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BBIX to Launch New IX Point “BBIX San Jose” in Silicon Valley

November 9, 2021
BBIX, Inc.

BBIX to Launch New IX Point “BBIX San Jose” in Silicon Valley

BBIX, Inc. (“BBIX”), a subsidiary of SoftBank Corp. that conducts an Internet Exchange (IX) business, today announced the launch of a new IX point in Silicon Valley (USA), “BBIX San Jose,” that will start operations and provide “Smart IX” from December 2021.

Compared to other cities in California’s Silicon Valley, San Jose has numerous large-scale data centers with rich interconnectivity, where many content service providers and IT companies come to connect and exchange traffic. By using “Smart IX” at “BBIX San Jose,” users can connect and exchange traffic with over 300 other BBIX users connected to “BBIX San Jose” as well as other BBIX-operated IX points.*

By operating “BBIX San Jose” as a hub to connect the West Coast of the USA and Japan, BBIX will strive to provide a stable connectivity environment to customers globally.

*Customers will need to apply separately for Optional Services.

Overview of “BBIX San Jose”

1. Location
San Jose (California, USA)

2. Services Provided
“Smart IX”

 Service Content  A mutual interconnection point for traffic exchange between users such as major content service providers, Internet service providers (ISPs), enterprises and educational institutions.
 Port Type  10G Ethernet / 100G Ethernet
 Optional Services  Link Aggregation
Route Server
Private VLAN
Inter-node Connectivity
Note: Please contact for monthly fees and initial costs.

■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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