JPIX and Qwilt Partner to Advance Streaming Media Delivery Across Japan

JPIX and Qwilt Partner to Advance Streaming Media Delivery Across Japan

News Summary

  • JPIX, one of Japan’s largest internet exchanges, is joining forces with Qwilt to deploy Edge Cloud for Content Delivery solution to enhance streaming quality
  • Partnership will utilize Qwilt’s CDN platform based on Open Caching

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., November, 15, 2022 – Today, Qwilt announces a newly signed partnership with Japan Internet Exchange Co. Ltd. (JPIX), one of the largest internet exchanges in Japan, to improve the quality and delivery capacity of live streaming, video-on-demand, and media applications across Japan using Qwilt’s open caching technology.

JPIX provides an environment for interconnection between Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and content providers across Japan, enabling optimization of traffic between transit services and internet exchanges. With over 250 customers – including ISPs, CATVs, NSPs, Content Providers, CDNs, Cloud providers, Media Providers – JPIX is one of Japan’s largest internet exchanges in terms of traffic volume and the number of customers connected.

Through the company’s new partnership with Qwilt, JPIX will deploy Qwilt’s Edge Cloud for Content Delivery solution in the heart of its exchange network. The deployment will allow service providers including CATV, Content Delivery Networks (CDNs), and content publishers throughout Japan to take advantage of Qwilt’s solution for content delivery.

To learn more, visit with representatives of Qwilt and JPIX at Inter BEE 2022 at the Cisco booth #7301, November 16-18 at the Makuhari Messe, Japan.

About Qwilt

Qwilt’s mission is to deliver connected experiences at the quality they were imagined. Its model is built on partnerships with service providers and content publishers, globally, to create a fabric that powers high-performance delivery of media and applications at the very edge of neighborhoods, big and small.

Qwilt’s open architecture and inclusive business model make local edge delivery more accessible than ever before, unlocking more reliable, higher quality-of-experience at greater scale than previously possible. A growing number of the world’s leading content publishers and cable, telco, and mobile service providers rely on Qwilt for Edge Cloud services, including Airtel, BT, Telecom Argentina, Telecom Italia, TIM Brazil, and Verizon.

Founded in 2010, Qwilt is a leader of the Open Caching movement and a founding member of the Streaming Video Technology Alliance. Qwilt is backed by Accel Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners, Cisco Ventures, Disruptive, Innovation Endeavors, Marker, and Redpoint Ventures. For more information, visit www.qwilt.com.

About JPIX

Japan Internet Exchange Co., Ltd. (JPIX) was founded in 1997 as Japan’s first commercial Internet exchange (IX) service that provides a reliable network traffic exchange platform to different players such as ISPs, CATVs, NSPs, Content Providers, CDNs, Cloud providers, Media Providers. JPIX is one of the largest Japanese IX services in terms of client numbers, forming a core part of Japan’s Internet backbone with its high-quality service.

JPIX are now connecting with more than 250 AS including major ISPs, CATVs and CSPs. JPIX has 8 sites in metropolitan Tokyo, 1 site in Nagoya, 5 sites in Osaka, 1 site in Fukuoka and 1 site in Okinawa. On July 10th 2022, JPIX celebrated its 25th anniversary. JPIX will keep sustaining the Internet backbones hereafter.