TOKYO -- NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the ICT solutions and international communications business within the NTT (NTT) Group, announced today the immediate launch of the Osaka 5 Data Center in the heart of Osaka, NTT Com’s fifth data center in central Japan’s Kansai Region. The facility offers approximately 3,500 m2 of server room, equivalent to 1,600 racks.
Osaka 5 Data Center, which has a dedicated for data-center building comprising 11 floors, is the newest addition to NTT Com’s Nexcenter data center service, which combines extensive disaster countermeasures and ideal network environments to enable NTT Com’s customers to accelerate their business development with confidence and efficiency. Please see the attachment for more details.
Full-scale disaster-recovery for ensured business continuity planning Osaka 5 Data Center is fully equipped for disaster recovery to minimize the impact of any envisioned disaster in Osaka, including earthquake, tsunami or flood in the event of a major tremor in the Nankai Trough.
In the unlikely event that water were to reach the data center, equipment would continue to operate safely because the electric power equipment, communication facilities, server rooms and other important facilities are located on the second floor or above, over seven meters above ground level. The building’s seismic-isolation device, which lessens the impact of strong shaking by the earthquake, is installed on the post beneath the second floor to ensure that it would work properly if water were to enter the building’s first floor. In addition seismic damper, which suppresses the vertical shaking by the epicentral earthquake, is also installed.
Electricity is sourced from separate power substations for extra-highly reliable power supply. The facility is connected directly to a large quakeproof communication cable tunnel that is designed to protect cables from damage due to earthquakes as well as road construction.
The Osaka 5 Data Center provides rental office space with back-up power to enable customers to manage BCP solutions easily.
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