NTT Communications expands IP Network in Brazil


NTT America and NTT do Brasil, wholly owned subsidiaries
of NTT Communications (NTT Com), announced that the two companies have jointly
expanded the reach of NTT Communications’ Tier 1 Global IP Network into South
America with a new Point of Presence (PoP) location in Sao Paulo, Brazil.


The new global IP network PoP enables NTT America and NTT
do Brasil to better enable Latin American service providers and content
networks to gain access to its high-capacity, reliable and efficient network.


Sao Paulo is the ideal location to establish our first
global IP network PoP in South America it’s the epicenter of Latin America’s
emerging marketplace with many opportunities for companies looking to increase
their global footprint and drive the market forward,” said Michael Wheeler,
vice president of Global IP Network business unit, NTT America


As a strong emerging market, Latin America offers
valuable opportunities to the global IP transit industry, and the new Sao
Paulo-based PoP will directly enable not only the growth of the local market but
also the ability for global players to effectively and efficiently connect to
Latin American infrastructure.


NTT America and NTT do Brasil’s joint investment in the
new global IP network PoP follows several years of working closely with Latin
American companies to identify how best to help them meet broadband growth


The Latin American telecommunications sector is quickly
becoming a crucial part of the worldwide market, so it’s an optimum time for
NTT America and NTT do Brasil to leverage the NTT Communications Global IP
Network to provide a stable and dependable infrastructure to meet the broadband
demands of service providers and consumers in the area,” said Yukio Adachi,
president of NTT do Brasil.


NTT America and NTT do Brasil
directly connect telecommunications companies, Internet Service Providers
(ISPs), content providers, Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) and enterprises to
major markets around the world via NTT Communications’ Tier-1 IP Backbone


The NTT Communications network provides high-volume data
transport at a complete range of commercial-strength bandwidth options,
utilizing the most advanced technologies to provide fast, efficient and
accurate data transport.


Recently, at VMworld 2011, NTT America announced a
suite of data protection and business continuity services to meet the strict
requirements of today’s enterprises.


By Team
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