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November 16, 2018
TOKYO-November 16, 2018-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 won Alliance of the Year with British firm Digital Control Room Limited (DCR) at the British Legal Technology Awards 2018, held in London on November 1, 2018.
The British Legal Technology Awards 2018-sponsored by UK-based Netlaw Media-recognize corporations and organizations that contribute to IT-based legal services. Alliance of the Year is awarded to a partnership of corporations or organizations that offers IT legal services. IIJ and DCR earned high marks for creating innovative solutions to GDPR issues from a global perspective.
IIJ has partnered with DCR, a SaaS (Software as a Service) provider for governance risk and compliance, in the GDRP sector. Through this partnership, IIJ launched its IIJ Compliance Platform for GDPR in March 2018. This is a SaaS-based service that allows users to see the information needed to comply with GDPR as well as the state of their own compliance. The service's accessible manual and its focus on risks occurring in Japan led to this year's award. Currently, the service is being used by more than 20 enterprises.
IIJ will continue to support the business risk management efforts of its customers by providing high value-added services.
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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