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KVH Ether-MAN Plus®

Fastest network in metropolitan Japan

KVH Ether-MAN Plus is an optimal network service for corporate networks and combines the reliability of a leased line service with the flexibility and cost effectiveness of a wide-area Ethernet service. Delivered over KVH’s fiber optic network, KVH Ether-MAN Plus provides market-leading transmission speeds which have given KVH the distinction of being the lowest latency network in metropolitan Japan, providing low latency connections to all the major Japanese exchanges.

KVH Ether-MAN Plus provides guaranteed bandwidth and is capable of supporting mission-critical needs such as high frequency trading and multimedia applications in addition to providing standard corporate network connectivity.

KVH Ether-MAN Plus comes in four service variations to meet your specific business needs or geography:

For metropolitan area connections (Tokyo, Chiba, Kanagawa, Saitama, Osaka, and Kobe):

Ether-MAN Plus – Ethernet Private Line Service

  • Point-to-point service with reliability equal to that of leased line services
  • Guaranteed bandwidth to address mission critical data transmission needs

Ether-MAN Plus – Ethernet Aggregation Service

  • Point-to-multipoint service offering the flexibility of wide-area Ethernet with guaranteed bandwidth for multiple locations to be efficiently connected at a reasonable cost

Ether-MAN Plus – Circuit Emulation

  • T1/E1 circuit emulation services providing the high reliability of SONET-based services and allowing you to expand your network economically by utilizing existing assets

For connections throughout Japan:

Ether-MAN Plus – National Service

  • Point-to-point or point-to-multipoint Ethernet service with coverage throughout Japan providing secure and easy connections to even your most remote offices
  • Service in outlying areas provided through strategic partners

Customer Benefits

  • Ultra-Low Latency

    Supporting time-sensitive applications with the fastest network connectivity in Japan

  • Scalability and Flexibility

    Incorporates VLAN frame tunneling without limiting the number of VLANs to provide scalability while offering flexible configurations

  • Quick Implementation

    Delivered in a lead time of 1.5 months, allowing your business to adjust quickly as your needs and customer demands evolve

  • Stability

    Offered in various redundancy configurations, including end-to-end redundancy from the customer premise equipment to the backbone network, to ensure high stability of the service to guarantee high reliability of your products

  • Cost-Efficiency

    Available in single or dual type service offerings, KVH Ethernet Services can be customized to effectively address your business needs and budgets

  • Multiple Interface Types and Topology Options

    Whether you need point-to-point, point-to-multipoint, or multipoint-to-multipoint network connectivity, Ethernet services are available in an extensive range of bandwidths to empower customers with a network that best support their business

KVH Ether-MAN Plus

Circuit Emulation Private Line Aggregation National
Ethernet Service Type N/A Ethernet Private Line (EPL) Ethernet Virtual Private Line (EVPL) Ethernet Private Line (EPL) & Ethernet Virtual Private Line (EVPL)
Interface T1: G.703, E1: G.703 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-SX / LX, 1000BASE-T 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-SX / LX, 1000BASE-T 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-SX / LX
Speed T1: 1.544Mbps, E: 2.048Mbps 1M, 2M, 3M, 4M, 5M, 6M, 7M, 8M, 10M, 20M, 30M, 40M, 50M, 60M, 70M, 80M, 100M, 200M, 300M, 400M, 500M, 600M, 700M, 800M, 900M 1M, 2M, 3M, 4M, 5M, 6M, 7M, 8M, 10M, 20M, 30M, 40M, 50M, 60M, 70M, 80M, 100M, 200M, 300M, 400M, 500M, 600M, 700M, 800M 1M, 2M, 3M, 4M, 5M, 6M, 7M, 8M, 10M, 20M, 30M, 40M, 50M, 60M, 70M, 80M, 100M, 200M, 300M, 400M, 500M, 600M, 700M, 800M
Redundancy Class Single / Dual Single / Dual Single / Dual Single
Topology Point-to-Point Point-to-Point Point-to-Multipoint Point-to-Point Point-to-Multipoint
Maximum frame size N/A Single: 1530 bytes Dual: 1536 bytes Tail end: 1536 bytes Head end: 1540 bytes with 802.1q tag 1522 bytes
Service areas* Tokyo, Kanagawa, Chiba, Saitama, Osaka, Kobe Tokyo, Kanagawa, Chiba, Saitama, Osaka, Kobe Tokyo, Kanagawa, Chiba, Saitama, Osaka, Kobe Nation-wide
Options
  • Network Terminating Unit PSU Redundancy
  • Network Terminating Unit PSU Redundancy
  • Link Pass Through
  • End-to-End Latency SLA and Latency Monitoring Portal
  • Network Terminating Unit PSU Redundancy
  • End-to-End Latency SLA and Latency Monitoring Portal
N/A

Service Delivery Guarantees

Time Delay Refundable Amount
1 day 10% of MRC
2 to 15 days Additional 2% per day
16 to 30 days Additional 3% per day
Over 30 days 90% of MRC

End-to-End Latency Guarantees

SLA Type Monthly Average Refund Amount
Tokyo 23 wards (A-end & B-end are located in Tokyo 23 wards) 1740 usec 10% of MRC (Customer will be eligible to cancel a circuit without any penalty if there were 2 times SLA violations within 3 months)
Osaka city (A-end & B-end are located in Osaka city) 1360 usec
Specific buildings / areas where financial customers? are located Please contact a KVH Sales Representative.

Fault Handling Guarantees

Repair Time Refundable Amount (Dual) Refundable Amount (Single)
Up to 1 hour
1 to 2 hours 10% of MRC
2 to 3 hours 20% of MRC 5% of MRC
3 to 4 hours 20% of MRC 10% of MRC
4 to 5 hours 30% of MRC 10% of MRC
5 to 6 hours 30% of MRC 15% of MRC
6 to 7 hours 40% of MRC 15% of MRC
7 to 8 hours 40% of MRC 20% of MRC
8 to 9 hours 50% of MRC 20% of MRC
9 to 48 hours 50% of MRC 25% of MRC
Over 48 hours 100% of MRC 50% of MRC

*The above SLA is for general reference purposes only. KVH shall be bound to the applicable SLA set out in the service contract agreed between KVH and its customer.

Ether-Man Plus® Aggregation

Ether-Man Plus® Aggregation

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