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, today announce that both companies are partnering to extend the availability of NTT Com's IP transit services to more locations throughout the US across PacketFabric’s network. This partnership enables NTT Com to reach more customers and leverage PacketFabric’s fully automated Software-defined Networking (SDN) based network platform.
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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.
“NTT Com is constantly working to further extend the reach of our global IP backbone and give new and existing customers the option to connect in more locations,” states Michael Wheeler, Executive Vice President of the NTT Communications Global IP Network at NTT America. “This collaboration allows us to offer IP services to anyone 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.
“We’re very excited to enable NTT Com to increase the number of locations where they can offer services to their customers, and to allow our customers to access NTT Com’s services seamlessly through our platform,” comments William Charnock, CEO of PacketFabric.
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.
About NTT Communications Corporation
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 leading global tier-1 IP network, Arcstar Universal One™ 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.
Consistently ranked among the top networks worldwide, NTT Com’s Tier-1 Global IP Network covers North and South America, Asia, Europe and Oceania, and provides the best possible environment for content, data and video transport through a single autonomous system number (AS 2914). NTT Com was named Best North American Wholesale Carrier at the Global Carrier Awards 2016 for the third year in a row.
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. PacketFabric facilitates coast-to-coast connectivity between 130 premier colocation facilities across 13 U.S. markets, and enables simple, cost-effective, and scalable network deployment via its advanced Application Program Interface (API) and web-based portal. For more information, visit www.packetfabric.com or connect with PacketFabric on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.