NTT Communications is giving its global carrier and enterprise customers yet another path to store their data and enhance their cloud ambitions by extending its IP network into RagingWire's data center facilities in Ashburn, Va., and Sacramento, Calif.
By making this move, the service provider said it will be able to further scale its offerings to serve its diverse set of ISPs, content-oriented companies and hosting and content delivery network (CDN) providers, while increasing access to RagingWire's community of Internet, enterprise and government customers.
RagingWire's customers in turn will benefit by gaining direct link access to NTT Communications' global IP network and increased global connectivity options that are available in these locations.
Both of RagingWire's facilities in Ashburn and Sacramento feature RagingWire's patented 2N+2 data center architecture to ensure redundancy, and are LEED Gold and EPA Energy Star certified.
Due to their proximity to major Internet routes, the Ashburn and Sacramento locations are key sites.
The 150,000-square-foot facility in Ashburn is located in one of the world's largest Internet traffic interconnection points. To ensure uptime during earthquakes, the 500,000-square-foot West Coast campus in Sacramento is located on a separate tectonic plate from the Bay Area and Silicon Valley while being within driving distance from those areas.
In addition, RagingWire recently announced that its new 180,000-square-foot CA3 data center in Sacramento will be available for customer installations by the end of this year.
This expansion is part of NTT's broader network expansion efforts in the U.S. In October 2013, NTT purchased an 80 percent stake in RagingWire to expand and enhance its global data center solutions.
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