Japanese Internet Exchange Upgrades With Coriant Groove
Solution will help JPIX meet increasing Internet exchange traffic demands in Tokyo and Osaka
Coriant, a supplier of packet optical, IP, and SDN solutions, has announced that Japan Internet Exchange (JPIX) has deployed the Coriant Groove G30 Network Disaggregation Platform.
JPIX, the largest IX service provider in terms of customers, wants to scale network capacity in its Tokyo and Osaka metropolitan area networks and support delivery of interconnect services, including 10G, 40G, and 100G.
Delivered in cooperation with Coriant’s strategic local partner Uniadex, the Coriant Groove G30 solution will help JPIX meet the increasing Internet exchange traffic demands of its domestic, regional, and international customers.
The JPIX network today serves over 160 customers, including Tier 1 service providers, ISPs, content providers, Content Delivery Networks (CDNs), cloud providers, cable operators, and digital media companies. The Tokyo and Osaka network deployments include programmable 200G coherent optical transmission between multiple data center sites.
"JPIX is playing a vital role as the core of Japan’s Internet with an advanced network infrastructure optimised for the stringent demands of an evolving application landscape that includes IoT and 5G," said Petri Markkanen, managing director, Asia Pacific, Coriant. "We are pleased to be working closely with this industry-leading Asian IX provider and are committed to helping JPIX further enhance connectivity services and network efficiencies for their end-user customers."
Coriant Groove G30 is a 1RU modular open transport solution for cloud, data center, and IXP networks that can be equipped as a muxponder terminal solution and as an Open Line System (OLS) optical layer solution. Purpose-built for scalable, cost-efficient interconnectivity applications, the disaggregated Groove G30 has been widely deployed in the world’s leading IXP, service provider, web-scale Internet operator, and cable MSO networks.