Internet Initiative Japan unveils new cloud service

Internet Initiative Japan Inc., an internet access and comprehensive network solutions provider, has announced the release of IIJ GIO CHINA Service through IIJ Global's Shanghai subsidiary, IIJ Global Solutions China Inc. The IIJ GIO CHINA Service is a cloud service that offers a choice of virtual servers or dedicated servers.

With the virtual server option, customers can select the CPU, RAM size, disk size, and OS for the low price of CNY350 per month. The equipment for this service is located in the Shanghai data center, and the service provides customer support in Chinese, Japanese, and English.

The internet infrastructure for this service is provided by China Telecom, and China Unicom, both headquartered in Beijing, providing low-latency communications. With this service, IIJ is able to automatically find the fastest connection for the customer. This is the first cloud service in the world to provide this method of connectivity.