KDDI Wide Area Virtual Switch

"KDDI Wide Area Virtual Switch", a new type of network service with a new concept of a wide area virtual switch that is unlike conventional wide area Ethernet and IP-VPN services, introduced for the first time in Japan by any domestic communications carrier

Notice
[Updated April 2017] Notice regarding termination of acceptance of new applications and the end of the service
Virtual Data Center Menu

For the Virtual Data Center Menu for KDDI Wide Area Virtual switch, new applications for the following items will end.

  • As of March 31, 2017, new applications for Secure Internet are no longer accepted. Customers who are currently using the service may continue to use it. For applications for changing settings within your contract during use, contact a KDDI corporate sales representative.
  • As of February 1, 2016, new applications for the File Server/File Server Entry are no longer accepted.
  • As of June 9, 2014, new applications for the Virtual Server Platform are no longer accepted.
  • As of June 9, 2014, new applications and applications for changes for the TV Conference service are no longer accepted. Customers who are currently using the service may continue to use it. For applications for changing settings and adding the capacity within your contract during use, contact a KDDI corporate sales representative.
Part of Broadband II (part of withF+)

As of May 31, 2016, new applications for the withF+ (ADSL connection) plan in Broadband II of KDDI Wide Area Virtual Switch are no longer accepted because of termination of new applications for the FLET'S ADSL service provided by NTT East and NTT West. Customers who are currently using the service may continue to use it.

Part of Wireless access
  • As of April 30, 2015, new applications for WiMAX Access and WiMAX Backup are no longer accepted.
  • As of September 30, 2016, new applications for LTE Access and LTE Backup are not longer accepted.
    As alternatives to these services, the wireless access method, WiMAX 2+/LTE Access, in the access menu and the access option, WiMAX 2+/LTE Backup, are available. Customers who are currently using the services may continue to use them.

    Wireless access method WiMAX 2+/LTE Access (in Japanese Only)

Access option (IP Multicast function)

As of May 31, 2016, new applications and applications for changes for the L3 mode access option menu, IP Multicast Function, are no longer accepted.

Overview & Features

"KDDI Wide Area Virtual Switch" is a new type of network service that responds to data-centric needs such as reducing management and operational burdens through system integration and centralized management, and implementing disaster measures and business continuity after disasters. Unlike conventional wide area Ethernet or IP-VPN services, it is a totally new concept in network services which virtually integrates multiple networks with different layers so that they can be used as one "wide area switch [1]", along with customer premises routers. KDDI Wide Area Virtual Switch offers a one-stop set of ICT services with functions and menus that provide simple solutions to customer issues, in response to the growing ICT needs of businesses aiming to concentrate and centralize information assets.

  1. [1]
    Wide Area Virtual Switch:
    Wide Area Virtual Switch virtually integrates multiple networks with different layers so that they can be used as one wide area switch, along with customer premises routers. "KDDI Wide Area Virtual Switch" is a new type of network service that introduces a new concept of a wide area virtual switch, unlike conventional wide area Ethernet and IP-VPN services.
    KDDI Wide Area Virtual Switch is positioned as a platform infrastructure that offers a one-stop set of ICT services, including data centers, applications, network services, and customer premises equipment, in response to growing ICT data-centric needs in business.

Image: KDDI network with stable uptime of 99.999%

  1. 1KDDI network with stable uptime of 99.999%

  2. 2Wide range of network functions to support a variety of needs
  3. 3Achieves highly secure mobile work
  4. 4New IaaS service that enables quick and highly reliable system construction, and a closed network connection to IaaS service
  5. 5Virtual data center directly connected to KDDI network