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BBIX supports Hybrid Network Connections to Google Cloud over its “BBIX Multi-Cloud”

June 25, 2021
BBIX, Inc.

BBIX supports Hybrid Network Connections to Google Cloud over its “BBIX Multi-Cloud”

-“BBIX Multi-Cloud” helps connect customers to Google Cloud’s global network-

Tokyo, June, 25th, 2021 – BBIX, Inc. (“BBIX”) a subsidiary of SoftBank Corp. that conducts an Internet Exchange (IX) business, today announced the launch of support for Google Cloud’s Partner Interconnect, a service that allows customers to connect to Google Cloud’s platform globally.

Partner Interconnect is a product in the Google Cloud Interconnect family. Dedicated Interconnect provides higher-speed and lower cost connectivity than VPN, and has become the “go-to” solution to connect on-premise data centers to Google Cloud.

With Partner Interconnect, customers can now choose BBIX to provide connectivity from their facility to the nearest Google edge point of presence. In addition, they will also be able to choose from a variety of wide-band subrate interface speeds varying from 1Gbps to 5Gbps.

The private reachability to Google Cloud via BBIX’s cloud connectivity solution, “BBIX Multi-Cloud”, will support enterprise customers looking to build secure, low latency, and scalable interconnections to the cloud while bypassing the public Internet. BBIX now delivers to its customers more options in private access to major public clouds via its L2 IX, enabling customers to further meet their business needs.

“We are quite excited to deliver to our customers the ability to access Google Cloud, one of the world’s most recognized public clouds,” said Michikazu Fukuchi, Executive Vice President and COO of BBIX, Inc. “This partnership with Google Cloud will certainly leverage the value that we provide with corporate customers and help accelerate the cloudification surrounding Japan’s digital economy.”

Overview of “BBIX Multi-Cloud”:

BBIX Multi-Cloud Service is an optional service of IX, which enables direct connectivity with public cloud services over the same IX port the customer peers with other IX customers.
Customers can access private connections with multiple clouds through dedicated VLAN over BBIX’s L2 network.

 Bandwidths   1Gbps、2Gbps、5Gbps
 Available Area   BBIX Tokyo area  BBIX Osaka area
 Cloud Services   Azure 
 Alibaba Cloud 
 Sakura Cloud 
 Google Cloud(New!) 

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About BBIX

Company Name: BBIX, Inc.
Headquarters: 1-9-10 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Representative: Keiichi Makizono, President & CEO
Date of establishment: June 13, 2003
Capital: 100 million yen
Ownership: 100% owned by SoftBank Corp.
Business: Telecommunications operator under Japan’s Telecommunications Business Act; leasing, maintenance & management of telecommunications equipment; development, sales, maintenance & management of computer hardware/software

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