History
Early Period Period of OriginEarly Period Period of Origin
Period of transformation and challengePeriod of transformation and challenge
Period of Global StrategyPeriod of Global Strategy
Early Period Period of OriginEarly Period Period of Origin

Dawn of data communication services

From establishment of DATA Communications Bureau in Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Public Corporation to business development on building social infrastructure and computer mainly in Japan.

1967
Management

DATA Communications Bureau established within Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Public Corporation

1968
Service

Started Currency exchange "system of Regional Banks Association of Japan"

1970
Service

Started Denden Realtime Sales- management System "DRESS" and Dendenkosha Immediate Arithmetic and Library System "DIALS"

1971
Service

Started Dendenkosha Multi-access Online System "DEMOS"

1973
Service

Started "Zengin System" - nation-wide online network system for banks dealing domestic funds transfers

1978
Service

Started Radar Data Processing System "RDP System"

Service

Started Nippon Automated Cargo and Port Consolidated System "NACCS"

1981
Service

Started financial ANSER system (Automatic answer Network System for Electrical Request)

Service

Developed Mainframe ultra-large-scale computer DIPS-11 (Dendenkosha Information Processing System) Model

1984
Service

Started Credit And Finance Information Switching system, CAFIS service

1985
Management

Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT) incorporated as a private company

Management

Data Communications Bureau reorganized into Data Communications Division

Period of transformation and challengePeriod of transformation and challenge

Establishment of NTT DATA Communications Systems Corporation

The creation and expansion of new markets by the system development for public, financial and industrial sector. Being a pioneer in Japan to introduce the technology of IC card and Virtual shopping mall, which is now commonly used, building a foundation of current convenience and comfort of life.

1988
Management

NTT DATA Communications Systems Corporation spun off into a separate company from NTT

Service

Sales launched of S-type IC card

1990
Management

Established branch office in USA

1991
Management

Established branch office in UK

Service

Started The Tokyo Commodity Exchange system

Service

Started Tokyo International Financial Futures Exchange system

1992
Management

Headquarters relocated to Toyosu, Koto-ku, Tokyo

Service

Procurement of 6 millions of IC cards

1993
Management

Received the Deming Application Prize for 1993

1994
Service

Developed "Virtual Mall" (virtual shopping mall)

Management

Established branch office in Hong Kong

Service

Started Beijing postal savings network system services

1995
Management

Listed on the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange

1996
Management

Listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange

Management

Introduced venture system

Service

Accepted order of Chinese National financial payment system

Service

Started sales of wide-area disaster and emergency medical information system

1997
Service

Full-scale open of communication & shopping town "Machiko" on the internet

Service

Started providing pre-notification system "Koufuri kun" of utility charges and taxes, etc.

1998
Management

Changed English name to NTT DATA Corporation from August 1st

Management

Obtained ISO 9001 certification

Service

Started development of card payment terminal, "INFOX" and the information processing center "INFOX-NET"

Group Companies

Established Beijing NTT DATA Systems Integration Co., Ltd.

Group Companies

Established NTT DATA (China) Co., Ltd.

1999
Service

ANSER to start service for money transfer between accounts and banks by internet

Management

Obtained ISO 14001 certification

Service

Accepted order with local company in Malaysia for design and development of Malaysian government's electronic procurement system

2000
Service

6 regional banks to Join "NTT DATA Regional Bank Integrated Services Center"

Service

Started Integrated Data Center "EXFORT" service

2001
Management

First Japanese company to obtain BS 7799 certification, an international information security standard

Service

SHARP, SONY Marketing, TOSHIBA, JVC and HITACHI to start jointly operating Web ordering system for home electric appliances

Service

Developed authentication system with combination of IC card and fingerprint authentication technology collaborating with Mitsubishi Electric

Service

Business alliance with Seibu Department Stores

2002
Service

Started large-scale experiment "cell computing"

Management

Obtained Information Security Management System (ISMS) Conformity Assessment Scheme certification

Service

Developed contact and non-contact type of multi-function and multi-purpose IC card "Xaica-╬▒"

2003
Service

Completed the construction of the i-mode Gateway System "CiRCUS" for NTT DoCoMo

Management

Obtained Privacy Mark

Service

Started trial experiments on the use of RFID (wireless IC tag) in the food distribution field with Marubeni Corporation and The Maruetsu, Inc.

Service

"Convenience store payment service for Public money" started

Group Companies

Established "3D Consortium" with Itochu Corporation, SANYO Electric, SHARP and SONY

2004
Service

Started integrated ATM Switching Service

Service

Information system integration platform and "Target" system construction of the Tokyo Stock Exchange

Group Companies

Capital tie-up with Sekisui Chemical Co., Ltd.

Period of Global Strategy

From enhanced alliance to businessexpansion to abroad

In addition to the enhancement of domestic alliances in collaboration with customers IT department, an aggressive expansion and technology development to overseas by M&A.

2005
Group Companies

Completed an acquisition of The Revere Group, Limited by investment

Service

Developed a die inventory management system for Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. using stacked-type RFID tags, the first such system to be used in the world

Service

Agreed on establishment of IT service Joint Venture for Japanese companies with Chinese biggest software vendor UFIDA Group

Group Companies

Information services subsidiary of The Seiyu, Ltd. to acquire a controlling interests of SMIS Co., Ltd.

Group Companies

Tie-up with Capgermini in the global field, acquired share of Capgemini Japan K.K., and changed company name to Zacatii Consulting, Inc.

2006
Service

Started the construction and operation of "taspo (taspo) system"

Service

Started service of "FairCast - Child Safety Communication Network" to multiple media

Group Companies

Acquired a controlling interest of information service subsidiary of Hitachi Zosen Information Systems Co., Ltd. and established NTT DATA ENGINEERING SYSTEMS CORPORATION

Group Companies

Acquired a controlling interest of Kinki Nippon Tourist information systems subsidiary, and established NTT data Teranos Corporation

2007
Management

Consolidated net sales of 1 trillion Japanese Yen achieved (March, 2007)

Management

Acquired stock of India Vertex Software Pvt.Ltd.

Group Companies

Established a local subsidiary in Malaysia and Vietnam

Management

Obtained ISO/IEC27001 certification

Service

Started providing "Contents Match Mobile", the first mobile version of contextual advertising in the world, making an alliance with Overture

Service

Started providing "CGM Watch", the first service in Japan, to accurately report the trend to analyze the topic, such as blogs and SNS to sensibility

Service

Business alliance with DATATRAK Corp. in the United States to make clinical trial electronically available solutions "eClinical"

Group Companies

NTT Data INTRAMART Corporation to be listed on the Mothers market of the Tokyo Stock Exchange

Group Companies

Acquired a controlling interest of Japanese arm of Getronics N.V., Established NTT Data Getronics

2008
Group Companies

Completed an acquisition of itelligence AG as a results of the tender offer in German market

Group Companies

Capital tie-up with BMW AG through acquisition of management rights of IT system Company, Cirquent GmbH

Management

Full-scale system of the "Telework"

Service

Launched a high quality IT Platform made readily available "Green Data Center Shared IT Platform Service"

Group Companies

Acquired a controlling interest of information systems subsidiary of Nippon Mining Holdings, established NTT Data CCS

Group Companies

Acquired a controlling interest of subsidiary of Panasonic Mobile Communications, established NTT DATA MSE

Group Companies

Capital and business tie-up and stock acquisition of Japan Research Institute Solutions

2009
Management

Capital tie-up with Extend Technologies Group Holdings Pty Ltd. of Australia

Management

NTT DATA was elected as one of the "Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World" in 2009

Management

NTT DATA's internal SNS Awarded "IT Management Innovation Award"

2010
Management

Established the "Robotics Integration Promotion Office"

Group Companies

Completed an acquisition of Intelligroup, Inc. as a results of the tender offer in US market

Service

Achieved the CMMI Capability level 4 in NTT data

Service

Expanded the "Chinese UnionPay settlement services" to the retail business

Service

Entrusted with the construction of managing national spatial data sharing system for Indonesian government

2011
Management

Established Business Center in Ishinomaki-city, starting with the aim of creating employment in the affected areas by the Great East Japan Earthquake

Group Companies

Acquired American IT service company, Keane International, Inc.

Group Companies

Capital Tie-up with Cornerstone Asia Tech Pte. Ltd., Singapore

Group Companies

Acquired Value Team S.p.A., Italy

Group Companies

Capital Tie-up with VietUnion of Vietnam

Management

e-Life Business Division to achieve Capability Level 5, the highest level, of CMMI (Capability Maturity Model® Integration)

Management

Established childcare service "Egg Garden", a corporate in-house day-care center for employees.

Service

Construction of cloud "Global EC Service" in a short time of period for online store of Uniqlo in Taiwan, that made of "Direct channel platform"

Service

Launched the application brain science consortium fiscal 2011 "Applied brain science R&D Study Group"

2012
Management

Changed corporate logo design

Group Companies

Launched Operation of NTT DATA Myanmar

Service

Contracted to develop trade procedure and customs clearance systems in Vietnam (VNACCS/VCIS)

Service

Card settlement comprehensive network CAFIS to correspond to the foreign currency-denominated settlement

Service

Signed a Firehose agreement with Twitter Inc. on providing Tweet data

Group Companies

Capital Alliance with Information System functional department of Kirin Holdings Company, Limited.

2013
Service

Started the foreign currency-denominated card payment service in real store in Japan, along with Global Blue, Mitsui-Sumitomo Card, and Kyushu card

Service

Jointly developed the prediction logic in the power fields, utilizing Ireland ICT research institutions TSSG and big data analysis

Service

Started jointly research of noise filtering techniques targeted Twitter and SinaWeibo with Chinese Academy of Sciences and software Institute

2014
Service

NTT DATA to Contribute to Digital Archiving of Vatican Apostolic Library Manuscripts

Group Companies

Completed an acquisition of Spain-based everis Group by investment

2015
Service

Chosen as a global technology partner for Daimler AG Germany

Service

NTT DATA started developing a large-scale and high-speed traffic simulation technology using big data. In 2014, in Jilin City in China, a demonstration experiment was conducted for alleviating traffic congestion with the use of traffic simulations based on GPS data. The solution is now being developed further in Exeter, in the UK, by building traffic simulation and traffic signal control technology into an end-to-end congestion management service, with the aim of deploying this Smart City service across more cities worldwide.