Hurricane Electric Expands Into Asia

May 26, 2011 by · Comments Off on Hurricane Electric Expands Into Asia 

Webmaster ToolboxTokyo, Japan and Fremont, Calif. – Hurricane Electric, the world’s largest IPv6-native Internet backbone and colocation provider, announced that it has significantly expanded its network reach in Asia with connections to the Japan Network Access Point (JPNAP) and the Japan Internet Exchange (JPIX).

Hurricane Electric’s expanded connectivity to Japanese networks provides reduced latency and improved fault tolerance, load balancing and congestion management infrastructure capabilities.  The added direct connectivity paths also increase the reach of Hurricane Electric’s next-generation (IPv6) Internet infrastructure and services.   Read more

Equinix and JPNAP, Japan’s Largest Internet Exchange, Announce Interconnection and Peering Relationship

September 29, 2009 by · Comments Off on Equinix and JPNAP, Japan’s Largest Internet Exchange, Announce Interconnection and Peering Relationship 

Web Hosting Services Tokyo, Japan and Foster City, CA. – Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), a provider of global data center services, and INTERNET MULTIFEED CO. (MF), a high-quality Internet Exchange provider and operator of the Japan Network Access Point (JPNAP®), today announced an agreement that will extend the JPNAP peering fabric into the Equinix Tokyo-2 (TY2) International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data center. As a part of the agreement, MF will establish a point-of-presence for the JPNAP service in Equinix’s TY2 IBX center, enabling Equinix customers to directly exchange IP traffic, or “peer,” with JPNAP’s customers, including Internet Service Providers (ISPs), CATV carriers, content providers, etc. Similarly, JPNAP customers will have direct access to the extensive international carrier community at Equinix’s two Tokyo IBX centers.

Equinix and MF are leaders in providing network-neutral Internet exchange platforms for the interconnection of enterprise, service provider and content company networks. The extension of the JPNAP peering fabric, the largest Internet Exchange in Japan by traffic, combined with the Equinix Exchange peering platform, will provide diverse interconnection options for Equinix customers in both the TY1 and TY2 IBX centers. The two IBX centers, located in Heiwajima and Shinagawa, Tokyo respectively, are interconnected directly by Equinix’s IBXLink service.

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