From the Wires
NTT Com Licensed to Launch Network Services in Vietnam
By: PR Newswire
Dec. 13, 2012 12:01 AM
TOKYO, Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NTT Communications (NTT Com) announced on December 13 that Global Data Services JSC (GDS), a joint venture between NTT Com and Vietnam Posts & Telecommunications (VNPT), has begun offering a wide range of domestic and international network services in Vietnam after becoming the first foreign-capital enterprise to obtain a telecom network license from the Ministry of Information and Communication on November 26. Together with sales subsidiary NTT Communications (Vietnam), the NTT Com group is now offering total information & communication technology (ICT) services to multinational companies in Vietnam.
The following services were launched on December 13 based on the new license:
The new domestic data network service includes local carrier selection. Using this multicarrier capability with carrier-redundant access, GDS designs and provides reliable, cost-efficient networks for the mission-critical systems of enterprise customers, such as services for online games or e-commerce. In addition, GDS provides SLA-backed network services to consolidate multicarrier connectivity nationwide.
By combining these new network services with existing data-center, cloud-computing (IaaS, mail & web hosting) and system-integration services, GDS now can offer optimal customer-tailored services covering comprehensive operation, maintenance and support, including various application procedures.
Established in 2008, GDS operates the Thang Long Data Center, Vietnam's most advanced Tier-3 data center with ISO27001-certified information security management. The company's ICT enterprise services, backed by unmatched network stability, realize ideal solutions for online gaming, e-commerce, SNS and recruiting-service providers, as well as insurance and securities firms and banks that require data-center services to manage their websites, data backup and business continuity planning.
Mr. Park Jong Buhm, CEO of NHN Vietnam, said, "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. This wide range of reliable, high-quality ICT services will enable multinational companies to grow their businesses more efficiently in Vietnam."
Multinational corporations' needs for assured business continuity are fueling outsourcing demand for data centers and other backup facilities in Vietnam. At the same time, increasing Internet availability and usage is expanding the need for data centers as communication platforms for the provision of stable Internet business in the country.
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