SOURCE: Fujitsu Computer Systems

April 18, 2006 15:00 ET

Fujitsu Unveils Strategy for North America

At First-Ever Silicon Valley "Media Day," Fujitsu Discusses Plans for Organic Growth, Acquisitions, and Solutions for the Next-Generation Enterprise

Fujitsu Also Unveils Innovations in R&D: Fujitsu E-Paper and the Fujitsu PalmSecure Scanner

SUNNYVALE, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 18, 2006 --Fujitsu today unveiled its strategy for growth in North America and for solidifying its position as one of the world's leading strategic solutions providers for the enterprise. At the first-ever "Media Day" at the Silicon Valley campus of Fujitsu Computer Systems -- the Japanese company's North American subsidiary -- Fujitsu discussed a three-pronged strategy for organic growth, strategic acquisitions, and the role that Fujitsu Computer Systems will play in delivering solutions to the "next generation enterprise."

"As the strategic solutions provider for the next-generation enterprise, Fujitsu's goal is to deliver market specific solutions comprised of state-of-the-art hardware, scalable software and comprehensive services to our customers," said Toshio Morohoshi, President and CEO at Fujitsu Computer Systems and Corporate Executive Officer of Fujitsu Ltd. "These solutions will drive us to $10 billion dollars in revenue in North America by 2010, while offering unprecedented technology innovation, choice and reliability -- the hallmarks of Fujitsu's rich 70-year heritage."

"Media Day: The Next-Generation Enterprise" was held at Fujitsu's TRIOLE Integration Center in Sunnyvale, a state-of-the-art facility for solutions integration and assurance. At the event, company executives discussed the TRIOLE® strategy, which provides customers with hardware, software, solutions and services that optimize the IT infrastructure and improve business agility. TRIOLE is based on three core strategies: virtualization, automation and integration. Fujitsu has applied these principles to design and deliver highly adaptive IT solutions with the highest levels of compatibility and consistency. The result enables customers to increase efficiency, enhance agility, and improve continuity -- now and into the future.

Fujitsu also discussed a number of developments that support the "next-generation enterprise." Fujitsu is committed to providing enterprises with all the components they need -- e.g., service-oriented architecture, infrastructure, mobility -- as they shift from static to highly dynamic IT architectures. Among other news, Fujitsu discussed the following:

-- An agreement by Fujitsu, BMC Software, HP and IBM to create a new interoperability specification designed to enable customers to federate and access information from their complex, multi-vendor IT infrastructures.

-- An agreement between Fujitsu and Deloitte Consulting to collaborate in delivering services and solutions in the areas of controls automation, controls monitoring and compliance.

-- An announcement that Affiliated Computer Services, Inc. is offering its customers hosted SAP solutions using Fujitsu's FlexFrame™ architecture for mySAP™ Business Suite. ACS will now be able to significantly reduce its SAP infrastructure costs while offering mySAP customers unparalleled flexibility, scalability, and reliability.

-- The release of NeoBatch, the Microsoft Windows-based software that manages and executes migrated mainframe JCL batch jobs. The software reduces hardware, maintenance, and development costs while slashing processing time.

-- The release of new Fujitsu LifeBook® E and LifeBook® S series notebooks, delivering enterprises with high reliability and stability for lower total cost of ownership.

-- The release of the LifeBook® Q2010 notebook, a high-end executive notebook combining the latest mobile technology with sophisticated design.

Fujitsu also revealed a variety of new technologies that are being developed at the company's leading research and development laboratory, including:

-- Fujitsu e-paper: a thin, flexible medium for reading downloadable content on the go. Fujitsu e-paper features a color display a low weight and power consumption.

-- The Fujitsu PalmSecure Scanner -- a unique biometric security technology that puts access to private information in the palm of one's hand -- and no one else's. Perfect for applications such as ATM transactions, the scanner recognizes the unique vein structure in the human hand.

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 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. More information on Fujitsu Computer Systems is available at

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 4.7 trillion yen (US$44.5 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2005. For more information, please see:

Fujitsu, the Fujitsu logo, LifeBook and TRIOLE are registered trademarks of Fujitsu Limited. FlexFrame is a trademark or registered trademark of Fujitsu Siemens Computers GmbH. All other trademarks and product names are the property of their respective owners.

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