Comarch – a global producer and provider of IT services and solutions – has taken a strategic decision to reinforce its presence in Asian countries and opened a company in Tokyo, Japan. This is another Far Eastern country – after Malaysia and Shanghai – where Comarch opened its office. Additionally, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and Shanghai house Comarch Asian data centres.
Promotional and sales activities of Comarch Japan will focus on solutions addressed to the telecommunications, financial and service sectors.
Administratively, Comarch has been present in the Far East since 2009 when its company was registered in China. In 2015 the office in Malaysia was opened. Business has been developing among customers in banking, real estate and tourism. Among Asian companies using innovative solutions offered by Comarch include CEBU Pacific (Philippines), Vingroup (Vietnam) and TMB Bank (Thailand). Comarch also services companies operating in Japan. Revenues generated by Comarch in Asia amounted to over PLN 47 million in 2016.
Comarch is a globally recognisable producer of IT systems. Recently, it started the production of innovative electronic devices for remote health monitoring and in the sphere of Internet of things (IoT). Many products of Comarch, e.g. loyalty solutions and OSS/BSS billing systems, are highly appreciated among analytical companies such as Gartner or IDC and they are regularly quoted among the best solutions available in the market.
- Japan continues to be one of the richest and most innovative countries in the world. The economy has been developing to a large extent in reliable of innovative solutions that are present in almost any sector. That is why IT companies have been dynamically developing the R&D units, increase their R&D budgets and fight in the race for the largest number of registered patents. Due to the dynamics, Japan is a very competitive market. Comarch does prove it is able to compete against the largest IT sector players. Now we are carrying out projects and implementation in over 60 countries all over the world and almost 60 percent of overall revenues of Comarch is generated in foreign markets. In 2016, the revenues from the Asian markets amounted to over PLN 47 million while in the first half of 2017 the revenues exceeded PLN 19 million. We plan to close 2017 with a result better than last year, says Paweł Kłęczek, managing director of Comarch, Japan.
The Comarch team in Japan will be composed of consultants and sales persons specialised in IT systems for providers of telecommunications services, loyalty solutions and products supporting customer relation management (CRM) as well as in outsourcing services, IT infrastructure and Data Centre services. Additionally, Comarch will focus on development and sales of IT systems for financial and insurance institutions.