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December 13, 2012

Information Ministry in Vietnam Licenses NTT to Launch Network Services

Today, multinational companies can no longer rest on the laurels of the past for the Information and communication landscape is changing so fast that if they don't adapt, they'll be left behind. The demand for data centers and backup facilities is growing, Internet stability is becoming a priority and more than anything else, business continuity has become a must.

Realizing this, the Ministry of Information and Communication in Vietnam has issued a telecom network license to Global Data Services (GDS) JSC to ensure that multinational companies in the country grow their businesses more efficiently. GDS JSC, a joint venture between NTT (News - Alert) Com and Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications, is the first foreign capital enterprise to obtain a telecom network license.

The domestic data network service provides multicarrier capability with carrier-redundant access, video conferencing and teleconferencing, direct connection to domestic Internet exchanges and access to the Internet. In order to consolidate multicarrier connectivity nationwide, GDS provides SLA- backed network services. A combination of the new ICT enterprise and existing services is expected to position GDS to offer optimal customer-tailored services, unmatched network stability and also realize ideal solutions for organizations that require datacenter services for various purposes.

It already operates the Thang Long data center- Vietnam’s most advanced Tier-3 data center with ISO27001-certified information security management- and also designs and provides cost-efficient networks for the mission-critical systems of enterprise customers.

"We have been pleased with the high quality of NTT Com’s data-center services, which we use to provide internet services in Vietnam. We are delighted that the government of Vietnam now has awarded NTT Com a license for network services,” said Park Jong Buhm, CEO of NHN Vietnam, in a statement.

NTT Communications (News - Alert) in Europe, a member of the NTT Group - the number one Fortune Global 500 telecommunications company - announced today it has invested in extending its network further in Central Europe with a new Point of Presence (PoP) on its Tier-1 Global IP Network, in the Interxion (News - Alert) data center, Vienna.

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Edited by Amanda Ciccatelli

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