New York, NY and New Orleans, LA – June 3, 2013 – NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the global data and IP services arm of Fortune Global 500 telecom leader NTT (NYSE: NTT), and its wholly owned U.S. subsidiary NTT America today announced their Diamond Sponsorship of NANOG 58 taking place in New Orleans, June 3-5. The Sponsorship also extends to upcoming NANOG 59 and NANOG 60, scheduled in Phoenix (Arizona) and Atlanta (Georgia) respectively.
The North American Network Operators Group (NANOG) is an association for Internet engineering and architecture professionals that focuses on the technologies and systems that make the Internet function, including associated areas with a direct impact on Internet architecture such as data centers and optical networking. NANOG members typically include core engineering and product staffs of the major North American carriers, content providers, hosting and cloud companies, multi-tenant data centers, and interconnection service providers.
"We are proud to support the community outreach and information exchange platform provided by NANOG and its meetings," said Dorian Kim, Vice President, IP Engineering and Network Development, NTT Communications Global IP Network, NTT America. "NANOG offers an essential forum to discuss and agree on technical information and implementation issues that require community support to move networking technologies and operational practices forward," Kim added.
From network security to IPv6 and software defined networking (SDN), NTT Communications is a pioneer in the development and implementation of new technologies. As one of the world’s top providers of global IP networking, enterprise hosting and managed network services, the company has unique insight into how communications service providers can deliver leading-edge network capabilities while collaborating and interacting with other network service providers.
"We welcome NTT Communications' sponsorship of NANOG and look forward to its participation," said Betty Burke, NANOG Executive Director. "Through its deployment of next generation services and applications, NTT Communications continues to play an important part in helping to support the NANOG goal, 'Working to make the Internet better.' "
Among the sessions and activities taking place at NANOG 58, Darren Grabowski, Network Security Team Manager, NTT Communications Global IP Network, NTT America, will participate in the Security Track on Monday, June 3rd, 4:15 pm to 5:45 pm (Roosevelt Hotel, Salon III). NTT Communications is also sponsoring two events at the Roosevelt Hotel on Tuesday, June 4th:
- Power Breakfast, 8:30 am to 9:30 am, Roosevelt Foyer
- Beer 'n Gear, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Waldorf Astoria Ballroom
About NTT Communications
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 160 countries/regions, and over 140 secure data centers. NTT Communications' solutions leverage the global resources of NTT Group companies including Dimension Data, NTT DOCOMO and NTT DATA.
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