October 30, 2002
NTT America Completes Installation of MPLS Network Solution for the Allied Telesyn Group
NEW YORK, NY - NTT America, the U.S. subsidiary of NTT Communications Corporation, the international and long distance service arm of the largest telecommunications company in the world: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, today announced it has completed an MPLS IP-VPN network installation for the Allied Telesyn Group, a world leader in network technologies for the access edge. The global IP-VPN service connects 13 locations in 12 countries for Allied Telesyn.
The twelve countries this new service is connecting for Allied Telesyn include: the United States, Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, the United Kingdom, Austria, Spain, Germany, France, Holland, and Italy.
"As we looked to upgrade our network, the new technology being offered by NTT America provided a number of advantages that we required including reliability, security, and scalability," explains Mick Burke, Director, Worldwide Information Technology for Allied Telesyn. "We spoke to a number of potential international carriers, but NTT America presented us with a cost effective and high performing flexible design that not only meets our needs today but allows us to upgrade over time as we continue to expand. We needed a stable global carrier with state-of-the-art technology and NTT America proved to be the perfect compliment to our requirements."
NTT America provided Allied Telesyn with an IP-VPN service utilizing MPLS technology. This solution offers a high quality network service enabling the customer to create a virtual private network within their existing network. The MPLS technology also ensures strong protection and security for the network.
"Our MPLS IP-VPN service affords our customers a fully meshed, cost effect, highly redundant, and scalable network configuration," said Dave Ryan, Chief Operating Officer for NTT America. "NTT America handles design, installation, and testing of routers while our Network Operation Centers provides 24 x 7 monitoring service, diagnosis, repair, and reporting for all possible difficulties. To date, over 4,000 NTT customers are utilizing our MPLS network which is the largest customer base in the world. NTT America is proud to provide integrated, economical networks to companies as they expand into key markets in Asia and around the world."
About Allied Telesyn
Allied Telesyn leads the world in network technologies for the access edge. Since the company's inception in 1987, Allied Telesyn has been developing IP-based network products for use in video, voice and data networks at the metro edge, in education, government agencies and across the enterprise. Allied Telesyn's access, aggregation and core transport technologies range from simple Ethernet adapters, hubs and media converters to robust multilayer Gigabit Ethernet switches and routers, wireless systems, DTM and WDM transport solutions for delivering real-time voice, video and data. Allied Telesyn's comprehensive support and professional services programs are suited to meet the growing demands of today's switched broadband infrastructures. For more information, please see www.alliedtelesyn.com
About NTT America
NTT America, Inc. is North America's natural gateway to the Asia Pacific, the world's fastest growing market. As a leading provider of global business connectivity, NTT America provides world-class network services and support, as well as unmatched market knowledge that enables companies to expand their business throughout Asia and around the world. NTT America's Arcstar family of services includes managed network services, systems integration, collocation, and 24-hour support as well as a single point of contact for reliable end-to-end connectivity. For additional information on NTT America and the Arcstar service, visit us on the Web at www.nttamerica.com
About NTT Communications (NTT Com)
NTT Com, a Tokyo-based subsidiary of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, provides long-distance and global services for voice, video and data communication reaching more than 200 countries. NTT Com also provides world-class IP services under the NTT/VERIO brand, as well as managed data, multimedia and additional services under the Arcstar brand. For more information, please visit www.ntt.com.