Company Profile

Company Profile

Company name IDC Frontier Inc.
Shareholders SoftBank Corp.
Incorporation date February 02, 2009
Business description Cloud Computing(IaaS), Data Center
Address -Tokyo 1st Office
Hibiya Park Front 18F, 2-1-6 Uchisaiwai-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 100-0011 Japan
-Tokyo 2nd Office
Daiwa Shibadaimon Bldg, 2-9-16 Shibadaimon, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 105-0012 Japan
-Osaka Office
Nomura Fudousan Osaka Bldg, 1-8-15 Azuchimachi, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka, 541-0052 Japan


President & CEO Katsuhisa Suzuki
Senior Board Director Masahito Muratake
Board Directors Shunsuke Kobayashi
Sadahiro Sato
Yusuke Nakanishi
Auditor Izumi Koyama

Certifications approved

IDCF Cloud has been accredited and certified as one of the first Japanese cloud services which conform with ISO/IEC 27017:2015, or the ISMS cloud security management system.

The certification is based on ISO/IEC 27001:2013, or the ISMS accreditation and certification, and in addition, covers information systems security measures specifically for cloud services. The accreditation means that a third party agency acknowledges those measures are appropriately managed and practiced.

Certification Standard: ISO/IEC 27017:2015 (JIP-ISMS517-1.0)

Date Certified: August 29, 2018

Assessment and Registration Body: BSI Group Japan K.K.

Scope of the Certification: The ISMS cloud security management system for the provision of IDCF Cloud Computing service (Eastern Japan Region and Western Japan Region), operation and maintenance as a cloud service provider.

ISO/IEC 27017 (JIP-ISMS517-1.0))

IDC Frontier has obtained the ISO/IEC27001: 2013 (JIS Q 27001:2014), the certification standard for Information Security Management System (ISMS).

Certification Standard: ISO/IEC27001: 2013 (JIS Q 27001:2014)

Date Certified: August 29, 2018

Assessment and Registration Body: BSI Group Japan K.K.

ISO/IEC27001:2013 (JIS Q 27001:2014)


Apr. 2019 Merged with FirstServer, Inc.
May. 2018 Joined SoftBank Group
Oct. 2014 Launched IDCF Cloud
Jan. 2013 Launched a cloud storage service
Oct. 2012 Opened Shirakawa Data Center
Sep. 2011 Launched Cloud Services with a self-service portal
Jun. 2009 Launched Public Cloud Services (IaaS)
Apr. 2009 Changed its name to IDC Frontier Inc.
Feb. 2009 Joined Yahoo Japan Group

The following is the history of the forerunner of IDC Frontier Inc., SOFTBANK IDC SOLUTIONS Corp., or SOFTBANK IDC Corp.

Feb. 2009 Joined Yahoo Japan Group
Established a subsidiary SOFTBANK IDC Corp.
Oct. 2008 Opened Asian Frontier (Kitakyushu Data Center)
Mar. 2007 Transferred BS7799-2:2002 and ISMS certifications to ISO/IEC27001: 2005 (JIS Q 27001:2006)
Oct. 2005 Merged with AboveNet Japan, Inc.
May. 2005 Changed its name to SOFTBANK IDC Corp.
Established a subsidiary JAPAN TELECOM IDC INC.
Feb. 2005 Joined SOFTBANK Group.
Changed its name to JAPAN TELECOM IDC INC.
Sep. 2003 Merged with Exodus Communication Inc.
Mar. 2003 Acquired certification under the security management standards "BS7799- 2:2002" and "Information Security Management Systems (ISMS) Standard.
Aug. 2002 Merged with former PSINet Japan Inc. and Tokyo Internet Corporation
Jun. 2001 Opened Tokyo Internet Solutions Center
Sep. 1999 Changed its name to Cable & Wireless IDC Inc.
Jun. 1996 Launched Internet Gateway Service
Nov. 1986 International Digital Communications Planning Inc. was incorporated