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Vietnam's First True Cloud Service Available Starting on March 31, 2017
February 28, 2017
TOKYO-February 28, 2017-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 completed construction of the service infrastructure for FPT Telecom Joint Stock Company(FPT Telecom)'s public cloud service FPT GIO CLOUD and that service will begin on March 31, 2017. The cloud service-a joint project with Hanoi-based FPT Telecom, a subsidiary of Vietnam's largest IT conglomerate, FPT Corporation Group-was previously announced in IIJ's press release dated October 6, 2016 (*1). FPT GIO CLOUD is Vietnam's first true cloud service, through which the telecom carrier provides a cloud environment that is directly connected to its backbone network in domestic data centers.
FPT GIO CLOUD is a high-quality public cloud service-built on a service infrastructure in FPT Telecom's data center-that uses cloud construction and operation technologies that have been cultivated through IIJ's global experience. FPT Telecom provides its services to local companies and to both Japanese and non-Japanese foreign firms that are expanding their businesses within Vietnam. IIJ provides a cloud platform and mainly supports its operation and maintenance. IIJ Global Solutions Vietnam Company Limited (*2), IIJ group's subsidiary, also start selling this service as a sales agency of FPT Telecom.
IIJ will continue providing a highly reliable cloud service so that our customers will have a safe and secure foundation from which to expand their businesses in Vietnam.
|Service Name||FPT GIO CLOUD|
|Service Provider||FPT Telecom|
|Service Availability||From March 31, 2017|
|System volume||40 GB|
|Additional volume||From 1 GB (offered in 1 GB units)|
|OS||Windows Server (2008 R2, 2012 R2)
Cent OS (6.8, 7.3)
Ubuntu (14.04 LTS, 16.04 LTS)
|Internet connection||10Gbps (shared)|
|Add-ons (free)||Firewall, Load balancer, VPN Router|
About the service specification, please visit https://fptgiocloud.com.vn. The site is slated to open on March 5, 2017.
About FPT Telecom
FPT Telecom was founded in 1997 as a group company under the umbrella of FPT Corporation (headquartered in Hanoi; Chairman and CEO: Trương Gia Bình), Vietnam's largest IT conglomerate. FPT Telecom, which is engaged in businesses such as ISP, data center, optical fiber communications (FTTH), and SI, has more than 15,000 companies as customers. FPT Telecom's ISP business boasts the second largest share in terms of subscribers in the Vietnam ISP market (*).
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.
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