12/20/2012 09:00

GMO Cloud America Adds PayPal as Payment Option

paypal logo
New customers can now use the world's most popular payment gateway

Newport Beach, CA - December 20, 2012

GMO Internet Group subsidiary, GMO Cloud America Inc. has today upgraded its signup process to allow cloud hosting customers to sign up using PayPal for their payment method.

About GMO Cloud Hosting

GMO Cloud Hosting provides automated provisioning of infrastructure over the Internet. Users can provision and scale virtual machines and load balancing in real time across multiple data centers using a web-based management console or through the GMO Cloud API. GMO Cloud's infrastructure is ideal for customers who need instant access to highly available multi-server environments. The service can be accessed and operated using standard network protocols and IP addresses - no new technical skills or specialized equipment are required. For more information, please visit:

About PayPal

The addition of PayPal as a payment option will give GMO Cloud customers the flexibility to choose the best payment method for them. PayPal users can link their bank account, debit, and credit cards to their PayPal account. That way, they can choose how they want to pay, and never have to worry about keeping a balance in their PayPal account. Using PayPal is simple and convinient. PayPal provides an extra level of security for payments via the industry’s most secure data encryption technologies and physically secure servers that aren’t connected directly to the Internet. PayPal's dedicated team of anti-fraud experts works around the clock to ensure the highest level of security. For more information, please visit:

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 hold 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