New York, NY, USA – August 22, 2011 – KDDI America and sister company, TELEHOUSE America, announce today that KDDI America, the leading provider of international IT and telecommunication services, will extend its fiber-based services into the new TELEHOUSE New York Chelsea data center facility. Located at 85 10th Avenue in Manhattan, TELEHOUSE Chelsea Center offers both carriers and end-user clients secure colocation in which to establish their IT networks and infrastructures.
As the U.S. division of the KDDI Group, KDDI America headquartered in New York has expanded their presence by becoming a trusted and premium carrier at TELEHOUSE Chelsea. The company provides fiber connectivity to customers across the U.S. with a specific interest in connections to Asia. The expansion into Chelsea Data Center, a 60,000 square foot carrier-neutral facility, offers clients access to high performance capacity and robust network services via low monthly cross connect fees.
“Extending our Ethernet footprint around the globe, giving our customers greater bandwidth, and linking our TELEHOUSE data centers, including new centers in Hong Kong and Istanbul, have all been part of our growth in 2011. This growth and expansion will enable us to provide more flexibility and better connect our New York customers globally,” said Sandra de Novellis, Director of Marketing at KDDI America.
TELEHOUSE launched the Chelsea Data Center in November of 2010. “From its robust global infrastructure standards for redundancy and diversity to first-rate N+1 power infrastructure, cooling and multiple layer security measures among other attributes, we are anticipating even further growth and opportunities for our companies now that we have secured our presence at the facility,” said Noriyuki Kita, Executive Vice President at TELEHOUSE America.
KDDI, along with TELEHOUSE, recently announced the grand openings of TELEHOUSE Istanbul in March 2011; and TELEHOUSE Hong Kong CCC in June 2011. Other recent announcements on behalf of KDDI America include: the upgrade of KDDI Group’s and Rostelecom’s existing cable route between Asia and Europe (RJCN), the addition of a new subsidiary in Russia, to be known as KDDI Russia LLC; and the expansion of the company’s security service offerings aimed to strengthen the protection of valuable information assets for businesses.
About KDDI America, Inc.
KDDI America is the U.S. division of the KDDI Group of companies, a Fortune Global 500 company and leading provider of international telecommunications and colocation facilities around the world. KDDI America provides high-quality network solutions to clients with telecommunication needs throughout EMEA, the Americas and Asia-Pacific. KDDI Group is a pioneer and innovator in the Ethernet world, being the first telecom provider to provide switched Ethernet services between Asia and the United States. KDDI is also a leading provider in international data centers and value-added services through its group company, TELEHOUSE, in the United States, Europe and Asia. For more information about KDDI America, please visit www.kddia.com or call 1-866-348-3370.
About TELEHOUSE America
A stable and trusted pioneer of carrier-neutral data center services, TELEHOUSE provides secure, power-protected environments, where clients house and operate their telecommunications and network resources. Among the many benefits of colocating with TELEHOUSE is the ability to connect to state-of-the-art peering exchanges in New York (NYIIX) and Los Angeles (LAIIX). Through Manage-E (http://telehouse.com/mngdservices.php), TELEHOUSE provides a comprehensive suite of solutions – from help desk and hardware support to managed IT infrastructure, security and compliance services – all delivered by expert consulting and operations teams on a global scale and from one point-of-contact. Additionally, the global availability of 42 TELEHOUSE-branded data centers in 22 cities throughout Asia, Africa, North America and Europe. For more information on TELEHOUSE America, please visit www.telehouse.net.
Sandra de Novellis