Microsoft, NTT team up to offer hybrid cloud solution in Hong Kong

Hong KongSMCP — Microsoft Hong Kong and Japanese telecommunication company NTT are partnering to offer a hybrid cloud solution to companies in Hong Kong, as the pace for cloud adoption among multinational corporations (MNCs) in the city picks up.

RootBSD opens Hong Kong data center

Hong KongDatacenter Dynamics — Hosting provider RootBSD, which specializes in deployments based on the Berkeley Software Distribution (BSD) Unix version, has expanded its cloud service footprint with a new data center in Hong Kong. Root BSD has a presence in over two dozen data centers around the world, and has added this new one in HKNet’s data center at Evergain Plaza, which is marketed as Tier II facility. HKNet is a subsidiary of NTT Com, and runs a carrier-neutral facility with Tier 1 backbone connectivity.

NTT Communications to launch 10Gbps large volume networks

JapanNTT Communications has announced the launch of a maximum 10Gbps large volume network that will connect its Enterprise Cloud service, colocated at more than 30 data centers worldwide. NTT says its networks will provide seamless connections between data centers, Enterprise Cloud systems and ICT resources to their networks.

NTT Communications’ Multi-Cloud Connect to Extend Connection to Cloud Platforms in the UK

JapanSys Com — NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the ICT solutions and international communications business within NTT (NYSE:NTT), announced the launch of Multi-Cloud Connect in London, which directly connects to cloud platforms in the UK region. With Multi-Cloud Connect, enterprise that have offices in Europe can enjoy access to different cloud services with a stable and secure connection.

‘Digital India augurs well for data centre business’

IndiaFinancial Express — Data centres are an important part of infrastructure and there are several sectors spurring this growth, says Sunil Gupta, executive-director & president of Netmagic, an NTT Communications company and a leading managed hosting and cloud service provider.

NTT opens second Thai data centre

ThailandBangkok Post — NTT Communications (Thailand), the local operating unit of the Tokyo-based information and communication technology firm, has added a second data centre facility in Thailand to capitalise on the fast-growing data centre and cloud computing markets. The 1.1-billion-baht data centre is the company’s third-largest in Asean after Singapore and Malaysia.

NTT Com adds OpenStack, Cloud Foundry and bare metal option to global cloud service

JapanMIS Asia — NTT Communications is adopting OpenStack in its public cloud, and introducing a bare-metal option to its hosted private cloud offering. It is also expanding connectivity and management tools for hybrid cloud environments. Japan will see the new Enterprise Cloud features first, followed later this year by the U.S., Germany, the U.K., Australia, Singapore and Hong Kong, the company said Tuesday.

NTT Com: Atlas IT To Be Transferred, To Change Name To NTT Com Managed Services

JapanRTT News Com – NTT Communications Corp., the ICT solutions and international communications business arm of telecom company NTT (NTT) announced Monday that 100% of Atlas IT S.A. shareholding will be transferred to NTT Com on April 1. Atlas IT will change its name to NTT Com Managed Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of NTT Com.

NTT launches low-latency JPX-SGX link

JapanTelecom Asia —  the urgency of low latency in the financial world peaked some years ago, it’s still a significant force and not just between New York and either Chicago or London. Today Japan’s NTT Communications took aim at a different route, that between the financial exchanges of Japan and Singapore.

NTT Communications Launches New Ultra-low-latency Connectivity Service Between JPX & SGX

JapanYahoo —  Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the ICT solutions and international communications business within the NTT Group (NTT), announced today that it has added a new ultra-low-latency connectivity service between the Japan Exchange Group (JPX) and Singapore Exchange (SGX). This new connectivity service will offer the telecom industry’s lowest-latency level for international leased lines that directly connect the colocation facilities of JPX and SGX.

BT, Orange, AT&T, and Singtel lead way for next-gen services: report

APACTelecom Asia — BT, Orange, Singtel and AT&T are the “leaders” of the next-generation telecoms service providers in Asia Pacific, but there are plenty of challengers in the market. This is according to an annual report by research firm IDC which also said these service providers “demonstrated a strong regional network presence, diverse portfolio of public, private, and hybrid cloud services, comprehensive suite of managed services offerings in the region, as well as a large base of mid and large-sized enterprises, multinational corporations (MNCs), and government clients across Asia Pacific.”

More DC Reits ‘could eventually list in Asia’, from SG

SingaporeAsia One — Singapore: THE trend of data centre Reits (real estate investment trusts) hasn’t really kicked off in Asia, but it would be “inevitable” in the long term, a senior executive from Digital Realty (DRL), the first data centre Reit to ever list globally, believes.

Why proximity to HKEx is vital to NTT data clients

Hong KongThe Asset — Last month, NTT Communications opened the second phase of its Financial Data Centre in Hong Kong’s Tseung Kwan O district.  With more than 7,000 server racks, the complex is one of the city’s largest data centres. Taylor Man, executive vice president of NTT Com Asia’s Cloud Business Division discusses why its location across the data centre of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEx) is important to clients and what new features the latest phase of the data centre offers.

NTT Communications Named Champions in APAC Hosted Telephony and Unified Communications Service Providers Frost IQ

JapanBUSINESS WIRE — TOKYO: NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the ICT solutions and international communications business within the NTT (NYSE:NTT) Group, announced today that it has been named one of the “champions” in the Frost Industry Quotient (IQ) – Asia Pacific Hosted Telephony and Unified Communications Service Providers for 2015.

NTT Communications now has largest facility in Hong Kong

JapanNikkei — HONG KONG: NTT Communications has completed the expansion of its Hong Kong Financial Data Center, making the complex the largest-capacity data center in the city and positioning the company to consolidate its top spot in the market. The Nippon Telegraph and Telephone unit currently has around a 30% share of the market for data center services in Hong Kong, with non-Japanese clients accounting for around 80% of sales.

NTT Communications’ Multi-Cloud Connect to Extend Its Connectivity to “Microsoft ExpressRoute for Office 365”

JapanBusiness Wire — NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the ICT solutions and international communications business within NTT (NYSE: NTT), 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.

NTT Com completes Hong Kong data center package

Hong KongEnterprise Innovation — NTT Communications has launched its Tier 4-ready FDC2, the second phase of its Hong Kong Financial Data Center. FDC2 marks the completion of the HK$4 billion (about $516 million) purpose-built data center complex offering a total of 7000+ racks, which is currently the city’s largest in capacity.

NTT Launches Thailand, Hong Kong Data Centers

ThailandDatacenter Knowledge — The latest data centers to come online as part of the rapid global expansion of data center capacity by the Japanese telecommunications and IT services giant NTT Communications are in Hong Kong and Thailand. The company announced completion of construction projects in both countries this week.

NTT Com said to plan data play in India

IndiaTelecom Asia — Japan’s NTT Com is reportedly planning to launch data services in India, mainly targeting Japanese businesses operating in the nation. Sources told the Japan Times that the company has acquired a national long distance license covering data services in India and is gearing up to commence a rollout.

NTT Com Rides Data Center Boom

Hong KongLight Reading — For NTT Com, the upside of the data center business is supply that can’t keep pace with demand. The downside is the harsh penalty for failure. The Japanese telco has just completed work on the second phase of its HK$4 billion (US$516 million) prime Hong Kong data center, which now offers 7,000 racks in a site covering 70,000 square meters.

Japan’s NTT Communications sees HK$4 billion data centre plan as shot in arm for Hong Kong’s status as global financial hub

JapanSCMP —- NTT Communications, the information technology services arm of telecommunications giant Nippon Telegraph and Telephone, expects to help reinforce Hong Kong’s role as a global financial hub with the completion of its HK$4-billion data centre expansion in the city’s Tseung Kwan O industrial estate.

NTT Com deploys VPN, cloud services for Cath Kidston stores

JapanTelecom Paper — NTT Communications (NTT Com), the global data and IP services arm of NTT Group, has signed a new agreement with global retailer Cath Kidston to provide private network, data center, cloud and support services in Asia. Cath Kidston sells home furnishings, bags, and accessories, products for kids and fashion, and operates 230 stores in 18 countries.–1116461

NTT Communications Extends its Leadership as the Top Wholesale IP Provider in Asia

JapanBusiness Wire — NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the global data and IP services arm of Fortune Global 500 telecom leader NTT, today announced its participation as a Platinum Sponsor at the Capacity Asia 2015 Conference taking place in Bangkok, Thailand, 30 November to 2 December. Capacity Asia is one of the leading events for the wholesale IP service industry in the region.

NTT Com teases green data center expansion, from HK

Hong KongTelecom Asia — NTT Communications’s upcoming Hong Kong data center expansion will use an innovative cooling system design capable of improving energy efficiency by 20% over traditional cooling systems. The tier-4 ready Financial Data Center Tower 2 (FDC2) facility will launch in December, adding an additional 4,000 racks of server space to the Financial Data Center facility.

NTT Communications Positioned as a “Leader” in Gartner 2015 Report: “Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting, Asia/Pacific”

JapanBusiness Wire — NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com) announced today it has been positioned in the Leaders quadrant of the “Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting, Asia/Pacific” (Magic Quadrant) report*1 published by Gartner Inc. in November 2015, based on its ability to execute and completeness of vision.

NTT Com, PLDT partner on data center services

PhilippinesTelecom Asia — Japan’s NTT Communications has arranged to extend its data center business in the Philippines via a new partnership with local operator PLDT. The companies agreed on a collaborative partnership to provide NTT Com’s Nexcenter solutions in the Philippines and promote cross-selling. Under the agreement, Philippines corporations with international operations will be able to use NTT Com’s Nexcenter services at some 140 locations in 84 cities of 19 countries, in addition to its Arcstar Universal One private-network service, which is already available in the Philippines, the companies said in a statement.

NTT Communications to expand India data center operations

IndiaNikkei — MUMBAI: Japan’s NTT Communications will invest about 20 billion yen ($160 million) over the next three years in data center projects in India. The Nippon Telegraph and Telephone unit recently opened a data center in Mumbai, its ninth in India and one of the biggest in the country. “Indian customers are starting to recognize the value of our services offered around the world,” said Tetsuya Shoji, NTT Communications president and CEO, who was in India for the center’s opening.

NTT Global Forum in Hong Kong to Showcase Innovative Technologies that Drive Digital Transformation

Hong KongBusiness Wire — HONG KONG: NTT Communications Corporation of NTT Group will host the NTT Global Forum on December 10, 2015 at the Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong. Mr. Tetsuya Shoji, the new President and CEO of NTT Communications, will join a special guest analyst from Forrester Research, as well as global enterprises’ CIOs to discuss the latest IT trends and technologies that will help enterprises define and deploy the optimal strategies for their digitalization journey.

Japanese technology boosts telecommunication

MyanmarMyanmar, which is one of the last underdeveloped telecommunication markets in Asia, lags behind its neighbours in Southeast Asia. Only few people have access to fixed telephone lines here. Since the first Internet connections were established in 2000, Internet services in Myanmar still remain slow and unstable. Faults due to construction work causes frequent connection failure and are often not repaired.

NTT Communications Extends Tier-1 Global IP Network to Marseille, France

JapanBUSINESS WIRE — TOKYO & PARIS: NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the global data and IP services arm of Fortune Global 500 telecom leader NTT Group announced today that it will expand its Tier-1 Global IP Network with a new point-of-presence (PoP) in Marseille, France. Marseille is the interconnection point for eight international subsea cables that link Europe to Africa, the Middle East and Asia.