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IIJ Begins Offering "Office 365 with IIJ," a Service Consisting of Microsoft Office 365 with Added Email Security Features

delivers enhanced email security with no extra monthly fees for plans with 300 or fewer users

June 13, 2016

TOKYO-June 13, 2016-Internet Initiative Japan Inc. (IIJ, NASDAQ: IIJI, TSE1: 3774), one of Japan's leading Internet access and comprehensive network solutions providers, today announced that it has launched "Office 365 with IIJ," a service that adds email security features to Microsoft Office 365 (Office 365).

Since November 2015, IIJ has been selling Office 365 under a monthly pricing model. It offers everything from license procurement to system building and post-deployment operations and support at a one-stop shop. For plans with 300 or fewer users, the service adds, for no extra monthly fees, proprietary IIJ email security features to Office 365. These include spam filters tailored to the unique environment in Japan, antivirus features, encryption of attachments, and a delivery holding feature.

At no additional cost, customers can enhance email security-for instance, by preventing misaddressed messages and by implementing measures against information leaks-in addition to the security features that Office 365 already offers. This allows companies to reach the levels of security that they require.

Main additional email security features

  • Spam filter
  • Multi-layer antivirus protection
  • Attachment filter
  • Sender authentication (SPF, DKIM, and DMARC)
  • Mail delivery suspension
  • Attachment encryption
  • Temporary hold on sending
  • (*)Options for ensuring even greater levels of security are available, including sandbox features, email monitoring, and archiving, for an additional fee.

Service Fees

Initial fee: JPY400,000 (*1)

  • (*1)IIJ is offering a special deal in which the initial fee is only JPY220,000 if the service is ordered by September 30, 2016.

Account fees for Office 365 with IIJ (*2)

Plan Account fees
Office 365 Exchange Online JPY440 per user
Office 365 Business Essentials JPY540 per user
Office 365 Business Premium JPY1,360 per user
  • (*2)For customers ordering plans for fewer than 100 users, an additional monthly base fee of JPY5,000 will be charged.

IIJ is offering a special deal in which the initial fee is discounted for customers ordering the service by September 30, 2016.

Special offer

  • Period: September 30, 2016
  • Description: The initial fee, normally JPY400,000, is discounted to JPY220,000.

IIJ will continue to provide its customers high-quality cloud services that offer peace of mind.

About IIJ

Founded in 1992, IIJ is one of Japan's leading Internet-access and comprehensive network solutions providers. IIJ and its group companies provide total network solutions that mainly cater to high-end corporate customers. IIJ's services include high-quality Internet connectivity services, systems integration, cloud computing services, security services and mobile services. Moreover, IIJ has built one of the largest Internet backbone networks in Japan that is connected to the United States, the United Kingdom and Asia. IIJ was listed on the U.S. NASDAQ Stock Market in 1999 and on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange in 2006.

The statements within this release contain forward-looking statements about our future plans that involve risk and uncertainty. These statements may differ materially from actual future events or results. Readers are referred to the documents furnished by Internet Initiative Japan Inc. with the SEC, specifically the most recent reports on Forms 20-F and 6-K, which identify important risk factors that could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements.

For inquiries, contact

IIJ Corporate Communications

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