iSLE Launches Virtualization Service

Tokyo – February 4, 2010 – GMO Internet Group company, GMO Hosting & Security announces that dedicated server hosting brand, iSLE today launches a server virtualization service.

Virtualization is the process of dividing one physical server into multiple isolated “virtual” server environments. By virtualizing the operating system, server partitions can be completely isolated for more efficient usage of server resources.

As businesses continue to look for ways to cut costs in a struggling economy, server virtualization has become a popular method of reducing IT expenses. Virtualization makes it possible to construct an efficient server environment without adding additional servers. As a result it is a method being adopted by many web design companies and other businesses. However, until now, to achieve this iSLE customers have been required to purchase their own virtualization software licenses.

iSLE recognizes the growing demand for virtualized dedicated servers and for this reason, today introduces an easy to use dedicated server virtualization service.

Virtualization Service

Virtualization Service makes it possible to aggregate and consolidate servers by partitioning one physical server into multiple isolated “virtual” server environments.

More efficient, less expensive server operation that reduces the need to continually add more servers

Virtualizing your dedicated boosts server efficiency and reduces the need to continually add additional servers to your network.. Customers that take advantage of this solution can expect to see reduced investment costs in IT systems as well as lower operational costs. With OS virtualization software by world-renowned company Parallels on a high spec dedicated server (2*) with RAID (3*) we an efficient, flexible server environment ideal for a range of business needs. We recommend this service for customers considering a dedicated server and those looking at consolidating servers.

A separate iSLE “Core” Server Service, Quad Xeon SATA contract is required to take advantage of the Virtualization Service
RAID: multiple redundant disks functioning as a single hard disk. Data is divided and replicated across multiple disks for improved server performance and data reliability.
2. Easy to implement : no software installation required

Virtualization software comes preinstalled so users can start building virtual servers immediately.

3. Free 24-hour telephone support

Customers who apply for the Virtualization Service will receive free access to iSLE 24-hour telephone support Few other hosting providers offer this level of support for dedicated servers. At iSLE there is always a staff member on hand just in case any trouble arises.

4. Combine with iSLE managed services to outsource operation and maintenance

The virtualization service can be used in conjunction with the iSLE managed service. We offer daily server operation and maintenance for 21,000 yen a month. Customers using the service in conjunction with the new service can leave virtualization tasks to iSLE.

Virtualization Service Outline
Virtualization Software Parallels Virtuozzo Containers v4.0
No. of Virtual Environments (VE) 1VE 3VE 5VE 10VE
Set Up Fee (including tax) 10,500 yen
Monthly Fee (including tax) 5,250 yen 10,500 yen 15,750 yen 21,000 yen
IP Addresses 2 4 6 11
Host OS CentOS5
Guest OS CentOS5
Customer Support 24-hour telephone support
Available Server (*separate contract required)
Plan Name Quad Xeon SATA Plan
Set Up Fee (including tax) 99,800 yen
Monthly Fee (including tax) 41,980 yen
CPU Intel Quad Xeon X3320 2.5GHz
Memory Standard 4GB / Maximum 8GB
HDD Standard 500GB / Maximum 1,000GB
Connection 100Mbps Shared
GMO Hosting & Security

One of Japan’s leading hosting providers, GMO Hosting & Security has been providing a diverse range of hosting services through the two brands iSLE and RapidSite since it was first established in 1997. While hosting services are the core of our business we also provide a range of Internet solution products such as electronic authentication certificates and hosting service OEM to ISP and web hosting companies. In November 2006 we received the ISMS (Information Security Management System) International Standard ISO/IEC27001:2005 and JIS Q 27001:2006 Certification.

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GMO Hosting & Security, Inc.
Company Name GMO Hosting & Security Inc.
(TSE Mothers Market: 3788)
Address Cerulean Tower, 26-1 Sakuragaokacho, Shibuya ku, Tokyo, JAPAN
CEO Mitsuru Aoyama
Business Description – Web hosting
– Internet security
Capital 907.80 million yen (9/2009)
GMO Internet Inc.
Company Name GMO Internet Inc.
(TSE First Section Code: 9449)
Address Cerulean Tower, 26-1 Sakuragaokacho, Shibuya ku, Tokyo, JAPAN
CEO Masatoshi Kumagai
Business Description – Web Infrastructure & E-commerce
– Internet Media
Capital 1.27 billion yen
All information contained in this document was accurate at the time of release. Please be aware that information is subject to change with the passage of time and occurrence of future events.
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