June 8, 2005
INTERNET MULTIFEED CO.
INTERNET MULTIFEED CO. Launches New Traffic Engineering Service
TOKYO, JAPAN . INTERNET MULTIFEED CO. (MFEED; President and CEO: Koichi Suzuki) announced today that it is launching a new sFlow1-based traffic engineering service, "PeerWatcher," for its JPNAP customers beginning this June 20.
The new PeerWatcher service gives a significant boost to helping JPNAP customers in managing their network operations and optimizes the provisions of their own networks, by enabling them to visualize peer-to-peer traffic information. It represents the first service among the large commercial interexchange providers (IXPs) in Japan to leverage sFlow technology2.
PeerWatcher will be available free of charge to existing JPNAP customers via it's "GbE port" and "10GbE port" services.
MFEED is committed to playing a pioneering role in continued growth of the Internet, providing services that support this growth and that contribute to improving the reliability of vital public infrastructure.
1 statistical sampling technology for network traffic, as defined by RFC3176, IETF
2 PeerWatcher utilizes the traffic information collection and management system developed by Internet Initiative Japan Inc. (IIJ) as a sFlow collector
About INTERNET MULTIFEED CO. (www.mfeed.co.jp)
INTERNET MULTIFEED CO. was established in September, 1997, funded by Japan's leading ISPs and Internet content providers. As a pioneer of Internet Data Center (iDC) services in Japan, the company is a leading promoter of content distribution over the Internet. Its interexchange (IX) service "JPNAP" is the first commercial IX in Japan to provide 10 Gbps interface support, and forms an important part of the infrastructure on which the Internet has been able to enjoy rapid, sound growth into the broadband era.