QOS NETWORKS ANNOUNCES STRATEGIC NETWORK SERVICES RELATIONSHIP IN JAPAN WITH DDI CORPORATION Thursday 8 March 2001 PDF Print QoS Networks, a new generation network using intelligent, high-performance routing to optimise content delivery with guaranteed Quality of Service (QoS) - all in a native IP environment -has announced that it has entered into a strategic network services relationships in Japan with DDI Corporation (KDDI). This relationship gives QoS non-exclusive use of the KDDI domestic network in Japan to assure the origination and delivery of IP communications traffic for QoS' customers in Japan, by connecting regional centers to QoS' existing Tokyo and Osaka hubs. This will give QoS a nationwide network extension in Japan allowing customers throughout the country to connect seamlessly to the QoS global network. L. Daniel O'Neill, Chairman of QoS Networks said, "This relationship with KDDI, one of Japan's foremost and innovative telecommunication companies, demonstrates QoS' commitment to delivering new generation services in Japan. This strong relationship with a leader in the Japanese marketplace delivers true customer value and enables QoS to deliver services to the business customers who are demanding Quality of Service." Yasunori Nobutoki, the President of QoS Network Services Japan said "KDDI has been very supportive of QoS since its founding in Japan. This relationship is an extension of that cooperation and represents an important step for both organizations in the expansion of their respective businesses." QoS now has "POPs" in over 12 cities globally, with plans to expand to 48 cities by early next 2002 including all major commercial and Internet access centers. This growth has been in direct response to the rapidly escalating demand for a new approach to converging voice, data and multimedia via a single provider. Operating in a native IP environment, QoS Networks uniquely differentiates traffic flow by classes of service. The company also enables customers to prioritise and manage bandwidth at the desktop via Q-Access, a powerful, easy-to-use information portal that permits engineers to dynamically provision packet prioritization, bandwidth availability and QoS levels via a Web based interface. Services now being provided by QoS Networks include IP Transport with quality of service (QoS) guarantees, advanced security features utilizing firewall functionality through sophisticated filtering and policies, prioritised ASP access, VPN services, high-speed Internet access and VoIP delivery services. Customers of QoS Networks include ISPs, local service providers (including fixed and mobile wireless), ASPs, Web hosting companies and multi-national enterprises. About QoS Networks QoS Networks, headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, is a new generation, high-performance, totally customizable content-delivery network provider. Operating in a native IP environment and built on open system standards, QoS Networks provides global, seamless coverage, speed, classification and prioritization of traffic flows, as well as intelligence and value-added services built directly into the network core. The company's patent-pending, network architecture comprises a mesh of Q-Links, (global POPs) interconnected via broadband technologies - including all major commercial and Internet access centers around the world reaching 48 locations by year-end 2001. QoS Networks has also developed a proprietary, Web-enabled interface known as Q-Access, permitting customers to change bandwidth and prioritization directly via the desktop. For further information, visit the company online at: QoSnetworks.net. About DDI Corporation DDI Corporation is a major Japanese domestic and international telecommunications service provider, offering voice, data, Internet and mobile services. Formed from the merger in October 2000 of DDI Corporation, KDD and IDO, KDDI is the second largest Japanese telecommunications carrier both in terms of revenues and subscribers. KDDI has demonstrated a strong commitment to the development of innovative new service offering and becoming a market leader in Japan and around the world. This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of Pleon in the following categories: Consumer Technology, Personal Finance, Business & Finance, Computing & Telecoms, for more information visit https://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.