TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 14, 2018--Nomura Research Institute, Ltd. (NRI, TOKYO:4307), a leading provider of consulting services and system solutions, today announced it starts providing mPLAT Suite, NRI’s multi-cloud management platform, on Microsoft Azure and Azure Stack Marketplace. The offering will be available online both in the US and Japan in May, 2018.

NRI’s mPLAT Suite is a group of IT management products to optimize the integrated management of multi-cloud environments. Microsoft Azure and Azure Stack Marketplace provide a collection of services, applications, and resources customized for Microsoft Azure to optimize the deployment and execution. By making mPLAT Suite available on Microsoft Azure and Azure Stack Marketplace, users can deploy solutions globally in a more swift and flexible manner- a key to stay ahead in this time of rapid digital transformation.

In addition, mPLAT Suite reinforced its management functions and achieved seamless deployment to Dell EMC Cloud for Microsoft Azure Stack. As a result, the users can enjoy more comprehensive and enhanced features of management functions such as monitoring system optimized for Dell EMC Cloud for Microsoft Azure Stack, hybrid backup synchronized with Dell EMC Avamar, and Runbook automation.

Hisashi Sato, Senior Director, PDM SI Lead, Solution & Business Development, One Commercial Partner, Microsoft Japan said, “We celebrate the beginning of mPLAT Suite being provided on Microsoft Azure and Azure Stack Marketplace from the bottom of our hearts. It is truly a big need to deliver seamless system operation run on Azure Stack. We together with NRI will tighten the business relationship in terms of Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Azure, and will continue to deliver genuine solution which meets our customer’s needs.”

Kokichi Matsumoto, Senior Vice President, GM Global Compute & Networking Dell Japan Inc., said, “We are excited that together with NRI, we expand our global reach by offering hybrid cloud products such as Dell EMC Cloud for Microsoft Azure Stack and Dell EMC Avamar for Microsoft Azure as a total solution. Our customers will enjoy our new offerings to stay competitive in the age of rapid digital transformation.”

“Dell EMC Cloud for Microsoft Azure Stack is the competitive hybrid cloud to support both digital transformation and mission critical use cases," said Tomoshiro Takemoto, Senior Corporate Managing Director of NRI. "By combining our mPLAT Suite, Microsoft's Azure Marketplace, and Dell EMC's state-of-the-art technology, we all can provide customers with enterprise-ready cloud solutions by just one-click deployment from Microsoft's marketplace to Azure and Azure Stack."

To learn more, please visit the following websites:

mPlat Suite on Microsoft Azure Marketplace: https://azuremarketplace.microsoft.com/en-us/marketplace/apps/nri.mplatmc2018-vm More about mPlat Suite: http://mplat.nri.com/ More about Microsoft Azure: https://azure.microsoft.com/ More about Microsoft Azure Stack: https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/overview/azure-stack/ Dell EMC Avamar: https://www.emc.com/data-protection/avamar.htm

About NRI NRI (Nomura Research Institute, Ltd.), founded in 1965, delivers innovative solutions to your problems by providing insight-driven research, consulting and managed services. Leveraging our expertise, NRI caters to a wide range of operational needs of the international financial services community to establish new industry standard service. NRI empowers clients with a team of 13,000 skilled professionals in more than 50 offices globally. For more information, visit https://www.nri.com/fit

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