AT TOKYO Establishes AT TOKYO Kyushu Center #1 (QC1) in Fukuoka, Kyushu

Providing a Flexible Connection Environment in Japan’s New Traffic Hub

TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AT TOKYO Corporation (Headquarters: Koto-ku, Tokyo, President and Chief Executive Officer: Akira Nakamura; hereinafter referred to as “AT TOKYO”) will establish AT TOKYO Kyushu Center #1 (hereinafter referred to as “QC1”) in Fukuoka, Kyushu. The opening of the new center in Fukuoka following its Tokyo and Osaka centers will promote digitalization and data traffic decentralization in Japan’s regional areas.

The center will begin operations in November, 2021.

QC1 will reside within QTnet’s Fukuoka Data Center 3 (QD3, Fukuoka-city, Fukuoka; hereinafter referred to as “QD3”) operated by QTnet Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Chuo-ku, Fukuoka-city, Fukuoka, President: Kazuto Iwasaki; hereinafter referred to as “QTnet”).

Managed by the data center operator of Kyushu Electric Power Group, QD3 achieves a high level of customer satisfaction with its superior facilities, support systems, and prime location.

AT TOKYO’s QC1, located in Fukuoka, a core business district of Kyushu, is a long-awaited data traffic hub in Kyushu and Western Japan, and will create valuable business environment for telecommunications, cloud service providers, and its customers in the region.

In conjunction with Tokyo and Osaka centers that are already well used by a range of domestic and overseas customers, QC1 will become a platform for domestic and global business expansion.

AT TOKYO aims to create a platform to support the future of Japan’s society with data center operations that highlight continuity, connectivity, and the co-creation of value.

The establishment of QC1 is a sure footing for AT TOKYO to tap into the edge data center sphere in Japan, and is an important milestone to further develop its position as data center hub.

AT TOKYO offers high-quality and reliable data center services to our customers and assists in accelerating the growth of their business.

We aim to provide the foundation of an environment that will contribute to the creation of new business opportunities and value for our customers through the growth of our flexible interconnectivity platform and to expand our global hub that connects data centers and networks within Japan and across the globe.

AT TOKYO Kyushu Center #1 (QC1) Key Features

1. World-class facilities

2. Easy access, located in central Fukuoka

3. Fully neutral and flexible connectivity environment

4. High reliability and global business support as demonstrated by AT TOKYO’s solid track record

AT TOKYO Kyushu Center #1 (QC1)

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Description

Data center name

AT TOKYO Kyushu Center #1 (QC1)

Location

QTnet QD3, Fukuoka-city, Fukuoka

Service provision type

Housing services

Operation start date (tentative)

November 2021 (tentative)

QTnet’s Senior Executive Officer and General Manager of Sales Division, Seigou Morihara made the following comment:

“I appreciate that AT TOKYO has selected QTnet Fukuoka Data Center (QD3) for its new center location following Tokyo and Osaka.

The QD3 is an urban-type ‘connectivity’ data center that has multiple connection environments to Tokyo, Osaka, and Asian countries, featuring high level specifications, disaster resilience, and a prime location.

We look forward to providing better business environment to service providers such as telecommunications and cloud service providers as well as its customers.

As a group company of Kyushu Electric Power, QTnet will offer secure and reliable data center services. We anticipate that our services will contribute to the creation of the platform that supports the future of Japan. We are happy to support AT TOKYO’s vision of continuity, connectivity and co-creation of value.”

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Contacts

AT TOKYO Media Contact

Mari Nishino, Rina Suzuki

Tel: +81-3-6372-3519 / +81-80-5930-7369

E-mail: pr@attokyo.co.jp

AT TOKYO Public Relations Office (in Kyodo Public Relations Co., Ltd)

Masashi Semba, Yusuke Ono

Tel: +81-3-6260-4863

E-mail: attokyo-pr@kyodo-pr.co.jp

AT TOKYO Sales Contact

Tel: +81-3-6372-3500 (Weekdays from 9am-5pm)

E-mail: at-sales@attokyo.co.jp

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