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NTT America Speaks Out on Challenges and Opportunities for Next Generation Internet

July 21, 2009 by  

Web Hosting ServicesNEW YORK – NTT America, a wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com) and a global IP network services provider, today announced the company has participated in and sponsored several key conferences in the first half of 2009 to offer its insights and perspectives on the evolving changes in Internet networking technology and business. Of particular note, NTT America, for the first time, hosted the XXV Reunion Iberoamericana de Tráfico Internacional in Miami during April, which brought together attendees from more than 20 countries and emphasized the growing interconnections of international business. As one of the biannual events hosted by AHCIET, the conference’s timely theme was Asia-Pacific and Latin American Traffic Relations.

In addition, the company participated in a wide range of Internet and networking topics at:

* 2009 CIO Leadership event in May – Kazuhiro Gomi, NTT America’s CTO, discussed enterprise challenges to plan and operate strategic IT and networking infrastructure
* Future-Net 2009 in May – Doug Junkins, Vice President of IP Engineering for the Global IP Network, spoke on a panel about the adoption of IPv6 among major carriers
* Capacity USA 2009 in April – Kazuhiro Gomi spoke on a panel covering content delivery issues
* Google’s IPv6 Implementors Conference in March – Cody Christman, NTT America’s Director of Product Engineering, discussed how to enhance existing networks to support both IPv6 and IPv4 as well as how to leverage the benefits IPv6 brings to current and emerging applications
* Spring 2009 Channel Partners Conference & Expo in March – Company representatives met current and potential solution partners and discussed NTT America’s Global IP Network (GIN) Solution Partners Program, a channel neutral initiative for qualified referral partners, agents and Value Added Resellers (VARs)
* Capacity LATAM 2009 in March – Kazuhiro Gomi discussed growing demand for broadband delivered content and Doug Junkins moderated a panel on planning for future capacity investments
* 12th Annual Congressional Internet Caucus Advisory Committee in January – Cody Christman was on hand to demonstrate IPTV over IPv6
* 2009 International CES in January – Cody Christman covered HDTV and multichannel TV multicast using IPv6

“We have expanded efforts to share our experiences and expertise with the global Internet community to help businesses stay ahead of the innovation curve,” said Kazuhiro Gomi, COO and CTO of NTT America. “In addition to communicating with our customers and our industry through various conferences, we continue to make technology breakthroughs in support of business growth and continuity.”

As part of its ongoing commitment to creating awareness for and adoption of IPv6, NTT America launched a microsite dedicated to providing information, commentary and real world examples of IPv6 in business. Called v6 At Work, the site highlights working applications of IPv6, comments from leading IPv6 proponents as well as maintaining a central point for the IPv6 community to share information.

In the first six months of the year NTT America also announced that the NTT Communications Global IP Network exceeded 200 Gigabits per second on the trans-Pacific portion of the network, the highest provisioned bandwidth currently available worldwide. U.S. customers are using the NTT Communications Global IP Network, operated by NTT America, to reach customers, suppliers and international offices in Tokyo, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Australia.

In concert with customers and partners, NTT America announced the completion of an IP network connectivity expansion across Switch and Data’s (a leading provider of data center and Internet exchange services) colocation facilities in Atlanta, Dallas, New York, Seattle, and Palo Alto, CA. Enterprise and service provider customers in Switch and Data’s sites in these markets now have direct access to the world’s only commercial grade Global Tier-1 IPv6 backbone operating across four continents, the NTT Communications Global IP Network, operated by NTT America. NTT America also co-hosted a webinar on how to stop social engineering attacks with Perimeter eSecurity and sponsored VeriSign’s Spring Charity Golf Tournament in Northern Virginia.

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 the 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.nttamerica.com.

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