Global business requires a global network. To expand our presence in the US and Europe, NTT Communications is acquiring the managed virtualized network operator Virtela. Whether you’re a business shipping your product across the globe, or you’re the actual shipping company responsible for getting it there, these seemingly invisible logistics rely on an underlying network connecting a global infrastructure, including over 150 data centers, to make this all possible. While a simple business operation such as placing an order is as easy as logging on, the information technology being utilized needs to communicate across all layers to make sure your order goes out in a timely manner. That’s ICT, Information Communication Technology. Finding the item at the warehouse, tracking it through the planes and trucks that ship the product, and placing it on 10,000 doorsteps, requires the integration of local, regional and global providers. With the acquisition of Virtela, NTT Communications will expand global network availability from 160 regions to 190 and strengthen our cloud services by incorporating their network function virtualization (NFV) technology. At NTT Communications we will continue investing in new infrastructure in order to keep your business running smoothly. With Communications at our core, we are more than IT. We are ICT.
Virtela Acquisition in the News