Japan is a beautiful island country in eastern Asia, located towards northwest part of Pacific ocean. It is also known as “Land of the rising sun”. Japan is divided into 47 prefectures (equivalent to provinces) with capital city in Tokyo. It has remained in choice for many data center companies to build their data centers in locations like Osaka and Tokyo to serve the web traffic in the region around East Asia.

Japan Data Center

Post second world war, Japan emerged out as one of the most powerful countries in terms of industrialization and technological development. This has attracted many businesses in the country for investment into both service and industrial production sectors. With modern advancement of internet and technology, need for data management to support the business and financial activities has increased. This has led to increase in demand for data center in the Japan and region around.

Data Center in Japan

There are various data centers of many different multi-national and national companies in Japan in different locations of the country. The companies with their respective data centers in Japan are listed below:

Amazon AWS

AWS, a popular cloud services by Amazon, has 4 availability zones in Japan. This availability consists of cluster of one or more AWS data centers.

  • Osaka: 1 AWS availability zone
  • Tokyo: 3 AWS availability zones


Equinix has total of 12 data centers in Japan located in cities of Osaka and Tokyo. These can be useful for colocation, cloud or dedicated hosting requirements of your business. These Equinix data centers are situated in a seismic resistance buildings with access to major financial, exchange and trade hub in the country or beyond. The list of data centers includes:

  • Osaka: OS1
  • Tokyo: TY1, TY2, TY3, TY4, TY5, TY6, TY7, TY8, TY9, TY10 and TY11

Phone: 0800.123.6449 (local), +81.50.3204.4692 (international), +81.50.3205.1036 (Sales)
Email: [email protected]


Japan host one CMS data center in Makuhari, a location nearby Tokyo. Whereas, it has IBM Cloud multi-zone region in Tokyo which comprises of three data centers.


  • CMS Data Center


The IBM cloud data centers in Tokyo are listed below:

  • TOK02
  • TOK04
  • TOK05

Microsoft Azure

Azure is a cloud services from Microsoft. It has placed its cluster of data centers in Japan in two different cities including Tokyo and Osaka.

Azure Data Center Region Location
Japan East Tokyo, Saitama
Japan West Osaka


Oracle cloud data centers in Japan are located in Osaka and Tokyo, which popularly host many of the other companies. Termed as Japan Central (Osaka) and Japan East (Tokyo), each of these regions has single availability domains.

Japan Central (Osaka)

Region identifier: ap-osaka-1
Region key: KIX
Realm key: OC1
Availability domains: 1

Japan East (Tokyo)

Region identifier: ap-tokyo-1
Region key: NRT
Realm key: OC1
Availability domains: 1


Salesforce has located its data centers in Japan to host the instances of its customers around the region. Salesforce is not a hosting or cloud service provider like AWS, Rackspace or Azure. Rather, it provides CRM software in the cloud. Salesforce data centers pair is located in Kobe and Tokyo cities.

Instances hosted here includes:

AP0, AP3, AP4, AP5, AP6, AP7, AP8, AP10, AP11, AP12, AP13, AP15, AP16, AP17, AP18, AP19, CS31, CS57, CS58, CS72, CS73, CS74, CS75, CS76, CS111, CS112, CS113, CS114 and CS117.


Japan host a set of data centers pair of ServiceNow company. This company provides enterprises management software and solutions through cloud. ServiceNow’s data centers forming the pair are located in Osaka and Tokyo. Besides, Japan also host a support center.


Some of the other data centers companies in Japan which are in our knowledge but yet to be indexed includes, but may not be limited to:

  • Atlantic Metro Communications
  • Colt
  • Enzu
  • Evoque Data Center Solutions
  • INAP
  • Performive
  • NTT Communications
  • ServerCentral Turing Group
  • Singtel
  • Telehouse
  • Zenlayer

Summary list of Data Centers in Japan

Here is the summary list of data center companies in Japan along with their locations. These data centers may provides services like cloud hosting, colocation, dedicated hosting, VPS, cloud services and solutions.

Japan Data Centers
Data Center in Japan (Companies) Locations (Cities)
Amazon AWS Osaka and Tokyo
Equinix Osaka and Tokyo
IBM Tokyo, Saitama and Osaka
Oracle Osaka and Tokyo
Salesforce Kobe and Tokyo
ServiceNow Osaka and Tokyo

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