Publishing Date: Apr 12, 2019

Datacentres for better security

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PRESS RELEASE:  Amsterdam, The Netherlands – NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Coms) has officially opened its first data centre facility in the Netherlands which has been named “Amsterdam 1 Data Centre” (“AMS1”).


The new facility is operated by e-shelter which is a subsidiary of NTT Com and one of the leading data centre providers in Europe.

The official opening was carried out by Tetsuya Shoji, President and CEO of NTT Com and Rupprecht Rittweger, CEO of e-shelter.

Yesterday´s inauguration ceremony and the launch party was attended by over 250 guests.   Customers, partners, government representatives and media were amongst the invitees.

With this latest investment, NTT Group continues the expansion of its successful European data centre platform and its “Home to the cloud” strategy. AMS1 becomes the 21st data centre in Europe being operated by NTT Com. The platform now leverages more than 400 MVA power capacity in Europe with plans for significant further expansions.

As part of his speech, Tetsuya Shoji said, “I am delighted to open our latest state-of-the-art data centre campus located in Amsterdam, one of the key internet hubs in Europe.”

Rupprecht Rittweger commented, “As a market leader in Europe we are continuously expanding our business with our market entry in Amsterdam and ongoing developments such as London and Madrid. Our customers are integral to our continued growth and we have successfully secured anchor customers for our AMS1 facility.”

AMS1 offers flexible and secure premium colocation services with a scalable, carrier-neutral capacity of up to 16,000 sqm IT space and 40 MW IT load once fully developed.

Customers and partners can choose from a wide range of flexible, scalable data centre services and multiple carriers and cloud connectivity options available. Phase 1 of the development also offers an open colocation environment which is now live.

AMS1 is part of the powerful and scalable NTT Com's global data centre network and connectivity ecosystem.


About NTT Communications:


NTT Communications solves the world’s technology challenges by helping enterprises overcome complexity and risk in their ICT environments with managed IT infrastructure solutions. These solutions are backed by our worldwide infrastructure, including industry leading, global tier-1 public and private networks reaching over 190 countries/regions, and more than 400,000m2 of the world’s most advanced data centre facilities. Our global professional services teams provide consultation and architecture for the resiliency and security required for your business success, and our scale and global capabilities are unsurpassed. Combined with NTT Data, NTT Security, NTT DOCOMO and Dimension Data, we are NTT Group.

For more information, please visit or contact Claudia Isabel Knoll, Head of Marketing, e-shelter


About e-shelter:


e-shelter is one of the leading data centre operators in Europe providing highly secure environments for housing and connectivity of IT and network systems. With a presence in the key city-markets in Europe, e-shelter leverages more than 400 MVA of power capacity to deliver scalable data centre solutions.

As a subsidiary of NTT Communications, e-shelter is part of a global network of data centres covering 20+ countries and over 400,000 sqm of data centre space. Among e-shelter's clients are financial services companies, telecom operators, public sector, IT service and outsourcing providers as well as cloud service providers.

In addition to e-shelter, the companies Arkadin, Dimension Data, intelligence, NTT Communications, NTT DATA and NTT Security are part of the NTT Group.   For more information please visit

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