September 23, 2017 12:46 AM ET

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Company Overview of Sony Network Communications, Inc.

Company Overview

Sony Network Communications, Inc. provides Internet services. It offers broadband Internet-related services under the So-net brand; NURO Biz, a service for corporate Internet connection; and other ICT solutions. The company is also engaged in broadcasting pop culture content from South Korea and Greater China; and the provision of artist management and other video content related services. In addition, it offers Logicad, a demand-side platform and other Internet advertising solutions to manage big data; and plans and operates services using MotionPortrait technologies that automatically generate animations based on still images. The company was formerly known as So-net Corporation and change...

ThinkPark Tower

2-1-1 Osaki


Tokyo,  141-6010


Founded in 1995

1,468 Employees

Key Executives for Sony Network Communications, Inc.

Executive Officer and Director
Age: 62
Senior Executive Officer and Director
Age: 56
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Sony Network Communications, Inc. Key Developments

Sony Network Communications, Inc. Establishes New Company Rocro Inc

Sony Network Communications Inc. is establishing a new company, Rocro Inc., and will begin offering a public beta version of Rocro services for software development beginning. Rocro is a type of SaaS (software as a service) for software development, which works with the and [2] repositories for automatic code review, API document generation and load testing. Rocro will support DevOps efforts aimed at the speedy development and release of applications while carrying out continuous improvement based on changing market needs. As mobile and cloud services continue to expand and all aspects of life become increasingly networked through IoT devices, software is now more important than ever. High value-added software is increasingly sought after as a source of differentiation, and development cycles are becoming larger in scope and complexity. However, in large-scale software development, developers often become bogged down in secondary tasks such as tool maintenance, and find themselves unable to devote sufficient time and energy to the essential task of development work itself. The development community is always seeking innovations to development environments that will reduce such inefficiencies and allow software developers to focus on their primary work while accelerating the pace of development cycles as a whole. Rocro aims to solve these challenges. The company help developers achieve constant workflow efficiency by providing cloud services for automatic code review and correction, automatic API document generation and hosting, and automatic load testing. Rocro Inc. helps software developers around the world focus on their essential tasks through an array of services that contribute to work automation, simplification, and parallelization. Outline of Rocro Services: Rocro is the general term for a group of services, initially consisting of the following three: Inspecode: Automatic code review & code correction service: Automatic code review with more than 40 established tools such Checkstyle, golint, Pyflakes etc; Powerful automatic correction features. Easily merge fixes using Pull Request; Faster than the current state-of-the-art. Results are obtained instantly. Docstand: API documentation and hosting service: Connects to repository, automatically chooses an API documentation tool, executes it, and hosts it; Automated maintenance of difficult-to-maintain documentation. Loadroid: Automatic load testing service: Cloud load testing service. By simply writing a test scenario, automatically constructs load server in the cloud, executes the load test and also calculates the test results; Ultra large capacity load testing, simulating hundreds of thousands of IoT devices, etc. These previously impossible tests can now be easily simulated.

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