NTT Communications, PacketFabric to expand IP services

NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the global data and IP services arm of Fortune Global 500 telecom leader NTT, and PacketFabric, a NantWorks company and provider of next-generation Ethernet-based cloud networking services, are partnering to extend the availability of NTT Com´s IP transit services to more locations throughout the US across PacketFabric´s network, the companies said.

This partnership enables NTT Com to reach more customers and leverage PacketFabric´s fully automated Software-defined Networking (SDN) based network platform.

With the PacketFabric platform, NTT Com will be able to extend its Tier-1 Global IP Network and provide fast, secure and highly-reliable network connectivity services to customers in any of the 130 locations across 13 metro markets on the PacketFabric network.

By partnering with NTT Com, PacketFabric adds another ecosystem partner to expand the over-the-top services available to its customers.

This partnership is a natural fit for both NTT Com and PacketFabric, combining NTT Com´s award-winning Global IP Network and IP services with PacketFabric´s carrier-grade SDN platform.

NTT Communications provides consultancy, architecture, security and cloud services to optimize the information and communications technology (ICT) environments of enterprises. These offerings are backed by the company´s worldwide infrastructure, including global tier-1 IP network, Arcstar Universal Oneâ„¢ VPN network reaching 196 countries/regions, and 140 secure data centers worldwide. NTT Communications´ solutions leverage the global resources of NTT Group companies including Dimension Data, NTT DOCOMO and NTT DATA.

PacketFabric redefines how companies procure, consume, and manage their network connectivity services. Leveraging an innovative, entirely automated SDN-based network architecture and the latest in optical and packet switching technology, PacketFabric enables dynamic, real-time connectivity services between major carrier-neutral colocation facilities at terabit-scale.