Nippon Telegraph and Telephone: NTT Expands North American Data Center Portfolio

June 14, 2022

NTT Expands North American Data Center Portfolio

One of the World’s Largest Data Center Providers is Developing a New Data Center Campus in Prince William County, Virginia

Virginia, USA – June 14, 2022 – NTT Ltd., a global leader in IT infrastructure and services, today announced the purchase of land in Prince William County, Gainesville, Virginia, from Lerner Enterprises, one of the largest large private developers in Washington DC for over seventy years, to build a new, large-scale data center campus with a planned data center capacity of 336 MW. This new campus is a strategic addition to a growing portfolio and expands NTT Global Data Centers’ substantial presence in Northern Virginia. It is also part of an ongoing global expansion for NTT, with plans to increase data center operations to over 1,000 MW in more than 20 countries and regions by the end of 2022.

The new 103-acre campus will be built off the John Marshall Highway in Prince William County, with plans for the first two-story building to open in the second quarter of 2024. The campus will become the largest single campus of NTT in North America, with initial design plans providing four large-scale buildings offering 336 MW and over two million square feet of data center space. The design will also offer dedicated stand-alone zones for large-scale deployments to support large-scale customers.

“The purchase of land in Prince William County is part of a diversified strategy as we seek to expand into new and important growth areas. The development of our new campus in Virginia will be one of 14 ongoing projects around the world,” said Masaaki Moribayashi, Chairman and Board Director, NTT Ltd.

“By 2025, it is estimated that 95% of new digital workloads will be deployed on cloud-native platforms, up from 30% in 2021. Therefore, the demand for data centers to support this change is not increasing. has never been so high. As one of the largest data center providers in the world, NTT is well positioned to support this dependency, and we are focused on supporting our customers as their needs continue to evolve,” added Moribayashi.

NTT is focused on creating highly available, secure and sustainable infrastructure in Prince William County. This is part of its broader commitment to achieve net zero emissions across all of its data center operations by 2030. NTT is also looking to ensure that its data center portfolio is powered entirely by renewable energies. by 2030 and is focused on improving its sustainable design standards and energy efficiency measures.

“The development of a new data center campus in Virginia is a testament to our tremendous growth and momentum across North America,” said Doug Adams, President and CEO of NTT Ltd., Global Data Americas Centers. “This strategic land purchase is just one of many steps we are taking to accelerate our data center footprint across the country. We look forward to welcoming our customers to the new campus once construction is complete.

The newly planned campus in Prince William County follows a period of momentum for the organization’s Global Data Centers division. NTT operates seven data center campuses across the United States.

In addition to its US campuses, NTT recently announced the opening of its first data center in the Spanish market in Madrid, its new hyperscale data center campus in Navi Mumbai and its largest data center in Indonesia in Jakarta. NTT Global Data Centers also has construction underway that will deliver new data centers in Germany, India and Johannesburg later this year.

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About the Global Data Centers Division of NTT Ltd.

Global Data Centers is a division of NTT Ltd. Our global platform is one of the largest in the world. NTT is recognized as a leader by IDC in the global colocation and interconnection services market, covering more than 20 countries and regions, including North America, Europe, Africa, India and India. APAC.

As a neutral carrier, we offer access to multiple cloud providers, a wide variety of Internet exchange points and telecommunications network providers, including our own IPv6-compliant top-tier global IP network. Our customers benefit from bespoke infrastructure and experience consistent best practices in design and operation across all of our reliable, scalable and customizable data centers.

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About NTT Ltd.

NTT Ltd. is a leading IT infrastructure and services company. With revenues of over $10 billion, we operate in over 200 countries and regions and serve 5,000 customers across multiple industries. Through technology and innovation, we deliver a secure, connected future that empowers our employees, customers and communities. We lay the foundation for organizations’ edge-to-cloud networking ecosystem, simplify the complexity of their workloads in multicloud environments, and innovate at the edge of their computing environments, where networks, cloud and applications converge. On the path to a software-defined future, we support organizations with platform-delivered infrastructure services. As a member of the global NTT Corporation, we serve 65% of the Fortune Global 500 and 80% of the Fortune Global 100. We enable a connected future.

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