Yahoo! japan deploys juniper networks Qfabric system

One of Japan's Largest Online Portal Site Operators Deploys Scalable and Low-Latency Infrastructure

 TOKYO--(Marketwired - May 14, 2013) - Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), the industry leader in network innovation, today announced that Yahoo Japan Corporation (YAHOO! Japan) has deployed a Juniper Networks® QFX3000-M QFabric™ System at its new environmentally friendly "Shirakawa Data Center." It is a large-scale IT data center that covers the Tokyo metropolitan area and East Japan. It now operates a single-layer network fabric based on Juniper Networks QFabric technology to deliver more cost-effective, low-latency performance and linear scalability.

YAHOO! Japan is one of the country's largest online portal site operators that offer a wide range of services including search, auction, news and shopping. As part of its "Smartphone First" program, YAHOO! Japan is strengthening its service development for smartphones alongside its support for traditional PCs and striving for future growth in this area.

"With the deployment of Juniper Networks' QFX3000-M QFabric system, we are able to have a flat structure between data centers' units. The QFabric system is great because it allows users to equalize all units' environment and to build large L2 space."
-Nobuhiro Takazawa, director, Network Operations, Yahoo Japan Corporation