NTT Europe consolidates European footprint amid plans for eastern European expansion
London and Amsterdam – December 16, 2011 – NTT Europe, a wholly owned subsidiary of NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), announced today that it has expanded the reach of the NTT Communications’ Tier 1 Global IP Network in Europe with a new Point of Presence (PoP) in EvoSwitch, Amsterdam, one of the top energy efficient data centres in Europe.
The new PoP enables ISPs and content networks to gain access to NTT Com’s high-capacity, Tier 1 backbone network. This move comes as NTT Europe consolidates its presence in Western Europe and expands further into Central and Eastern Europe. With a total of five PoPs opened within the last 6 months, including Bucharest, Budapest and Sofia, NTT Europe is set for further aggressive expansion in 2012.
Clive Hamilton, Head of Global IP in EMEA, comments,
“We are excited to announce the latest Point of Presence in Europe at EvoSwitch in Amsterdam. As one of the biggest internet hubs in Europe alongside both London and Frankfurt, this new PoP is of significant importance to us. It will enable us to support high capacity services for carriers and content providers alike with both IPv4 and IPv6 requirements, all in a carbon neutral environment at EvoSwitch.”
Eric Boonstra, Managing Director of EvoSwitch Netherlands B.V. said of the announcement:
“It’s great to be working with a Tier-1 carrier like NTT Com as we help our customers secure the best connectivity options to the wider web. NTT Com’s position as the second biggest Tier 1 backbone provider will offer real benefits to both EvoSwitch and our customers.”
Established in 2006, EvoSwitch is a next generation carrier neutral datacenter in the Amsterdam region with excellent connectivity due to the presence of many international carriers and the AMS-IX. It provides housing space and IT infrastructure solutions, peering and connectivity and in-house cabling. Customers can make use of full cabinets, custom cages and private suites. EvoSwitch offers datacenter services with 24/7 customer support from engineers and technicians. Customers include Wikimedia, Codemasters and Logica.
EvoSwitch delivers an energy-efficient “green” framework within which clients can design their own green data infrastructures. The data center is 80% more energy-efficient than traditional data centers, enabling substantial savings. It uses 100% green power and invests in CO2-compensation projects worldwide in collaboration with the Climate Neutral Group. Customers of EvoSwitch can make use of the Green Fan logo, a partnership of leading IT companies committed to environmentally friendly outcomes.
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