New York, N.Y. – February 8, 2010 — NTT America Inc., a wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of NTT Communications Corporation, today announced it is leveraging the global infrastructure of the parent company and its partnership with VMware to offer new and expanded capabilities across its state-of-the-art data centers and dedicated hosting platforms. The new Virtualization Services combine NTT America’s secure hosting infrastructure with VMware’s industry leading virtualization platform to deliver a highly efficient and flexible foundation for hosted IT infrastructures.
NTT America’s Virtualization Services provide customers with key benefits, including: higher server utilization; reduced number of servers; lower overall cost; increased efficiency; increased scalability; rapid deployment of new applications; and enhanced management, control and reporting of their virtualized dedicated hosting solutions. NTT America’s Virtualization Services are available now in its premier data centers located in San Jose, CA and Sterling, VA.
Through a globally unified capability designed by NTT Communications, NTT America is also offering virtualized hosting services in premier data centers located in London and Hong Kong, and later this year in Singapore. For more information about NTT Communications’ global infrastructure and its virtualization offering, called BizHosting Global in Japan, please refer to their October 27 announcement located at: www.ntt.com/aboutus_e/news/data/20091027.html.
Customers using NTT America’s global Virtualization Services gain the advantages of a single point of contact for management, support and billing; and a consistent set of Virtualization Services based on NTT Communications’ global infrastructure. Customers can quickly build and deploy follow-the-sun solutions that enhance their business continuity planning and enable them to be closer to their customers around the world.
“We are excited about our Virtualization Services and the worldwide capabilities we can deliver. The global partnership between VMware and our parent company, NTT Communications, makes it possible for us to extend the advantages of virtualization across our portfolio of dedicated hosting products and services, and enables our customers to quickly and cost-effectively meet their business goals,” said Doug McMaster, VP of Products & Solutions, NTT America. “Virtualization Services enable customers to contain costs, improve scalability, rapidly deploy new applications, improve efficiency and usage of servers, and achieve high availability for their critical business applications.”
“VMware is pleased to have NTT Communications as a service provider partner delivering enterprise-class services based on the industry-leading VMware platform,” said Dan Chu, vice president, Cloud Infrastructure and Services, VMware. “As a VMware vCloud partner, NTT America is bringing customers worldwide a highly reliable and manageable offering that is compatible with private VMware environments. We look forward to working together to enable increasingly integrated private and public cloud offerings to enterprises around the globe.”
NTT America is participating as a VMware vCloud Sponsor at VMware Partner Exchange 2010 taking place February 8 – 11 in Las Vegas. NTT America will be showcasing its Virtualization Services offering and its global capabilities. More information about VMware Partner Exchange 2010 is located at: www.vmware.com/go/partnerexchange
About NTT America
NTT America is North America’s natural gateway to the Asia-Pacific region, with strong capabilities in the U.S. market. NTT America is the U.S. subsidiary of NTT Communications Corporation, the global data and IP services arm of a Fortune Global 500 telecom leader: Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corporation (NTT). NTT America provides world-class Enterprise Hosting, managed network, and IP networking services for enterprise customers and service providers worldwide. For more information on NTT America, visit us on the Web at www.nttamerica.com. You can also follow us on Twitter at www.nttamerica.com/twitter, and become a fan of our Facebook page at www.nttamerica.com/facebook.
About NTT Communications Corporation
NTT Com delivers high-quality voice, data and IP services to customers around the world. The company is renowned for its diverse information and communication services, expertise in managed networks, hosting and IP networking services, and industry leadership in IPv6 transit technology. The company’s extensive global infrastructure includes Arcstar™ private networks and a Tier 1 IP backbone (connected with major ISPs worldwide), both reaching more than 150 countries, as well as secure data centers in Asia, North America and Europe. NTT Com is the wholly owned subsidiary of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, one of the world’s largest telecoms with listings on the Tokyo, London and New York stock exchanges. Please visit www.ntt.com.
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