"Virtela and NTT Com's SDN and NFV innovations give enterprises unprecedented choice and control in transforming their global enterprise networks," said Virtela President Ron Haigh. "We are accelerating the delivery of new innovative services, setting the highest bar in the industry with a flexible subscription model that enables CIOs to simplify network architecture and allow them to focus on their core business."
Real-Time Provisioning Via Self-Service PortalThese cloud-based network services can be deployed and managed via an SDN-enabled customer portal - giving users the flexibility to instantly activate services when and where needed. Service deployments that took months now take only minutes. Configuration changes that took weeks can now be done in real time.
“And it is not only about saving capital and operational costs,” says Ooi. “NTT Com’s services transform enterprise WAN to enable customers to stay agile and responsive to the ever-changing business environment.”
NTT Com offers the flexibility for customers to activate and configure cloud-based network services on their own, rely on NTT Com for management, or a hybrid of both.Extensive Cloud-based Network Services PortfolioThe new cloud-based network services make branch office networking more asset-light, agile, scalable and economical, enabling companies to better meet ever-changing business requirements. NTT Com is expanding its extensive cloud services portfolio with four new cloud-based network services globally:
- Cloud-Based Application Acceleration: Optimizes application performance over the IP-VPN network, enabling global IT consolidation and faster access to cloud-hosted applications (*30-Day Free Trial available)
- Cloud-Based Firewall: This service offers Firewall, IPS, and URL Filtering options, and enables secure Internet access at branch offices using the nearest of 50 Local Cloud Networking Centers distributed globally
- Cloud-Based IPSEC VPN Gateway: Establishes quick enterprise network connections from public cloud or any site with Internet access
- Cloud-Based SSL VPN: Enables remote workers or partners using any device to access the enterprise network