Tokyo, JP (NRT1)

Located just miles from the heart of Tokyo, our NRT1 facility is purpose-built with earthquake resistant construction. Located in Equinix's TY5 complex, it offers outstanding connectivity to all of Japan, China and the rest of Asia and Australia.

Why choose Tokyo?

  • Excellent infrastructure and governance is perfect for mission critical workloads
  • Rich connectivity to China, Australia and South East Asia, including the Philippines and Indonesia
  • Ranked as one of the most stable datacenter markets in the world
  • Ultra secure and redundant facility powered by Equinix

About the Facility

  • Extreme Engineering

    Japan is known for its meticulous engineering.  The Equinix TY5 facility is no exception, with world-class infrastructure in place to protect the most crticial datacenter in Tokyo.

  • Best Connectivity in Asia

    Japan's international and Pacific connectivity options are second to none.  Packet strategically located its NRT1 facility to reach China, Korea, Japan and Australia.

  • Huge Local Market

    Japan is the largest IT market outside of the United States and a great place to land your application in Asia.  The country is quickly adopting hosted business services, including popular American SaaS and Internet offerings.  

  • Friendly Business Climate

    Japan is the most stable country in Asia, with excellent governance, privacy and business regulation.  NRT1 is an ideal location to place critical data or hosted services in Asia.

Working with Packet has been a joy. They're able to handle our complex global anycast network and BGP peering requirements. We look forward to expanding to every future location they offer.

Mike Schroll

Co-Founder & CTO @ DNSFilter

As the world's leading DNS & traffic management platform, we require access to high performance network capacity across the globe.  We've found Packet's on-demand bare metal compute and API controlled networking features to be the perfect tool to scale our global delivery network.

Jonathan Sullivan

SVP of Operations @ NS1

With their 'no overlay' bare metal cloud platform, Packet has taken pure Layer 3 network automation to the next level.  We're thrilled to work closely with Packet and see Project Calico users build scalable virtual networks on top of bare metal.

Andrew Randall

CEO @ Tigera

At, we're collecting, processing and storing millions of data points per second for our global customers.  Packet's NVME-powered bare metal servers and global availability zones give us the horsepower we need to power our SaaS monitoring and metrics service.

Raj Dutt

CEO @ raintank

Test Latency and Throughput to Packet's NRT1 Location

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