Conveniently located near its Sterling data center, NTT Communications operates an additional data center in Ashburn VA.
NTT”s Ashburn data center is an ideal choice for business and clients that who require services in the Washington D.C. metro area, as well as the Baltimore area. NTT offers customers a fully featured service level agreement (SLA) that covers power, temperature and humidity. For power, the local utility provides the data center with over 2.25 megawatts of total power and the data center has also earned a LEED Gold certification for implementing the latest power efficiency standards. NTT also offers customers a carbon offset program to help customers meet their green energy goals. Security at the Ashburn data center is also multi layered, and includes full time video surveillance, bio metrics entry card reader and a man trap.
NTT’s North American Data centers are all carrier neutral facilities, as well as SSAE 16 certified. Each location has a host of features and capabilities that make NTT colocation facilities an attractive choice for businesses off-site IT needs. Each facility employs 24 hour/7 days a week on-site security personnel, and clients have access to on-site monitoring as well as cloud computing services, professional services, remote hands, and NTT’s content delivery network. The power infrastructure at each location is arranged in an N+1 configuration, as well as the back up power at each location. VESDA smoke detection systems, as well as FM200 waterless fire suppression systems protect physical assets against any fire danger. Each U.S. data center also gives clients access to multiple network providers, and each location is also connected via a Layer 2 VPN.
NTT Communications is one of the world’s largest telecommunication providers. They operate over 30 data centers world wide, including 5 located in the United States. In addition to its colocation services, some of NTT’s other service offerings include fixed lines and mobile communications as well as Internet and systems integration services.
NTT Communications – Ashburn Data Center Highlights
- 2.25 MW of power from local utility with no point of failure
- Generators and UPS N+1
- Temperature of 72 degrees (+/- 2 degrees) and 45% humidity at all times
- Laser based VESDA system
- Double action dry pipe ire suppression
- LEED Gold Certification