Arkadin Extends Partnership with NTT Communications Group to Provide Video Conferencing in Japan

Top Quote Arkadin, a leading global collaboration services provider, announced a partnership with NTT Bizlink, Inc., a subsidiary of NTT Communications Corporation, one of the world's largest providers of telecommunications services, to provide video conferencing to Japanese businesses. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) July 03, 2012 - NTT Bizlink combines Arkadin's cloud-based video conferencing with its products to offer solutions available at NTT Communications Group.

    "Arkadin is extremely excited about partnering with NTT Communications Group, a telecommunications visionary who shares our commitment to innovation and customer service excellence," says Olivier de Puymorin, Arkadin's CEO and founder. "In a highly mobile, global workplace, personal telepresence is fast becoming a must-have productivity tool. Together with NTT Communications Group, we will lead the market with a new generation solution that delivers the same quality video experience as the far more expensive and complex legacy systems."

    According to Seed Planning, Inc., the market for cloud-based video conferencing in Japan is increasing rapidly. "Video communication for businesses in Japan is expected to be 61 billion yen market. Plus, cloud computing and smart devices are expanding the video conferencing market to grow 210 billion yen in 2016 and 800 billion yen in 2020 in total," says Kenji Hara, Senior Marketing Analyst, Seed Planning, Inc."

    The new generation video conferencing, which supports both personal and room systems, is delivered as a 'service' for fast scalable deployments, and minimal up-front investments. Video conferencing will be instantly available over any internet connection through simple one-click access from desktops or mobile devices. The high definition (HD) video image quality delivers life-like, face-to-face collaboration for a 'just like being there' experience. Up to nine video displays will be available for multiple participants to connect from any computer type or legacy end point.

    "Research consistently points to the importance of facial expressions and body language in business communications," says Dennis Tanaka, General Manager, Japan and Korea.. "Being able to easily collaborate face-to-face is a tremendous productivity advantage for businesses of all sizes, and it will be especially useful in Japan, considering its huge global economic footprint."

    About Arkadin
    Founded in 2001, Arkadin is a leading Global Collaboration Service Provider offering a complete range of remote collaboration solutions from audio, web and video conferencing to Unified Communications. Arkadin enables all types and sizes of organizations to communicate and collaborate effectively using its user-friendly and cost-efficient solutions to increase business productivity. With a global network of 50 operating centres in 29 countries throughout Asia, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Latin America and North America, Arkadin delivers its business solutions around the world using a Software as a Service model so enabling customers to benefit from fast, scalable deployments with a high ROI. Arkadin provides added value to its base of over 25,500 customers with dedicated, local support.

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