Techorus is a data center provider of IT infrastructure and managed services, e-commerce services, and security solution services mainly to the Tokyo and Osaka areas in Japan, with additional sites in southern Japan and South Korea. Working with Infinera’s partner, Nissho Electronics, Techorus selected the Infinera Cloud Xpress to serve the growing need for high capacity interconnectivity among Techorus locations, helping its customers to grow efficiently and connect to the metro Tokyo ecosystem of customers, partners and service providers.
With the Cloud Xpress, Techorus leverages Infinera’s unique photonic integrated circuit technology to support up to one terabit per second (Tb/s) of input and output capacity in just two rack units. With its small form factor and low power consumption, Cloud Xpress delivers a full 500 gigabit per second (Gb/s) super-channel of wavelength division multiplexing (WDM) line-side bandwidth over 150 kilometers (km) without additional multiplexers or amplifiers, and up to 600 km with an amplified line system. Cloud Xpress also enables efficient scaling with simple provisioning and open interfaces to plug into existing cloud provisioning systems using open software defined networking (SDN) application programming interfaces (APIs). Instant Bandwidth allows the activation of WDM bandwidth in 100 Gb/s increments with a few clicks of a mouse enabling rapid scale to meet continued customer demand.
“The Infinera Cloud Xpress is an ideal platform for our metro network, connecting critical data centers in Tokyo,” said Jun Masuda, Operating Officer, Information Infrastructure and Network Management Section at Techorus. “It offers very high capacity while also being compact, power-efficient and easy to use, matching our data center operating requirements.”
“Techorus' selection of the Cloud Xpress further reinforces the value of Infinera solutions for data center interconnection across the globe,” said Andrew Bond-Webster, vice president, regional sales APAC at Infinera. “Infinera continues to see traction among our customers deploying Cloud Xpress to scale capacity for data centers. We are especially pleased with the success we have seen providing Cloud Xpress to Techorus and other customers in Japan and the Asia Pacific region in conjunction with our highly valued partner, Nissho Electronics.”