SAN FRANCISCO, US – 05 September 2019 - NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the global data and IP services arm of Fortune Global 500 telecom leader NTT (NYSE: NTT), announced today that it has been selected by leading global telecommunications carrier 6x7 Networks to provide high-quality IP transit services across its global backbone. 6x7 Networks’ customers will enjoy more connectivity options in all markets worldwide through NTT Com’s award-winning Tier-1 Global IP Network.
NTT and 6x7 will interconnect their networks at multiple global peering sites, and afterwords, 6x7 customer traffic will flow throughout the global Tier1 network of NTT to reach mutual customers across 6 continents.
6x7 Networks operates the only fully encrypted telecom carrier network in the world, meeting FIPS-140 encryption standards, from core to edge.
“We are absolutely committed to meeting and exceeding our customers’ needs for the utmost in government-grade security for their ultra-high speed fiber, telecom, datacenter, and carrier needs” said Benjamin Cannon, CEO, 6x7 Networks. “NTT Com’s extensive IP backbone and reliable connectivity solutions will allow our customers to interconnect seamlessly to our points of presence around the world,” Ms. Cannon added.
NTT Com’s Tier-1 Global IP Network is consistently ranked among the top networks worldwide. The company recently opened a new PoP in Marseille, the interconnection point for several international subsea cables that link Europe to Africa, the Middle East and Asia. This expansion facilitates the delivery of reliable, high-quality wholesale IP services between these fast growing markets and Europe.
About NTT Communications Corporation
NTT Communications provides consultancy, architecture, security and cloud services to optimize the information and communications technology (ICT) environments of enterprises. These offerings are backed by the company’s worldwide infrastructure, including leading global tier-1 IP network, Arcstar Universal One™ VPN network reaching over 196 countries/regions, and 140 secure data centers worldwide. NTT Communications’ solutions leverage the global resources of NTT Group companies including Dimension Data, NTT DOCOMO and NTT DATA.
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 is one of the top two global wholesale IP providers and the number one provider in Asia according to the latest Dyn Wholesale Rankings.
About 6x7 Networks
6x7 is the world’s only fully encrypted Global Telecommunications Carrier. Serving the data communications needs of enterprise businesses, government, healthcare, finance, and national interests across the globe for over 26 years, 6x7 applies government-grade security on all links to meet or exceed FIPS-140 standards in hardware on it’s redundant and highly-available global telco backbone. To better serve it’s customers; 6x7 owns and operates 2 Carrier-Neutral Datacenters in San Francisco and San Mateo, in addition to its bay area, California, Chicago, NYC, and global network of POPs which are integrated into other wholesale carrier partner networks in order to deliver a global wholesale footprint to the carrier community. This insures a cost-effective, scalable and resilient network that is committed to the wholesale environment and their respective clients. For more information, visit www.6x7networks.com.