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Salesforce.Com's Tokyo Data Center Goes Live on NTT Communications' Global Network

By Madhubanti Rudra December 20, 2011

Salesforce.com and NTT Communications recently announced that salesforce.com's Tokyo data center, which is housed in NTT Communications' world-class data center facility has gone live. The data center is expected to deliver exceptional reliability and performance for social enterprises across Japan and Asia Pacific.

Combining salesforce.com's highly efficient, multitenant cloud computing architecture with NTT Communications' eco-conscious operations, the Tokyo data center is expected to leave minimal carbon footprint.

salesforce.com is the enterprise cloud computing company that is leading the shift to the social enterprise. By leveraging salesforce.com's social, mobile and open cloud technologies, companies can transform themselves into social enterprises by developing social profiles of customers, creating employee social networks and building customer and product social networks.

Built according to salesforce.com's exacting global specifications, the Tokyo data center has been designed to offer customers a high-performance and environmentally sustainable cloud computing infrastructure - backed up 100 percent by salesforce.com's North American data centers.

salesforce.com has been experiencing a steady growth in the demand for enterprise services in the markets across Japan and Asia Pacific. The Tokyo data center will support the rapid adoption of these services among the customers in these regions, Salesforce officials pointed out in a press release.

“Salesforce.com continues to expand its infrastructure to support the adoption of the social enterprise among our rapidly growing global customer base. The opening of our Tokyo data center with our trusted partner NTT Communications represents a long-term commitment to our customers across Japan and Asia Pacific,” Marc Benioff, chairman and CEO of salesforce.com noted in a statement.

NTT Communications is known for its reliable, high-quality security, hosting, voice, data and IP services, as well as expertise in managed networks and leadership in IPv6 transit technology. NTT Communications' extensive infrastructure includes Arcstar Global IP-VPN and Global e-VLAN, as well as a Tier-1 IP backbone reaching more than 150 countries in partnership with major Internet service providers, and secure data centers in Asia, North America and Europe.

“NTT Communications is proud to be the data center services provider supporting the global enterprise cloud computing services of salesforce.com. We have established a trusted relationship with salesforce.com providing global network services as well as Salesforce over VPN. We are confident that the global partnership between NTT Communications and salesforce.com will enable salesforce.com to build further trust with customers and support its continued growth in Japan and throughout the region,” Sadao Maki, senior executive vice president and member of the board at NTT Communications said in a statement.

Earlier, Salesforce.com announced the release of Radian6 Social Marketing Cloud. The technology behind the new feature comes from Salesforce.com's acquisition of Radian (6 earlier this year. Salesforce.com said that the new Social Marketing Cloud, which has been integrated into Salesforce's CRM platform and apps, will help companies change how they do business in the era of social media, by transforming social conversations into “meaningful engagements”.



Madhubanti Rudra is a contributing editor for IoTevolutionworld. To read more of her articles, please visit her columnist page.

Edited by Jennifer Russell

IoTevolutionworld Contributor

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