May 19, 2009
<Topics> Arcstar Global IP-VPN Service Achieves Japan's First Cisco Powered TelePresence Network Connection Designation
NTT Communications (NTT Com) announced today that its Arcstar™ Global IP-VPN service has achieved Japan's first Cisco Powered TelePresence™ Network Connection designation by establishing the resources and procedures to deploy, manage and support Cisco TelePresence, an advanced video conferencing solution that combines high-definition video, CD-quality audio and interactive elements to create a unique "in-person" experience over a network.
To achieve the designation, Arcstar Global IP-VPN meets all the requirements in service delivery processes including infrastructure design, service specification, operation process, and reporting. The service ensures the capability in offering high-quality, reliable service to support multinational enterprises’ real-time applications such as Cisco TelePresence in a global scale.
NTT Com, a provider of global ICT solutions operating over world-class network services and data centers, understands that networks provide the foundation for the global communications of its customers as well as the strategic infrastructure for innovative business models. The company places a high priority on delivering industry-leading global network services, through establishing its own infrastructure and the continuous activities in improving end-to-end network quality with partners across the globe.
"Cisco Powered TelePresence Network Connection is a next-generation service that requires an extremely high-grade network to deliver very high-quality video and audio," said Jeff Spagnola, vice president of worldwide managed services for Cisco. "By achieving a Cisco Powered designation, NTT Com has made an investment in obtaining the training, skills and knowledge necessary to play a pivotal role in meeting this increasing demand."
NTT Com will continue to expand its management of high-quality real-time applications to support the global business of its valued customers.
About NTT Communications Corporation
NTT Communications provides a broad range of global networks, management solutions and IT services to customers worldwide. The company is renowned for reliable, high-quality security, hosting, voice, data and IP services, as well as expertise in managed networks and leadership in IPv6 transit technology. NTT Communications’ extensive infrastructure includes Arcstar™ Global IP-VPN and Global e-VLAN, as well as a Tier-1 IP backbone reaching more than 150 countries in partnership with major Internet service providers, and secure data centers in Asia, North America and Europe. NTT Communications 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/index-e.html.