New York, New York – (The Hosting News) – April 22, 2008 – Information and communications technology (ICT) solutions firm, NTT Communications Corporation, (NTT Com), was recently a Gold Sponsor of the Capacity Latam conference.
Capacity Latam 2008, is Capacity magazine’s 5th annual Latin American wholesale telecommunications congress for carriers and service providers across Latin America and internationally. In addition, NTT America executives spoke on and moderate panels at the event. NTT Communications also sponsored a lunch and opportunity to network. Kazuhiro Gomi, CTO, NTT America, joined executives from ANTEL, BTS USA, Verizon Business and Yahoo! Brazil in a panel discussion, ”Market Update: Identifying the Drivers of Capacity Demand: Key Market Segments and Services, Convergence and IP,” moderated by Luis Cabral, Pre-sales Director, INTEC. The panel identifed key drivers of capacity demand in the Latin American wholesale market, assessed the impact of increased demand on bandwidth requirements, defined customer needs and requirements (QoS, redundancy, diversity, resilience) and discussed developing effective business strategies to meet the needs of customers.
Doug Junkins, Vice President of IP Engineering, NTT America, moderated the panel, ”International Access: Optimising Regional and International Connectivity in the Latin American Market: Capacity Investment, Partnership and Collaboration Strategies.” During the panel, executives from China Telecom Americas, IFX Networks, Level 3 Communications, PCCW Global and Tiscali International Network assessed the status of new and existing sub-sea cable systems in Latin America, evaluated the impact of increased international capacity demand on the future developments in the Latin American market, pinpointed future growth opportunities to extend market coverage and discussed developing effective collaboration strategies to access new markets.
The Capacity Latam 2008 has firmly positioned itself as the must- attend Latin American telecommunications conference. Over 250 senior executives from more than 90 organizations across the region and internationally came together to discuss domestic and international wholesale telecommunications and market opportunities.
With broadband penetration exceeding 20% of households in some countries and growing at 11% CAGR, the bandwidth requirements in Latin America demands global attention. The event was held at Renaissance Sao Paulo Hotel, Alameda Santos, 223, Sao Paulo, SP 01419-002, Brazil. Tel: +55 11 3069 2233.
Recently, NTT debuted the launch of its Global Unified Threat Managed (Global UTM) service, designed to provide Arcstar Global IP-VPN customers with integrated services for planning, constructing, managing and implementing effective protection against network security threats.
Global UTM utilizes a range of security technologies to provide IP-VPNs with comprehensive protection against threats. A service package typically includes modules for integrated firewall, IPSec VPN, iIntrusion Protection System(IPS) antivirus content and spam filtering. The service enables customers to utilize outsourced security management with 24/7 support to monitor their network traffic and protect themselves against threats that could potentially impact their businesses.
Security incidents are managed expertly by NTT Com’s Security Operation Center (SOC), which specializes in root-cause analysis, incident remediation and other security-management measures. The service offers numerous competitive features, including: – Comprehensive security management for global enterprise networks. – Integrated suite of services covering a variety of security measures. – World-class security developed in collaboration with leading third-party research centers. – Real-time identification of threats and rapid recovery for minimized impact. – Total-cost optimization of global security management. Multinational companies are demanding security-management services on a single platform to help them prevent or minimize increasingly sophisticated threats to their network security.
In particular, multinationals need to be able to manage server, PC and firewall security locally and contain security incidents before they spread throughout their global networks. With the service, hardware and software is installed locally on the client’s premises by dedicated engineers of NTT Com and its overseas affiliates or partners, with support from device vendors.
A key option is the Real Time Event Notification Service, which provides immediate notification of any security threat exceeding a client-specified level. Professional security engineers are available on a 24/7 basis to analyze security events and devise rapid countermeasures. NTT Com will launch the Global Unified Threat Managed Service in Australia, Brazil, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Netherlands, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, U.K., U.S. and Vietnam beginning April 1. Three levels of service will be available depending on client needs.
NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com) provides information and communications technology (ICT) solutions worldwide with dedicated professionals stationed in 21 countries. Renowned as an IPv6 technology pioneer and managed service expert, NTT Com offers diverse high-quality IP, web-based, and managed network solutions combining network management, security, ubiquitous, web portals/engines, and global services. Its Tier 1 Internet backbone and secure closed networks with over 98,000 MPLS ports, combined with the networks of partner companies around the world, connect more than 200 countries. The company earned non-consolidated revenues exceeding one trillion yen (about 10 billion USD) in fiscal 2006 ended March 31, 2007. NTT Com started as a long-distance phone company in 1999 after the reorganization of the NTT Group, and is the wholly-owned subsidiary of NTT, one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies. NTT is listed in Japan, London and New York stock exchanges.
To learn more about NTT Com, please visit: www.ntt.com.