CoreSite Announces Alliance with BBIX

By CIOReview | Wednesday, April 20, 2016
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direct access to the BBIX peering exchangeFREMONT, CA: Provider of secure, reliable, high-performance data center and interconnection solutions across the U.S—CoreSite Realty Corporation announced its newly formed alliance with BBIX– Japanese Internet Company, carrier-neutral internet exchange–subsidiary of SoftBank Corp in Tokyo. This newfangled relationship will deliver CoreSite clients with direct access to the BBIX peering exchange. The direct access will be provided via CoreSite’s Any2Exchange® in Los Angeles.

Any2Exchange is operated and owned by CoreSight. The internet peering utility–Any2Exchange is the second most prominent peering exchange in the United States. CoreSite has 17 operating data center locations which provide the internet peering service. Peering at internet exchanges permits organizations to instantly connect their internet infrastructure leading in decreased network costs and IP-transit, besides it provides increased end-to-end network operation, reliability and speed.

Providing CoreSite customers in Los Angeles with direct access to the BBIX peering exchange via the Any2Exchange bequeaths their customers with the capability of extending their network connectivity with a single secure and reliable connection. Besides BBIX, CoreSite extends connectivity to few of the world’s leading Internet exchanges – including NYIIX, AMS-IX, LINX, and DE-CIX – providing clients interconnection and peering opportunities by elemental, direct connections.

"We are centered on contributing expanded solutions to our clientele that boost interconnection options and improve performance, while cutting network costs," said Brian Warren, Senior Vice President of Engineering and Product, CoreSite. "By providing connectivity to BBIX, we deliver our customers with safe and reliable access to one of Asia’s top internet exchanges.”

"BBIX is the foremost Japanese Internet Exchange to cover its node to the United States. Connecting CoreSite’s Any2Exchange with the BBIX exchange makes for an substitute connectivity option for customers who desire to peer between Japan and the U.S. West Coast market," stated Michikazu Fukuchi, Executive Vice President and COO, BBIX. "Antecedently, the solely peering alternative for large Asian networks was to peer directly with former global carriers in the U.S. This alliance with CoreSite provides honest global peering solution to all BBIX customers."