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NTT America Links Boston to Its Global Network, Deepening US Presence

Monday, June 07, 2010

NTT America Links Boston to Its Global Network, Deepening US Presence08:00 EDT Monday, June 07, 2010 NEW YORK (Business Wire) -- NTT America, a wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of NTT Communications Corporation, today announced it has extended its North American presence to Boston, Massachusetts with the launch of a Point of Presence (PoP) for Arcstar™ global managed network services. The new Arcstar PoP enables NTT America to provide multi-national corporations in region with high-capacity, efficient networks to support their global operations, particularly to the Asia-Pacific region and beyond. The new capability, which extends MPLS IP-VPN services along the east coast, also enhances NTT America's ability to serve overseas companies investing in Greater Boston. Parent company NTT Communications is a leader in global networking, providing over 100,000 MPLS ports around the world. Boston is a key economic, communications and transportation center and is home to a number of finance and technology companies, particularly as a hub for the biotechnology sector. It is especially important to NTT America's North American business, and brings greater depth to the company's expanding US network to satisfy local customer needs for low-latency, cost-effective global connectivity. "As we observe further growth of our business in overseas markets, it becomes even more critical to partner with a provider who has strong reach to such markets as well as continuous commitment to expand their U.S. investment," said Mike Doyle, Director, IS Operations telecommunications, Millipore. "We are happy to see this local expansion that will enhance their ability to satisfy our needs for low-latency, cost-effective global connectivity." "NTT America is committed to extending and deepening our North American reach and Boston is a key part of that strategy," said Jun Nojima, Vice President of Enterprise Solution Business Unit for NTT America. "Based upon demand from our customers in the US and around the World, we identified Boston as an important step in our US expansion, and are very pleased to be able to support the global requirements of companies who have invested in the Greater Boston metropolitan area." 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 a 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 us.ntt.com. You can also follow us on Twitter at us.ntt.com/Twitter, and become a fan of our Facebook page at us.ntt.com/Facebook. 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.