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NTT Europe Wins Service Provider Of The Year Award From NetApp

May 9, 2012

LONDON, May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –

NTT Europe, a wholly owned subsidiary of NTT Communications, has been awarded
Outstanding Achievement – Service Provider Partner Award 2012 at NetApp’s sixth annual
UK&I Partner Awards.

The award recognizes NTT Europe as a Cloud Computing leader and participator under
NetApp’s partner programme. Spanning over a decade, the successful partnership has seen
the development of several joint value propositions, in verticals including Manufacturing,
Transport & Media, delivering IT as a Service. This alliance has helped to grow NTT
Europe’s revenue with NetApp UK by approximately 300%.

At the awards dinner, which took place on Thursday 26th April, Damian Skendrovic , VP
Cloud Services, NTT Europe commented, “NTT Europe is honoured to be recognized for our
hard work in building this relationship. Our collaboration has allowed us to provide our
customers with genuine innovation and solutions that contribute to their success.”

“The engagement I have had to date with NTT is like breathing fresh air. It isn’t
until you try it, that you realise the air before was polluted. Their mature, partnership
approach is great and sets us up for a long-term joint go-to-market strategy,” said Simon
Moore, District Manager for Central Government, Defence and Security at NetApp. “Moving
beyond a vendor-reseller relationship allows us to bring NetApp innovation to play in NTT
markets and vice versa. The engagement with NTT is unlike any other partner engagement.”

Richard James, Major Account Manager – Public Sector for NetApp added, “If you have a
customer looking at cloud services or considering outsource or some form of hosting, I
would strongly recommend you work with NTT.”

About NetApp

NetApp is a leading vendor of innovative storage and data management solutions that
help organizations around the world store, manage, protect, and retain their data. They
create innovative storage and data management solutions that help their customers
accelerate business breakthroughs and achieve outstanding cost efficiency. Their
dedication to principles of simplicity, innovation, and customer success has made them one
of the fastest-growing storage and data management providers today. Headquartered in
Sunnyvale, California, NetApp is a member of the NASDAQ-100 and ranks on the Fortune 1000.

About NTT Communications Corporation

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 IPv4/IPv6
Global Tier-1 IP Network, Arcstar Universal One(TM) VPN network reaching over 150
countries, and over 120 secure data centers. NTT Communications’ solutions leverage the
global resources of NTT Group companies including Dimension Data, NTT DOCOMO and NTT DATA.

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        For further information, please contact:
        Emma Crowe
        Marketing Communications Manager - EMEA
        NTT Communications


Source: PR Newswire