OREANDA-NEWS. NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the ICT solutions and international communications business within NTT (NYSE: NTT), announced today that the immediate launch of ID Federation, an Identity as a Service (IDaaS) that enables diverse business applications to be used conveniently and securely with one ID, beginning in Singapore and Thailand. Launches in other global markets will be announced going forward.

ID Federation enables cloud authentication for single sign-on and simplified ID management. It has been favorably received by users for its high-quality security, service and ease of installation, which NTT Com can offer as an experienced telecom carrier.


• Single sign-on for more than 1,600 Software as a Service (SaaS) offerings

ID Federation enables single sign-on for an extensive range of software offered by NTT Com, Microsoft, Salesforce, Box, Google, as well as the customer’s on-premises systems and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) business applications.

• Multiple methods for robust authentication

In addition to standard risk-based authentication, the service offers optional authentication methods such as swiping, machines (devices), Time-based One-time Passwords (TOTP), in accordance with each enterprise’s security needs and policies.

• Connect with Active Directory

ID Federation enables single sign-on to the widely used Active Directory service developed by Microsoft. With the Active Directory Federation Service (ADFS), diverse business applications can be used without additional authentication via devices that have been authenticated by an Active Directory.

• Reduced costs for ID management

ID Federation provides administrators with unified control of IDs and access logs, and access to business applications, thereby helping to reduce the costs of operational management.

Service Menu

Basic • Single sign-on to SaaS offered by NTT Com
• ID and password authentication
• Standardized risk-based authentication
• ADFS and Account Sync
• Access control and ID management
Optional Additional applications One application
Five applications
10 applications
Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) Swipe
Device authentication

Going forward, NTT Com will sequentially launch the service in other countries within Asia, as well as in Europe and the Americas.

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 196 countries/regions, and 130 secure data centers worldwide. NTT Communications’ solutions leverage the global resources of NTT Group companies including Dimension Data, NTT DOCOMO and NTT DATA.