Daiwabo Information System Co., Ltd. is one of the largest trading companies specializing in IT-related products in Japan.

DAIWABO INFORMATION SYSTEM CO., LTD.

Corporate information

History of DIS

1982

Apr.

Daiwabo Co., Ltd. establishes Daiwabo Information System Co., Ltd., headquartered in Higashi-ku (now Chuo-ku), Osaka, with capital of 20 million yen, as part of a plan to expand into the non-fiber sector, that is, the information field.

1983

Jun.

A sales agent agreement is signed with NEC Corp.

Aug.

Establishes Saga Branch in Saga City, the first branch designed based on the concept of multi-store operation.

1988

Mar.

Sales exceed 10 billion yen and reach 12.2 billion yen.

1990

Apr.

Tokyo Head Office is opened in Taito-ku, Tokyo.

1991

Nov.

The company is listed with the Securities Dealers Association of Japan for over-the-counter stock transactions.

1992

Jan.

Tokyo Head Office is moved from Taito-ku to Minato-ku.

Mar.

The general IT monthly “PC-Webzine” is inaugurated.

Jul.

Chuo Logistics Center is opened in Ibaraki City.

Dec.

Establishes DIS Logistics Co., Ltd. (now DIS Service & Support Co., Ltd.), with capital of 50 million yen, in Chuo-ku, Osaka, to expand into the logistics business.

1994

May

DIS Information Equipment Sales Co., Ltd. is established for store sales of PC equipment and peripheral goods.

1995

Sep.

Establishes DIS Techno Service Co., Ltd. (now DIS Service & Support Co., Ltd.) in Chuo-ku, Osaka.

1996

Mar.

Sales exceed 100 billion yen and reach 141.1 billion yen.

1997

Jul.

DIS WORLD

Holds the “DIS World” integrated IT exhibition for the first time in Osaka.

Dec.

The company’s stock is approved for listing on the Second Section of both the Tokyo and Osaka   Securities Exchanges

1998

Nov.

Sales management system “DIS-NET” goes into full-scale operation.

1999

Mar.

Sales exceed 200 billion yen and reach 211 billion yen.

May

DIS Logistics Co., Ltd. obtains ISO14001 certification.

2000

Jul.

Extranet "iDATEN" begins full operationt.

Sep.

The company is listed on the First Section of the Tokyo and Osaka Stock Exchanges.

2001

Nov.

Establishes Nagashima Information & Communication (now ZOA Corporation) as a subsidiary, to restructure and strengthen the over-the-counter retail business.

2002

Apr.

DIS Nagashima Corporation (now ZOA Corporation) is created through a merger between Nagashima Information & Communication and DIS Information Equipment Sales Co., Ltd.

Sep.

The Head Office building in Chuo-ku, Osaka, is purchased and renamed the Hommachi DIS Building.

2003

Mar.

Sales exceed 300 billion yen and reach 311.9 billion yen.

2004

Mar.

Shipments of PCs and servers exceed one million units.

Oct.

Establishes DIS Solution Co., Ltd., through the reorganization of subsidiaries, to strengthen the solution business

Business sites in Tokyo are relocated and merged into Tokyo Branch in Oi, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo.

2005

Apr.

DIS Artworks Co., Ltd. is established to expand the content business.

Jun.

All companies of the Daiwabo Group acquire ISO14001 certification.

ZOA Corporation is listed on the JASDAQ Stock Exchange.

2007

Feb.

The BtoBtoB system “iDATEN EX” commences.

Mar.

The System Planning Dept. acquires ISO27001 certification.

2009

Mar.

Business merger with Daiwabo Co., Ltd. through share exchange.

Jun.

The “Mobile WiMAX” business is launched, in collaboration with UQ Communications, Inc.

Jul.

The new system commences, under the holding company “Daiwabo Holdings Co., Ltd.”

Dec.

The iDATEN SaaSplats distribution service commences, in collaboration with Bplats, Inc.

2011

Oct.

We collaborate with Microsoft Japan for sales expansion of WindowsR slate PCs, and establish the “Windows Slate Promotion Center” (currently, the Windows Mobile Business Center).

2012

Mar.

Sales exceed 400 billion yen and reach 410.2 billion yen.

Shipments of PCs and servers exceed 2 million units.

Oct.

The“Children’s Presentation Skills Competition: Elementary School Classes Utilizing ICT”project commences.

2014

Mar.

Sales exceed 500 billion yen and reach 548 billion yen.

Shipments of PCs and servers exceed 3 million units.

May

Release of “iDATEN EX2,” the DIS service for constructing an EC site for BtoBtoB

2015

Apr.

DIS Service & Support Co., Ltd. is created through a merger of DIS Logistics Co., Ltd. and DIS Technical Service Co., Ltd.

Aug.

We collaborate with Microsoft Japan for sales expansion of Windows-based mobile devices, and jointly establish the "Windows Mobile Business Center".

2017

Jun.

DIS Artworks Co., Ltd. is divested, and we and DIS Service & Support Co., Ltd. assume its content operations.

Aug.

The head office and sales departments in the Osaka area are consolidated and relocated to Nakanoshima, in Kita-ku, Osaka City.