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Press Release -- March 22nd, 2011
Source: NTT America
Tags: Exchange, IPv6

NTT America Becomes Premier Sponsor of NewNOG

Company reaffirms support of new organization through Diamond Sponsorship

NEW YORK –  NTT America, a wholly owned U.S. subsidiary ofNTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com) and a Tier-1 global IP network services provider, today announced that it has become a Diamond Sponsor of NewNOG. The premier sponsorship, which includes support for NewNOG events and activities, will enable NTT America to increase its presence in and participation with the North American Network Operators Group (NANOG) community. NewNOG, a community based non-profit and current owner of NANOG, is an educational forum for the network operator and vendor communities.

“Diamond Sponsorships are limited to only a small number of companies per year – companies that are true leaders in the space,” said Betty Burke, executive director of NewNOG. “NTT America was a natural fit for this premier level of sponsorship given their strong history in the market as well as their consistent involvement in the NANOG organization over the years.”

NewNOG is focused on promoting dialog regarding the creation, maintenance and operation of Internet Protocol networks. The group provides an educational forum where the operators of backbone and enterprise networks share information and operational best practices.

“NTT America has been a longtime supporter of NANOG, and we’re looking forward to increasing our involvement with the organization during the coming year,” said Michael Wheeler, vice president, Global IP Network, at NTT America. “NewNOG is a valuable resource, and we appreciate the group’s contribution to our industry.”

For more information about NewNOG, its events and activities, visit https://newnog.org/index.php.

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 additional information on NTT America, visit us on the Web atwww.us.ntt.com.

U.S. product information regarding the NTT Communications Global IP Network and its award winning IPv6 transit services may be found at http://www.us.ntt.net/, by calling 877-8NTT-NET (868-8638), or by emailing sales@us.ntt.net.  Join us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/NTTAmerica, follow NTT America on Twitter at @NTT_America or LinkedIn athttp://www.linkedin.com/companies/ntt-america for up-to-date news and announcements.

About NTT Communications Corporation
NTT Communications provides a broad range of global networks, management solutions and IT services to customers worldwide.  The company is renowned for reliable, high-quality security, hosting, voice, data and IP services, as well as expertise in managed networks and leadership in IPv6 transit technology.  NTT Communications’ extensive infrastructure includes Arcstar Global IP-VPN and Global e-VLAN, as well as a Tier 1 IP backbone reaching more than 150 countries in partnership with major Internet service providers, and secure data centers in Asia, North America and Europe.  NTT Communications 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 visitwww.ntt.com/index-e.html.

NTT, NTT Communications, and the NTT Communications logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION and/or its affiliates. All other referenced product names are trademarks of their respective owners. © 2011 NTT Communications

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Cameron Bays and Katie James, Nyhus Communications for NTT America; 206.323.3733; cameron@nyhus.com,katie@nyhus.com

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