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11 May 2015
Hetzner Online Selects NTT Communications for 100GE IP Transit Service
NTT Communications is the First Tier-1 100GE Connectivity Provider for Hetzner Online
London, UK, and Gunzenhausen, Germany – May 11, 2015 – NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the global data and IP services arm of Fortune Global 500 telecom leader NTT (NYSE: NTT), announced today that it has been selected by leading web hosting provider and data center operator Hetzner Online to supply 100GE IP transit services to support its rapid growth in Germany and abroad. NTT Communications is the first Tier-1 global provider of 100GE connectivity to Hetzner Online.
Clive Hamilton, vice president of Network Services – EMEA at NTT Europe, said, “We are excited to partner with Hetzner Online for its first 100GE connectivity. This is a great opportunity to demonstrate the technical capabilities and global reach of our Global IP Network and support Hetzner Online’s demand for higher network capacity.” Hamilton continued, “NTT Communications led the way a few years ago in the transition to 10GE ports and we are leading again with 100GE technology.”
Hetzner Online ranks among the top global players in the web hosting market with customers in more than 150 countries. “In view of our increasing volume of data traffic, we plan to use 100GE connections for all future uplinks to avoid potential congestions,” said Martin Hetzner, CEO of Hetzner Online AG, “With this new 100GE connectivity and NTT Com’s world-class service, Hetzner Online is able to quickly and cost-effectively meet our customers’ traffic demands in Germany and abroad at any time.”
NTT Communications’ Tier-1 Global IP Network is consistently ranked among the top networks worldwide. In 2014 NTT Com established new connection points to its global IP backbone in Europe, Asia and North America. The company opened a new PoP in Luxembourg built exclusively on 100GE network links. NTT Com recently broke new ground when it became the first carrier to deploy 100G Ethernet technologies on its PC-1 subsea cable system – a 21,000km network linking Japan with the US. The company is also rolling out the technology on its Asia Submarine Express cable.
About NTT Communications Corporation
NTT Communications provides consultancy, architecture, security and cloud services to optimize the information and communications technology (ICT) environments of enterprises. These offerings are backed by the company’s worldwide infrastructure, including leading global tier-1 IP network, Arcstar Universal One™ VPN network reaching over 196 countries/regions, and 130 secure data centers worldwide. NTT Communications’ solutions leverage the global resources of NTT Group companies including Dimension Data, NTT DOCOMO and NTT DATA.
About NTT Communications Global IP Network
Consistently ranked among the top networks worldwide, NTT Com’s Tier-1 Global IP Network covers North and South America, Asia, Europe and Oceania, and provides the best possible environment for data and video transport through a single autonomous system number (AS 2914). NTT Com is one of the top two global wholesale IP providers and the number one provider in Asia according to the Dyn (formerly Renesys) 2014 Wholesale Rankings. The company was named Best Global Wholesale Carrier at the Global Capacity Awards 2014.
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About Hetzner Online
Hetzner Online is a professional web hosting provider and experienced data center operator. Since 1997 the company has provided private and business clients with high-performance hosting products as well as the necessary infrastructure for the efficient operation of websites. A combination of stable technology, attractive pricing and flexible support and services has enabled Hetzner Online to continuously strengthen its market position both nationally and internationally.