25 June 2018
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NTT Communications renews long-standing support to NANOG community
Tier-1 Global IP Network provider reaffirms commitment to the North American Network Operators’ Group (NANOG) through Diamond Sponsorship
New York, NY and Denver, CO – 25 June 2018 – NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the global data and IP services arm of Fortune Global 500 telecom leader NTT (TYO: 9432), announced that it is renewing its support to the North American Network Operators’ Group (NANOG) as a Diamond Premium Sponsor of its meetings and activities into 2018 and early 2019, including the NANOG 73, 74 and 75 meetings.
NANOG is an association for Internet engineering and architecture professionals that focuses on the technologies and systems that make the Internet function. Hundreds of network engineers and product professionals from major North American carriers, content providers, cloud companies, multi-tenant data centers, hosting companies and interconnection service providers converge at NANOG’s tri-annual meetings.
“We are proud to support the education and information exchange platform provided by NANOG and its meetings,” said Michael Wheeler, Executive Vice President of NTT Communications Global IP Network at NTT America. “NANOG offers an essential forum to discuss networking technologies and operational best practices that can advance the Internet,” Wheeler added.
From 100G deployments to software-defined networking (SDN), NTT Com is a pioneer in the implementation of new technologies. As one of the world’s top providers of global IP transit, DDoS protection services and Layer 2 Ethernet solutions, the company has unique insight into how communications service providers and Internet-centric organizations can deliver leading-edge network capabilities while collaborating and interacting with other players in the Internet ecosystem.
“We welcome NTT Com’s continued support of NANOG and look forward to its participation,” says Edward McNair, NANOG Executive Director. “NTT Com continues to play an important part in helping to support the NANOG mission, which is to build and strengthen the community of industry experts working together for the common good of the Internet.”
The three NANOG meetings that NTT Com is sponsoring include: NANOG 73 in Denver, Colorado, June 25-27; NANOG 74, that will take place October 1 – 3 in Vancouver, Canada; and NANOG 75, scheduled for February 18-20, 2019 in San Francisco, California.
Among the activities taking place at NANOG 73:
- NTT Com will sponsor the Newcomers Lunch on Monday June 25, 12:00 pm.
- Christina Chu, Director of IP Strategic Planning for the NTT Communications Global IP Network at NTT America, will moderate the Public Speaking Forum on Monday June 25, 2:00 pm.
- Job Snijders, IP Development Engineer for the NTT Communications Global IP Network at NTT America, will present a session about “Architecting Robust BGP Routing Policies” on Tuesday June 26, 2:30 pm.
For more information about NANOG 73 and its agenda, please click here.
About NTT Communications Corporation
NTT Communications solves the world’s technology challenges by helping enterprises overcome complexity and risk in their ICT environments with managed IT infrastructure solutions. These solutions are backed by our worldwide infrastructure, including industry leading, global tier-1 public and private networks reaching over 190 countries/regions, and more than 400,000m2of the world’s most advanced data center facilities. Our global professional services teams provide consultation and architecture for the resiliency and security required for your business success, and our scale and global capabilities are unsurpassed. Combined with NTT DATA, NTT DOCOMO, NTT Security, and Dimension Data, we are NTT Group.
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 content, data and video transport through a single autonomous system number (AS 2914).
NTT Com was named Best Global Wholesale Carrier (Data) at the Global Carrier Awards 2017 (for the second time in the last four years), and Best North American Wholesale Carrier for the fourth year in a row.
NANOG is a community of industry experts that work together for the common good of the Internet. In many ways, the NANOG community serves as the heart and soul of the Internet. This close-knit group meets three times a year to discuss all issues, large and small, as they relate to the performance, accessibility and evolution of the Internet. NANOG is dedicated to improving the Internet for all major sectors (public, private, education and consumer) in all corners of the world. NANOG is a non-profit organization and relies on sponsors to help with costs for its tri-annual conferences as well as managing ongoing communications. Annual sponsors include Diamond Sponsors NTT Communications and Netflix, Platinum Sponsors Imperva, Microsoft and Oracle, as well as Gold Sponsors Cyxtera, Google and Verisign. To learn more, visit www.nanog.org.
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