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Nikkei BP Launches Newsletter Service Nikkei Cloud First to provide High-Tech Information for a Successful Innovation to the Cloud Service

Tokyo – January 4, 2016 – Nikkei Business Publications (President & CEO: Kohei Osada; Tokyo) announced its newsletter service Nikkei Cloud First to be launched on April 20, 2016. The new service will provide advanced technology information that ensures successful introduction to the cloud services that are bringing high attention to the world of IT service enterprises.

Many leading corporations are now revealing plans to go “cloud first”, meaning when building a corporate information system, do not own computers and software on their own, but consider usage of external “cloud” service on a priority basis.

However the introduction to the cloud is not easy. Stream of new services are hitting the scene, but comprehending the characteristics of each service is difficult, and the common practice for system construction and operation does not translate to the world of cloud, leading to trouble.

Nikkei Cloud First is committed to meet the needs of our subscribers, to overcome such difficulties and achieve a successful introduction to the cloud. We have uniquely organized a team of front-line professional engineers who are experts on the two leading cloud services, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure. Nikkei Cloud First will deliver up-to-date technical commentary and evaluation on new services. Furthermore, specific examples of cloud introduction will be featured including failure cases, so that subscribers can experience vicariously.

About Nikkei Cloud First

Editorial concept: Provide advanced technology information that ensures successful introduction to Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure.

Assumed readership: IT technicians, Project Managers, Planners who engineer and operate the enterprise information system using cloud

First Published on April 20, 2016
Monthly newsletter issued on 20th day of every month
Weekly e-mail magazine

Annual subscription fee: JPY64,800 (including taxes)

Size: A4 variant, approximately 32 to 40 pages per issue

Website: (in Japanese)

Publisher: Nikkei Business Publications, Inc.

For further details, please contact:
Global Business Division
Phone: +81-(0)3-6811-8311
Fax: +81-(0)3-5421-9804

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About NikkeiBP

Nikkei Business Publications is part of The Nikkei group, which has newspaper publication as its main business and three additional business divisions of digital media, publishing and broadcasting under its umbrella. Covering a wide variety of specialized areas including business, computer, electronics, construction, services and medicine, Nikkei Business Publications, in July 2008, merged with its sister company, Nikkei Home Publishing, to also bring consumer magazines into its portfolio.

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