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NTT America Empowers Enterprises with Hosted Cloud Offerings to Create a Personalized Virtual Data Center

<p class='bwalignc'> <i>Company to showcase available and scalable compute resources offering at the 2011 VMware Partner Exchange</i> </p>

Monday, February 07, 2011

NTT America Empowers Enterprises with Hosted Cloud Offerings to Create a Personalized Virtual Data Center09:00 EST Monday, February 07, 2011 NEW YORK (Business Wire) -- NTT America, a wholly owned subsidiary of NTT Communications Corporation, and a global infrastructure services provider, today announced the integration of VMware's vCloud Director virtualization software into NTT Communications' enterprise cloud hosting offerings. NTT Communications is one of the first infrastructure hosting providers in the world to launch a hosted cloud solution based on VMware's vCloud Director, enabling organizations of all sizes to capitalize on the advantages of utility-based cloud computing. NTT America engineers and product development personal will be on hand to showcase these technologies at the 2011 VMware Partner Exchange on February 7-10, 2011, at the Disney Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. First announced at VMware's VMworld in August 2010, NTT America's engineering staff has developed and deployed both multi-tenant and private cloud infrastructure, which provides customers with available and scalable access to the underlying compute resources that make up a virtual data center. This new cloud solution provides organizations with greater flexibility to create and change their individual environment to suit their specific needs. Organizations only need to purchase the minimum amount of resources required to design their virtual data center including CPU, RAM, storage and network access. Customers can then manage the amount of resources they require in near real-time, further enabling them to customize an environment ideal for their operations, while only paying for the assets they contract. NTT America also provides customers the ability to access up to an extra 25 percent worth of resources to existing environments. A full commercial launch is expected in March. “NTT America is proud to offer organizations the ability to deploy compute resources as part of a private cloud environment to support anywhere from a few virtual machines, to support tens, hundreds or thousands of virtual machines,” said Doug McMaster, NTT America's vice president for product and solutions. “With utility-based pricing model, customers can contain costs while focusing on the operations essential to their primary business.” While many hosting companies are bringing generic cloud computing products to market, NTT America raises the bar by not only allowing customers to fully customize their infrastructure resources, but also offering highly secure firewalls and multiple layers of physical and logical security including high availability SLAs with each virtual environment. Organizations are rapidly adopting this model for computing resources for public, private and eventually hybrid cloud environments. For more information about NTT Communications' U.S.-based cloud computing product offerings, please visit NTT America or call 1-888-EH-1STOP (341-7867). 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 additional information on NTT America, visit us on the Web at www.us.ntt.com. Join us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/NTTAMERICA, follow NTT America on Twitter at @NTT_America or LinkedIn at http://www.linkedin.com/companies/ntt-america for up-to-date news and announcements. About NTT Communications Corporation NTT Communications provides a broad range of global networks, management solutions and IT services to customers worldwide. The company is renowned for reliable, high-quality security, hosting, voice, data and IP services, as well as expertise in managed networks and leadership in IPv6 transit technology. NTT Communications' extensive infrastructure includes Arcstar Global IP-VPN and Global e-VLAN, as well as a Tier 1 IP backbone reaching more than 150 countries in partnership with major Internet service providers, and secure data centers in Asia, North America and Europe. NTT Communications 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 http://www.ntt.com/index-e.html. NTT, NTT Communications, and the NTT Communications logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION and/or its affiliates. All other referenced product names are trademarks of their respective owners. © 2011 NTT Communications NTT AmericaChristopher Davis, 214-915-1354cdavis@us.ntt.netwww.us.ntt.com