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Press Release -- October 11th, 2011
Source: KDDI America
Tags: Colocation, Ethernet, Expansion

KDDI America and Plex Systems Offer a Cloud Based ERP Solution for Manufacturers

New York, NY – October 11, 2011 – KDDI America, a leading provider of international IT and telecommunication services, announced today a reseller agreement with Plex Systems. KDDI America will be the first reseller to offer Plex Online, a premier cloud based Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution that covers the total manufacturing enterprise.

Founded in 1995 within the manufacturing industry, Plex Systems is a leader in Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) ERP. As technology innovators, Plex Systems’ dedicated manufacturing experts deliver a continuously updated, complete “shop floor to top floor” view of manufacturers’ operations.

With Plex Online Cloud ERP, manufacturers need only a web browser to securely access all of the analysis and management functions of a full-featured manufacturing ERP system with global accessibility.

Other key benefits of SaaS to a leading manufacturer are:

  • Rapidly evolving automatically updated versions and features
  • No costly hardware or complex version control
  • 99.9% Business Continuity
  • No large capital outlay
  • Affordable subscription fee
  • Industry-leading security and safety

“Plex Systems selected KDDI America as its reseller for US companies based on their strong relationships within the manufacturing industry and also their global reach,” says Jerry Kelly, Director of Global Alliances and Partners, Plex Systems. “It’s a great fit, because KDDI America has a reputation of understanding their customers’ needs and providing the most possible value to their customers, which is an integral part of the culture at Plex Systems. We look forward to working with KDDI America.”

“Manufacturing is experiencing significant growth and expansion globally into countries such as China, Vietnam and India. KDDI America has strong relationships overseas and a network that spans 170 countries. We offer 13 data centers in Asia alone, so the ability for KDDI America to offer complementary services such as networking and data center to new and existing Plex customers make this a good partnership for us,” says Sandra de Novellis, Director of Marketing, KDDI America.

With Plex Online, Plex System’s premier Software-as-a-Service ERP, manufacturers are able to run their business at maximum efficiency. SaaS means no hardware, no software or the need for costly version upgrades. The ability to access the ERP from anywhere on the planet combined with 99.9% uptime make the service extremely attractive to manufacturers. Additionally, Plex provides flexibility in pricing and an all-in-one solution comprising Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Supply Chain Management (SCM), Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) and Quality Management Systems (QMS).

For more information on Plex Online and KDDI America, contact KDDI America at or call us at 1-866-348-3370.

About KDDI America, Inc.
KDDI America is the U.S. division of the KDDI Group of companies, a Global Fortune 500 company and leading provider of international telecommunications and colocation facilities around the world. KDDI America provides high-quality network solutions to clients with telecommunication needs throughout EMEA, the Americas and Asia-Pacific. The KDDI Group is a pioneer and innovator in the Ethernet world, being the first telecom provider to provide switched Ethernet services between Asia and the United States. KDDI is also a leading provider in international data centers and value-added services through its group company, TELEHOUSE, in the United States, Europe and Asia. For more information about KDDI America, please visit

About Plex Systems, Inc.
Plex Systems, Inc. is the developer of Plex Online, a SaaS ERP (software as a service) Cloud ERP solution for the manufacturing enterprise. Plex Online offers industry-leading features for virtually every department within a manufacturer, including Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) and Quality Management Systems (QMS) for the shop floor, Supply Chain Management (SCM) for procurement, and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) for finance and management. Plex Online’s comprehensive functional coverage delivers a “shop floor to top floor” view of a manufacturer’s operations, enabling management to run its business at maximum efficiency. Founded in 1995, Plex Systems is headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, with customers around the globe. Plex Systems and Plex Online are trademarks of Plex Systems, Inc. More information is available at

Press Contact:
Jieun Choe
KDDI America

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