e-shelter Expands in Europe, Opens First Data Center in Amsterdam, The Netherlands

NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the ICT solutions and international communications business within the NTT Group (TYO: 9432), has opened its latest European data center campus ‘Amsterdam 1 Data Center’ (e-shelter AMS1) today in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. AMS1 becomes the 21st data center in Europe being operated by NTT Com through its data center services subsidiary e-shelter. This European data center platform now leverages more than 400 MVA power capacity in with plans for significant further expansions.

With this latest investment, NTT Group continues the expansion of its successful European data center platform and its “Home to the cloud” strategy. Over 250 guests, including customers, partners, government representatives and media including websitehostingreview.org attended today ́s inauguration ceremony and launch party in e shelter AMS1.

Rupprecht Rittweger
“As a data center market leader in Europe we are continuously expanding our business, now with our market entry in Amsterdam and also our ongoing developments such as London and Madrid,” said Rupprecht Rittweger.

The official opening was carried out by Tetsuya Shoji, President and CEO of NTT Com as well as Rupprecht Rittweger, CEO of e-shelter.

As part of his speech Tetsuya Shoji said, “I am delighted to open our latest state-of- the-art data center campus located in Amsterdam, one of the key Internet hubs in Europe.”

Rupprecht Rittweger commented, “As a market leader in Europe we are continuously expanding our business with our market entry in Amsterdam and ongoing developments such as London and Madrid. Our customers are integral to our continued growth and we have successfully secured anchor customers for our AMS1 facility.”

16,000 Sq. Meters IT space

AMS1 offers flexible and secure premium colocation services with scalable, carrier- neutral capacity of up to 16,000 square meters IT space and 40 MW IT load once fully developed.

e-shelter’s customers and partners can choose from a wide range of flexible and scalable data center services as well as multiple carrier and cloud connectivity options available. Phase 1 of the AMS1 data center development also offers an open colocation environment which is now live. AMS1 is part of the scalable NTT Com’s global data center network and connectivity ecosystem.

About e-shelter

As a subsidiary of NTT Communications, e-shelter is a European data center operator part of the global NTT Com network of data centers covering 20+ countries and over 400,000 square meters of data center space. Among e-shelter’s clients are financial services companies, telecom operators, public sector, IT service and outsourcing providers as well as cloud service providers. In addition to e-shelter, the companies Arkadin, Dimension Data, itelligence, NTT Communications, NTT DATA and NTT Security are part of the NTT Group.

About NTT Communications

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 their global Tier-1 IP network, the Arcstar Universal One VPN network reaching over 190 countries/regions, and more than 400,000 square meters of the world’s most advanced datacenter facilities. NTT Communications’ solutions leverage the global resources of NTT Group companies including Dimension Data, NTT DOCOMO and NTT DATA.

Further information on the global NTT Group can be found at www.ntt-global.com.

Further information on e-shelter can be found at www.e-shelter.com.

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