Indonesian broadband services provider Biznet Networks (including max3 Internet) and Japanese internet access and network solutions provider Internet Initiative Japan (IIJ) have announced an agreement to set up a new Indonesian joint venture to enhance and develop cloud services in the ASEAN region. The pair say they intend to kick off operations at the new joint venture in mid-December 2014, subject to completing the standard regulatory requirements from the relevant authorities. The joint venture is expected to launch with USDD6 million in capital (60% from Biznet and 40% from IIJ). It will build new cloud service infrastructure in Indonesia and will offer public and private cloud services to local companies. IIJ will provide cloud technologies, operational support, and other contributions.