NTT DATA, Inc., a leading IT services provider, today announced the availability of Ntercept™, a mobile app developed to provide personal safety assistance to victims during a crisis situation. The app has been released during the NASSCOM’s Diversity and Inclusion Summit 2015 in Bangalore, India, on January 22nd.

“NTT DATA delivers innovative mobile expertise every day around the world to our corporate clients”

An offshoot of NTT DATA’s innovative culture and focus on employee care, Ntercept was originally created as part of an innovation initiative supporting female employees’ safety in India, one of the company’s largest employee bases. Ntercept is now publically available in both India and the U.S., and both Android and iOS versions of the app are available and can be downloaded from Google Play and the Apple App Store. A Windows version is in development.

UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, estimates that 35 percent of women worldwide have experienced either physical and/or sexual violence. NTT DATA’s innovative Ntercept mobile app enables mobile phones to engage family, friends, and emergency services to facilitate communication and first responders’ ability to react to incidents and protect users, bringing an added tool to quickly communicate during a personal safety emergency.

“Women make up a sizeable and important component of our workforce and, as a company, we feel we have a responsibility to contribute to their safety – and that can be extended to all our colleagues and their families,” said Madhavi Singala, vice president, delivery excellence leader and chairperson of the Women Initiative at NTT DATA, NTT DATA Global Delivery Services Ltd.

The Ntercept mobile app, once triggered, makes an emergency call and simultaneously sends text messages to a person’s designated SOS contact list. The SOS message will then be sent every two minutes with a distress message and the current location of the mobile user. The app also records the voice conversation at the site, which can be very useful as evidence in any future investigations.

“NTT DATA delivers innovative mobile expertise every day around the world to our corporate clients,” said Imran Sayeed, senior vice president and CTO, NTT DATA, Inc. “It is gratifying to use our mobile capabilities to develop and deliver an app that allows people to feel more in control of their personal safety.”

Ntercept is not just for women, and can assist anyone in a crisis situation. With 65 percent of all U.S. children below the age of 18 currently using a mobile phone, the app is also a great choice for enabling young people to contact help quickly in distressful situations with this easy-to-use app.

About NTT DATA

NTT DATA is a leading IT services provider and global innovation partner with 75,000 professionals based in more than 40 countries. NTT DATA emphasizes long-term commitment and combines global reach and local intimacy to provide premier professional services, including consulting, application services, business process and IT outsourcing, and cloud-based solutions. We’re part of NTT Group, one of the world’s largest technology services companies, generating more than $112 billion in annual revenues and partner to 80% of the Fortune Global 100.

Visit www.nttdata.com/americas to learn how our consultants, projects, managed services, and outsourcing engagements deliver value for a wide range of businesses and government agencies.

About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services partners with clients to navigate and simplify the modern complexities of business and technology, delivering the insights, solutions and outcomes that matter most. We deliver tangible business results by combining deep industry expertise with applied innovations in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, application, infrastructure and business process services.

NTT DATA Services, headquartered in Plano, Texas, is a division of NTT DATA Corporation, a top 10 global business and IT services provider with 118,000+ professionals in more than 50 countries, and NTT Group, a partner to 88 percent of the Fortune Global 100.

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