New PoP Expands Connectivity Options from Europe’s Gateway to Africa, Middle East and Asia
Tokyo, Japan, and Paris, France – November 2, 2015 – NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the global data and IP services arm of Fortune Global 500 telecom leader NTT Group (NYSE: NTT), announced today that it will expand its Tier-1 Global IP Network with a new point-of-presence (PoP) in Marseille, France.
Marseille is the interconnection point for eight international subsea cables that link Europe to Africa, the Middle East and Asia. NTT Com’s new PoP in Marseille will facilitate the delivery of reliable, high-quality wholesale IP services between these high-growth markets and Europe.
In addition to providing access to highly strategic subsea cables, this new PoP is located at a major carrier-neutral facility, Interxion’s data center MRS1, which houses a community of over 70 connectivity providers, exchanging large volumes of traffic in a highly secure environment. For more details on the global subsea cable infrastructure of the region, please visit TeleGeography’s Submarine Cable Map.
“We are thrilled to extend our footprint into Marseille, one of Europe’s largest interconnection hubs,” said Clive Hamilton, Vice President of Network Services at NTT Europe. “This PoP will allow NTT Com to serve not only new customers but also existing customers in other parts of the world looking to expand and add services in fast-growing markets in Africa, the Middle East and Asia,” Mr. Hamilton added.
NTT Com is one of the top two global wholesale IP providers and the number one provider in Asia according to the latest Dyn Wholesale Rankings. The company’s fully redundant Tier-1 Global IP Network is consistently ranked among the top networks worldwide.
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 over 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.
About NTT Communications Global IP Network
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 is one of the top two global wholesale IP providers and the number one provider in Asia according to the latest Dyn Wholesale Rankings.
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