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BBIX Launches New IX Point “BBIX Osaka No. 6” at Equinix’s “OS3” Data Center

July 4, 2022
BBIX, Inc.

BBIX Launches New IX Point “BBIX Osaka No. 6” at Equinix’s “OS3” Data Center

~BBIX establishes sixth IX connection point in Osaka area to provide IX service~

BBIX, Inc. (“BBIX”) a subsidiary of SoftBank Corp. that conducts an Internet eXchange (IX) business, will open “BBIX Osaka No. 6” in “OS3” operated by Equinix Japan K.K. in Osaka to provide “IX Connect Service” from July 04, 2022.

Osaka is one of Japan’s leading major cities, and it has become a place where major content providers and Internet service providers (ISPs) in Japan and overseas come to connect and exchange traffic to improve their services in Asia. By using IX services at BBIX Osaka No. 6, users can connect and exchange traffic with over 90 other BBIX users connected to “BBIX Osaka No. 6” as well as other BBIX-operated IX points.

With the spread of cloud services, the acceleration of Internet access lines, and the expansion of insourcing network operations, the importance of interconnection at IX points is increasing. Through the provision of “IX Connect Service” at “BBIX Osaka No. 6,” BBIX will continue to strive to provide efficient and enriched interconnectivity to customers as well as reduce costs.

Overview of “BBIX Osaka No. 6”

1. Location
Equinix OS3 (Chuo-ku, Osaka)

2. Services Provided
“IX Connect Service”

 Service content  A service that provides interconnection points for exchanging traffic between customers who use the service, aimed at major content providers, Internet service providers, educational institutions, companies, etc.
 Supported interface  10G Ethernet/100G Ethernet
 Optional services  Link Aggregation
Route Server
Private VLAN
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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