NTT America expands cloud computing portfolio for enterprise


VMworld 2011, NTT America, a wholly owned subsidiary of NTT Communications
Corporation, a global infrastructure services provider, announced a suite of
data protection and business continuity services to meet the strict
requirements of today’s enterprises.


services include cloud backup, archiving and compliance. NTT America will have
cloud architecture experts on-hand to discuss these new services at NTT
Communications booth #320 at VMworld 2011, August 29 through September 1 at The
Venetian in Las Vegas, NV.


America’s new data protection services enable customers of all sizes to have
access to the same leading technologies and processes traditionally only
available to those with very large IT budgets.


more companies seek to adopt private and hybrid cloud computing architectures
to lower costs, business continuity and data protection services are amongst
the top requirements. For many years, high-quality business continuity services
have been expensive and only available to businesses with very large IT


business continuity services, while costing less, were not as robust as premium
in-house services, often leaving an enterprise to sacrifice necessary features.
Many smaller IT organizations, as a result, utilized off-site tape vaulting as
a protection mechanism.


for organizations with demanding requirements for operational uptime, NTT
America’s private cloud services are built on production-proven technologies to
support continuous business operations.


the other services in the NTT America cloud computing portfolio, the new Cloud
Backup and Cloud Archiving services are billed based on the customer’s usage,
thus minimizing upfront expenditures.


agility and efficiency remain the primary drivers for organizations adopting
cloud-based solutions. Regardless of where enterprises are in their cloud
adoption lifecycle – whether their initiatives include private clouds offering
a higher degree of customization, the public cloud for cost efficiency or a hybrid
environment that leverages both in-house and off-site data center resources –
NTT America is there to support them,” said Doug McMaster, vice president of
data center services, NTT America.


NTT America recently 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.


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 cloud.


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