BBSakura Networks, Inc.
BBIX, Inc. (“BBIX”), a subsidiary of SoftBank Corp. that operates an Internet Exchange (IX) business, and BBSakura Networks, Inc. (“BBSakura”), a network solutions provider and subsidiary of BBIX, will launch a new feature called “OCX-Router(v1)” in the “Open Connectivity eXchange” (“OCX”), a cloud-based network service, on November 24, 2022.
“OCX-Router(v1)” is a software-based virtual router appliance that provides IP routing on the OCX network. By using “OCX-Router(v1),” customers will be able to exchange traffic between cloud services or regions within the tenant network without having to go through their on-premise facilities.
BBIX and BBSakura will continue to provide more convenient services and functions to build a network cloud infrastructure that supports DX (Digital Transformation) and supports communication environments in the multi-cloud era.
■Overview of “OCX-Router(v1)”
|Service Unit||1 Pair, 2 Instance|
|Routing Protocol||Static, BGP (iBGP/eBGP)|
|Number of Routes||Up to 10,000 routes (per instance)|
|Address families||IPv4 (Public/Private), IPv4 link-local, IPv6|
|Bring your own IP address||Available (IPv4, IPv6)|
|Bring your own AS number||Available|
■ Service image of “OCX-Router(v1)”
Company Name: BBIX, Inc.
Headquarters: 1-9-10 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Representative: Hidetoshi Ikeda, President & CEO
Date of establishment: June 13, 2003
Capital: 100 million yen
Ownership: 100% owned by SoftBank Corp.
Business: Telecommunications operator under Japan’s Telecommunications Business Act; leasing, maintenance & management of telecommunications equipment; development, sales, maintenance & management of computer hardware/software
Company Name: BBSakura Networks, Inc.
Headquarters: 7-20-1 Nishi Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Representative: Hideyuki Sasaki, President & CEO
Date of establishment: August 1, 2019
Capital: 200 million yen
Ownership: BBIX, Inc. 51%, SAKURA internet Inc. 49%
Business: Telecommunications operator under Japan’s Telecommunications Business Act; leasing, maintenance & management of telecommunications equipment; development, sales, maintenance & management of computer hardware/software.
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