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October 13, 2021
INTERNET MULTIFEED CO.
Internet Initiative Japan Inc.
INTERNET MULTIFEED CO. (Multifeed; Head Office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President: Koichi Suzuki,) announced today that it will add the Shiroi Data Center Campus (Shiroi City, Chiba Prefecture; hereinafter referred to as Shiroi DCC), operated since May 2019 by Internet Initiative Japan Inc. (IIJ; Head Office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President: Eijiro Katsu), as a base for JPNAP Tokyo Service, an Internet exchange (IX) service provided by Multifeed, and will commence the service in March 2022.
Multifeed has established a base for providing JPNAP Tokyo services, mainly in data centers in the Tokyo metropolitan area. By establishing a base in Shiroi DCC, businesses using Shiroi DCC and data centers in the surrounding Shiroi and Inzai areas will be able to connect to JPNAP Tokyo without having to prepare access facilities to the city center, and will be able to interconnect with content businesses in Japan and overseas, as well as with Internet providers, to efficiently exchange growing Internet traffic.
IIJ is expanding the network at Shiroi DCC based on the concept of a network HUB that connects to various cloud services and suburban data centers, etc. The establishment of the JPNAP Tokyo service provision base at Shiroi DCC will further enhance the value for customers.
Multifeed and IIJ will continue to work together to improve and expand services, support the promotion of digital shifts and the strengthening of the Internet infrastructure that supports them, and provide high-value-added services.
Founded in 1992, IIJ is one of Japan's leading Internet-access and comprehensive network solutions providers. IIJ and its group companies provide total network solutions that mainly cater to high-end corporate customers. IIJ's services include high-quality Internet connectivity services, systems integration, cloud computing services, security services and mobile services. Moreover, IIJ has built one of the largest Internet backbone networks in Japan that is connected to the United States, the United Kingdom and Asia. IIJ was listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange in 2006.
The statements within this release contain forward-looking statements about our future plans that involve risk and uncertainty. These statements may differ materially from actual future events or results.
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