Enterprises are increasingly adopting multi-cloud strategies to drive their digital transformation. However, managing these multi-cloud platforms can present a challenge. Accelerating their core network with Mellanox’s end-to-end 25G and 100G Ethernet Solutions and the agile, automated, and open networking software from Cumulus Networks, NTT ICT can now offer multi-cloud service broker services. Customers are now able to quickly connect services hosted in NTT ICT’s data centers to other cloud providers and easily consume IP Transit, Storage as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and other managed cloud services.
“We are excited to collaborate with Mellanox and Cumulus to integrate the next generation of software-defined networking into our data centers,” said Tarquin Bellinger, COO at NTT ICT. “In Mellanox and Cumulus, we have found partners that we are confident in to help us deliver a cutting edge, NetOps-driven network for future growth. The new core network will enable us to serve as a multi-cloud service broker with expanded capabilities and easy automation management, offering low latency, fast and scalable services to other cloud providers and our customers.”
“As a global IT leader and critical business driver, NTT ICT is leveraging Mellanox end-to-end Ethernet solutions to broker, deliver and manage a best-in-class, broad range of services to 3rd party cloud providers,” said Kevin Deierling, vice president of marketing, Mellanox Technologies. “We are pleased to provide NTT ICT with the infrastructure needed to expand their business offering to include multi-cloud service brokering.”
“NTT ICT is an outstanding example of a company that is using a modern, web-scale approach to build a network today that will scale to support growth for years to come,” said Josh Leslie, CEO of Cumulus Networks. “We are excited to work with our partners at Mellanox and the team at NTT ICT to roll out Cumulus Linux and Cumulus NetQ to support their developer operations and continuous delivery efforts, enabling network agility across their entire suite of multi-cloud service offerings.”
The Mellanox and Cumulus smart interconnect solutions provide NTT ICT and its customers with a range of benefits: