SOURCE: Fujitsu Computer Systems

January 28, 2008 08:00 ET

Fujitsu Announces Interstage Business Process Manager Version 10 Beta Program at Gartner BPM Summit

Fujitsu BPM Strategies and Successes Revealed at Summit

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - January 28, 2008) - Fujitsu Computer Systems Corporation will announce the launch of the Interstage BPM Version 10 Beta Program at this year's Gartner Business Process Management Summit: Create and Sustain the Agile Process-Powered Organization, February 4-7, 2008, at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas. In addition, Fujitsu customers, ISCorp and Envision, will present a case study on the use of Fujitsu Interstage(R) Business Process Manager using a Software as a Service (SaaS) model to aid compliance with SEC regulations. Keith Swenson, vice president of research and development at Fujitsu, will also speak at the summit, presenting "New BPM Frontiers: A Preview of What's Cooking in Fujitsu's Labs," and leading a special workshop on "BPM in Practice: Understanding and Implementing BPM."

In a bid to deliver innovative products and services to the market quickly over the years, business lines within enterprises have accrued technologies, at times independent of each other. The newest release of Fujitsu's BPM suite will provide enterprises with a rich blend of capabilities that bring business and IT users together to execute well thought-through, architected business transformations while leveraging their existing assets. The Interstage BPM Version 10 will include functionality that supports:

--  Rapid Application Development -- from creating rich user interfaces to
    service mashups and composite applications
    
--  Seamless Collaboration On Tasks -- intuitive, AJAX-based task lists,
    wikis, instant messaging, support for RSS feeds, syndications
    
--  Advanced Process Monitoring & Analysis -- flash-based dashboards with
    new graphical options, clipboards to instantly export pdfs and email
    reports, extensive process data mining capabilities, auto-detection of
    suspicious values within the process warehouse including alerts and
    notifications
    
--  Shared Services & Software as a Service (SaaS) Implementations --
    advanced application partitioning and multi-tenancy capabilities that allow
    enterprises as well as SaaS partners to host multiple applications on a
    single instance of the BPM software in a cost-effective, risk-free manner
    
--  Governed Business Change -- capabilities that support the life-cycle
    management, governance and reuse of both new as well as existing SOA and
    non-SOA assets -- e.g., policy management, requirements management, release
    management, change management, impact analysis, federation
    

To participate in the Interstage BPM Version 10 Beta program, contact interstage@us.fujitsu.com.

On Wednesday, February 6, Scott Rodenhuis of ISCorp will present "Envision & ISCorp Aid Compliance With SaaS BPM," an interactive case study session that details how ISCorp and Envision use Fujitsu Interstage Business Process Manager in a SaaS model to help financial services companies comply with SEC regulations and manage market timing violations. The session includes a demonstration of the solution and a discussion of lessons learned, benefits reaped and the competitive advantage delivered with on-demand BPM.

On Monday, February 4, Keith Swenson will lead "BPM in Practice: Understanding and Implementing BPM," an intensive workshop covering the benefits of BPM, as well as the relevant industry standards including Wf-XML, XPDL, BPMN and BPEL.

On Wednesday, February 6, Keith Swenson will present "New BPM Frontiers: A Preview Of What's Cooking In Fujitsu Labs." The session will cover pioneering solutions from Fujitsu -- from a revolutionary technology that can help companies "auto-discover" their existing business processes to a patented BPM-enabled project management methodology that can help businesses with architected business transformations.

In Booth #8, Fujitsu will demonstrate the latest version of its industry-leading BPM Suite, Interstage Business Process Manager, which brings business and IT professionals together to design, simulate, automate, analyze, and optimize business processes.

"The Gartner BPM Summit remains one of the best opportunities for business and IT professionals to explore the strategies and benefits of BPM and reach agreement on the goals, tactics, and solutions that will successfully transform their organizations," said Ryosuke Mori, executive vice president, Software and Strategy, Fujitsu Computer Systems Corporation. "The Fujitsu Interstage BPM Suite is designed to ensure these groups can leverage the same technology to work toward the same goal of becoming a more agile company."

Keith Swenson is WfMC technical committee chairman as well as vice president of research and development at Fujitsu Computer Systems Corporation. He is known for having been a pioneer in web services and has helped in the development of numerous standards, including WfMC Interface 2, OMG Workflow Interface, SWAP, Wf-XML, AWSP, WSCI, WS-CAF and ASAP. He has led efforts to develop software products to support work teams at MS2, Netscape and Ashton Tate. In 2004 he was awarded the Marvin L. Manheim Award for Outstanding Contributions in the Field of Workflow.

For more information about the Gartner Business Process Management Summit, visit http://www.gartner.com/it/summits/bpm5/index.jsp.

About Fujitsu Computer Systems Corporation

Headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., Fujitsu Computer Systems is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702) committed to the design, development and delivery of advanced computer systems, application infrastructure software products, and managed services for the business enterprise. Through its TRIOLE(R) strategy, the company offers a complete line of scalable and reliable servers, storage and middleware solutions, high-performance mobile and client computers, as well as professional services. Fujitsu Computer Systems has established itself as a strategic solutions provider to the world's leading organizations by offering technology innovation, customer choice, exceptional product quality and reliability, as well as outstanding customer service. See http://us.fujitsu.com/computers for further information.

Fujitsu is a leading provider of customer-focused IT and communications solutions for the global marketplace. Pace-setting device technologies, highly reliable computing and communications products, and a worldwide corps of systems and services experts uniquely position Fujitsu to deliver comprehensive solutions that create infinite possibilities for its customers' success. Headquartered in Tokyo, Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702) reported consolidated revenues of 5.1 trillion yen (US$43.2 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2007. See http://www.fujitsu.com for further information.

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