Net One Systems (“Net One”) provides major private corporations, public institutions (municipalities, universities, hospitals, etc.), telecommunication companies, and other customers with information and communication technology (ICT) network infrastructure, cloud infrastructure for data centers, and cyber security systems. Specifically, it undertakes end-to-end services spanning each infrastructure design through device and software procurement, construction, maintenance, and operation. Net One was established in 1988 to specialize in network construction, so has cutting-edge network technology. Its strengths are system design and integration using products of major global manufacturers. The company has a long track record in the domestic market as a distributor for Cisco Systems (US company, NASDAQ: CSCO; Japanese subsidiary is Cisco Systems G.K.), the world’s largest telecom equipment manufacturer. It is also a top domestic distributor for global IT companies such as VMware, Inc. (US company, NYSE: VMW; Japanese subsidiary is VMware K.K.), a supplier of cloud infrastructure software, and Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (US company, NYSE: PANW, Japanese subsidiary is Palo Alto Networks K.K.), a supplier of next-generation firewalls and other cybersecurity solutions. Net One’s principal competitors are major equipment manufacturers and other systems integrators.
Starting in FY03/19, the company has redefined itself as an operator of an “integrated service” business. In ICT infrastructure, one of the company’s business areas, technology is becoming increasingly sophisticated and complex with the development of high value-added fields such as multi-cloud, security, and IoT. The company proactively supports its customers in all phases of planning, introduction, operation, and optimization of ICT infrastructure. In particular, it plans to focus on customer success and strengthening customer relationships by providing consulting services and proposals aimed at optimizing the client company’s IT system from the standpoint of systems operations.