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NTT Communications Corporation

September 11, 2017

Megaport and NTT Singapore Extend Multicloud Capabilities to Singapore Enterprises

NTT​ ​Singapore​ ​launches​ ​NexConnect​ ​Cloud​ ​Service,​ ​Megaport​ ​Connected

Singapore, 11 September 2017 – Singapore​ ​–​ ​11​ ​September​ ​2017​​ ​–​ ​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.

“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​ ​Singapore’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.

​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.

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.

MEDIA​ ​INQUIRIES

​​Megaport​ ​Contact:
Camille​ ​Denning
+61​ ​473​ ​088​ ​7400
media@megaport.com

NTT​ ​Contact:
Sharon​ ​Ng
NTT​ ​Singapore
Sharon.ng@ntt.com

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