NTT Com Expands Data Center Service Nexcenter to Africa
Internet Solutions of South Africa, a leading pan-African telecommunications services provider, which is a subsidiary of NTT Group’s Dimension Data and NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the ICT solutions and international communications business within the NTT Group announced Monday that they have concluded a partnership, in order to deliver NTT Com’s Nexcenter data center service in the African continent. The partnership was signed in South Africa on November 27.
As a result of this partnership, the enterprise customers in Asia, Europe and the United States, expanding their business into South Africa will be able to utilize data center services, and South African enterprise customers heading their business globally will be able to utilize NTT Com’s over 140 data centers delivered over 20 countries / regions worldwide.
According to the company, the co-location market in South Africa has recently experienced average growth of 12% per year as a result of increasing demand by government agencies and content service providers.
As a result of this partnership, NTT Com and Internet Solutions will launch co-location services in December of this year under the Nexcenter brand at Internet Solutions’ Parklands data center in Johannesburg.
The data center will deliver globally standardized Nexcenter service meeting more than 300 standards governing facilities and operations.
In addition to continuing to build its own data centers, NTT Com will further expand the geographical availability of Nexcenter through collaboration with its worldwide partners, allowing it to continue supporting its customers’ global business expansion.
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, the Arcstar Universal One VPN network reaching 196 countries / regions, and over 140 secure data centers worldwide.
NTT Communications’ solutions leverage the global resources of NTT Group companies including Dimension Data, NTT DOCOMO and NTT DATA.