Clara Online and NEC BIGLOBE Launch New Joint Venture in Singapore

Operating IT Infrastructure Services for ASEAN

TOKYO--()--Clara Online, Inc. (Headquarters: Minato Ward, Tokyo; President and CEO: Kentaro Iemoto; Clara Online) and NEC BIGLOBE, Ltd. (Headquarters: Shinagawa Ward, Tokyo; President and CEO: Yoshiyuki Koseki; BIGLOBE) announced today that they have launched a joint venture company in Singapore that will operate IT infrastructure services for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) under the name FullRoute Pte. Ltd(FullRoute). The company will start providing the services in Singapore in January 2014 and will successively expand the service area to other ASEAN countries.

FullRoute will specialize in IT infrastructure services, including data centers and networks for Internet service providers, content providers, and other internet related service providers in ASEAN countries. It will also offer consulting services for Japanese companies seeking to enter the ASEAN region.

Integrating Clara Online’s business expertise in Asia with BIGLOBE’s know-how in infrastructure construction and operation, the new venture will aim to offer IT infrastructure services that will empower businesses to provide even more successful services in the ever-growing ASEAN Internet market. FullRoute will strive to attain ASEAN sales of 1 billion yen in fiscal 2016.


Profile of FullRoute Pte. Ltd.

Company Name   FullRoute Pte. Ltd.
Location 33 Ubi Ave 3, #05-04 Vertex Tower B,
Singapore 408868
Representative Shin Shirahata
Date of Establishment October 14, 2013
Capital   800,000 US dollars

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About Clara Online, Inc.

Clara Online, Inc. is Japan's leading independent hosting provider based in Japan, Singapore, China, Taiwan and South Korea. Clara support customer’s internet environment comprehensively, as well as providing consulting service for customer expanding business to oversea.


NEC BIGLOBE, Ltd. (Established in July, 2006, based in Tokyo) is a member of the NEC group, one of Japan’s leading IT companies. The company is one of the largest internet service providers in Japan and offers a variety of networking services, content and applications, while boasting 14.02 million service users as of the end of June, 2013.


Contact for customer inquiries about this release:
Seiichi Kawamura, +81-90-1547-4791


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Contact for customer inquiries about this release:
Seiichi Kawamura, +81-90-1547-4791