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BBIX Launches New IX Point “BBIX Tokyo No. 12” at SoftBank Tokyo No. 4 Data Center

August 6, 2021
BBIX, Inc.

BBIX Launches New IX Point “BBIX Tokyo No. 12” at SoftBank Tokyo No. 4 Data Center

〜BBIX establishes No. 12 IX connection point in Koto-ku, Tokyo to provide IX service~

BBIX, Inc.(“BBIX”), a subsidiary of SoftBank Corp. that conducts an Internet Exchange (IX) business, today announced the launch of a new IX point, “BBIX Tokyo No. 12,” that will start operations from September 1, 2021.

“BBIX Tokyo No. 12” will be opened in SoftBank Tokyo No. 4 Data Center, which has the largest-in-class capacity in Tokyo. “BBIX Tokyo No. 12” will provide “IX Connect Service Lite,” which enables seamless and stable data traffic exchange for major content providers and Internet service providers (ISPs) in and outside of Japan. Customers who connect to “BBIX Tokyo No. 12” will be able to achieve direct connectivity with more than 230 other operators who connect to BBIX’s other IX points in Tokyo, “BBIX Sendai” and “BBIX Okinawa”.

The importance of cloud-based services and direct peering between Internet companies is becoming increasingly important due to the increased popularization of cloud services, the expansion of in-house operations of corporate business networks, and the utilization of higher speed access circuits. BBIX aims to contribute to the enhancement of customers’ interconnection quality and cost reduction by providing opportunities with efficient data traffic exchange through “BBIX Tokyo No. 12”.

“BBIX Tokyo No. 12” outline

1. Service location
SoftBank Tokyo No. 4 Data Center (Koto-ku, Tokyo)

2. Offered services
“IX Connect Service Lite”
Service A mutual interconnection point for traffic exchange between users such as major content providers, Internet service providers (ISPs), enterprise and educational institutions.
Port Type 10G Ethernet/100G Ethernet
Optional Service Link Aggregation
Route Server

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About BBIX

Company Name: BBIX, Inc.
Headquarters: 1-9-10 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Representative: Hidetoshi Ikeda, 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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