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Press Release -- September 20th, 2011
Source: NTT Communications
Tags: Exchange, IPv6, Low Latency

NTT Singapore Collaborates with SGX to Enable Customers to Enjoy Fast Access to SGX Trading Facilities

Lower network latency offers financial companies competitive edge into Exchanges around the world

Singapore, 20 September 2011 – NTT Singapore, a wholly-owned subsidiary of NTT Communications Corporation, today announced that it has successfully attained the status of NSP (Network Service Provider) in collaboration with Singapore Exchange (SGX). Leveraging on the NSP, NTT Singapore will be able to offer customers collocated in SGX; access to other global / regional stock exchanges and their home markets using NTT Com Low-Latency Service.

In addition, customers who co-locate in NTT Singapore’s new data centre will be able to reach out to trading communities in Chicago, Tokyo and soon, Hong Kong, amongst others; via our low-latency infrastructure comprising of ASE, PC-1 and NTT Communications’ data centres which are strategically located in close proximity of exchanges. All NTT Communications’ data centres are inter-linked by dedicated high bandwidth and carrier-grade backbone, providing customers optimal access to market information and trading activities.

“Low latency network has increasingly become an important differentiating factor in the financial services industry. Every microsecond counts! Our goal is to enhance customer experience by improving latency between customers’ trading facilities and financial exchanges so that customers can enjoy faster access to market data and trading opportunities,” said Mr Takeshi Kazami, President and CEO.

NTT offers ultra low latency network to Japan and the Asia Pacific region and is aggressively enhancing its low latency solutions globally. For more information, please send your enquiry to enquiry@ntt.com.sg or call +65 6231 4104.

About NTT Singapore

NTT Singapore (NTTS) is the regional headquarters of NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com) for Asia Pacific Region. Established in 1997, NTT Singapore has more than 10 years of expertise in providing information and communications technology (ICT) solutions worldwide. NTTS offers diverse high-quality connectivity, data center solutions, security services, IT management services, voice and conferencing solutions and solution integration services to its enterprise customers. For more information, please visit www.sg.ntt.com.

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 centres 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 visit www.ntt.com/index-e.html

Media contact
NTT Singapore
Karen Kang
DID: 6231-4104
Email: karen.kang@ntt.com

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