As EVP of the NTT Communications Global IP Network at NTT America, Michael Wheeler has gained a deep understanding into the dynamics of the global marketplace. Here he talks to Capacity’s Alex Hawkes about the company’s operations in Latin America, the PoP in Sao Paulo, and what is coming next.
Last year Canadian telecommunications leader Videotron selected NTT Communications and its Tier-1 Global IP Network when the Quebec-based company was considering several global carriers to help expand its footprint. This article explores the reasons why Videotron, an integrated communications company offering a wide variety of services, chose NTT for its transit traffic.
What made the Capacity Latam 2013 technology workshop different from most is that instead of bringing together technicians from across the industry to discuss general network and operational management issues, the workshop instead honed in on some of the technical complexities surrounding SDN, writes Capacity magazine editor Alex Hawkes. The workshop took place in Sao Paulo and was sponsored by NTT Communications.
The recent wave of politically and otherwise motivated distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks against major financial institutions are bringing awareness to the number one threat to IP service availability. To counter the growing complexity of these attacks, NTT Communications has developed a DDoS Protection Service built on industry-leading DDoS mitigation platforms and around-the-clock expert monitoring services. This report provides more details.
Video is the “killer app” for Internet traffic, said Michael Wheeler, Executive Vice President, NTT Communications Global IP Network, NTT America, in an interview with Information Technology, a leading Argentine magazine. Mr. Wheeler also opined on the impact of social networking on IP networks, net neutrality, and the trends and challenges in Latin American markets (Text in Spanish).