PRESS RELEASE: NTT Communications Russia to Offer Data Center Services in IXcellerate’s Moscow Data Centre
Moscow, April 29, 2013; NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com) announced on April 29 that NTT Communications Russia (NTT Com Russia), wholly owned subsidiary of NTT Com, will offer a wide range of data center services in Russia via IXcellerate’s Moscow One carrier-neutral data center in Moscow, beginning with colocation services in May, this year.
IXcellerate’s recently completed facility offers premium enterprise-class data center services in a top-quality environment for customers to locate telecom, Internet and IT infrastructure. NTT Com Russia will integrate and expand its network, cloud and hosting services in the Russian market by taking advantage of this superior facility, as well as Moscow’s substantial broadband coverage, strategic geographical position and financial weight.
Tetsuo Sano, General Director of NTT Com Russia, said, “Moscow is experiencing a large influx of corporate and content-rich media companies who require bandwidth to handle their surging data traffic. NTT Com Russia needs enterprise-class data center capacity to serve these customers, so it was a natural decision for us to link our network and services with IXcellerate’s new high-quality facility. NTT Com Russia will be able to provide its network, cloud and hosting services to many more companies as a result of this data center facility.”
Cliff Gauntlett, Chief Operating Officer of IXcellerate, said, “With a network covering most of the globe, the presence of NTT Com Russia in our new Moscow One facility, along with other premium carriers and network providers, means we can provide exceptional connectivity options for our customers. The demand for premium, enterprise-class outsourced IT services in Moscow is clear; our partnership with NTT Com Russia will enable Moscow’s dynamic business community to secure the very best in data center services whilst achieving greater efficiencies and cost-savings through the effective hosting, management and day-to-day running of their IT.”
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IXcellerate is a data center project founded by Guy Willner (Founder and former CEO of IXEurope, former President Europe for Equinix Inc.), and Cliff Gauntlett (Former SVP of Golden Telecom). The project will encompass the construction and operation of a 6,200 square-meter, carrier neutral data center in Moscow set on a 15,000 square-meter campus. The data center will be built over three phases, with the first 1,000 square meters currently under operation. IXcellerate is the Russian Alliance Member of the International Data Centre Group (IDC-G). See www.ixcellerate.com or follow on Twitter