Top Page  > News  > Press Releases  > 2023/4/28

Press Releases


BBIX to Launch New OCX Connection Sites at ITOCHU Techno-Solutions Corporation’s “Mejirozaka Data Center” and “Yokohama Computer Center”

April 28, 2023
BBIX, Inc.

BBIX to Launch New OCX Connection Sites at ITOCHU Techno-Solutions Corporation’s “Mejirozaka Data Center” and “Yokohama Computer Center”

BBIX, Inc. (“BBIX”), a subsidiary of SoftBank Corp. that conducts an Internet eXchange (IX) business, will open Open Connectivity eXchange (“OCX”)’s new connection sites at Mejirozaka Data Center (“MDC,” Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo) and Yokohama Computer Center (“YCC,” Tsuzuki-ku, Yokohama) operated by ITOCHU Techno-Solutions Corporation (“ITOCHU Techno-Solutions”) on May 1st, 2023.

OCX is the cloud-based network service provided on BBIX’s IX platform. OCX provides on-demand, highly secure, low latency, scalable connectivity services to a variety of cloud services and data centers used by customers.

As a platform that allows customers to grow their businesses, ITOCHU Techno-Solutions’s data center service provides a variety of location choices for customers to arrange connections, for example, at their business bases, in remote work environments and on cloud services.

Located in the central Tokyo area within the JR Yamanote Line’s circle, MDC is an urban data center with excellent disaster resilience. YCC has over 30 years of service experience and provides safe and reliable services backed by operational experience accumulated over the years.

This new launch of OCX connection sites at ITOCHU Techno-Solutions’s MDC and YCC realizes a platform that greatly contributes to system security and flexibility, and it allows customers easier access to a secure, high-quality closed connection environment.

BBIX, together with ITOCHU Techno-Solutions, will work to expand its services to help customers accelerate DX (Digital Transformation), create new businesses, and grow their existing businesses, thereby contributing to the realization of an affluent society full of dreams.

■Service Features

■Executive comments

Tomoyuki Higashi, General Manager, Entrusted Cloud Engineering Division, ITOCHU Techno-Solutions Corporation

“ITOCHU Techno-Solutions sincerely welcomes the new launch of OCX connection sites at MDC and YCC. ITOCHU Techno-Solutions is promoting ‘OneCUVIC,’ an initiative to transform customers’ hybrid cloud environments into simple and secure DX infrastructures. DX promotion requires high-bandwidth, high-quality and secure networks that connect a variety of cloud platforms. We expect that the launch of the new connection sites will further strengthen our activities in this area. We will continue to contribute to our customers’ DX promotion and new business creation in collaboration with BBIX.”

Michikazu Fukuchi, Executive Vice President, Board Director and COO, BBIX, Inc.

“We are excited to be able to offer BBIX’s OCX service through this partnership with ITOCHU Techno-Solutions in the data center connectivity field. By launching two OCX connection sites together, we will strengthen linkage between ITOCHU Techno-Solutions’s high-performance and highly reliable data center services with OCX, and contribute to customers’ further DX promotion and business growth.”

■ 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

● The company names and service names described in this press release are registered trademarks or trademarks of the respective companies.

● The content, products, specifications, contact information and other information contained in this press release are as of the date of announcement. This information is subject to change without notice.