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February 26, 2018

NTT MSC Establishes Leading Position as the First Data Centre Awarded the DCOS® Certification in Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur, 26 February 2018 – NTT MSC Sdn. Bhd. (NTT MSC) was awarded the world-class Data Centre Operations Standard (DCOS®) certification by EPI Certification at the recent launch of its new expansion project, Cyberjaya 4 (CBJ4) Annex Data Center and Sora Building.

NTT MSC Establishes Leading Position as the First Data Center Awarded the DCOS® Certification in Malaysia

NTT MSC has achieved the DCOS® Rated-4 Certification for its operational processes being fully measured and controlled with continuous improvement for its data centre operations, service level management, security management, facilities management, and monitoring/reporting/control.

According to Edward van Leent, Chairman and CEO of the EPI Group of Companies, "Many data centre operators focus on certifying their facilities, which is great. However, market research has shown that most data centre downtime is due to human error. Hence, without certification on the operational processes, data centre operators/owners still run a considerable risk in their operations which could seriously impact their ability to deliver the service level promised to their customers and put the customers’ data and business at uncalculated risk. NTT MSC is the first data centre operator in Malaysia with both the constructed facility (ANSI/TIA-942) and operations (DCOS®) certifications. This places NTT MSC clearly in the leading position in the Malaysian market, providing verifiable evidence to its customers that NTT MSC is fully committed to deliver top-notch services in all aspects. This is a very compelling reason for enterprise customers who are looking for a high-availability and secure data centre service provider to put their trust in NTT MSC."

According to the President & CEO, Mr. Ken Deguchi, "We chose the ANSI/TIA-942 and DCOS® Standards over other standards/guidelines, because their advantages, which many people are not aware of, are undisputable. The fact is the ANSI/TIA-942 and DCOS are complete standards covering all areas required for a fully managed data centre, their criteria are available publicly, there are multiple auditors and the certificates are awarded by a Certification Body which is under the oversight of an Accrediting Body thereby ensuring competence and impartiality. These are verifiable benchmarks that our customers can refer to. Being the first to achieve these two certifications demonstrates our total commitment to provide the best data centre service levels to our customers and setting NTT MSC’s services above those of our competitors."


NTT MSC Sdn. Bhd., a wholly owned subsidiary of NTT Communications Corporation Japan, was established on 2 July 1997 and as to date has 166 employees based in Cyberjaya.

NTT MSC offers a full range of data center solutions to cater for companies that require secure, resilient and reliable data center services.

NTT MSC also provides a full suite of internet and managed network services to fulfill the multifaceted requirements of the current business and market needs. The business activities range from global network and IP services to a full range of internet and data centre services. For further information on NTT MSC services, please refer to

Press Contact, NTT MSC
Ho Yee Chung, Email; Phone +603-8319 0000
Noraida Tahir, Email; Phone +603-8319 0000

About EPI

EPI is a European-origin, global data centre specialist company with 30 years of experience, operating world-wide in over 60 countries and 130 cities through direct operations and a large partner network. EPI offers an extensive range of data centre expert services which include accredited data centre and IT training, audit and certification, and the DCOS® - Data Centre Operations Standard.

EPI is the world’s largest provider of accredited data centre training and ANSI/TIA-942 conformity audit and certification services. EPI is a registered Certification Body (CB).

EPI’s reputation has been built on delivering high quality technical expertise with a continuous drive for excellence and innovation. Always on the leading edge in its areas of expertise, EPI has released many world’s first innovations including the DCOS® - Data Centre Operations Standard®, Data Centre Framework®, DCCF® - Data Centre Competence Framework®, DCPT© - Data Centre Career Planning Tool, Data Centre Training Framework®, and the EPI IT Training Framework®.

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Press Contact, EPI
Email; Phone +6012-267-2336

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 the leading global tier-1 IP network, the Arcstar Universal One™ VPN network reaching over 190 countries/regions, and over 140 secure data centers worldwide. NTT Communications’ solutions leverage the global resources of NTT Group companies including Dimension Data, NTT DOCOMO and NTT DATA. | Twitter@NTT Com | Facebook@NTT Com | LinkedIn@NTT Com

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