TOKYO, JAPAN - NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com) announced today that its domestic corporate virtual private network (VPN) services—Arcstar™ IP-VPN, Group-VPN, Dual Active VPN and OCN Business Pack VPN—will offer compatibility with FLET’S Hikari Next, the super-high-speed, packet-based next-generation network (NGN) service of sister companies NTT East and NTT West, beginning December 19.
The FLET’S Hikari Next-compatible services to be launched initially will be the Internet Protocol Security (IPSec) version of Arcstar IP-VPN, a high-reliability/high-quality corporate VPN service, and OCN Business Pack VPN, a low-cost corporate Internet VPN service.
Thereafter, Group-VPN, a corporate broadband VPN service; the VPN Gate Type (provisional name) version of Arcstar IP-VPN; and Dual Active VPN, a dual-network VPN service, will be rolled out sometime in fiscal 2008, which ends March 31, 2009.
NGN access for NTT Com’s corporate VPN services will be available wherever NTT East or NTT West offers FLET’S Hikari Next.
About NTT Communications Corporation
NTT Com delivers high-quality voice, data and IP services to customers around the world. The company is renowned for its diverse information and communication services, expertise in managed networks, hosting and IP networking services, and industry leadership in IPv6 transit technology. The company’s extensive global infrastructure includes Arcstar private networks and a Tier 1 IP backbone (connected with major ISPs worldwide), both reaching more than 150 countries, as well as secure data centers in Asia, North America and Europe. NTT Com is the wholly owned subsidiary of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, one of the world’s largest telecoms with listings on the Tokyo, London and New York stock exchanges. Please visit www.ntt.com.