Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks are an attempt by an individual or group to make a machine or network resource unavailable. Their effects can be devastating. What is the world’s largest telecom company doing to mitigate them? This article provides the answer.
Michael Wheeler, Executive Vice President, NTT Communications Global IP Network, NTT America, talks about the key growth areas for the rest of 2012 and voices his increasing concern regarding DDoS attacks and the threats to network security.
NTT America chose Sao Paulo (Brazil) to launch its first PoP (Point of Presence) in Latin America because it is the business epicenter of this region, and the company is open to expanding its presence to other cities, Michael Wheeler, executive VP of NTT America's Global IP Network Business Unit, told RCR Wireless News.
Latin America is unlikely to see much consolidation of large telecoms incumbents in the near term, but could see some M&A activity among smaller providers, Michael Wheeler, executive VP of NTT America's Global IP Network Business Unit, told BNamericas.
NTT America, a wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of NTT Communications Corporation and a Tier-1 global IP network services provider, recently reflected on key trends in the broadband and IP transit industry in 2011, as well as predicted major themes for 2012.
NTT America recently predicted major themes for 2012, including continued consolidation after a flurry of mergers and acquisitions in 2011, mass migration to the clouds, and increased adoption of 100 Gbit Ethernet as a result of growing video popularity, especially in emerging markets.
NTT America, a wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com) and a Tier-1 global IP network services provider, today reflected on key trends in the broadband and IP transit industry in 2011, as well as predicted major themes for 2012.
NTT America, the U.S. subsidiary of NTT Communications Corporation, has announced that throughout the year 2011, it was successful in consistently helping its customers stay ahead of their peers and get value for their investments. The company offers enhanced Enterprise Hosting, managed network and IP networking services to its enterprise customers and service providers.
With the perpetual increases in Internet usage following the broad adoption of Gigabit Ethernet (GigE), NTT America was one of the first Tier-1 Internet Service Providers to recognize the increased bandwidth needs of the industry and responded accordingly by providing 10 GigE ports to customers early in 2006. Looking ahead to 2012, we are taking the same approach to opportunities with 100 GigE ports -- albeit on a greater scale