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NEC BIGLOBE considers the integration of 3G and WiMAX for cloud terminals

Posted in Google, Mobile, NEC by japanclouds on February 2, 2010

NEC BIGLOBE (BIGLOBE) will put on the cloud terminal into the market which carries Android OS, and will start offer the communications service for these terminals, and application / contents service. The company is using the vertical integration type business model which ISP’s (Internet Service Provider’s) is one-stop, and provides with hardware, communications service, and application itself. It will sell with the whole cloud terminal enterprise in 2012, and raising into 10 billion yen business is a target further.

NEC BIGLOBE plans the service deployment which employed efficiently vertical integration type advantages, such as cooperation with the service provided for personal computers, such as an E-mail and a photograph share, and form of use of setting needlessness.  It says, "The profit by sale of a terminal is not expected so much" (Yoshikiyo Yamamoto manager of BIGLOBE   personal operation division  ). It is the purpose of the company to raise rather the profit by a terminal, the communications service provided by a set, and the platform service for an application or contents offer as a pillar of big business.

The feature of this new service is in the communications service which BIGLOBE provides, and a cloud terminal is due to correspond to wireless LAN, the 3rd generation mobile communications (3G), and three kinds of communication lines of WiMAX. About 3G and WiMAX which will mainly be used by a place where one has gone, BIGLOBE serves as MVNO (virtual mobile phone service company), and is considering the service which can use the direction which 3G and WiMAX tend to use according to use environment.

J <http://itpro.nikkeibp.co.jp/article/COLUMN/20100201/344000/?ST=network>

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KDDI Web Communications will shake hands with Google

Posted in Google, Telecom by Agile Cat on January 13, 2010

Jan.13 –  The company announced to integrate Google Apps Premium Edition into their shared server rental services named “Shared Plan Z Series.”  It’s a kind of services to small and middle businesses and the customers will be able to use the application of Google Apps Premium Edition in their current domain provided from KDDI.

J <http://www.itmedia.co.jp/enterprise/articles/1001/13/news072.html >

A subsidiary of Fujitsu has chosen Google Apps

Posted in e-Learning, Fujitsu, Google, SaaS by Agile Cat on January 10, 2010

Jan.11 – Fujitsu Learning Media who’s a subsidiary of Fujitsu will introduce Google Apps to their 600 of employees, instead of the traditional IT coming from their parent Fujitsu. The company plans to deliver an educational services around Google Apps to their customers, and has just needed to have the experiences for it. Anyway, It’s a kind of surprising!

J <http://www.nikkei.co.jp/news/main/20100110AT1D080AX09012010.html>

 

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NEC BIGLOBE will start a cloud device and services business with Android

Posted in Google, Large, Mobile, NEC by Agile Cat on December 17, 2009

Dec.17 – The company announced to start “cloud device and services business” which include Android, network connection and content services. This business will launch on 2010 and then will grow one million dollars by 2012, the company said. Regarding the device for Android, Camangi of Taiwan will deliver seven inch touch panel one.

Moreover, NEC Bi globe will launch an application distributed service named “Android Navi” on Jan.20101.
J <http://jp.ibtimes.com/article/biznews/091217/46556.html>

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Google, Cables and the Future of the Web

Posted in Asia, Google, Telecom by Agile Cat on December 14, 2009

Dec.14 – Rich Miller – Why is Google investing in a second undersea telecommunications cable project? For Google, this move is all about the future of the Internet and laying the foundations for an infrastructure that will track the network’s growth.

Last Thursday Google said it would team with KDDI, Bharti Airtel, Reliance to build a $400 million submarine cable that will connect the Asia Pacific region, dubbed Southeast Asia Japan Cable (SJC).

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Google invests 360 million to Asian marine cable

Posted in Asia, Google, Telecom by Agile Cat on December 10, 2009

Nov.11- The company announced to build the marine cable from Singapore to Japan, and will not only to use it, but also provide major Japanese Internet providers including NTT group. KDDI also joins into this project, and build 8300 km of cable with companies in Hong Kong and India. This line will have 23 Tera bps of speed. Furthermore, Google and KDDI will invest to another marine cable between United Stats and Japan.

Will Microsoft and Amazon also be happy?

J <http://www.nikkei.co.jp/news/main/20091210AT1D1007D10122009.html>

Google Chrome OS press conference

Posted in Events, Google, Social by Agile Cat on November 19, 2009

Google is hosting a press event at 10 a.m. PST at its Mountain View, Calif., headquarters to update the world on its plans for world domination via the release of its second operating system (after Android), the Google Chrome OS (FAQ). Google VP Sundar Pichai and Engineering Director Matthew Papakipos will reveal technical details and launch plans, and will have demos. Google will be streaming the announcement.

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CTC launched a cloud integration service with Google

Posted in Google, MISCs by Agile Cat on November 9, 2009

Nov.10 – In this new business, the company has delivered “HP Internet Appliance” client so that their customers will be able to use “Google Apps Premier Edition” easily and in security. CTC has a lot of results in infrastructure developments, and opened a multi vendor testing center last Oct.1.

Of course, Google’s Chrome has been already tested in their facility.

J <http://www.bcm.co.jp/site/2009/11/tamatebako/ctc/0911-ctc.html>