NEW YORK & CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the global data and IP services arm of Fortune Global 500 telecom leader NTT (NYSE: NTT), today announced that it is renewing its Diamond Sponsorship of NANOG, extending its support to the NANOG 67 meeting taking place in Chicago and upcoming NANOG 68 and NANOG 69 meetings scheduled in Dallas and Washington D.C. respectively.
The North American Network Operators’ Group (NANOG) is an association for Internet engineering and architecture professionals that focuses on the technologies and systems that make the Internet function. Hundreds of network engineers and product professionals from major North American carriers, content providers, cloud companies, multi-tenant data centers, hosting companies and interconnection service providers converge at NANOG’s tri-annual meetings.
“We are proud to support the community outreach and information exchange platform provided by NANOG and its meetings,” says Dorian Kim, Vice President of IP Engineering and Network Development at the NTT Communications Global IP Network, NTT America. “NANOG offers an essential forum to discuss technical and implementation issues that require community support to advance networking technologies and operational practices,” Mr. Kim adds.
From IPv6 to 100G Ethernet and software-defined networking (SDN), NTT Com is a pioneer in the implementation of new technologies. As one of the world’s top providers of global IP transit, DDoS protection services and Layer 2 Ethernet solutions, the company has unique insight into how communications service providers and Internet-centric businesses can deliver leading-edge network capabilities while collaborating and interacting with other players in the Internet ecosystem.
“We welcome NTT Com’s continued support of NANOG and look forward to its participation,” says Betty Burke, NANOG Executive Director. “NTT Com continues to play an important part in helping to support the NANOG mission, which is to build and strengthen the community of industry experts working together for the common good of the Internet.”
Among the activities taking place at NANOG 67, Job Snijders, IP Development Engineer at NTT Communications Global IP Network, will present the session “Everyday Practical BGP Filtering” on Tuesday, June 14th. Please click here to view an abstract of the presentation. NTT Com will also co-sponsor the afternoon break on June 14th, starting at 4pm.
For more information about NANOG 67 and its agenda, please click here.
About NTT Communications Corporation
NTT Communications (NTT Com) 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 the leading global tier-1 IP network, Arcstar Universal One™ VPN network reaching 196 countries/regions and 140 secure data centers worldwide. NTT Com’s 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 the Americas, Europe, Asia and Oceania, and provides the best possible environment for video, content and data transport through a single autonomous system number (AS 2914). NTT Com is one of the top global wholesale IP providers and the number one provider in Asia according to the latest Dyn Wholesale Rankings.
NANOG is a community of industry experts that work together for the common good of the Internet. In many ways, the NANOG community serves as the heart and soul of the Internet. This close-knit group meets three times a year to discuss all issues, large and small, as they relate to the performance, accessibility and evolution of the Internet. NANOG is dedicated to improving the Internet for all major sectors (public, private, education and consumer) in all corners of the world. NANOG is a non-profit organization and relies on sponsors to help with costs for its tri-annual conferences as well as managing ongoing communications. Annual sponsors include Diamond Sponsors NTT Communications, and Verisign, Platinum Sponsors Google, Microsoft, Netflix, as well as Gold Sponsors RCN and Windstream. To learn more, visit www.nanog.org.