NTT Communications launches cloud service to incorporate OpenFlow network technology

NTT Communications (NTT Com) will launch the world’s first globally seamless enterprise cloud service to incorporate OpenFlow network virtualization technology for networks built within and between data centers.

To be introduced on June 29, the service is initially provided via NTT Com data centers inJapanand Hong Kong, followed by data centers in theUnited States(two locations), theUnited KingdomandSingaporein December and inAustralia,MalaysiaandThailandin March 2013.

NTT Com’s new infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) offering provides global cloud resources that enterprise customers can control and manage to optimize their ICT costs and support the expansion of corporate operations.

NTT Com’s new infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) offers free-of-charge broadband connection from this service directly to the Arcstar Universal One cloud-based enterprise network in NTT Com data centers.

Enterprises will benefit from cost effective, on-demand backup via other data centers using NTT Com’s global and secure broadband virtualized networks, ensuring cloud-based business continuity.

NTT Com’s new infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) customers can gain from ICT system optimization by allowing customers to perform precise, small-increment control of server resources, such as CPU, memory and disk, and network resources, such as virtual firewall, virtual load balancer and  virtualized networks.

Moreover, enterprises can reduce ICT costs on a pay-as-you-go basis down to the per-minute level.

NTT Com will have an online portal that enables customers to improve overall system management by monitoring usage of ICT resources, including virtual servers and networks, and changing settings on a real-time basis.

The service will be launched at nine data centers in eight countries by March 2013.

Managed security services for both cloud-based and on-premise environments are yet another attraction.

NTT Com will offer one-stop support for high-quality, stress-free migration to cloud-based operations, including consulting on related systems, based on NTT Com’s extensive knowledge of and experience with cloud service development.

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