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BBIX Launches New IX Point “BBIX Rotterdam” at “Smartdc Rotterdam” Data Center

April 3, 2024
BBIX, Inc.

BBIX Launches New IX Point “BBIX Rotterdam” at “Smartdc Rotterdam” Data Center

BBIX, Inc. (“BBIX”), a subsidiary of SoftBank Corp. that conducts an Internet Exchange (IX) business, will launch a new IX point, “BBIX Rotterdam” at “Smartdc Rotterdam” data center operated by Smartdc in the Netherlands, and provide its “IX Service” starting from April 3, 2024.

In Europe, BBIX has 3 existing IX points: “BBIX Amsterdam,” “BBIX London,” and “BBIX Marseille.” Of these locations, the Netherlands is located at the center of Europe, and plays an important role as a communication hub. By launching “BBIX Rotterdam” at the Netherlands’ second largest city, Rotterdam, customers will be able to exchange traffic with “IX Service” users at BBIX’s European and non-European IX points.

Through the provision of a low-latency and high-quality “IX Service,” BBIX will aim to provide a comfortable connectivity environment for customers in Europe and around the world, and realize ideal Internet traffic exchange interconnection.

■ Overview of “BBIX Rotterdam”

“Smartdc Rotterdam” (Rotterdam, the Netherlands)

2.Services provided

“IX 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.
 Port type  10G Ethernet / 100G Ethernet
 Optional services  Link Aggregation
Route Server
Private VLAN
Note: In Europe, the “IX Service” will be provided through BBIX EUROPE B.V. Please contact for monthly fees and initial costs.

■About “Smartdc Rotterdam”

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■About Smartdc

Smartdc offers performance-oriented data centers with an extensive in-house carrier ecosystem. With data centers in the Netherlands, Canada and France, Smartdc provides high-speed and secure colocation and connectivity services. All Smartdc data centers feature an on-site support team, a network operations center with optimal uptime and the finest technical solutions for your network connections. Smartdc has always strived to implement the best security and sustainability practices at its data centers. “Smartdc Rotterdam” data center utilizes 100% renewable energy, and further reduces its environmental footprint with the innovative Residual Heat Project saving 800,000 m3 of natural gas per year at the neighboring Van Nelle Fabriek, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
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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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