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2014-06-18 04:22:03

TOKYO, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Promoting Expansion of SDN Eco-systems Based on Open Source Software - Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT, TSE: 9432, NYSE: NTT) announced on June 18 that the SDN software switch "Lagopus" will be unveiled in July 2014 as Open Source Software (OSS). The switch is widely compliant with OpenFlow 1.3 and features performance and functions suitable for both data centers and wide area networks.The corporation has also established the...

2014-02-04 04:23:32

TOKYO, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT; TSE: 9432, NYSE: NTT) revealed on February 4 the "Edge-computing" concept which can reduce the cloud application response time by factor of 100 at most, and demonstrated its first research outcome, the "Edge-accelerated Web platform" prototype. The research and development effort leading up to the announcement has been carried out as a part of the company's strategic plan, "Accelerating Innovation and...

2014-02-03 04:22:51

- RagingWire's Affiliation with NTT Communications Creates Global Data Center Platform Leveraging RagingWire's Patented Data Center Design and World-class Customer Experience - TOKYO and SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the ICT solutions and international communications business within NTT (NYSE: NTT), and RagingWire Data Centers (RagingWire), a leading provider of data center colocation services in the United States, jointly...

2013-02-20 04:20:11

- Dr. Yoshihisa Okumura Becomes First Japanese Scholar to Receive Charles Stark Draper Prize - Tokyo, Feb 20, 2013 - (JCN Newswire) - Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT) and NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that Dr. Yoshihisa Okumura, a former leader of the mobile radio laboratory at then Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Public Corporation (NTT Public Corporation) and currently professor emeritus at Kanazawa Institute of Technology, became the first...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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