Partnership to enhance geospatial offerings for the Japanese market
LONGMONT, Colo. — April 3, 2014 — DigitalGlobe, Inc. (NYSE: DGI), a leading global provider of commercial high-resolution earth observation and advanced geospatial solutions, today announced that NTT DATA Corporation, one of the largest IT service providers in the world, will become the new master reseller of DigitalGlobe commercial satellite imagery and geospatial solutions in Japan, effective April 1, 2014.
“We are very excited about commencing this new partnership with NTT DATA and further contributing to a variety of government and commercial applications in Japan,” said Takayuki Odawara, vice president and head of APAC commercial sales for DigitalGlobe. “Our customers in Japan can expect a significant expansion of our presence and unique geospatial products and services.”
NTT DATA will help expand the use of DigitalGlobe’s products and services within numerous customer segments throughout Japan, including civil governments, local governments, and enterprise industries including telecommunications, mapping, environment applications and other GIS-related industries.
“We’re excited to begin this partnership with DigitalGlobe to bring enhanced geospatial solutions to the Japanese market,” said Yutaka Saitou, Head of e-Community Division, Public Sector, NTT DATA Corporation. “This partnership will create a synergy by combining our novel IT solutions and DigitalGlobe’s state-of-the-art earth imagery solutions to deliver new capabilities to the Japanese geospatial market, in particular the telecommunications and infrastructure sectors.”