Member of Ubicom Group
Established as APTi-Philippines, Inc., the Research and Development (R&D) arm of Advanced Peripherals Technologies, Inc. (APTi) of Japan (a joint venture between IBM Japan and Toshiba TEC Corp.). The main business was development of firmware, microcode, device drivers, and software utilities for workstation printers and related peripherals.
Cebu Extension Office was established
Established Alsons/APTi Information Systems, Inc (AAISI), a joint venture between AWS and one of the biggest Philippine conglomerates, Alsons Corporation.
EXPANSION OF BUSINESS AREAS
Quality Assurance and software testing for mobile devices
POS middleware development
Business application and solutions development
Firmware and device driver development for multifunction printers
Establishment and inauguration of the company's Training Center,
AWS' Center for Technology Incubation (ACTION)
Establishment of Japan Company AWS, Inc.
Company name is changed to Advanced World Systems, Inc.
Establishment of Advanced World Solutions, Inc. (a separate company under PEZA) in Makati, which focuses on business applications development.
AWS wins 3 Grand Prize Awards at the e-Services Philippines 2007.
Most Creative Application of the Year for its “High Definition Clip Station”
Offshore Project of the Year for the “Manufacturing System Development Project for SCM, Inc.”
“AWS Center for Technology Incubation (ACTION)” took home the Outstanding Company Program.
Establishment of Advanced World Solutions, Ltd. in Hong Kong
Creation of Osaka branch office
AWS wins again at the e-Services Philippines 2008 Awards. AWS emerged as the Winner for the “Outstanding Client Application of the Year” category for the “ATM Systems Development Project for a Major Bank in Japan”
AWS Group achieved ISO/IEC 27001:2005 - the international standard for
Information Security Management Systems (ISMS) certification.
Established AWS (Beijing), Ltd. in China
AIS, Co. Ltd, a leading medical solutions company, joined AWS group
Japan parent company's official name was changed
from "AWS, Inc." to "AWS Holdings, Inc."