NTT Communications to expand interconnection of major data centers in Japan

NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the ICT solutions and international communications business within the NTT Group (TOKYO:9432), has announced that it will expand the interconnection of its Nexcenterâ„¢ data centers in Tokyo and Osaka, Japan to enable client companies to connect with cloud and content services more flexibly than ever before, the company said.

On a sequential basis from this month, NTT Com will begin directly connecting its ecosystem with three major Internet exchanges (IXs) in Japan to enable clients to access services offered by these IXs and various NTT Com partner companies. Thereafter, NTT Com will continue to expand this ecosystem centered on NTT Com´s Nexcenterâ„¢ data centers.

As a DX Enablerâ„¢, NTT Com uses ICT to achieve digital transformation (DX) “Transform and create business” together with clients, is focused on Utilization of Digital Data and is working to provide Data Distribution Platform that are optimized for use as valuable information by evolving data into information and intelligence.

The initiative, which leverages Nexcenter´s support for Data Distribution Platform, is one of several ways NTT Com is expanding its ecosystem for flexible connection to diverse providers´ clouds and content services.

The data centers will include the Tokyo No. 1 to No. 10 data centers, Yokohama No. 1 Data Center and Saitama No. 1 Data Center in the Tokyo area and the Osaka 1 to 3 data centers, Osaka 5 Data Center and the coming Osaka 6 and 7 data centers in the Osaka area.