GlobalSign Singapore and KDDI Singapore Form Digital Authentication Sales Partnership in Asia Pacific Region

Tokyo – June 6, 2011 – GMO GlobalSign Pte. Ltd, a GMO CLOUD subsidiary and the Singapore arm of digital certificate security specialist GlobalSign, has sealed a sales partnership agreement with KDDI Singapore Pte. Ltd. under which KDDI Singapore today begins distributing GlobalSign digital certificate products.
GlobalSign Singapore, established in February 2010, sells a broad lineup of Internet security products and is currently focused on strengthening its sales network in the Asia Pacific region.
KDDI Singapore is the headquarters of KDDI Corporation’s South East Asian operations. As a provider of communications systems services, KDDI  Singapore will offer SSL security as a value add to its existing range of enterprise solutions
KDDI has chosen to partner with GlobalSign for SSL certificate provisioning and the two companies have signed a sales partnership agreement.  
Under the agreement GlobalSign Singapore will supply digital certificate products including SSL certificates and client certificates*1 for access control and digital signing to KDDI Singapore and group companies in eight locations servicing ten countries.* Moving forward, GlobalSign Singapore will help to expand the sales channel s of communications and cloud services provider KDDI Singapore and its group companies.
At the same time, KDDI Singapore will move to implement GlobalSign SSL across all websites operated by the company group. 


*1. Client certificates:Online “identification” for access authentication, digital signing (S/MIME), and encryption. Stored on a PC or other device (USB token, IC card etc. etc.)  client certificates can be used to identify individuals or organizations online and are mainly employed in access control and mail identification and encryption.
*2. Offices in India, Indonesia, Australia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam and Malaysia. (Sales network also covers U.A.E. and Bangladesh.)


KDDI Singapore Pte. Ltd.
KDDI Singapore Pte. Ltd. is the regional headquarters of KDDI corporation in South East Asia, providing network data center, systems integration and BCP/DR services, in the South East Asia region and beyond.
GMO GlobalSign Pte. Ltd.
GMO GlobalSign Pte Ltd, established in February 2010 in Singapore, is a wholly owned subsidiary of GlobalSign K.K. providing GlobalSign digital certificate services to the Asia Pacific region.

The GlobalSign Certificate Authority has been providing digital authentication services to Belgium since the industry first emerged more than ten years ago. Customers include a number of Belgian government agencies and the GlobalSign Certificate Authority operates many prestigious government projects such as eID*(BELPIC). We are recognized as the Belgian Government Certificate Authority. GlobalSign became a member of the GMO Internet Group in 2006 and is expanding sales of government-level security Japan and worldwide.

*eID:A citizen ID card. This is the first stage of the e-government project in Belgium. The ID card containing a digital certificate is distributed to all Belgian citizens over the age of 12.
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GMO GlobalSign Pte. Ltd.
Company Name GMO GlobalSign Pte.Ltd
Location 138 Robinson Road #16-09, The Corporate Office,Singapore 068906
CEO Ichiro Chujo
Business Description -Information security and digital authentication
KDDI Singapore Pte. Ltd.
Company Name KDDI Singapore Pte Ltd
 Location 105 Cecil Street, #13-01 The Octagon Singapore 069534
CEO Naohiko Ota
Business Description – Telecommunication Service
(Facilities-Based Operator Licensee)
Capital SGD 10,254,537-
GlobalSign K.K.
Company Name GlobalSign K.K.
Location Shibuya Infoss Tower, 20-1 Sakuragaokacho, Shibuya ku, Tokyo, JAPAN
CEO Ichiro Chujo
Business Description – Information security and digital authentication
Capital 356,640,000 yen
Company Name GMO CLOUD K.K.
(TSE Mothers Market: 3788)
Location Cerulean Tower, 26-1 Sakuragaokacho, Shibuya ku, Tokyo, JAPAN
CEO Mitsuru Aoyama
Business Description – Web hosting
– Internet security
Capital 908.32 million yen (9/2010)
GMO Internet Inc.
Company Name GMO Internet Inc.
(TSE First Section Code: 9449)
Location Cerulean Tower, 26-1 Sakuragaokacho, Shibuya ku, Tokyo, JAPAN
CEO Masatoshi Kumagai
Business Description
– Web Infrastructure & E-commerce
– Internet Media
– Internet Securities
Capital 1.27 billion yen
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