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Dropmyemail Makes Push Into Japan, Partners With GMO Cloud

DropmyemailWeb backup service Dropmysite is making a big push into Japan after it announced a partnership with GMO Cloud. The deal sees the Japanese hosting company — an arm of the GMO Internet Group – invest in the Singapore-based startup and begin reselling its email backup service Dropymyemail in the country. The deal is for Dropmyemail Business, its solution for small business and enterprise users rather than consumers. GMO Cloud counts more than 130,000 businesses as customers in Japan and it says it has 6,000 sales partners in the country. That’s going to give Dropmyemail a huge boost in visibility, but the company also has a global footprint. Dropmysite founder John Fearon tells TNW that this is the company’s first official public partnership and it will “help us expand globally”. The two companies are also jointly developing a smartphone app for Dropmyemail.

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