October 13, 2010
NTT Com Enhances "Biz Hosting Enterprise" Cloud Services
TOKYO, JAPAN - NTT Communications (NTT Com) announced today that its Biz Hosting Enterprise cloud-based hosting service now offers hybrid cloud environments, one-stop seamless management of global networks and optional ICT resources.
The new additions will enable companies to leverage cloud computing to quickly and flexibly realize tailored ICT platform optimization, total cost reduction through versatile system extensibility and strengthened business readiness.
Hybrid cloud environments enable users to combine the public and private clouds with on-premises servers to ensure the most suitable environments for specific applications and other business requirements, leading to optimized system in terms of function and cost.
Cloud service management offers seamless, end-to-end quality control by combining NTT Com’s global network, customers’ on-premises servers and network equipments and private- and public-cloud environments. NTT Com’s highly experienced engineers back up the service with one-stop support. Biz Hosting Enterprise comes with a service availability of more than 99.99%, among the highest level in the industry.
System design can be tailored to specific needs with the help of dedicated engineers. Optimization of the customer’s total system is confirmed through trials that verify application operability prior to actual system launch.
Biz Hosting Enterprise is suitable for a wide range of services, including software as a service (SaaS), platform as a service (PaaS) and infrastructure as a service (IaaS). The hypervisor lineup includes the Oracle VM server virtualization platform from Oracle Corporation, in addition to Microsoft® Hyper-V™ and VMware, providing customers with the flexibility to select the most appropriate virtualization platform for specific business applications.
ICT resources are offered on a monthly subscription and are available as early as the day following subscription.
The service supports IPv6 for enhanced connectivity, enabling users to use unique IP addresses to construct safe, flexible private-cloud environments worldwide.
For a standard system, the startup fee is 1,270,000 yen and the monthly charge is 630,000 yen.
"Oracle is delighted that NTT Com’s Biz Hosting Enterprise is using Oracle VM server virtualization platform for private-cloud solutions," said Takao Endo, Representative Executive Officer, President, and CEO, Oracle Japan. "Customers can use NTT Com’s private-cloud platform to run Oracle Database, Oracle Fusion Middleware and Oracle Applications for efficient enterprise management. Oracle looks forward to strengthening its collaboration with NTT Com for enhanced cloud computing."
"Microsoft welcomes the announcement that NTT Com’s hybrid cloud service incorporates our Windows Azure Platform," said Yasuyuki Higuchi, President and CEO, Microsoft Co., Ltd., Japan. "The many advantages of the Windows Azure Platform can be maximized through NTT Com’s cloud service platform based on Hyper-V. Going forward, Microsoft plans to deepen its technical collaboration with NTT Com to offer robust cloud services that help multinational companies to grow."
New Biz Hosting Enterprise will be demonstrated during the NTT Communications Forum 2010 at the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo on October 28 and 29, and also during Cloud Computing Expo Japan at Makuhari Messe, Chiba Prefecture between October 10 and 12.
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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.