positions. NTT I3's position that the next generation data center will be software defined and more responsive to business demands will be illustrated through Mr. Koushik's presentation.

The Datacenter Dynamics Converged San Francisco speaking engagement is Mr. Koushik's first as CEO following the official opening reception for NTT I3 on May 29, 2013 at the Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco. The event was attended by a veritable who's-who of some of the biggest names in the technology industry, including founders, presidents, and CEOs from Cisco, Salesforce, Juniper, Symantec, Trend Micro, and NTT Group, among others. Cisco Chairman and CEO John Chambers delivered a video welcome address and Salesforce Chairman and CEO Mark Benioff also offered his congratulations via video. Cisco President and Chief Operating Officer Gary Moore, and Salesforce Co-founder Parker Harris, took to the stage and discussed their respective company's excitement in collaborating with NTT I3 on world-class innovations. With leading partners NTT I3 will demonstrate the value and effectiveness of the solutions and capabilities of NTT operating companies to customers in the global marketplace.

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About NTT Innovation Institute, Inc.

NTT Innovation Institute, Inc. (NTT I3) is a one-of-a-kind research and development (R&D) center in Silicon Valley engaged in accelerating the development and provision of highest-grade information-security and cloud-computing technologies. NTT I3 develops services tailored to the North American market. Best practices for intellectual property solutions applied in a modular format will be rolled out gradually in other countries, including Japan and emerging markets. NTT I3 was founded in San Mateo, California on April 1, 2013 and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT). Please visit

About NTT

NTT (Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation) is the world's largest global IT and telecommunications services company ranked 32nd on Fortune's Global 500 list. The company dates back over a century to the introduction of the telegraph in Japan, and focuses today on the innovation of cloud, mobile, network and communications technologies. The company recorded operating revenues of US $130 billion for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2012 and employs over 220,000 people worldwide. NTT's group companies include NTT EAST and NTT WEST (Japan's regional fixed-line telecom carriers), NTT DOCOMO (mobile operator), NTT Communications and Dimension Data (international communications and ICT solution providers) and NTT DATA (systems integrator and IT consultant). For more information, visit

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