October 20, 2008
NTT America Announces Addition of Second Data Center in Northern Virginia
New York, N.Y. – In response to strong customer demand for premium data center services, NTT America, a wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of NTT Communications Corporation, today announced an expansion of its data center facilities in Northern Virginia with the addition of a second data center. Similar to NTT America’s other premier data centers, the new site is designed for enterprise-class customers who are seeking state of the art facilities for their IT infrastructure.
The site is equipped with carrier-class uninterruptable and back-up power, augmenting redundant power supplies connected to multiple power feeds. Optimal systems performance is maintained by fully redundant water cooling systems coupled with advanced humidity and temperature controls. Continuous monitoring ensures that all systems are fully operational. In addition, a multi-gigabit interconnection to NTT America’s Tier 1 Internet Backbone, along with local carrier diversity, provides the high performance and availability required by enterprise IT services.
The new data center offers enterprise customers the flexibility of integrating Managed Services and Colocation Services to meet the specific requirements of their solution. NTT America’s portfolio of Managed Services includes Managed Storage, Managed Security, Managed Back-up, Virtual Hands and Professional Services.
Customers in this newest data center, as at other NTT America premier sites, are assured of the highest levels of physical security with 24x7x365 on-site staffing, bullet proof glass, biometric hand scans and digitally recorded closed circuit video monitoring.
“Expanding our presence in the Northern Virginia region allows us to provide our customers with a more robust and comprehensive service,” said Machifumi Kashiwagi, Senior Vice President, Enterprise Hosting Business Unit, NTT America. “This is an important market for customers who require enterprise-grade data center facilities for their corporate IT infrastructure. We are pleased to accommodate their need with our secure, high-performance data center services.”
The new data center, along with the build-out of space in the existing data center, adds approximately 20,000 square feet of premium space in the high-demand Northern Virginia corridor.
About NTT America
NTT America is North America’s natural gateway to the Asia-Pacific region, with strong capabilities in the U.S. market. NTT America is the U.S. subsidiary of NTT Communications Corporation, the global data and IP services arm of the Fortune Global 500 telecom leader: Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corporation (NTT). NTT America provides world-class Enterprise Hosting, managed network, and IP networking services for enterprise customers and service providers worldwide. For more information on NTT America, visit us on the Web at www.nttamerica.com.
About NTT Communications Corporation
NTT Com delivers high-quality voice, data and IP services to customers around the world. The company is renowned for its diverse information and communication services, expertise in managed networks, hosting and IP networking services, and industry leadership in IPv6 transit technology. The company’s extensive global infrastructure includes Arcstar™ private networks and a Tier 1 IP backbone (connected with major ISPs worldwide), both reaching more than 150 countries, as well as secure data centers in Asia, North America and Europe. NTT Com 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.