LONDON, November 7 /PRNewswire/ --

- NTT Europe Online's Ground Breaking Virtualization Portal Gives Managed Hosting Customers and Partners Control of Their Virtualized Server Environments

Managed hosting specialists NTT Europe Online ( today announces the availability of its groundbreaking virtualization Customer Portal ( which offers unprecedented levels of control and flexibility to companies deploying virtualized services in any of its European data centres.

NTT Europe Online's ( Customer Portal gives IT Managers around the clock, on-demand access to VMware's powerful VirtualCenter control node - enabling users to configure provision and manage their virtualized IT environments online. Available 24x7, the secure web portal simplifies the management process by allowing users to activate, deactivate and reboot their hosted virtual servers in a matter of seconds from their desktop. It also enables the seamless drag-and-drop migration of server resource across virtual machines without engaging SLA support services from the dedicated NTT Europe Online ( team.

In addition to helping organisations optimise their hosted IT infrastructure, the Customer Portal provides IT users with full-featured reporting capabilities, which can be tailored to cater for both management and technical reporting requirements. A unique 'Snap Shot' report function gives IT Managers an instant view or model of capacity usage and performance, which can then be separately re-configured and tested before deployment. It even includes and undo-function, meaning if the new 'Snap Shot' configuration isn't optimised, users can simply revert back to the original model at the click of a mouse.

One of the first to use NTT Europe Online's ( Customer Portal, Peter Barker, Head of Development at UK digital agency Rufus Leonard, said of the new service: The Customer Portal means that we now have a transparent overview and complete control of our virtual servers - something we would look to our host specialists NTT Europe Online to supply.

Barker adds, A core part of what we offer is the speed at which we can deliver our digital services. The online portal means we can launch new or reconfigure existing virtual servers for our clients much quicker than before. This has dramatically reduced the time it takes us to develop, test and launch clients' web-projects.

Craig Pennington, VP of Operations said of the announcement: It is our responsibility to develop products and solutions that make the lives of our customers easier. The new Customer Portal provides businesses with unprecedented control over their entire hosted IT environment. It has traditionally been time intensive and complicated to re-deploy server capacity and truly exploit the flexibility of virtualized computing power. Our aim is to bring down all of these barriers so that managing hosted virtual servers is simple, intuitive and hassle-free.

Video of Customer Portal here:

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About NTT Europe Online

NTT Europe Online provides managed hosting, security and application management services to businesses globally. These services provide the reliability, availability, security and scalability needed to underpin business success online.

NTT Europe Online is certified to ISO27001 for Information Security Management and, as part of NTT Communications, has the global reach and scale to support businesses of all sizes. NTT Communications is the global data and IP services arm of the Fortune Global 500 telecom leader, Nippon Telegraph Telephone Corporation (NTT). For further information visit

About Rufus Leonard

Rufus Leonard is an award-winning top 10 brand and communications business. The agency was founded in 1989 by Neil Svensen and now employs over 90 people specialising in strategy, digital, design and branding. The Dubai office based in Dubai Media City opened in March 2008.

Clients include: Rolls Royce, Lloyds TSB, O2, Shell Group, Foreign Office and TfL. For more information about Rufus Leonard, our people and culture, go to

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