20 February 2013
NTT Communications has announced the launch of its Communications Enterprise Cloud, a virtualised Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) offering.
Following the launch of its
SDN-based enterprise cloud via data centres in Japan and Hong
Kong in June last year, the new service is designed to be
available globally through the addition of data centres in
Singapore, Virginia and California in the US, and in the
In a statement today, NTT said that it also plans to open a
further three data centres in Australia, Malaysia and Thailand
in March this year.
"NTT Communications’ Enterprise Cloud is a
full-layer, self-manageable virtual private cloud that is now
global, and growing to incorporate virtualised networks in
eight countries and nine locations by March 2013," said Motoo
Tanaka, SVP of cloud services at NTT Communications.
NTT will reportedly provide advisory services to identify any
applications and business processes affected, migration
services to transfer existing applications and their data to
the cloud; and operational and management services for ongoing
NTT Communications further extended its global footprint
the opening of a PoP in Stockholm earlier this month.
Communications Enterprise Cloud,