NTT Communications Expands Presence in India to Meet Growing Digital Demand
Company launches international data network services and plans to invest more than 160 million USD for data center expansion in India.
Mumbai, July 27, 2017—NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the ICT solutions and international communications business within the NTT Group (TYO: 9432), today announced the launch of international data network services in India through its affiliate NTT Communications India Network Services (NTTCINS). The acquisition of this license in India follows the initiation of construction of the Company’s two new data centers in Mumbai and Bangalore, though Netmagic, a subsidiary of NTT Com and one of the leading managed hosting and cloud service providers in India.
This reinforces the Company’s commitment to enable customers with high-quality infrastructures services as well as the management and security services to meet their Information and Communications Technology (ICT) outsourcing needs.
NTT Com acquired Virtual Network Operators- International Long Distance (VNO- ILD) network license in March this year. NTT Com has been providing Archstar Universal One services as its international network services, by partnering with local carriers. The Company implements its own value-added services such as Network Virtualization Function (NVF), while utilizing the infrastructure of its partner carriers in India.
NTT Com is the first Japanese ICT provider VNO-ILD network license in India.
On top of this move, NTT Com has decided to invest more than 160 million USD on the two data centres, which will become operational by April 2018. These data centers will add nearly 500,000 squares feet of gross floor spaces at full build. This brings NTT Com’s total gross footprint to 1,100,000 square feet in India.
“India has been a key strategic market for us with the accelerating shift of IT services from traditional enterprise data centers into the cloud-based services,” said NTT Com President and CEO Tetsuya Shoji. “For the past few years, our business in India has consistently grown over 35 percent annually. With further expansion of data center foot print and addition of international data network services to our services portfolio, we aim to meet the growing market needs for Mobility, e-Commerce, Internet of Things (IOT), Cloud and Big Data.”
“There is a continuous demand for a resilient and scalable IT Infrastructure backbone in this digital era. And, our Company has rich history of evolving itself ahead of the curve to meet the dynamic requirements of our clients’ businesses,” said Sharad Sanghi MD & CEO of Netmagic (An NTT Communication Company). “Our strategy is to accommodate this demand and ensure that our network services offering and data centres enable our ICT clients with rich IT infrastructure for maimum connectivity and enhanced productivity. With this two new data centers, Netmagic becomes one of the largest data center service providers in India.”
Built to the exacting global design standards of NTT Com, the new data centers in Mumbai and Bamgalore will be accommodating 2,750 racks/22 MW power respectively. With NTT Com’s high-speed, high volume, Internet backbone and network services, customers can accelerate their business development to meet the increasing demand of Cloud services.
Netmagic provides Colocation service with a global network of data centers operated by NTT Com under the Nexcenter brand, as well as Managed Hosting, Cloud Network, Managed Security, Disaster Recovery and Software-Defined storage services to more than 2,000 customers globally, across banking and financial services, insurance, e-commerce, healthcare, manufacturing, media & entertainment, IT & ITeS, logistics, hospitality, and education. The Company was the first in India to launch services- Cloud Computing, Managed Security, Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service(DRaaS) and Software-Defined Storage