Datacenter Dynamics — Asian cloud services company KVH Co Ltd (KVH) has changed its company name to Colt Technologies Services Co Ltd (Colt) with immediate effect. The move is not an unexpected one, ever since Colt Group S.A. acquired KVH late last year as part of its strategy to enter the APAC ICT services market, in a deal worth ¥18.6 billion (€130m, $150m).
As part of its strategy to interconnect data centers in Asia, 1-Net has boosted its data center connectivity network in Singapore with Epsilon and KVH. The collaboration allows 1-Net’s customers to connect 14 key data centers at either a 1G or 10G capacity to drive more business transactions across multiple data centers in Singapore. This also provides customers with more connectivity options and diversified routes between selected data centers. This interconnected data center network with Epsilon and KVH will allow customers to drive better business performance through a “Data Center Corridor”.
Singapore – KVH, the Asian Information Delivery Platform headquartered in Tokyo, is now offering dedicated Ethernet network connections to Amazon Web Services in Singapore. The new service is a private network that can create hybrid-architecture solutions that merge private infrastructure with AWS computing resources. Customers can access AWS Direct Connect in Singapore from Singapore but also from Hong Kong and Japan, through KVH etherXEN, KVH’s Ethernet service, or KVH DCNet, a network of over 75 connected data centers across Asia.
TOKYO — KVH Co., Ltd., headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, in collaboration with Ciena, today announced the success of a field trial for 400 Gbps data transmission over KVH’s fiber-optic network between Tokyo and Osaka. This field trial represents the first successful data transmission at 400 Gbps over live fiber-optic infrastructure in Japan and solidifies KVH’s position as the leading innovator in Ethernet technology in the Japanese market.
KVH Co., Ltd., Asia’s leading Information Delivery Platform headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, today announced an agreement to launch “JPX-SGX Co-Location Direct”, an exchange-to-exchange ultra-low latency connectivity solution between two of Asia’s premier stock exchanges, Japan Exchange Group, Inc. (JPX) and Singapore Exchange (SGX). The service is a result of a strategic alliance between these two exchanges.
KVH Co. Ltd., Asia’s leading Information Delivery Platform headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, and Japan Exchange Group (JPX), the world’s third largest exchange group, today announced a strategic partnership to offer arrownet-Global targeting global participants looking to access JPX’s trading venues in Tokyo from key and emerging markets in Asia, Europe and the US. KVH has been focusing on the capital markets sector since its inception and has a proven track record in providing critical network infrastructure to Japanese exchanges, including Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE), Osaka Exchange (OSE) and other key venues, ,,
KVH Co., Ltd., Asia’s leading information delivery platform headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, announced today that the company, together with its technical partner, Cyan (NYSE: CYNI), has won the Carrier Ethernet Project of the Year award in this year’s Telecom Asia Readers’ Choice & Innovation Awards. This award recognizes KVH and Cyan’s collaboration on KVH etherXEN as the best Carrier Ethernet Project of the Year for its scalability, virtual functionality, SDN capabilities, management, global reach and as a solution central to the delivery of Carrier Ethernet.
U.K.-based Colt Group announced intent to acquire Japan’s KVH for €130.3 million (about $162 million). KVH expands Colt’s capabilities in key Asian markets and its ability to serve multi-national customers overall. The transaction is subject to shareholder approval. The two companies have complementary businesses with similar technology, platforms, business models, and product sets. Both KVH and Colt are owned by Fidelity Investments, which bailed Colt out in 2001 when the telecom bubble burst.
KVH Co. Ltd., Asia’s leading Information Delivery Platform headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, announced today that it has further expanded its network in the United States. KVH added new Point-of-Presence (PoPs) in Los Angeles and New York and new routes between Los Angeles and Tokyo, Chicago and New York, and between New York and Chicago. These routes will go live on September 24th.
KVH Co. Ltd., Asia’s leading information delivery platform headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, today announced that it has been selected as a winner of the Red Herring Top 100 Asia award, a prestigious list honoring the year’s most promising private technology ventures from the Asian business region. “Entrepreneurship in Asia has reached an inflexion point, and as a result, Red Herring Asia 2014 has shifted into a new phase,” said Alex Vieux, publisher and CEO of Red Herring.
Tokyo-based service provider KVH has launched a new cloud-based network virtualization service called Private Cloud Type-S – a new private cloud service. Type-S makes use of Midokura’s MidoNet network virtualization software, which is based on OpenStack and supports software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) to provide open and flexible next-generation cloud environments.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA — (Marketwired) — 07/29/14 — Midokura , a global company focused on network virtualization, today announced that KVH Co. Ltd. of Japan, Asia’s leading information delivery platform provider, has selected Midokura’s MidoNet network virtualization technology to use for its new private cloud offering, Private Cloud Type-S. Now, KVH has the ability to easily add virtual network services, such as virtual load balancers and virtual firewalls, to its private cloud solutions.
KVH Co. Ltd., Asia’s leading information delivery platform headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, today announced it is launching “DCNet,” KVH’s new burstable data center to data center interconnection service that will link 100 data centers across Asia in 2014. With service availability in July 2014, DCNet offers pre-wired carrier-grade elastic Ethernet connectivity between not only KVH’s data centers but also many other industry leading data centers in the region providing customers with a greater choice in where they collocate and with whom they connect.