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ACCESS certified as AWS IoT Competency Partner for its ACCESS™ Beacon Framework (ABF™)

Tokyo, Japan, 16th Feb 2017 − ACCESS CO., LTD. today announced that it has been certified as an IoT Competency Partner by AWS, the cloud computing service of Amazon Web Services, Inc. for its beacon platform service, ACCESS™ Beacon Framework (ABF™). This makes ACCESS the first Japanese company—and just the ninth company worldwide—to become an AWS IoT Competency Partner in the Platform Providers category of the AWS Competency Program.

AWS Internet of Things (IoT) Competency Partners possess deep domain expertise in IoT, having developed innovative technology and solutions. The AWS Competency Program is designed to promote APN (AWS Partner Network) Partners who possess technical proficiency and provide services that have demonstrated proven success for AWS customers in specialized solutions.

ACCESS has already qualified for the top tier of the APN as an APN Advanced Technology Partner, which can only be attained by partners possessing outstanding technical proficiency and an extensive track record of development. ACCESS has been designated an AWS IoT Competency Partner in recognition of ABF’s specialized technologies, market superiority, and record of customer success in the field of IoT.

ACCESS’ ABF beacon platform service is a one-stop solution that covers beacon device, cloud interactions, and application development. It enables service operators to launch beacon-based services at low cost and in a short timeframe. ABF provides end users with a new purchasing experience, and thereby aids service operators both in the acquisition of new customers and in strengthening connections with existing users.

AWS partner logoACCESS will continue to use beacon and other sensor technologies underlying IoT to transform Internet technologies, service development, and cloud technologies. As an AWS IoT Competency Partner, ACCESS will expand on its development of advanced IoT solutions and innovative services that utilize AWS.

For further information on the AWS Partner Competency Program, please visit:
List of AWS IoT Competency Partners:

For further information on the ACCESS Beacon service platform, please visit:
ACCESS Beacon Framework

Since 1984, ACCESS CO., LTD. (Tokyo Stock Exchange Mothers Index, 4813) has provided advanced IT solutions centered around mobile and network software technologies to telecom carriers, consumer electronics manufacturers, broadcasting and publishing companies, the automotive industry and energy infrastructure providers around the world. The company develops mobile software solutions that have been installed on over 1.5 billion devices, and network software solutions that have been used by over 300 telecommunication equipment manufacturers. Utilizing its network virtualization technology skills and knowledge, the company is currently focusing on the development and commercialization of Internet of Things (IoT) and media solutions that combine embedded and cloud technology. Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, the company operates subsidiaries and affiliates in Asia, Europe and the United States to support and expand its business globally. Learn more about ACCESS at

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