SOURCE: Fujitsu Computer Systems

February 06, 2007 08:00 ET

Fujitsu and IDS Scheer See Continued Global Demand for Complete Business Process Lifecycle Management Solution

Joint Offering to Be Demonstrated at ARIS ProcessWorld 2007 on Amelia Island, Florida

SUNNYVALE, CA and BERWYN, PA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 6, 2007 -- Fujitsu Computer Systems Corporation and IDS Scheer today announced continued worldwide adoption by leading financial services institutions of their collaborative business process lifecycle management solution. The integrated Fujitsu-IDS Scheer solution will be showcased during ARIS ProcessWorld, February 7-9, 2007, on Amelia Island, Florida.

"Our joint solution continues to see strong adoption in the financial services industry, including one of the five largest banks in the U.S., and one of the most highly regarded leaders in wealth management, investment banking, and asset management," said Dr. Mathias Kirchmer, chief innovation and marketing officer at IDS Scheer. "Together, Fujitsu and IDS Scheer enable customers to deploy a complete business process lifecycle management solution that optimizes their business processes to improve operational efficiency and gain a competitive advantage."

The joint offering combines Fujitsu Interstage® Business Process Manager with IDS Scheer ARIS Business Architect™ for business process design and ARIS Process Performance Manager™ (ARIS PPM) for business process monitoring and analytics. The solution enables financial services institutions to orchestrate complex workflows involving humans and IT systems across multiple departments, empowering effective collaboration across the entire organization. All processes remain transparent and allow for real-time and historic reporting of performance management statistics, including dashboard-based monitoring of key performance indicators (KPIs); automated identification of patterns, trends, and bottlenecks; comprehensive process metrics reporting; and full and comprehensive audit trails.

"By combining the industry's best tools into a complete business process lifecycle management solution, Fujitsu and IDS Scheer help our joint customers ensure agility, flexibility, efficiency, competitiveness, and optimum ROI on their IT investments," said Robert Sepanloo, senior vice president of the Enterprise Software and Solutions Group, Fujitsu Computer Systems Corporation.

Fujitsu Interstage Business Process Manager

Interstage Business Process Manager is part of the Fujitsu Interstage Suite -- a broad family of modular, real-time software products that gives companies the capability to build flexible and scalable solutions. The Fujitsu Interstage Suite is implemented in more than 8,000 companies, representing more than 175,000 installations worldwide. Interstage Business Process Manager is a full-featured, comprehensive business process management solution designed to improve the productivity and profitability of businesses by providing companies with the ability to create, control, change and measure processes and related activities with flexibility and ease. In addition, process rules and logic can be modified, coordinated and controlled.

About Fujitsu Computer Systems Corporation

Headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., Fujitsu Computer Systems Corporation 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® 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 for further information. To learn more about the Interstage Suite, visit

About Fujitsu

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 open up infinite possibilities for its customers' success. Headquartered in Tokyo, Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702) reported consolidated revenues of about 4.8 trillion yen (US$40.6 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2006. See for further information.

About IDS Scheer in the Americas

With the ARIS Platform, IDS Scheer is the leading provider of solutions for business process excellence. The company's ARIS-based solutions offer a complete portfolio for "Business Process Excellence," including the software, services and methods to address all phases of the business process lifecycle: strategy, design, implementation, controlling, documentation, and continuous improvement. From small/medium enterprises to Global 1000 organizations, IDS Scheer provides solutions to help customers optimize their investments in Business Process Management (BPM), Enterprise Architecture (EA), Corporate Performance Management (CPM), and Compliance Management. As part of an organization of more than 2,500 employees worldwide in more than 70 countries with more than 6,000 customers, IDS Scheer's 2005 revenues reached $386.4 million USD/318 million Euro. IDS Scheer was established in 1984 by August-Wilhelm Scheer, widely recognized as a founding father of Business Process Management. For more information on IDS Scheer in the Americas,

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