Peterborough, NH, 9 June 2015 –  ARCAD Software, leading vendor in Application Lifecycle Management and Enterprise Modernization solutions for IBM i, today announced its appointment of a new distributor Sanwa Comtec Technology, in Japan. Through this appointment, Sanwa Comtec will strengthen the reach of ARCAD’s solutions into the burgeoning Japanese midrange market.

Philippe Magne, ARCAD Software, CEO, states:  “As the demand for our DevOps and IBM i Modernization lines grow in the Asia-Pacific region, it is crucial for us to work with the right industry partners to engage and reach out to our customers and end-users effectively.  Being one of the region’s largest value-added software companies in the IBM i space, we believe that Sanwa Comtec Technology will complement our existing distributor network to provide efficient and effective sales and technical support to our new clients in the region.”

With this appointment, Sanwa Comtec  will be authorized to distribute and support the entire ARCAD solution range for IBM i across Japan. “We are excited to be working with ARCAD Software, a respected IBM technology partner and highly innovative vendor in our market.  ARCAD’s range of integrated products will expand our existing product portfolio on IBM i, and reinforce our extensive delivery network in Japan.  We look forward to providing professional and comprehensive support and training services across ARCAD’s customer base,” said Mr. Sinichiro Kakizawa, Director, Sanwa Comtec Technology.

About ARCAD Software

ARCAD Software is leading international vendor in Application Lifecycle Management and Modernization solutions for applications based on IBM i. Since its inception in 1992, ARCAD’s mission has remained to secure, automate and modernize software development on the platform.  ARCAD is an advanced technology partner with IBM Rational, with offices in Europe, USA and Asia supporting 1000+ installations worldwide. The company has built on its methodology know-how and specialist IBM i expertise to develop a wide range of integrated solutions and services for multi-platform Enterprise Modernization, Change and Release Management, Test Automation, Source Transformation and Database modernization.

ARCAD’s technology integrates with Rational Team Concert (RTC) and Rational Developer for i (RDi and is distributed by IBM worldwide.

For more information about ARCAD software and services, call (603) 371 9074 or visit

Media Contact:
Olenka Van Schendel
ARCAD Software
603-371-9074 x550

About Sanwa Comtec Technology

Sanwa Comtec Technology is an IBM Premier Business Partner, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.  Founded in 1991, Sanwa specializes in the development and distribution of both software package solutions and customized applications, providing consulting, education and training across the Japanese market.  Sanwa has over 1400 customers in the region, and over 3000 server licenses installed.  Principal business lines include BCP and Disaster Recovery solutions, Web security, services for mobile devices and Cloud, combined with extensive skills and long experience on the IBM i platform.  Among its many IBM credentials, Sanwa Comtec Technology is a member of the IBM Partners in Development (PID) organization, a beta test site for IBM i, and director of the iManifest group.

For more information about Sanwa Comtec Technology software and services, call +81 3 3583-2386
or visit

Representative Director:
Sinichiro Kakizawa
Sanwa Comtec Technology
+81 3 3583-2386