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IIJ to Launch Biznet GIO Cloud Service in Indonesia
TOKYO-May 26, 2015-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 founded a joint venture company with the major Indonesian communication service company Biznet Networks (Indonesian name: PT. Supra Primatama Nusantara; "Biznet") headquartered in Jakarta, as announced in IIJ's press release dated November 6, 2014, and the new company will launch its Biznet GIO Cloud service today in Indonesia. Prior to launch, the service had already been implemented on a trial basis at a major Japanese insurance company, a mega retailer and an Indonesian tobacco company among others.
Background and objectives
As one means of strengthening the global development of its cloud business, the IIJ established a joint venture with Biznet in January 2015, with the goal of making an early entry into the Indonesian market which is characterized by increasing demand for cloud services. Biznet is a member of the major industrial conglomerate MidPlaza, is the largest private communications carrier in Indonesia, and boasts a robust network infrastructure. The joint venture will leverage Biznet's broadband backbone network and IIJ's advanced cloud operation technologies to provide highly competitive cloud services to both local and Japanese companies.
||PT. BIZNET GIO NUSANTARA
||MidPlaza 2, 2nd Floor. Jalan Jenderal Sudirman 10-11. Jakarta 10220 - Indonesia
||Ryu Kawano Suliawan, President Director
||USD6,000,000 (Biznet 60%, IIJ 40%)
||January 15, 2015
||May 26, 2015
Biznet GIO Cloud Overview
The Biznet GIO Cloud service was developed based on the operation and system architecture technologies which IIJ has built up over many years. The high quality and highly reliable service utilizes Biznet's broadband network infrastructure in Indonesia to minimize access delays.
The Biznet GIO Cloud offers two types of services: GIO Cloud, an auto-self provisioning public cloud service, and GIO Enterprise Cloud, a private cloud service for enterprises. Internet access fees are included as standard in both products, and the products offer connectivity through closed networks as well as over the Internet, for even more secure usage. Additionally, the public cloud service comes standard with a host of security functions (including firewalls and load balancers), offers 24/7 support, and provides a service level agreement (SLA) guaranteeing 99.9% server uptime.
This public cloud service allows for the simple and quick installation of virtual machines over dedicated portal sites. It is ideal for such applications as web servers and system development environment servers.
- Functions and performance can be customized to suit the needs of the application
- Metered rate structure based on usage hours
- Hadoop option available for distributed data processing of big data
GIO Enterprise Cloud
The GIO Enterprise Cloud private cloud service allows customers to flexibly build environments optimized for enterprise system requirements. The service is ideal for a variety of applications, including core business systems such as production control and inventory control.
- Provides customers with their own VMware environments
- Provides secure, highly customizable, and flexible cloud environments
(*) For service details, see the following website.http://www.biznetgiocloud.com/
IIJ will continue to expand the Biznet GIO Cloud service as it supports the expansion of its customers' businesses in Indonesia.
Biznet GIO Cloud Service Basic Specifications
GIO Cloud (public cloud)
(corresponding to GHz)
||1 GB and above
||Windows Server (2008, 2012 R2)/Cent OS (6.6/7.0)
Starting at IDR182/hour, IDR132,860/month
(*) 1vCPU, 1GB memory
(*) No initial fees are charged
(*) Metered rate structure, billed monthly
(*) Internet access fees and data transfer fees(up to 1TB per month) are not charged
(*) Security functions including firewalls are provided as standard
GIO Enterprise Cloud (private cloud)
VMware vSphere ESXi5.5 Enterprise Plus Edition
|No. of CPU cores
||1 Gbps, shared
||1 TB (FC)
|2 TB (FC)