MicaRed’s Cloud Storage Management app for iOS to be offered by Internet Initiative Japan Inc. as “IIJ DOX Client for iOS”
TOKYO, Japan — May 21st, 2012 – MicaRed Inc. announced
Internet Initiative Japan Inc. (NASDAQ: IIJI) will use the Cloud Storage Management software “OverTheAir” in its “IIJ DOX Client for iOS”.
With growth in mobile device usage, smartphone and tablet users are showing a greater need for accessible on-line storage service.
The “IIJ DOX (Document Exchange Service)” offered by IIJ Inc. will be an Online Storage Service equipped with anti-virus functions, allowing easy file exchanges and distribution within and among companies. Users of “IIJ DOX Client for iOS” will have access to stored files through iPhones,iPads, and other iOS devices.
Keisuke Taguchi, Manager in the IIJ Product Division explained the intention: “When choosing the iOS app, we emphasized it work well with the Online Storage Service DOX; and to maximize the business scene usage of smartphones and tablets. In this respect, ‘OverTheAir’ is equipped with an outstanding PDF viewer & allows easy Office document viewing. If you connect a projector with an iPhone or iPad operating with ‘IIJ DOX Clients for iOS’, you can do a presentation anytime & anywhere. If you want to take a photo at some construction site, you can do this with your iPhone and upload it right away.
Even large scale storage can be safe while capable of connection to a smartphone. We think it’s an app that will become an important business tool.”
Tokyo, Japan – November 22. 2011 – MicaRed Inc. announced that it has been selected as a candidate for Red Herring’s 2011 Top 100 Global award, a prestigious recognition honoring the year’s most audacious and far reaching private technology companies and entrepreneurs from across the globe.
The Red Herring editorial team selected the companies demonstrating the most innovative technologies and business models originating from over 1000 companies from over 40 nations. These companies, representing past Red Herring Asia, Europe and North America awards, are judged on a range of qualitative and quantitative metrics, including but not limited to, technology innovation, financial performance, growth criterion, management’s execution standards, potential globalization of the strategy and market share improvement.
“Technology companies are becoming the bright spot in the economic outlook based on their increasing role within macro-economic environments.“ Stated Alex Vieux, Chairman of Red Herring. “2011 has confirmed the sector’s vibrant activity and its resilience to widespread economic problems. An unprecedented number of entrepreneurs are attempting to jump ahead of the competition and aspire to make a difference. Breakthroughs obsolete each other faster than ever before. MicaRed has performed exceptionally in its field and strongly deserves to be singled out as one of the Red Herring Global Finalists. At this stage, we are left with the daunting task to select the best qualified companies for the 2011 Top 100 Global Award.”
The Finalists are invited to present their winning strategies at the Red Herring Global forum in Los Angeles, December 5-7, 2011. The Top 100 winners will be announced at a special awards ceremony on December 7 at the event.
Hong Kong, China – Red Herring announced its Top 100 Asia award in recognition of the leading private companies from Asia, celebrating these startups’ innovations and technologies across their respective industries.
Red Herring’s Top 100 list has become a mark of distinction for identifying promising new companies and entrepreneurs. Red Herring editors were among the first to recognize that companies such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, Yahoo, Skype, Salesforce.com, YouTube, and eBay would change the way we live and work.
“Choosing the companies with the strongest potential was by no means a small feat,” said Alex Vieux, publisher and CEO of Red Herring. “After rigorous contemplation and discussion, we narrowed our list down from hundreds of candidates from across Asia to the Top 100 Winners. We believe MicaRed embodies the vision, drive and innovation that define a successful entrepreneurial venture. MicaRed should be proud of its accomplishment, as the competition was very strong.”
Red Herring’s editorial staff evaluated the companies on both quantitative and qualitative criteria, such as financial performance, technology innovation, management quality, strategy, and market penetration. This assessment of potential is complemented by a review of the track record and standing of startups relative to their sector peers, allowing Red Herring to see past the “buzz” and make the list a valuable instrument of discovery and advocacy for the most promising new business models in Asia.