History

History of TIS Inc.

Jun. 1970 Matsumoto Keisan Center Co., Ltd., the predecessor of SORUN COPORATION, was established in Matsumoto-shi, Nagano.
Jul. 1970 Central Systems Co., Ltd., the predecessor of UFIT Co., Ltd. was incorporated as a spin-off of Computer Calculation Dept. of the Tokai Bank, Ltd. (part of today's the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.).
Apr. 1971 Toyo Information Systems Co., Ltd., the predecessor of TIS Inc., was incorporated in Higashi-Ku (presently Chuo-Ku), Osaka, and began software development service operation.
Jan. 1973 CS Tokyo Co., Ltd., today's TIS Solution Link Inc., was established as a subsidiary of Central Systems Co., Ltd.
Aug. 1973 Toyo Information Systems Co., Ltd. started full-scale operation of data center and online services in the newly completed headquarter building (today's Osaka Data Center) in Suita-shi, Osaka.
Oct. 1975 Toyo Information Systems Co., Ltd. merged with Toyo Computer Service, Co., Ltd.
Nov. 1976 Toyo Information Systems Co., Ltd. founded a subsidiary, Toyo Data Services Co., Ltd. (now, TIS System Service Inc).
Oct. 1984 Matsumoto Keisan Center Co., Ltd. changed its name to MKC Corporation.
Dec. 1984 Toyo Information Systems Co., Ltd. launched operations of Tokyo Data Center, today's Tokyo I Data Center.
Nov. 1987 Toyo Information Systems Co., Ltd. began publicly offering its stocks in the Second Section of the Osaka Securities Exchange.
Nov. 1987 Toyo Information Systems Co., Ltd. registered its stock at Tokyo District Branch of Japan Securities Dealers Association.
Jul. 1988 Toyo Information Systems Co., Ltd. founded in California, U.S.A., a wholly owned subsidiary, Toyo Information Systems (USA) Co., Ltd. (later changed its name to TIS R&D Center, Inc.).
Feb. 1990 Toyo Information Systems Co., Ltd. began publicly offering its stocks in the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Feb. 1991 Urbannet CS bldg. was complete where Central Systems Co., Ltd. moved in and became connected with two of its data centers, one in Tokyo the other in Nagoya.
Sep. 1991 Both the Tokyo Stock Exchange and the Osaka Securities Exchange shifted Toyo Information Systems' stock to the First Section of their respective markets.
Aug. 1992 MKC Corporation began publicly offering its stocks in the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Apr. 1997 MKC Corporation merged with Stat Corporation (established in April 1976) and named the new entity MKC STAT Corporation.
Apr. 1998 Central Systems Co., Ltd. was merged with Tokai Banking Software Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2000 Toyo Information Systems Co., Ltd. acquired an equity stake in Komatsu Soft Ltd. (today's Qualica Inc.), an information service subsidiary of Komatsu Ltd.
Sep. 2000 Tokyo Stock Exchange shifted MKC Corporation's stock to its First Section.
Jan. 2001 Toyo Information Systems Co., Ltd. consolidated its multiple locations into a new headquarter building in Tokyo, and changed its name to TIS Inc.
Apr. 2001 TIS Inc. launched its operations of Tokyo II and Tokyo III Data Center.
Apr. 2001 Central Systems Co., Ltd. changed its name to UFIT Co., Ltd. and absorbed development services and operation management services from the systems department of the Sanwa Bank, Ltd. (part of today's the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.), at the time of UFJ Holdings was incorporated.
Oct. 2001 MKC STAT Corporation was merged with MS Systems Co., Ltd., and the new entity's name became SORUN CORPORATION.
Feb. 2002 TIS Inc. acquired an equity stake in Agrex Inc.
Dec. 2002 First Manage Inc. became SORUN CORPORATION's subsidiary.
Apr. 2003 Tohoku regional branch of SORUN CORPORATION was spun-off and became its subsidiary as SORUN-TOUHOKU Inc., respectively.
Jun. 2003 TIS Inc. founded TISI (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. in Shanghai, China, as a wholly owned subsidiary.
Apr. 2004 TIS Inc. acquired an equity stake in UFIT Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2005 TIS Inc. acquired an equity stake in Asahi Kasei Information Systems Co., Ltd. (now, AJS Inc.).
Oct. 2005 SORUN CORPORATION merged with Nippon Timeshare Co., Ltd.
May. 2006 SORUN CORPORATION founded TIANJIN SORUN DIGITAL SOFTWARE CORPORATION.
Aug. 2007 TIS Inc. established The Representative Office of TIS Inc. in Beijing.
Feb. 2008 TIS Inc. founded Tianjin TIS Hi-tech Information System Service Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2008 IT Holdings Corporation, a holding corporation of TIS Inc. and INTEC Holdings, was incorporated.
Jul. 2008 System Support Co., Ltd. (founded in Jan. 1971) and CSA Co., Ltd. (founded in Aug. 1987) went into management integration and retained the former's name.
May. 2009 Shinsaibashi gDC, an urban data center, started its full-scale operation.
Dec. 2009 TIS Inc. established The Representative Office of TIS Inc. in Ho Chi Minh City.
Apr. 2010 TIS Inc. began full-scale operation of its Tianjin Binhai High-tech Internet Data Center in Tianjin, China.
Apr. 2010 SORUN CORPORATION became an IT Holdings' group company.
Apr. 2011 TIS Inc., SORUN CORPORATION and UFIT Co., Ltd. are merged into one entity and became "newborn TIS Inc".
Apr. 2011 GDC Gotenyama, an urban data center, started its operation.
Oct. 2011 TIS Inc. consolidated its onsite service operations into its subsidiary, CST, and changed CST's name to TIS Solution Link Inc.
Dec. 2011 TIS Inc. relocated its headquarter to Nishi-Shinjuku, consolidating its offices located in Tokyo.
Jan. 2012 TIS Inc. founded TISI (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.
Apr. 2012 TIS Systems Service Inc. and System Support Co., Ltd. were merged and retained the former's name.
Jan. 2013 BM Consultants Inc. became TIS Inc.'s subsidiary, and changed BM Consultants Inc.'s name to TIS Business Consultants Inc.
Apr. 2013 TIS Inc. unified all subsidiary companies to be named after TIS.
May. 2013 Shinsaibashi gDC-EX started its operation, It has expanded.
Oct. 2013 TIS Inc. established The Representative Office of TIS Inc. in Jakarta and The Representative Office of TIS Inc. in Bangkok.