09/27/2012 12:00

GMO Cloud Offers Managed Services

Leading Public Cloud IaaS Provider Launches Full Suite of Managed Services

Newport Beach, CA - September 27, 2012

GMO Internet Group subsidiary, GMO Cloud America Inc. today starts offering Managed Service options for highly acclaimed public cloud service, GMO Cloud Public.

GMO Cloud Public’s low cost Managed Services are available as individual options allowing customers to select only the functions they need and avoid spending on unnecessary services. Managed service options include security management, monitoring, data restoration and setup.

“We actively listen to our customers and constantly review our offerings to ensure that we always provide optimized service, and customers have clearly told us they want managed options for security and monitoring,” says GMO Cloud CTO Minoru Karasawa, “When you sign up for our managed services, you get access to a team of cloud experts to help you plan, deploy and run your website or application. Thousands of customers have trusted us with their cloud infrastructure so that they can focus more time on their business.”

GMO Cloud Managed Service Options

gmo cloud america managed services

ServicesInitial CostMonthly Cost
Monitoring Restoration$0.00$100.00
SetupSetup Services$250.00$0.00
Security Pack$250.00$0.00
Setup Services + Security Pack Initialization$450.00$0.00
Auto Scale-up$100.00$0.00
Auto Scale-out$100.00$0.00
Load Balancer Setup$260.00$0.00
Server Configuration Modification$50.00$0.00
Log File Deletion$50.00$0.00
Mail Queue Deletion$50.00$0.00
Free Security Assessment$0.00$0.00
Firewall Policy Consultation and Configuration$150.00$0.00
Access Restriction Setting for Iptables/TCPWrapper$100.00$0.00
SSL Installation (PLESK · HDE)$100.00$0.00
SSL Installation (no management tool Webmin)$150.00$0.00
Relocation Setting SSL$250.00$0.00
Security Update Support$150.00$0.00
WordPress Installation$100.00$0.00
MovableType Installation$150.00$0.00
Perl / PHP Module Installation$50.00$0.00
Other CMS Installation Tool$100~$0.00
Various Installation Applications$100~$0.00

Setup services include data migration, consultation, virtual server initialization, and server architecture built to customer requirements.

Notes on Setup Services:

  • Setup services only apply to customers using the CentOS template (excluding the Beta version) in the Japan (Tokyo) location.
  • Please inquire to discuss your specific requirements and receive a price quotation.

For more information on GMO Cloud Public Managed Services, please visit:

About GMO Cloud Public

GMO Cloud Public is an Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) model public cloud solution that allows users to create virtual machines, and flexibly scale resources so that they pay only for the CPU cores, memory and storage space they use. GMO Cloud Public has been selected by serious business users since its launch due to its high performance, reliability and cost efficiency. In addition to zero setup cost and free data transfer, GMO Cloud Public offers highly efficient control over resource usage, resulting in greatly reduced ongoing running costs. It is one of the leading public cloud IaaS in Japan and has a growing presence in the US and Malaysia. 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:


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 GlobalSign SSL security brand through offices in Belgium, U.K., U.S., China and Singapore. (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 & 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