TOKYO, Japan — December 16th, 2015 — NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the ICT solutions and international communications business within NTT (NYSE:NTT, news, filings), today announced plans of extending connectivity of Multi-Cloud Connect to Microsoft ExpressRoute for Office 365 (“ExpressRoute for Office 365”). Direct access to ExpressRoute for Office 365 is expected to be ready in London from January, followed by Tokyo in February of 2016.
Following its connectivity to Microsoft Azure, the extension of Multi-Cloud Connect will enable enterprises to easily build hybrid cloud environment. Customers of Arcstar Universal One – NTT Com’s MPLS network service – can use Multi-Cloud Connect to establish highly secure connections to NTT Com’s cloud services as well as different third party public cloud services, as an alternative to relying on public Internet connection.
Service expansion plan to connect Office 365
Multi-Cloud Connect Service Highlights
(1) Security and Performance
Multi-Cloud Connect currently connects to NTT Com’s cloud services as well as to third party cloud services such as Microsoft Azure and AWS via a security-enhanced, private Layer 3 connection, not via the internet.
(2) Hybrid-cloud solution
Leveraging its 140 data centers worldwide, NTT Com can provide customers with a hybrid solution that suits their different application needs: whether it’s a mix of on-premise, private cloud (Enterprise Cloud) and/or public cloud.
(3) Global reach
After launches in Tokyo and London, Multi-Cloud Connect will continue to expand globally to other parts of Asia and to North America.
About NTT Communications Corporation
NTT Communications provides consultancy, architecture, security and cloud services to optimize the information and communications technology (ICT) environments of enterprises. These offerings are backed by the company’s worldwide infrastructure, including the leading global tier-1 IP network, the Arcstar Universal One™ VPN network reaching 196 countries/regions, and 140 secure data centers worldwide. NTT Communications’ solutions leverage the global resources of NTT Group companies including Dimension Data, NTT DOCOMO and NTT DATA.
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(Mr.) Fukui, (Ms.) Enmei
Network Services Division
NTT Communications Corporation