London, United Kingdom – 12th August 2019 – NTT DATA, a leading global IT services provider, today announced the company recently joined the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF). As a Silver Member, NTT DATA is positioned to more effectively support clients’ digital transformation and modernisation efforts using the latest trends in cloud native technology.
CNCF, which was founded in 2015, is a non-profit member organisation of the Linux Foundation that promotes cloud native computing and has more than 300 member companies, including leading public cloud operators. Through the development of open source projects, CNCF provides vendor-neutral cloud technology support, such as Envoy, which is a proxy software developed and donated to the CNCF.
“The Cloud Native Computing Foundation will allow us to develop new capabilities and contribute to the diffusion of cloud native computing while strengthening our cloud strategy and business,” said Masatoshi Hiraoka, Head of Digital Technology and Engineering Department, NTT DATA. “We have an aggressive goal to increase cloud sales by 100 billion yen ($922 million USD) over the next three years, and our membership will further increase our ability to deliver solutions that have a positive impact for our clients.”
NTT DATA helps clients accelerate their digital business by applying cloud native practices and emerging technologies through transformation planning, application development and modernisation, agile transformation and cloud lifecycle management.
Through cloud native application development, such as support of Kubernetes, an open source platform to automate the operation of containers, NTT DATA enables clients to achieve increased agility of system development.