April 15, 2015 09:00 ET

Kii Announces Partnership in Japan With Dai Nippon Printing to Develop Mobile Applications for Enterprise Businesses

Collaboration Will Allow DNP's Sales Team to Offer 30,000 Clients the Ability to Create Mobile Applications for Their Customers

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 15, 2015) - Kii, the leading Internet of Things (IoT) platform provider, today announced a partnership that will allow Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd. (DNP), the largest comprehensive printing company in Japan, to develop mobile applications for their 30,000 enterprise customers using Kii's IoT platform. Through Kii's platform, DNP will create apps for their customers in various industries that will highlight specific sales promotions, secure IT services, packaging and electronics.

With Kii's IoT platform, DNP's sales team will receive advanced out-of-the-box features such as cloud enablement of devices, device management, optimization and a complete mobile backend. DNP's business-to-consumer customers are seeking to rapidly develop mobile applications and save time by having one single provider of mobile application services combined with the commercial integrated software and hardware systems they currently receive from DNP.

With Kii's backend services, DNP's sales team will be able to leverage the following features:

  • Eliminate the need for the design and development of server applications;
  • Gain immediate access to apps due to the removal of unnecessary design and infrastructure construction;
  • Utilize Kii's IoT Development Kit including REST API and SDK API;
  • Receive tutorials from the developer portal; and
  • Leverage the highly secured DNP data center.

"We're proud to be partnering with a highly successful and innovative company like DNP," said Masanari Arai, CEO of Kii. "It's truly a win-win. Our IoT platform and device backend services will allow DNP to drive momentum for their customers by delivering top-notch mobile apps."

Kii's device backend capabilities provide user, device, and data management, in addition to geolocation and push notification features. By utilizing Kii's services, DNP will help its customers with cost efficient and quick launches of their apps and services in categories like customer service, promotions, retail, and games/entertainment.

About Kii
Kii is focused on addressing the high-performance demands of innovation in the connected world with an end-to-end backend platform optimized for enterprise applications and the Internet of Things (IoT). Businesses of all sizes are able to build, test, deploy, optimize and acquire users from a single integrated platform to accelerate time to market. Trusted by the world's largest mobile carriers such as NTT Docomo, Kii currently serves 140M+ end users worldwide. Kii is a global company with data centers in the US, China, Japan and Singapore. For more information, follow @KiiCorp or visit

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