SOURCE: matrix42

December 05, 2006 09:12 ET

Fujitsu Selects matrix42's Empirum Software

Empirum Simplifies Daily Operational Tasks for Fujitsu's Internal IT Support Staff

ATLANTA, GA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 5, 2006 -- matrix42, a leading developer of system management software, announced today that Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. has chosen Empirum for centralized management of PCs and software assets within the company's internal network. Empirum will help Fujitsu to more effectively manage daily operational IT tasks, increasing productivity and reducing support costs.

Empirum will be used to administer desktops located at Fujitsu's corporate operations in Sunnyvale, California, and in sales offices throughout the United States. matrix42's Empirum suite includes the following components:

--  Empirum Software Management - automates software distribution and
    patch management
--  Empirum Inventory - maintains an enterprise inventory of hardware and
    software, including license management and application usage tracking
--  Empirum OS Installer - automates operating system rollouts and
--  Empirum Personal Backup - backs up and restores personal work
    environments at the push of a button
"matrix42 has been well-established in Europe for some time, and we're rapidly gaining momentum here in the United States," said Ronald L. Harrison, Chief Operating Officer for matrix42. "We're extremely pleased to announce that Fujitsu Computer Products of America is the latest to join our growing list of customers."

Empirum can help organizations to achieve dramatic improvements with regard to total cost of ownership (TCO) of networked devices. Cited benefits of Empirum include the reduction of fixed costs for desktop and server operations; shorter software delivery times; high success rates for software rollouts; and automated, fast recovery of personal system configurations.

As an example of Empirum's time-saving advantages, the OS Installer component eliminates hard-disk imaging as part of operating system rollouts. OS Installer includes a comprehensive driver collection and offers the ability to update the driver database online. Dynamic hardware recognition detects the device, selects the necessary drivers and performs a complete unattended installation, including all user-specific configurations.

Empirum supports both Windows and Linux (RedHat and Suse) operating systems.

About matrix42

matrix42's suite of Empirum products supports lifecycle management for networked devices, helping to reduce total cost of ownership (TCO). With Empirum, companies are able to achieve dramatic and long-term savings on their IT operational costs, while increasing their flexibility and efficiency. matrix42 customers include such leading names as Veritas, Nexus Management, Inc., AIG, T-Systems, Gerling and ING-DiBa. matrix42 corporate headquarters are located near Frankfurt, Germany, with branch offices in Vienna and Zurich. The company also maintains a U.S. subsidiary in Atlanta. To learn more, go to

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