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[September 10, 2017]

Megaport and NTT Singapore Extend Multicloud Capabilities to Singapore Enterprises

SINGAPORE, Sept. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Megaport (Singapore) Pte Ltd, the Singapore subsidiary of Megaport Limited (ASX:MP1) ("Megaport"), the world's leading Network as a Service (NaaS) provider, together with NTT Singapore, launched NexConnect Cloud Service, enabling Singapore based enterprises access to elastic, on-demand connections to multicloud solutions. NexConnect Cloud Service leverages Megaport's global Software Defined Network (SDN) to enable customers direct private connections to multiple Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) from NTT's Serangoon data centre in Singapore.

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"Singapore is an incredibly important location for cloud in Southeast Asia, and we've experienced increased demand for flexible, multicloud solutions in the region," said Joshua Munro, Executive Vice President, Asia Pacific, Megaport. "According to a recent Forrester study, many businesses in Singapore are embracing cloud, leading to the need for a solution that enables swift implementation, security, cost efficiency, and flexibility. NTT Singapore is an ideal partner for us to extend our footprint as they have the largest-scale data centre and network coverage in APAC. NTT's Serangoon data centre in Singapore has a direct connection to the Asia Submarine-cable Express (ASE) which enables ultra-low latency connections between major cities in Asia. With NTT Singapoe's unique, high performance infrastructure integrated with the Megaport SDN, the NexConnect Cloud Service will enable significant optionality for Singapore enterprises and the rest of Asia Pacific as they architect their IT strategies."

"According to the recent IDC perspective report, alternative next generation connectivity providers, such as Megaport, can help enterprises fully realise the transformative potential of cloud and the initiative that requires cloud enablement," said Steven Neo, Executive Vice President, Enterprise Products Division, NTT Singapore. "The Megaport NaaS capabilities will enable us to provide the greatest value to customers in the region. Through this partnership, we are empowered to effectively service key sub-verticals that we have identified within the financial service industry and other verticals with high demand for flexible direct cloud connectivity, as well as multinational corporations demanding seamless support for continuous growth in Asia.  As the demand for cloud services in Asia continues to grow, driven by digitization, it is imperative we satisfy our customers' demand for reliable, high-performance, and scalable capacity sized to their evolving business needs. Customers of our Serangoon data centre now have access to Megaport's robust Ecosystem of service providers, including flexible, direct connections to the top five global CSPs, Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Oracle Cloud, Google Cloud, and Alibaba Cloud."

About Megaport

Megaport is the global leading provider of Elastic Interconnection services. Using Software Defined Networking (SDN), the Company's global platform enables customers to rapidly connect their network to other services across the Megaport Network. Services can be directly controlled by customers via mobile devices, their computer, or our open API. The Company's extensive footprint in Australia, Asia Pacific, North America, and Europe, provides a neutral platform that spans many key data centre providers across various markets.

Established in 2013 and founded by Bevan Slattery, Megaport built the world's first SDN-based Elastic Interconnection platform designed to provide the most secure, seamless, and on-demand way for enterprises, networks, and services to interconnect. Led by Vincent English, Megaport has been built by a highly experienced team with extensive knowledge in building large scale global carrier networks and connects over 730 customers throughout over 165 data centres in 37 cities across 19 countries. Megaport is an Alibaba Cloud Technology Partner, Oracle Cloud Partner, AWS Technology Partner, Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute Partner, and Google Cloud Interconnect Partner.

Megaport, Virtual Cross Connect, VXC, and MegaIX are registered trademarks of Megaport (Services) Pty Ltd ACN 607 432 646.

To learn more about Megaport, please visit: www.megaport.com.  

About NTT Singapore

Established in 1997 as a wholly owned subsidiary, NTT Singapore is the regional headquarters of NTT Communications for the Asia Pacific Region. NTT Singapore provides high-quality connectivity, data center solutions, security services, IT management services, voice and conferencing solutions and solution integration services to enterprises worldwide.

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SOURCE Megaport Limited


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