Internet Initiative Japan will spend $30 Million on ONI's Dynamic Transport System

August 24, 2000

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SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Internet Initiative Japan, Inc. (IIJ, NASDAQ: IIJI), Japan's leading Internet access and comprehensive Internet solution provider, purchased the Dynamic Transport System( (DTS) family of all-optical solutions from ONI Systems( Corp. (NASDAQ: ONIS) under an equipment and services agreement valued at up to US $30 million over two years. In addition, IIJ has the option to purchase more DTS equipment from ONI for future network builds. IIJ chose the Dynamic Transport System platform for backbone network services and network management. The DTS package allows service providers to provide "wavelengths on demand" to expand network capacity in a flexible and cost-effective manner through software provisioning on a remote basis.

"IIJ is the leading advocate for Internet access and Internet solutions for Japan. After an extensive evaluation of the ONI solution, we found that it met our objectives for low cost configuration, scalability, flexibility and service protection. The DTS will easily scale with our projected growth, making it a wise long-term investment for us," said Koichi Suzuki, CEO of IIJ.

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