NTT America Secures Multi-Year Contract From Juniper Networks for Data Center Solution Services

00:00:00 - 20 May 2003

NEW YORK, May 20, 2003 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- NTT America, Inc., a wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the international and long distance service arm of the largest telecommunications company in the world: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, today announced a multi-year contract with Juniper Networks (JNPR) to provide Juniper Networks with network collocation and related services. The contract calls for Juniper Networks to house its primary network at Verio's state-of-the-art data center in San Jose, California. Verio is also a subsidiary of NTT Communications.

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"NTT's corporate and financial stability, coupled with Verio's solid reputation as a leading managed hosting solutions provider, is what initially interested us in NTT's services," said Kim Perdikou, Chief Information Officer at Juniper Networks. "The NTT sales and marketing teams worked together seamlessly," said Perdikou, "The sales team never made a promise that the technology team could not fulfill, and their close working relationship really helped ensure the project was completed on-time and on-budget."

NTT's collocation solutions provide premier, highly resilient data center/hosting space and Internet access to businesses both large and small. NTT's data centers provide bandwidth, power, Internet connectivity, secure facilities, redundancy, as well as networking and facility service level guarantees.

"The signing of this contract is significant in that it once again shows how NTT's best-teams approach is helping meet the larger business needs of clients in a short period of time," said David Ryan, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of NTT America. "By amassing a team of sales and technical personnel from multiple NTT family operations, we were able to deliver the necessary storage capacity at a premier facility, while providing Juniper the assurance that their primary network was in the hands of a stable and responsive partner. "

About NTT America

NTT America, Inc. is North America's natural gateway to the Asia Pacific, the world's fastest growing market. As a leading provider of global business connectivity, NTT America provides world-class network services and support with a single point of contact for reliable end-to-end connections between the U.S. and Asia Pacific regions. Services available through NTT America include managed network services, systems integration, collocation, hosting and various IP solutions. For additional information on NTT America and its services, visit us on the Web at www.nttamerica.com

About NTT Communications (NTT Com)

NTT Com, a Tokyo-based subsidiary of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, provides long-distance and global services for voice, video and data communication reaching more than 200 countries. NTT Com also provides world-class IP services under the NTT/VERIO brand, as well as managed data, multimedia and additional services under the Arcstar brand. For more information, please visit www.ntt.com.

SOURCE NTT America, Inc.


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