GMO Hosting & Security Launches New Domain/Hosting Brand Rocket Net

Tokyo – February 23, 2010 – GMO Internet Group company, GMO Hosting & Security announces the establishment yesterday of the new Internet infrastructure services brand Rocket Net. Rocket Net includes a domain registration service, Rocket Domain and web hosting service, Rocket Server.

New Service Brand: Rocket Net

The concept for the new brand is “simple, fast, low-cost” domain registration and web hosting services.

Low-cost hosting but with high-spec servers and a full range of options designed to meet a wide range of needs for both businesses and individuals.
Customers can begin using domain registration and web hosting services just 15 minutes after submitting an application.
The domain/server administration tool, Rocket Net Cockpit features easy, intuitive operation that enables even first time users to manage domain and server operation. The tool also makes it possible to purchase a range of options using a single login ID eliminating the need to manage multiple IDs.
Rocket Domain: Domain Registration Service

Rocket Domain offers low cost domain registration. Customers who sign up for six or twelve month web hosting contracts at the same time as acquiring a domain, will receive the first year’s registration free.

Domain Registration Fees (all prices are tax inclusive) 
Domain extension Registration Fee Registration Fee
(with 6 or 12 month hosting contract)
.com 920 yen/per year 0 yen
.info 380 yen/ per year
.jp 2,980 yen/ per year  1,980 yen
Rocket Server: Web Hosting Service

Rocket Server offers 50GB of disk capacity, plenty of space to host a web site or operate a mail server. Unlimited multiple domain support makes Rocket Server the ideal solution for hosting multiple web sites. With standard features including backup, databases (MySQL), shared SSL, and junk mail filter, the service is suitable for business use.

Rocket Server: Specs Summary (all prices are tax inclusive)
Setup Fees  1,575 yen 
Monthly Fees 1,050 yen 
Disk Capacity (web log + mail) 50GB
No. of mail addresses  Unlimited
Backup Unlimited
Database (MySQL)  Standard feature
Shared SSL  3 certificates included as standard feature
Junk mail filter Standard feature
*Prices applicable to 12-month contract (1-month, 6-month, and 12-month contracts available)

GMO-HS aims to provide better cost performance through the new service Rocket Net.

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.

Related Links (all links to Japanese language website unless otherwise indicated)

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About GMO Internet Group

GMO Internet Group, headquartered in Japan, is a leading force in the Internet industry offering one of the most comprehensive ranges of Internet services worldwide. The group holds top domestic market share in domain registration, web hosting, and payment processing and provides a host of other Internet services including global online security services, ecommerce solutions, and Internet advertising to both businesses and individuals. At the centre of the group is GMO Internet, Inc. a company listed on the prestigious first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE: 9449).

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 (12/2009)
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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