NTT Communications Opens New Data Center in Shanghai, China

NTT Communications, the global data and IP services arm of telecom company NTT (NYSE:NTT), has announced the opening of its new data center in the Pudong Development Zone of Shanghai, China. The new data center, NTT Communications’ third colocation facility in Shanghai, will offer approximately 2,600 m2 of server room, equivalent to 1,000 racks.

ntt-americaNTT Communications is expanding its data center services in China to include not only colocation but also primary cloud hosting services, such as its Enterprise Cloud. The company offers its data center services worldwide under the Nexcenter brand. The new data center in Shanghai will provide data center services to customers in fields including finance, manufacturing and IT services.

Features of the new data center facility in Shanghai, China, include:

  • Approximately 6,500m2 (equal to 1,000 racks)
  • Tier III+
  • Raised floors; optimized air-flow management in server room
  • Calculated PUE: 1.5
  • Multi-carrier connectivity
  • UPS: N+1 redundant configuration, with 2N configuration available.
  • Water cooling
  • Maximum load weight: 1,000 kg/m2
  • Certifications (scheduled): ISO27001, ISO9001 and ISO20000

Global IP Network Expansion

NTT Communications has also announced the expansion of its Tier-1 Global IP Network with a new Point of Presence (PoP) in Boston at the Markley Group’s One Summer Street location.

Commonly referred to by its address, One Summer Street, the Markley colocation center is a carrier-neutral facility. With connectivity to over 80 domestic and international network providers and utility feeds from a Network Grid System comprised of eight substations for uninterrupted, reliable power, One Summer Street houses critical computer operations for financial, healthcare, academic, entertainment and technology firms and institutions.

Markley’s facility is a 920,000-square-foot data center offering 2N redundancies with thirty operating engineers supporting the facility 24 X 7 in a location that is considered the intersection of all major fiber routes in New England.