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Corporate data

INES Corporation

(As of March, 2019)

Head office 26, Sanbancho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
102-0075, Japan
Tel. +81-3-6261-3400
Date of establishment July 28, 1964
Paid-in capital ¥15.0 billion
Fiscal year-end March 31

Board of Directors

(As of June 25, 2019)

Representative
Director
Etsuroh Mori
Director Susumu Tsukahara
Koichi Yoshimura
Etsuo Isobe
Kyota Omori
Tadahiko Fukuhara

※ Kyota Omori and Tadahiko Fukuhara are outside directors.

Executive Officer

(As of June 25, 2019)

President Etsuroh Mori
Managing Executive Officer Susumu Tsukahara
Koichi Yoshimura
Michihisa Okubo
Executive Officer Etsuo Isobe
Hiroshi Ishikawa
Youji Miyahara
Kazuhiro Fukuyama
Koichiro Nagata
Shuji Hattori

Auditors

(As of June 25, 2019)

Corporate Auditor Minoru Touyama
Corporate Auditor Aiichirou Uchikomi
Auditor Hiroshi Yoshida

※ Aiichirou Uchikomi and Hiroshi Yoshida are both outside auditors.

History

Profile

Founded in 1964, INES Corporation has grown to become a leading Japanese provider of information network system services. Our comprehensive offerings cover all information system requirements-from design and development to operation and maintenance-and includes hardware procurement, software development, staff training and education, ERP consulting and outsourcing services. With a focus on quality, INES has earned the confidence of a wide range of customers, notably industrial corporations, financial institutions and public entities. In all of our business practices, we maintain a commitment to confidentiality, timeliness, accuracy and efficiency.

INES adheres to a corporate philosophy embodying three key principles: creation, affection and self-integration. Through this philosophy, we encourage all employees to discover and realize their full potential and enjoy the rewards of achievement and contribution. This can be gained through interaction with others and an emphasis on self-determination and efficiency.

We will continue taking advantage of the most advanced technologies to deliver services that meet customer requirements in the rapidly changing business environment.

Origin of the Company Name

The Corporation was originally named Kyoei Computer Center. On its 20th anniversary in August 1984, the name was changed to INES Corporation (Information Network Engineering & Solutions) based on suggestions by employees.

History

1964 Separated from Kyoei Life Insurance Company and incorporated under the name of Kyoei Computer Center
1968 Developed resident information system for local government entities
1969 Established Software Technology Division
1973 Established Kita-Kanto Branch (now Kasukabe Office)
Established branches in Sapporo, Osaka and Nagoya
1974 Installed communication line between corporate headquarters and Kita-Kanto Branch (now Kasukabe Office)
1975 Established Sendai Branch (now Tohoku Branch)
1976 Established Okayama Branch (now Hiroshima Branch)
Established Fukuoka Branch
1983 Constructed KICNET, a network connecting 68 principal cities in Japan
1984 Changed name to INES Corporation
1985 Initiated services as General Type II telecommunications carrier
1987 Listed on Second Section of Tokyo Stock Exchange
Established INES Communications Plaza in Kawasaki City
1988 Registered with MPT as a Special Type II telecommunications carrier
Registered and authorized as a System Integrator by MITI
1989 Moved headquarters to Kawasaki City
1990 Listed on Second Section of Osaka Securities Exchange
Listed on First Sections of Tokyo Stock Exchange and Osaka Securities Exchange
1991 Established the Advanced Research Center equipped with high-speed LAN in Yokohama
1995 Authorized by MITI as a Special System Operator
Moved headquarters to Yokohama City
1997 Acquired ISO 9000 series certification in six categories in the outsourcing field
1998 Merged with Cornet Corporation
1999 Granted The Privacy Mark by JISA
Established COC Ltd., a joint venture with Memorex Telex, NTT Software and DAL, to provide electronic commerce settlement services
Formed business alliance with Hitachi Software Engineering Co., Ltd.
2000 Started full outsourcing service for Kyoei Life Insurance Co.
Announced WebRings, a next-generation system administrative system for local government entities
Formed business alliance with International Network Security, Inc.
2001 Formed comprehensive outsourcing alliance with Hewlett-Packard Japan, Ltd., and Hitachi Software Engineering Co., Ltd.
Formed alliance with SAP Japan Co., Ltd., to develop and provide accounting systems for local government entities
2002 Formed alliance with Microsoft Corporation and Hitachi Software Engineering covering provision of electronic services to local government entities
Launched fax-mail service called Bi-f@x
Obtained ISMS (Information Security Management System) certification
Established Institute of New Public Management (INPM)
2003 Enterprise System Integration Center jointly with IBM Japan, Ltd., with the aim of integrating mixtures of mainframe computers into single machines
2004 Acquired shares in DACS Co., Ltd. (formerly Daiwa Bank System Co., Ltd. ), and SK Support Services Co., Ltd. (formerly Hitachi Soft Services Co., Ltd.); both companies consequently became INES Group members
Obtained ISO 14001 series certification for environmental management systems
2005 Obtained Level 3 certification under CMMI (Capability Maturity Model Integration)
Formed outsourcing alliance with IT Frontier Corporation
Acquired shares in New Japan System Service Co., Ltd., which consequently became an INES Group member
2006 Established data centers in Tokyo and Osaka
Acquired shares in MCS Co., Ltd., which consequently became an INES equity-method affiliate
Launched InsGrow, an integrated insurance service system for small-amount short-term insurance providers
2007 Sold shares in DACS Co., Ltd.
Launched InsAsset, an integrated asset management system for banks
Began providing Aerps, a specialized ERP solution for automotive parts anufacturers
2008 Extended scope of international ISO 14001 certification for environmental management systems to include all branches
Began providing AerpsMaster, to enhance master control accuracy and completeness of SAP’s ERP system
2009 Relocated administrative departments to headquarters(formerly the Advanced Research Center) as part of business structural reforms
Concentrated part of sales and operating departments in the Akasaka Head Office (formerly registered office)
Delisted from the Osaka Securities Exchange
Established the Singapore Branch
Entered exclusive Japanese and Asian representative sales agency agreement with Microfinance International Corporation(US) for the ARIAS system for small overseas fund transfers
2010 Established local subsidiaries in Bangkok,Tailand to advance overseas
business
2011 Established local subsidiary in Shanghai, China
2012 Established Operation Service Group to enhance the competitiveness of our
operation service
Integrate sales divisions of each sector in the Sales Administration Division to strengthen our marketing force and acquire new customers
Opened an in-company nursery “INES Kids Club KOROPO NO MORI” as part
of the measures to establish family-friendly working environment
Established local subsidiary in HongKong, China
2013 Began providing IFO Catcher, to Social media intelligence system
Relocated headquarters to newly acquired Building (Chiyoda-ku,Tokyo) and combined the Sales Administration Division and individual groups, preparing our systems for future business growth
Announced the WebRings Plus corresponding to resident service of the Social Security and Tax Number System
2014 Celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Company’s establishment
2017 Established INES Research Institute, Inc.
Certified as top-rank “Eruboshi” company based on law promoting women’s advancement
Joined Nippon CSIRT Association
2018 Announced a joint capital and business alliance with Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc.  
Started sales of "AI Staff General Guide Services" as a sales agency
2019 Established INES Integrated Service, Inc.

Network

Offices&Branches

Head office 26, Sambancho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 102-0075
Tel +81-3-6261-3400
Yokohama office 3-9-2, Ushikubo, Tsuzuki-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa, 224-8507
Tel +81-45-912-5500
Takatsu office 3-2-1, Sakado, Takatsu-ku, Kawasaki-shi, Kanagawa, 213-0012
Tel +81-44-812-1151
Kanto Service Center 1-19-6, Minami-koshigaya, Koshigaya-shi, Saitama, 343-0845
Tel +81-48-990-5900
Hokkaido Branch 9-3, Odori-nishi, Chuo-ku, Sapporo-shi, Hokkaidou, 060-0042
Tel +81-11-222-1302
Tohoku Branch 1-17-1, Kamisugi, Aoba-ku, Sendai-shi, Miyagi, 980-0802
Tel +81-22-265-7401
Chubu Branch 1-17-23, Meiekiminami, Nakamura-ku, Nagoya-shi, Aichi, 450-0003
Tel +81-52-566-3001
Shizuoka Office 2-20, Oute-machi, Aoi-ku, Shizuoka-shi, Shizuoka, 420-0853 
Tel +81-54-653-2338
Kansai Branch  2-5-7, Hon-machi, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka, 541-0053
Tel +81-6-6563-7850
Chugoku Branch 9-7, Wakakusa-machi, Higashi-ku, Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima, 732-0053
Tel +81-82-261-5301
Iwakuni Office 1-8-21, Imazu-cho, Iwakuni, Yamaguchi, 740-0017
Tel +81-827-23-2101
Kyushu Branch 3-2-1, Hkata-Ekimae, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka, 812-0011
Tel +81-92-235-1611
Singapore Branch 16 Raffles Quay,#27-04 Hong Leong Building ,Singapore 048581

Subsidiaries&Affiliates

INES Research Institute, Inc.

Established January 2017
Capital ¥10 million
INES Ownership 100.0%
Head Office 3-9-2, Ushikubo, Tsuzuki-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa, 224-0012
Tel +81-45-482-5687
INES Research Institute, Inc.

KDS, Inc.

Established November 1975
Capital ¥100 million
INES Ownership 100.0%
Head Office 4-7-15, Kudan-minami, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0074
Tel +81-3-3230-6677
KDS, Inc.

Information Support&Service

Established August 1990
Capital ¥200 million
INES Ownership 100.0%
Head Office 3-2-1, Sakado, Takatsu-ku, Kawasaki-shi, Kanagawa, 213-0012
Tel +81-44-812-1175
ISS

Security & Knowledge Support Service, Inc.

Established April 1999
Capital ¥30 million
INES Ownership 100.0%
Head Office 549-2, Shinano-cho, Totsuka-ku, Yokohama 244-0801
Tel +81-45-826-8600
SKSS

INES Integrated Service, Inc.

Established April 2019
Capital ¥10 million
INES Ownership 100.0%
Head Office 3-9-2, Ushikubo, Tsuzuki-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa, 224-0012

INES Shanghai Corporation Ltd.

Established March 2011
Head Office 7B-2, Peakway Tower, No.2, Lane 600, Tianshan Road, Shanghai, China

INES HongKong Ltd.

Established April 2012
Head Office Unit 1607, 16/F, Kodak House Ⅱ,39 Healthy Street East, North Point, Hong Kong

Public qualifications

  • Information Security Management System (ISMS): ISO 27001 certifications
  • Quality Management Systems: ISO 9001 certification※1
  • IT Service Management System: ISO 20000 certification※2
  • Environmental Management System: ISO 14001 certification※3
  • Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
    -System Auditing Corporate Ledger Registration
    -Registration of Information Security Auditing Firms
  • Privacy Mark
※1
ISO 9001 certification registered organizations:  IT Solutions Division Operation Service Department Ⅱ, Public Service Systems Solution Division Operation Service Department
※2
ISO 20000 registration scope: IT Service Management System of the Following Service Provided by Our Data Center; System Supervision Service(Server System and Network System Surveillance, Operation , System Failure, Operations for Housing, Hosting and Outsourcing) / certification registered organization: IT Solutions Division Operation Service Department Ⅰ Section 5
※3
ISO 14001 registration scope: offices/branches (Head Office, Yokohama Office, Takatsu Office, Kanto Service Center, Hokkaido Branch, Tohoku Branch, Chubu Branch, Shizuoka Office, Kansai Branch, Chugoku Branch, Kyushu Branch)

Memberships

Japan Information Service Industry Association (JISA)
Japan Agency for Local Authority Information Systems (J-LIS)
Japan Information Security Audit Association (JASA)
Financial Accounting Standards Foundation (FASF)