Nomura Research Institute, Ltd. is mainly engaged in the provision of information technology (IT) services. The Company operates in five business segments. The Consulting segment provides system consulting services, including planning and execution of management, business strategy and organization reform. The Financial IT Solution segment provides system consulting, development and operation services to customers in securities, insurance and banking industries. The Industrial IT Solution segment offers system consulting, development and operation services to customers in distribution, manufacturing, service industries and public. The IT-based Service segment is engaged in the operation management of data centers and the construction of IT infrastructure and networks. The Others segment offers other system development and operation services.