Interconnectivities

Domestic Connectivities

SINET5 is connected to two major domestic commercial IXes(JPIXJPNAP), through which subscribers can communicate with domestic commercial ISPs without deploying another connectivities (although subscribers can do so if they wish).  It’s also connected to other research networks (WIDE, APAN(APAN-JP), JGN, etc.) as well as some regional academic networks operated by national universities, to support collaborative research activities across networks.

International Connectivities

SINET5 is also connected to research networks such as Internet2 in U.S., GÉANT in Europe and TEIN4 in Asia to facilitate the international dissemination of research information and to promote collaboration with research networks overseas.