NTT America announced it extended its suite of private
cloud services beyond its data centers to support hybrid cloud requirements
after achieving VMware vCloud Powered status for the NTT Communications private
cloud service offering.
In addition, the company is announcing the new Global
Enterprise Portal, which was designed to simplify the administration of cloud
computing services, while increasing the level of security required in the
NTT America will showcase the portal and have cloud
architecture experts on-hand at the NTT Communications at VMworld 2011, August
29 through September 1 at The Venetian in Las Vegas, NV.
Customers seeking VMware vCloud Powered services are
assured that the company’s cloud services are underpinned by VMware’s leading
virtualization and cloud computing technology, namely VMware vSphere and VMware
vCloud Director. Customers of NTT America have the ability to move workloads
from their VMware vSphere-based virtualized or private cloud environment to the
VMware vCloud Powered service and back again.
This application portability is a key differentiator
allowing customers to achieve the flexibility and security they need while
enabling increased IT agility.
With the announcement of the new Global Enterprise
Portal, NTT Communications offers a single site for enterprise IT
administrators to access their NTT Communications services including cloud
computing, managed storage and security, network, colocation, and managed
Administrators also have access to a variety of
productivity enhancing features such as provisioning tools, reporting,
monitoring, access to high level support and billing information.
To address enterprise cloud security demands, NTT
Communications includes a secondary level of authentication.
NTT Communications customers can move workloads from
their private cloud environment to the VMware vCloud Powered service and back
again. This application portability allows customers to achieve the flexibility
and security they need while enabling increased IT agility.
To support large enterprise customers in a hybrid cloud
computing environment, NTT Communications is utilizing technology from VMware
to move workloads between an enterprise’s private cloud inside their protected
firewall and the private cloud resources the enterprise operates within the NTT
Communications data centers.
The customers require certain applications and databases
to remain behind their firewalls will still have access to secure private cloud
computing for their other applications.
The company’s hybrid cloud solution enables critical
applications to remain at the customer site while allowed applications can take
advantage of the portability of the NTT Communications solution.
With full control of their cloud-based workloads, enterprise
IT managers can affect cost optimization as well as resource optimization to
maximize their IT budget dollars.
Since the launch of the NTT Communications Private
Cloud, we have continued to add critical services that our customers are
demanding as they develop a mix of private cloud services leveraging resources
from behind their corporate firewalls and in our data centers,” said Doug
McMaster, vice president of data center services, NTT America.
Recently, NTT Communications
announced that its Arcstar Unified Communications Services will
introduce the SIP Trunking Plan to allow Arcstar Global IP-VPN users to dial
external lines for high-quality, low-rate voice communications worldwide
beginning May 31.
The service initially will be offered to
customers in Singapore and then gradually expanded to cover other regions,
making the plan available worldwide by March 2012. Incoming calls from external
lines will be covered under the plan from April 2012 at the earliest.
By Telecomlead.com Team