Press Release - For immediate use December 12, 2013


Clara Online and NEC BIGLOBE Launch New Joint Venture in Singapore
Operating IT Infrastructure Services for ASEAN


Clara Online, Inc.


JAPAN--December 12, 2013--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.
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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.


33 Ubi Ave 3, #05-04 Vertex Tower B,
Singapore 408868


Shin Shirahata

Date of Establishment

October 14, 2013


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.


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