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NTT Com To Buy Virtela; To Acquire Approx. 80% Equity Interest In RagingWire

NTT Communications Corp., the ICT solutions and international communications business within NTT (NTT: Quote), and Virtela Technology Services Incorporated, a global managed and cloud network services company, announced a definitive agreement under which NTT Com has agreed to wholly acquire Virtela for approximately $525 million. The acquisition expands NTT Com's global network services coverage from 160 to more than 190 countries/regions.

Virtela, a 400-employee company with global operations and delivery centers in the US, India and the Philippines, serves more than 500 customers worldwide. Virtela is headquartered in Denver, Colorado.

NTT Communications Corp. also announced it will acquire approximately 80% equity interest in RagingWire Data Centers, a provider of data center services in the United States, for $350 million. The acquisition follows a definitive agreement reached with RagingWire shareholders.

RagingWire has approximately 300 employees. NTT Com said the acquisition will more than double its data center space in the US. NTT Com will also deploy RagingWire's know-how and patented technologies for the design and operation of highly dependable, scalable and sophisticated data centers.

by RTT Staff Writer

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