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    〜Targeting Enterprises with the Largest IT Distribution Network in Japan〜

Daiwabo Information System Signs Distributor Agreement Selling “exaBase Generative AI” through a Nationwide Sales Network (96 Locations and 19,000 Partners across Japan)
〜Targeting Enterprises with the Largest IT Distribution Network in Japan〜

Exa Enterprise AI Inc (Minato-ku, Tokyo; Representative Director: Takuma Oue; hereinafter “Exa Enterprise AI“), a group company of ExaWizards Inc., is pleased to announce the signing of a distributor agreement with Daiwabo Information System Co., Ltd. (Kita-ku, Osaka; Representative Director, President: Hiroyuki Matsumoto; hereinafter “DIS“). DIS will leverage its regional sales network of 96 locations throughout Japan and 19,000 partner companies to sell “exaBase Generative AI”, a corporate-oriented ChatGPT service. Starting in the summer of 2024, DIS will manage orders and contracts for exaBase Generative AI through DIS’s subscription management portal. 

Exa Enterprise AI aims to realize a society where human potential is unleashed and new challenges are embraced by providing AI services and products for improving productivity in Japanese companies. 

exaBase Generative AI has been utilized by over 40,000 users since its June 2023 launch, primarily by large, listed companies. We provide individual exaBase Generative AI support based on customer requirements, to include in-demand functions such as secure data processing, opt-out settings for learning from conversation content, prohibited word registration, confidential information blocking, and log storage/reporting. DIS, the largest IT distributor in Japan, will now propose, sell, and support exaBase Generative AI to customers. Both companies will provide services to a wide range of businesses in Japan and support the widespread adoption of generative AI. 

☑︎Partnership details
This collaboration will focus on three initiatives to provide exaBase Generative AI through DIS and its partner companies: 

  1. Utilizing DIS’s domestic partners to reach customers
    DIS  will expand the exaBase Generative AI customer base through their 96 sales locations and 19,000 sales partners. They will be able to provide the latest generative AI technology to businesses of any size.
  2. Service ordering and contract management support
    DIS will provide exaBase Generative AI information and technical support  and will manage service orders and contract details through the subscription management portal “iKAZUCHI” to streamline their partners’customer management operations. This support will begin in the summer of 2024.
  3. Joint marketing activities
    Exa Enterprise AI and DIS will jointly conduct marketing activities, including exhibiting exaBase Generative AI at DIS events. The goal is to increase awareness of exaBase Generative AI and expand the number of partner companies handling the service. 

☑︎ exaBase Generative AI Features 

(1) Security and compliance
・All generative AI data processing is conducted domestically.
・Opt-out settings ensures conversation content is not used for learning.
・Prohibited word registration, confidential information blocking, and log storage/reporting functions prevent information leakage. 

 (2) Improved productivity through unique support features
・Data linkage to organizational regulations and materials (PowerPoint, Word, PDF, CSV, txt), and external cloud content (Microsoft SharePoint, Box,etc.) to generate accurate responses.
・Supports multiple large-scale language models, including “Claude 3” by Anthropic, “Gemini” by Google, and “tsuzumi” by the NTT Group. Standard templates (prompts) created by AI experts extract high-quality answers (scheduled to begin in May 2024).
・Allows users to calculate the time-effectiveness of improved productivity and view it on the exaBase Generative AI interface. 

 (3) Cost-effective 
・Basic monthly fee of 900 yen per user.
・Visualize usage costs for each user or group.
・Set cost limits for usage. 

For more information about exaBase Generative AI, please visit the following link:

☑︎Comment from Daiwabo Information System:
Representative Director, President: Hiroyuki Matsumoto
“We are confident that exaBase Generative AI, provided by Exa Enterprise AI through the distributor agreement, is a product that can address customer challenges. It supports globally-recognized large-scale language models and is being implemented across a wide range of industries due to its security and compliance features. Together with Exa Enterprise AI, we will solve the challenges of customers nationwide by providing AI services and products to improve the productivity of Japanese companies.” 

 ☑︎Comment from Exa Enterprise AI:
Representative Director: Takuma Oue
“We are delighted to have signed a distributor agreement with Daiwabo Information System to help us expand the reach of our generative AI services in Japan. We believe that generative AI will become an essential tool to improve productivity and generate innovation for all companies. Leveraging DIS’s extensive sales network and reliable support system will allow us to support the digital transformation of companies and contribute to sustainable business growth.” 

 ☑︎About Daiwabo Information System:
DIS is the largest IT distributor in Japan, providing IT-related products sourced from 1,400 manufacturers and suppliers to end-users nationwide through 19,000 sales partners. With 96 sales locations nationwide, DIS has a sales system that is connected to local regions and can respond to customer demands as a “visible distributor.” 

【Daiwabo Information System Profile 】
Company Name: Daiwabo Information System Co., Ltd.
Location: 10F Nakanoshima Festival Tower West, 3-2-4 Nakanoshima, Kita-ku, Osaka City, Osaka
Established: April 1982
Representative: Representative Director, President, Hiroyuki Matsumoto
Business: Sales of personal computers, peripheral devices, and software
URL: https://www.pc-daiwabo.co.jp/ 

 【Exa Enterprise AI Profile】
Company Name: Exa Enterprise AI Inc.
Location: F, Sumitomo Realty & Development Mita Twin Building East, 4-2-8 Shibaura, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Established: October 2023
Representative Director: Takuma Oue
Business: Planning, development, and sales of products and services utilizing technologies such as generative AI to improve business operations and productivity
URL: https://exawizards.com/eai/ 

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