NTT Communications Russia Signs Partnership Agreement With Business Software Solutions Provider FirstBIT to Deliver 1C

 NTT Communications Russia Signs Partnership Agreement With Business Software
  Solutions Provider FirstBIT to Deliver 1C Enterprise Service With Offshore
                                Cloud Platform

  PR Newswire

  MOSCOW, December 5, 2012

MOSCOW, December 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

NTT Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of NTT Group, the number one
Fortune Global 500 telecommunications company, has announced it has signed a
partnership agreement in Russia with First BIT, one of Russia's major
providers of enterprise reporting and Business Intelligence solutions

Through this partnership, NTT Communications is able to expand its services
portfolio into Russia and deliver solutions based on FirstBIT's 1C Enterprise
and QlikView Business Discovery platform, while keeping data in its own
secured and reliable offshore cloud infrastructure.

Tetsuo Sano, General Director of NTT Communications Russia, said, "This
partnership faces a great future. Synergy of the number one Russian ERP
solution and a secure and reliable infrastructure platform will give us the
opportunity to deliver comprehensive enterprise solutions to our customers,
which in turn will allow them to focus on the core aspects of their business."

FirstBIT has a lot of experience in delivering solutions and providing
business IT consultation into almost every industry in the Russian and
Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)market. Backed by its extensive
background working with global multinational companies, FirstBIT provides
customers with the expertise in implementation of international accounting
standards (IFRS, US-GAAP). And with more than 50 branches in Russia and CIS,
and over 4,000 certified employees, FirstBIT can successfully deliver projects
of any scale and complexity with multilingual project teams.

Sergey Lozhkin, Deputy General Director at First BIT, said, "Partnership with
a company of such scale and with the reputation of NTT Communications will
open up further opportunities for our business, which fits perfectly into our
strategy of entering new markets outside of Russia."

Along with 1Centerprise automation solutions, the First BIT product portfolio
includes development and implementation of Business Intelligence solutions
based on the 1C Enterprise with QlikView Business Discovery platform, taxation
and accounting reporting applications and post-implementation end-user
support. This gives global multinationals companies in Russia transparency,
control, cost and risk reductions with the capability of multilingual
interfaces -a unique proposition in the Russian market for enterprise
accounting and sales management applications.

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 leading global tier-1 IP network, Arcstar
Universal One™ VPN network reaching over 150 countries, and over 140 secure
data centers. NTT Communications' solutions leverage the global resources of
NTT Group companies including Dimension Data, NTT DOCOMO and NTT DATA.

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About FirstBIT

FirstBIT offers enterprise automation solutions for company of any scale -
from local SMBs to multinational companies. With more than 15 years of
experience, FirstBIT has successfully delivered over 120,000 projects. The
Company is well represented with over 4,000 certified employees across Russia
and CIS, with over 50 branches in 30 cities. First BIT's product portfolio
includes more than 40 unique proprietary solutions.

First BIT recently rebranded and changed its name from 1C:BIT following growth
and change in direction of the business.

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For media enquiries, please contact: Emma Crowe (Media Enquiries) Marketing
Communications Manager - EMEA NTT Communications
+44-7581-315-241 NTT Communications Russia LLC Marketing team
+7-495-287-4001 First BIT Media Enquiries Mr IlyaKuznetsov, Head of Sales and
Marketing Department +7-495-748-01-13
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