PLANO, TX – July 26, 2018 – NTT DATA Services, a recognized leader in global technology services, today announced the company was named as a Leader in Avasant’s Blockchain Services RadarViewTM 2018 report highlighting the top IT services providers that leverage blockchain to support client initiatives.

As a Leader in the report, NTT DATA received recognition for the company’s commitment to blockchain development and expansion. Additionally, the IT services provider was lauded for its focus on industry-specific solution development in manufacturing, financial services and healthcare. Several blockchain use cases were also highlighted, including NTT DATA’s work on a cross-border supply chain integration, development of a blockchain application for smart insurance policies, as well as a blockchain-based electronic medical records management system.

“Blockchain technology has the power to revolutionize the way we share data and conduct business by enabling users to send and receive records securely and transparently,” said Amir Durrani, executive vice president Application Services Delivery, NTT DATA Services. “We will continue to focus our efforts on innovation and providing strategic guidance to our clients to help them understand the full potential of blockchain to accelerate their digital transformation journeys.”

As an early adopter of blockchain technology and founding member of the Hyperledger Foundation and Alastria consortium, NTT DATA continues to develop tools and solution accelerators to help clients integrate blockchain with their IT systems. NTT DATA has also increased the number of projects that have moved from proof of concept to production for the company’s expanding blockchain client base.

“NTT DATA maintains a strategic focus on taking some of its collaboration platforms to market rapidly to derive commercial benefits, and the company’s clients are well-distributed across industries and use cases,” said Swapnil Bhatnagar, Avasant’s Head of Research. “Meanwhile, NTT DATA’s focus on the future of blockchain is a continued benefit to clients as the company has a robust training program and demonstrates industry leadership through its activity and forthcoming publication of a book devoted to blockchain.”

Avasant’s RadarView is an independent assessment that analyzes the true capabilities of service providers, evaluating them as long-term partners for digitally-evolving global organizations on practice maturity, investment and industry development. The methodology combines traditional provider outreach with independent data mining and client-side market checks to equip analysts with a holistic overview of the service provider landscape.

For more information, visit NTT DATA Services to learn more about the company’s blockchain offerings.

About Avasant

Avasant is a leading management consulting firm focused on translating the power of technology into realizable business strategies for the world’s largest corporations. Specializing in digital and IT transformation, sourcing advisory, global strategy, and governance services, Avasant prides itself on delivering high-value engagements through industry-focused innovation and flexible client based solutions.

Avasant’s engagement in the global market has inspired a strong commitment to community and purpose. Avasant Foundation supports technology and skill development programs to create employment opportunities for youth across Africa, Asia, the Caribbean and Latin America.

For more information, visit https://www.avasant.com.

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About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services 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, application, infrastructure and business process services.

NTT DATA Services, headquartered in Plano, Texas, is a division of NTT DATA Corporation, a top 10 global business and IT services provider with 118,000+ professionals in more than 50 countries, and NTT Group, a partner to 88 percent of the Fortune Global 100.

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