LONDON & FRANKFURT, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the global data and IP services arm of Fortune Global 500 telecom leader NTT Group (NTT), announced today the expansion of its Tier-1 Global IP Network with two new points-of-presence (PoP) in Berlin and Frankfurt, located at e-shelter facilities. A leading European data center operator, e-shelter is a subsidiary of NTT Communications.
NTT Com is deploying its new PoP in Frankfurt, the company’s fourth location in the city, at e-shelter’s Datacenter Campus Frankfurt 1. With about 60,000 sqm of data center and technical space, this carrier-neutral, strictly-secured facility is e-shelter’s main site and Europe’s largest individual data center location. The new PoP in Berlin is located at e-shelter’s Campus Berlin, the company’s second largest site in Germany with 13,000 sqm, situated in the administrative district of Spandau.
As NTT Com continues to expand in Europe, the new PoPs in Berlin and Frankfurt will facilitate the delivery of reliable, high-quality IP solutions to Internet-centric businesses, Internet service providers (ISPs) and Internet content providers (ICPs) in Germany, and also offer more connectivity options to foreign companies looking to add services in these two highly strategic markets. Customers will have access to NTT Com’s Global IP Network and its IP transit services, Layer 2 Ethernet solutions and DDoS Protection Service.
“We are thrilled to extend our footprint into Berlin and add a new location in Frankfurt,” said Clive Hamilton, Vice President of Network Services at NTT Europe. “These PoPs will help us continue to offer our growing number of customers in Germany and neighboring countries the high-performance IP solutions they need to support content, online video, hosting, gaming, and other bandwidth-intensive applications,” Mr. Hamilton added.
“As the requirements on IT and network systems constantly evolve due to technical developments and the growing demand for cloud services, our customers will benefit from more global connectivity and networking options at two of our key data center campuses,” said Toan Nguyen, Director Business Development & Cloud Platform of e-shelter. “These expansions into our locations reinforce our commitment to providing solutions with the highest possible flexibility in a secure, high-availability environment.”
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 leading global tier-1 IP network, Arcstar Universal One™ VPN network reaching over 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.
About NTT Communications Global IP Network
Consistently ranked among the top networks worldwide, NTT Com’s Tier-1 Global IP Network covers North and South America, Asia, Europe and Oceania, and provides the best possible environment for content, data and video transport through a single autonomous system number (AS 2914). NTT Com is one of the top global wholesale IP providers and the number one provider in Asia according to the latest Dyn Wholesale Rankings.
e-shelter is one of the leading data center operators in Europe providing highly secure environments for housing and connectivity of IT and network systems. With a presence in all key city-markets of the DACH-region, e-shelter leverages 300 MW of power capacity and 90,000 square meters of data center space to deliver scalable data center solutions. As a member of the NTT Communications Group of companies e-shelter provides access to a global network of 140 data centers. Among e-shelter’s clients are financial services companies, telecoms operators, IT service and outsourcing providers as well as cloud service providers.