12/19/2012 19:00

GMO Cloud America Offers Cent OS 6.2 and Plesk 11

version upgrade
Update for popular Linux Distribution and Control Panel

Newport Beach, CA - December 20, 2012

GMO Internet Group subsidiary, GMO Cloud America Inc., has today updated its lineup of Linux ditributions to offer CentOS version 6.2 and also upgraded its control panel to Plesk version 11.

About CentOS

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CentOS is a free operating system distribution based upon the Linux kernel. It is derived entirely from the Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) distribution. CentOS exists to provide a free enterprise class computing platform and strives to maintain 100% binary compatibility with its upstream source, Red Hat. CentOS stands for Community enterprise Operating System. CentOS has an active and growing user community, it is quickly rebuilt, tested, and QA'ed errata packages, has an extensive mirror network, developers who are contactable and responsive, and multiple free support avenues including IRC Chat, Mailing Lists, Forums, a dynamic FAQ.

About Parallels Plesk Panel


Parallels Plesk Panel is an ideal tool that makes your online presence rich, easy to manage, and attractive to your website visitors. It enables management of the full life-cycle of your website, as well as creation of e-mail accounts, installing web applications, and more. Plesk enables easy integration of website promotion and traffic analysis tools, and has enhanced security for protection of your websites and personal data. The interface is intuitive for all skill levels, and provides scenario-based help and videos for the most common tasks. It increases the responsiveness of websites and reduces page load times for visitors – especially on mobile devices. Plesk also simplified the management of more sophisticated websites with one-click installation of programs such as WordPress and Joomla. It also has a strong support portal to serve users.

About GMO Cloud America Inc.

GMO Cloud America Inc. is a full-service hosting and cloud computing solution provider and a subsidiary of GMO Cloud K.K., the number-one web hosting company in Japan. The company offers global data-centers, premium on-demand infrastructure, solid strategic partnerships and a competitive performance-based pricing model. GlobalSign, SSL global leader and GMO Internet Group company, secures the company’s high-performance network. For more information please visit:

About GMO Cloud K.K.

GMO Cloud K.K. is a full-service IT infrastructure provider focused on cloud solutions. Established as a hosting company in 1996, the company has managed servers for more than 130,000 businesses and now has 6,000 sales partners throughout Japan. In February of 2011, the company launched GMO Cloud to enhance its focus on cloud-based solutions. Since 2007, the company has also grown its subsidiary, GMO GlobalSign, an issuer of SSL security certificates through offices in Belgium, U.K., U.S., China and Singapore. GMO Cloud K.K. is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE Mothers: 3788). For more information please visit:

About GMO Internet Group

GMO Internet Group is a comprehensive provider of industry-leading Internet solutions including domain name registration, cloud-based and traditional hosting, ecommerce, security, and payment processing services that each holds the top share of their respective markets in Japan. Other key business areas for the Group include online securities/FX trading, Internet advertising, search engine marketing and online research. In 2011 a new Social Media and Smartphone Platform segment was established bringing together group initiatives in social apps development, daily deals and Android app distribution. GMO Internet, Inc. (TSE: 9449) is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. For more information please visit:

For inquiries, please contact:

Shadi Ammouri

Business Development
GMO Cloud America Inc.

4685 MacArthur Court Suite 150,

Newport Beach, CA 92660

Tel: 949-296-6260