Works Applications Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo; Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer: Masayuki Makino; hereinafter "WAP") is pleased to announce the development of a cloud operation service with added security function in collaboration with Trend Micro Inc. (Headquarters: Shibuya-ku, Tokyo; President and CEO: Eva Chen; hereinafter “Trend Micro”). The cloud operation service COMPANY on Cloud Managed Service (hereinafter “CCMS”) utilizing Amazon Web Service (hereinafter “AWS”) will be provided as of the end of September.
A package service, from introduction to operation, for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) is provided for fixed amount according the package cost.
Efforts in research development by WAP to provide the ERP package COMPANY to major companies as a cloud service have progressed, and a AWS compatible version has been available since March 2011. At this time, WAP has begun the operation service CCMS utilizing AWS specialized for COMPANY. CCMS provides not only support for the package but also one-stop service from introduction to cloud operations, all on AWS.
In the provision of this service, WAP collaborated with Trend Micro. As a result, classified information related to core business can be managed without loss of speed and flexibility, and with the greater cost efficiency as featured by cloud operations service.
CCMS promotes ERP system on security function added cloud environment, as well as reduced personnel labor of the information system department of the user.
List of CCMS Services
All of the following services are available for an additional charge at a fixed percentage of the package price
|Establishment of the network/server environment||Establishment of cloud operations using Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC), Amazon EC2|
|Security||Measures to prevent malicious programs and vulnerability by utilizing Trend Micro’s server security technology|
|Resource management||Response to daily start/stop instances and scale change|
|Monitoring||Critical monitoring, log monitoring, performance monitoring|
|Backup||Instance, log, and data backup|
|Malfunction response||Recovery from various malfunctions|
|System diagnosis||Use cost report, resource usage status report|
Main features of “CCMS”
・Operation services provided for an annual fixed fee
CCMS provides various services needed for ERP system operations in a cloud environment, based on the COMPANY concept*, for a fixed fee at a constant rate according to the package cost.
・The high-security cloud infrastructure is standardized.
Protection using server security technology by Trend Micro, such as malicious program countermeasures and countermeasures to prevent vulnerability from virtual patches, is provided as a standard function.
・WAP provides one-stop support from introduction to the operations
WAP’s full-time engineers provide support for the establishment and management of COMPANY in a cloud environment, and to reduce customer burden in the introduction and operation of ERP system.
*COMPANY product concept
This product can meet the operation functions demanded by a major corporation in advance, which are set as standard functions regardless of business type or style. No additional development for each user is required. By selecting from the operation settings according to the business parameters of the company, the system can be introduced within a shorter time period.
・Free Version Upgrade
The most up-to-date package functions are provided by free version upgrades several times a year, regardless of changes in the external environment such as law revisions, or in the internal environment such as company system, infrastructure or architectural changes. Market needs according changes of the generation are easily reflected, and standard functions are constantly expanded.
・Guaranteed Maintenance Service
With our policy of “uninterrupted business,” we provide various services in addition to system maintenance. Long-term operations and maintenance costs are clearly understood as all excess maintenance fees are waived and additional costs is not incurred.
* COMPANY is a registered trademark of Works Applications Co., Ltd.
* TRENDMICRO is a registered trademark of Trend Micro Inc.
* Amazon Web Service and Amazon EC2 are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliated companies.
* The name of each company and individual products are trademarks or registered trademarks of each company.