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August 18, 2010
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SKYARC System Co., Ltd.
GMO Hosting & Security Inc.
Six Apart K.K.
 
GMO Hosting & Security Joins with SKYARC and Six Apart to Launch “Movable Type Enterprise SaaS Solutions”
 
Tokyo – August 18, 2010 – SKYARC System, GMO Hosting & Security, and Six Apart today announce that the three companies have partnered to develop and distribute Movable Type Enterprise SaaS Solutions, solutions optimized for corporate and large-scale websites that demand high-security, stability and flexibility.
 
MTESS will offer Six Apart’s web publishing software, Movable Type 5 and web publishing software for enterprise, Movable Type Advanced pre-installed on a secure, high-performance GMO-HS web hosting server and operated by SKYARC. SKYARC, with a proven track record in operating and designing corporate websites, will also be responsible for server maintenance and service sales.
 
In addition to regular content management, Movable Type’s comprehensive set of features designed for corporate and large scale websites includes a flexible approval system, the ability to restrict access to specified pages, mobile pages, Smartphone compatibility, an inquiry form function, Gumblar monitoring, a rich text editor, security updates, and server network maintenance. 
 
Two MTESS service options are available. The starter plan allows users to get started operating a simple, low-cost content management system on a single server, and the load balancer plan introduces more advanced security and load balancing features and comprises three servers.
 
Movable Type Enterprise SaaS Solutions
Service Plans / Fee Structure
- Starter Plan: Set-up Fee 315,000 yen / Monthly Fees 104,790 yen (inc. tax)
- Load Balancer Plan: Set-up Fee 2,625,000 yen / Monthly Fees 522,900 yen (inc. tax)
- Advanced Plan: Set-up Fee 1,260,000 yen / Monthly Fees 31,500 yen (inc. tax)
 
* Movable Type 5 comes pre-installed with all MTESS services, however customers who select the Advanced Plan may opt to upgrade to a Movable Type Advanced license that can be used across multiple organizations or branches. 

Launch Date
August 18, 2010
 
SKYARC System, Co. Ltd.
Under the slogan Web Technology Integrator, SKYARC provides blog publishing, CMS construction and system integration services for enterprise. In June 2009 the company launched communication platform SKYARC Solanowa, the successor to SKYARC Enterprise IntraBlog (first released in September 2006) and we continue to contribute to business efficiency in companies of all sizes from SMEs through to major organizations. SKYARC also provides website construction, operation and management solutions through MTCMS a CMS plug-in for Moveable Type 5, the latest website publishing tool from Six Apart. For more information please visit: http://www.skyarc.co.jp/en/index.html
 
GMO Hosting & Security Inc.
One of Japan's leading hosting providers, GMO Hosting & Security has been providing a diverse range of hosting services through the two brands iSLE and RapidSite since it was first established in 1997. In January 2010 the company launched SecureStar, a series of SaaS model security services. While hosting services are the core of our business we provide a full range of Internet solutions including digital authentication. In November 2006 we received ISMS (Information Security Management System) International Standard ISO/IEC27001:2005 and JIS Q 27001:2006 certification. For more information visit: http://www.gmo-hs.com/english/index.html
 
Six Apart K.K.
Six Apart K.K., the Japanese arm of Six Apart in the United States, provides a range of services including free personal blogging tool Vox, blog service TypePad, Moveable Type web publishing software and Movable Type Advanced web publishing software enhanced for enterprise. These offerings are provided through ProNet, a partner program with over 300 affiliates throughout Japan, and ProNet SOHO, a partner program for individual users and micro business. In addition, the company’s media division offers consulting services, monetization solutions, sazanami for social media marketing planning, and zenback for integrating social media usage.      
 
Media Inquiries
GMO Hosting and Security Inc. Corporate Planning Department
E-mailシpr@gmo-hs.com 
GMO Internet Inc. Group PR Department
E-mailシpr@gmo.jp
 
About GMO Internet Group
GMO Internet Group, headquartered in Japan, is a leading force in the Internet industry offering one of the most comprehensive ranges of Internet services worldwide. The group holds top domestic market share in domain registration, web hosting, and payment processing and provides a host of other Internet services including global online security services, ecommerce solutions, and Internet advertising to both businesses and individuals. At the centre of the group is GMO Internet, Inc. a company listed on the prestigious first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE: 9449). 
 
SKYARC System, Co. Ltd.
Company Name
SKYARC System Co., Ltd.
Location
2-5 Nishi 8-jyou Minami 16-chome, Obihiro City, Hokkaido, JAPAN
 CEO
Shinya Kobayashi
Business Description
- Software development
- System integration (CMS, information sharing systems building)
Capital
25.24 million yen
 
Six Apart Japan Ltd.
Company Name
Six Apart Japan Ltd.
Location
5-2-39 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo-to, JAPAN
CEO
Nobuhiro Seki
Business Description
- Development of blog technology for website building and management
- Related services and consulting
Capital
10 million yen
 
 GMO Hosting & Security, Inc.
Company Name
GMO Hosting & Security Inc. http://gmo-hs.com/eng/ 
(TSE Mothers Market: 3788)
Location
Cerulean Tower, 26-1 Sakuragaokacho, Shibuya ku, Tokyo, JAPAN
CEO
Mitsuru Aoyama
Business Description
- Hosting services縲
- Security services
Capital
908.32 million yen (6/2010)

GMO Internet Inc.
Company Name
GMO Internet Inc. http://www.gmo.jp/en
(TSE First Section Code: 9449)
Location
Cerulean Tower, 26-1 Sakuragaokacho, Shibuya ku, Tokyo, JAPAN
CEO
Masatoshi Kumagai
Business Description
- Web Infrastructure & Ecommerce
- Internet Media
Capital
1.27 billion yen
* SixApart, Movable Type, TypePad, Vox, and zenback are registered trademarks of Six Apart Ltd. All other product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.
*All information contained in this document was accurate at the time of release. Please be aware that information is subject to change without notice.

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