1. Home
  2. NEWS
JPIX

NEWS

  • 2024.02.01 press release

    JPIX start to provide cloud access over its ‘Cloud Connect Service’

    Japan Internet Xing Co., Ltd.(Headquarters: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, President and Chief Executive Officer: Akihiro Tsuru) start to provide cloud access over its ‘Cloud Connect Service’.
    – Google Cloud
    – IBM Cloud
    – Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI)

    Overview of ‘Cloud Connect Service’

    * The company names and service names described in this news are registered trademarks or trademarks of the respective companies.

  • 2024.01.16 press release

    JPNAP, JPIX, and BBIX to Establish Internet Exchange Points at AT TOKYO Chuo Center #3 (CC3) and Rollout Services Starting October 2024

    January 16, 2024
    AT TOKYO Corporation
    Internet Multifeed Co.
    Japan Internet Xing Co., Ltd.
    BBIX, Inc.

    JPNAP, JPIX, and BBIX to Establish Internet Exchange Points at AT TOKYO Chuo Center #3 (CC3) and Rollout Services Starting October 2024
    —CC3 Emerging as the New Network Hub of Japan—

    AT TOKYO Corporation(Headquarters: Koto-ku, Tokyo, President and Chief Executive Officer: Tatsuya Izumida; hereinafter “AT TOKYO”), Internet Multifeed Co. (Headquarters: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, President and Representative Director: Koichi Suzuki; hereinafter “Multifeed,” IX service name: JPNAP), Japan Internet Xing Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, President and Chief Executive Officer: Akihiro Tsuru; hereinafter “JPIX”), and BBIX, Inc. (Headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo, President and Chief Executive Officer: Hidetoshi Ikeda; hereinafter “BBIX”) will stablish their respective internet exchange points (IXPs) at AT TOKYO Chuo Center #3 (CC3)*1, which is currently under construction. Service for each company’s exchange point is slated for rollout starting in October 2024, and further details will be announced by each respective company at a later date.

    Internet traffic volumes continue to increase due to the shift to the cloud for enterprise systems, widespread remote working, and high data volume content, and as it is expected that these trends will continue. Accordingly, the need for stable internet connections will be crucial for the development of businesses. For these reasons, AT TOKYO, Multifeed, JPIX, and BBIX have teamed up to provide a stable internet connection environment within CC3. This will help to make CC3 serve as a new major network hub for Japan in line with the existing data centers of AT TOKYO.

    Over a long period, AT TOKYO has provided services to numerous network operators both domestically and overseas. The establishment of exchange points by these three IX providers at CC3, together with the newly established Trans-Tokyo Port Cable*2 that will connect them by the shortest route to the Toyosu/Ariake area, where many IT companies are concentrated, will help CC3 serve as a platform to support Tokyo as a city with an advanced technology sector and a global finance presence.

    Through partnerships with Multifeed, JPIX, and BBIX via CC3, AT TOKYO will not only provide robust infrastructure and operations as a data center provider; it will also continue to provide an even higher quality of service and greater convenience to customers in Japan and abroad as Japan’s leading urban network data center.

    *1: AT TOKYO Chuo Center #3 (CC3)
    A large-scale urban data center that provides services as a platform to support Japan’s digital society, with services slated to start in July 2024 (as of January 2024).
    *2: An optical fiber cable for telecommunications traversing Tokyo Port that connects the Toyosu/Ariake area with the Shibaura/Shinagawa area, constructed by AT TOKYO and Arteria (https://www.attokyo.com/news/20231219.html)

    Overview of IX Companies
    ■ Multifeed
    Company Name: Internet Multifeed Co.
    URL:https://www.mfeed.ad.jp/
    Headquarters Location: Urbannet Kanda Bldg., 10F, 3-6-2 Uchikanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
    President and Representative Director: Koichi Suzuki
    Business: Provides the IX service, JPNAP, and the IPv6 internet access service, transix.

    ■ JPIX
    Company Name: Japan Internet Xing Co., Ltd.
    URL:https://www.jpix.ad.jp
    Headquarters Location: 18F KDDI Otemachi Bldg. 1-8-1, Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
    President and Chief Executive Officer: Akihiro Tsuru
    Business: Provides IX service and additional related services.

    ■ BBIX
    Company Name: BBIX, Inc.
    URL:https://www.bbix.net/
    Headquarters Location: 1-9-10 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo
    President and Chief Executive Officer: Hidetoshi Ikeda
    Business: Telecommunications service under the Telecommunications Business Act; outsourcing of leasing, maintenance, and management of telecommunications equipment; outsourcing of development, sales, maintenance, and management of computer hardware and software.

    Contact Point for Media Inquiries
    ■ AT TOKYO Corporation, PR Managers: Nishino and Suzuki
    Tel: 080-5930-7410 (Nishino) / 070-7413-7439 (Suzuki); E-mail: pr@attokyo.co.jp
    ・AT TOKYO Public Relations Office (within Kyodo Public Relations), Managers: Semba, Minematsu, and Matsuda
    Tel: 03-6260-4863        E-mail: attokyo-pr@kyodo-pr.co.jp
    ■ Internet Multifeed Co.
    Contact: https://multifeed.atlassian.net/servicedesk/customer/portal/21/group/54/create/211
    ■ Japan Internet Xing Co., Ltd.
    PR Manager                E-mail: press@jpix.ad.jp
    ■ BBIX, Inc.
    PR manager               E-mail: pr@bbix.net

    Contact Point for Customer Inquiries
    ■ AT TOKYO Corporation, Business Platform Strategy Division
    Tel: 03-6372-3500        E-mail: at-sales@attokyo.co.jp
    ■ Internet Multifeed Co.
    Contact: https://multifeed.atlassian.net/servicedesk/customer/portal/21/group/54/create/211
    ■ Japan Internet Xing Co., Ltd.
    E-mail: planning@jpix.ad.jp
    ■ BBIX, Inc.
    E-mail: bbix-sales@bbix.net

    More Notes:

    *All company names, product names, and logos included in this news release are the trade names, trademarks, or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

    *The information in this news release is valid as of the date of announcement. Service and product fees, service content and specifications, and other information may be subject to change without notice.

  • 2023.11.30 press release

    Chief TPIX joins hands with JPIX, the very first commercial Internet Exchange in Japan

    Chief Telecom proudly announced today that its Taipei Internet Exchange (TPIX) has officially
    built a strategic partnership with Japan Internet Xing (JPIX), established as the first commercial
    Internet Exchange in Japan in 1997. This partnership aims to facilitate the internet traffic
    exchange between members of TPIX and JPIX, providing businesses with complete network
    solutions and further strengthening Taiwan’s role in global internet connectivity.
    JPIX is the very first commercial Internet Exchange in Japan and always ranked top 50 largest
    global IXPs; TPIX is Taiwan’s largest Internet Exchange center, ranked 96 th in the world. By
    leveraging the collaboration with JPIX, TPIX is able to extend its comprehensive network
    capabilities to corporate customers seeking network resources in Japan, and JPIX will also
    promote Chief’s network services to its over 280+ members. Both of TPIX and JPIX will
    experience benefits as a result of the collaborative partnership where one plus one more than
    two.
    Mr. Joseph Wu, Chairman of Chief Telecom, indicated that, this strategic partnership falls
    within the scope of Chief Telecom’s International Ring – one of THREE RINGS and THREE LINES
    network infrastructure. In addition to JPIX, Chief will continue to expand internet backbones in
    Korea, Hong Kong, Singapore and Philippines, and work in close collaboration with local telecom
    operators and Internet Exchange centers.
    At present, coupled with the Grand ASEAN-10 Alliance program, Chief Telecom is able to
    provide corporate customers with IDC services, internet access services, cloud-based application
    solutions and more than 10 international submarine cables systems. The global internet
    backbones currently have scaled to over 1000G. In the future, Chief will continue strengthening
    cooperation with East Asian partners to provide local telecommunication services. Furthermore,
    to accelerate the expansion of global market, Chief proactively extends its global reach with
    network-enhancing connectivity services. It is a crucial step to enable Chief to march actively
    toward the goal of becoming the digital convergence of East Asia and the center of AI cloud
    business applications.

    Mr. Joseph Wu further mentioned that, Chief’s TPIX is designated as a National Level-2 Critical
    Infrastructure in Taiwan. Driven by high growth in the number of peering members and
    cooperative global IXPs, the volume of internet traffic at TPIX will come with a large-scale
    increase; at the same time, the enhancement in Taiwan’s global connectivity is conducive to the
    expansion of the exchange capability in global economy, culture and academic fields. In the era
    of knowledge economy, it not only plays a significant role in Taiwan’s economic development but
    also solidifies Taiwan’s key position in the global network.

    About Chief Telecom
    Established in 1991, Chief Telecom became an affiliate of CHT in 2006, and officially listed at Taipei
    Exchange (TPEx)on June 5th, 2018(TWSE: 6561). Chief Telecom is ISO 27001, ISO 27011, ISO 27017,
    ISO 27018 and Data Centre Operations Standard (DCOS) certified to provide its customers with the
    best information security shield.
    With its global internet backbone, professional skills of communication integration, Chief Cloud
    eXchange (CCX), and TPIX –the biggest internet exchange in Taiwan, Chief Telecom is able to provide
    total solutions and various business models to enhance its customers’ operational effectiveness and
    competitive advantages.
    Chief Telecom Website: https://www.chief.com.tw.

    About JPIX
    JPIX has started IX service in 1997 as Japan’s first commercial Internet exchange (IX) service that
    provides a reliable network traffic exchange platform to different players such as ISPs, CATV
    operators, NSPs, content providers, CDNs, cloud providers, media providers. JPIX is one of the largest
    Japanese IX services in terms of client numbers, forming a core part of Japan’s Internet backbone
    with its high-quality service.
    JPIX is now connecting with more than 250 AS including major ISPs, CATVs and CSPs. JPIX has 8 sites
    in metropolitan Tokyo, 1 site in Nagoya, 5 sites in Osaka, 1 site in Fukuoka and 1 site in Okinawa. On
    July 10th, 2022, JPIX celebrated its 25th anniversary. JPIX will keep sustaining the Internet backbones
    hereafter.
    JPIX Website: https://www.jpix.ad.jp/en/

    Mr. Tim Chiang of Chief Telecom (left) and Mr. Akihiro Tsuru of JPIX (right) sign the contract on
    behalf of both parties.

  • 2023.11.21 press release

    BKNIX and JPIX Announce First Global and Neutral IX Collaboration Point at Telehouse Bangkok

    BKNIX, the Bangkok Neutral Internet Exchange in Thailand, and JPIX, the Japan Internet Xing, are proud to announce the establishment of a new Point of Presence (PoP) at Telehouse Bangkok, a world-leading data center service provider. This collaboration marks a significant milestone in enhancing internet connectivity and promoting stable data exchange within and beyond the region.

    Telehouse Bangkok, a purpose-built, carrier-neutral interconnection data center operated by Telehouse Thailand, has proudly welcomed BKNIX and JPIX as its first neutral Internet Exchange partners. This development opens up new possibilities for organizations seeking secure collocation and seamless connectivity to the internet.

    The recently inaugurated BKNIX Point of Presence (PoP) marks a pioneering milestone as the inaugural Internet Exchange Point (IXP) at Telehouse Bangkok. This addition enhances the peering environment, fostering seamless, efficient exchange traffic among members. Furthermore, it empowers the peering community not only within Bangkok,but also between Bangkok and Tokyo, thanks to JPIX remote peering service.
    Mr. Ken Miyashita, managing director of Telehouse (Thailand) Ltd., said, “I am pleased to team up with BKNIX and JPIX to expand IX connectivity. This can cater to a growing demand for an optimal interconnection environment and enhance our ecosystem to be the interconnection hub that connects domestic and international service providers, enabling our customers to exchange internet traffic effectively.”
    This collaboration demonstrates a commitment to enabling organizations to access more secure collocation options for their connectivity needs and to promote stable data exchange. BKNIX, JPIX, and Telehouse Bangkok look forward to supporting the growing demand for reliable internet services and connectivity in the region.

    About BKNIX:
    Bangkok Neutral Internet Exchange (BKNIX) is Thailand’s first neutral Internet Exchange Point (IXP). Launched in 2015, BKNIX is operated by the Thai Network Information Center (THNIC) foundation with a mission to enhance the quality of the internet for Thai internet users. Our members include ISPs, cloud and content providers, research and education networks, all interconnected to exchange internet traffic through BKNIX’s carrier-class equipment, capable of handling data exchange rates of terabits per second (Tbps). BKNIX is a crucial internet infrastructure that supports the continuous growth of internet data exchange in Thailand. For more information, please visit https://bknix.co.th

    About Telehouse:
    Telehouse is a leading global data center provider, with more than 45 branches covering over 10 countries through a diverse connectivity ecosystem from more than 1,000 service providers around the world, and bringing together 3,000 business partners including carriers, mobile and content providers, enterprises, and financial services companies.

    Established in 1989, Telehouse provides reliable, secure, and flexible colocation, enabling organizations to accelerate speed to market and create business opportunities through fast, efficient, and secure interconnections.

    For more information visit us:
    Homepage : https://www.telehouse.co.th
    YouTube : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ttdFKte_cbE

    About JPIX:
    JPIX has started IX service in 1997 as Japan’s first commercial Internet exchange (IX) service that provides a reliable network traffic exchange platform to different players such as ISPs, CATV operators, NSPs, content providers, CDNs, cloud providers, media providers. JPIX is one of the largest Japanese IX services in terms of client numbers, forming a core part of Japan’s Internet backbone with its high-quality service.
    JPIX is now connecting with more than 250 AS including major ISPs, CATVs and CSPs. JPIX has 8 sites in metropolitan Tokyo, 1 site in Nagoya, 5 sites in Osaka, 1 site in Fukuoka and 1 site in Okinawa. On July 10th, 2022, JPIX celebrated its 25th anniversary. JPIX will keep sustaining the Internet backbones hereafter.

  • 2023.07.27 press release

    BKNIX and JPIX Forge IXP Partnership, Enabling Growth in the Peering Community.

    BKNIX, the Bangkok Neutral Internet Exchange in Thailand, and JPIX, the Japan Internet Exchange, are proud to announce their strategic collaboration. This partnership aims to expand internet data exchange and elevate the user experience and exchange service between members of BKNIX and JPIX. By joining forces, BKNIX and JPIX will create new opportunities for interconnection, minimize latency, and lay the foundation for a more interconnected digital future.

    This collaboration between the premier Internet Exchange Points in Thailand and Japan will enable the exchange between members, signifying a momentous milestone in the advancement of digital infrastructures in both countries. By leveraging their combined expertise between IXP. The partnership between BKNIX and JPIX represents an exceptional opportunity to enhance the overall internet experience for users in both nations. Through this alliance, Thailand and Japan are set to elevate their digital landscapes and contribute to the growth of the global digital economy. Together, they will empower the peering community to achieve sustainable internet performance.

    As BKNIX and JPIX embark on this collaborative journey, they are committed to fostering an inclusive and interconnected internet ecosystem. Through this partnership, they will facilitate seamless data exchange, bolster digital connectivity, and enable organizations to thrive in the digital age.

     

    About BKNIX:

    Bangkok Neutral Internet Exchange (BKNIX) is Thailand’s first neutral Internet Exchange Point (IXP). Launched in 2015, BKNIX is operated by the Thai Network Information Center (THNIC) foundation with a mission to enhance the quality of the internet for Thai internet users. Our members include ISPs, cloud and content providers, research and education networks, all interconnected to exchange internet traffic through BKNIX’s carrier-class equipment, capable of handling data exchange rates of terabits per second (Tbps). BKNIX is a crucial internet infrastructure that supports the continuous growth of internet data exchange in Thailand. For more information, please visit https://bknix.co.th

     

    About JPIX:

    Japan Internet Xing  (JPIX) was founded in 1997 as Japan’s first commercial Internet exchange (IX) service that provides a reliable network traffic exchange platform to different players such as ISPs, CATV operators, NSPs, content providers, CDNs,
    cloud providers, media providers. JPIX is one of the largest Japanese IX services in terms of client numbers, forming a core part of Japan’s Internet backbone with its high-quality service.

     

    JPIX also has been adopted by many customers as a VNE (Virtual Network Enabler) operator, providing stable network operation and controlling continuous increase of the Internet traffic.

    [For inquiries regarding this matter]

    Tetsuya Hamada, Masataka Mawatari Global Business, JPIX
    E-Mail: global@jpix.ad.jp

PAGE TOP

Outage Information:

IX Service
`