NTT to extend enterprise cloud services to 8 countries by 2013

NTT (NYSE: NTT) has put together another piece of its growing cloud service vision by serving up a new enterprise cloud service that incorporates OpenFlow network virtualization technology for networks built within or between its data centers.

Set to launch at the end of this month, NTT will provide this service at nine data centers in eight countries by March 2013.

Tthe service will initially be available through its data centers in Japan and Hong Kong. NTT will add these capabilities in two of its U.S. data centers as well as the United Kingdom and Singapore in December, and then in Australia, Malaysia and Thailand in March 2013.

Targeted at multinational corporations with multiple sites, the service will enable these customers to deploy and control server resources such as CPU, memory and disk, and network resources, such as virtual firewall, virtual load balancer and virtualized networks.

The launch of this new cloud service is part of the service provider's broader Global Cloud Vision that it unveiled last October.

More recently, the service provider has been expanding its data center and cloud presence in key European markets, including the UK via its Gyron acquisition and establishing a new office in Stockholm to target customer opportunities in Scandinavia.

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