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December

  • Fujitsu partners with Corning Cable Systems for Nava-1 network Sydney, Australia,New Zealand, December 20, 2001 - Fujitsu Australia announced today that it has selected Melbourne-based Corning Cable Systems (Corning) to supply the fibre optic cable and hardware accessories for the Nava-1 terrestrial fibre-optic system from Perth to Melbourne via Adelaide.

November

  • Keeping the lights on Wellington, Australia,New Zealand, November 26, 2001 - Fujitsu New Zealand has won a major outsourcing contract to provide helpdesk and computer infrastructure management and support services for Transpower, New Zealand's power grid asset owner and system operator.

  • Fujitsu Australia targets Enterprise customers with new LifeBook range Sydney, Australia,New Zealand, November 14, 2001 - Following the global success of Fujitsu's LifeBook range of notebooks, Fujitsu PC Asia (FPCA) has established an Australian branch office presence to replicate the 'channel only' model for LifeBook sales. The local operation will be known as Fujitsu PC Australia and will act as the sales and marketing operation in support of the channel.

  • Fujitsu Microsoft Solution Centre helps Vodafone Australia adopt Windows XP Sydney, Australia,New Zealand, November 02, 2001 - Vodafone Australia is moving its front-end infrastructure to the new Windows XP operating system with development assistance from Fujitsu through the recently-launched Fujitsu Microsoft Solution Centre.

October

  • Fujitsu successfully demonstrates technology enabling optical wavelength division multiplexed communication over 7400km at 2.4 terabits/second Tokyo, Australia,New Zealand, October 24, 2001 - Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd today announced a ground-breaking research achievement in multi-terabit wavelength division multiplexing (WDM) technology for the broadband Internet of the future. Fujitsu has successfully demonstrated transmission of WDM signals at 2.4 terabits/sec over a distance of 7400km using a single band between 1536nm and 1610nm. This new research accomplishment would enable transatlantic (about 6500km) data transmission at 2.4 terabits/sec over a single fibre by multiplexing a 10-gigabits/sec signal into 240 channels.

  • Fujitsu teams up with ABB and Downer for Nava-1 network Sydney, Australia,New Zealand, October 23, 2001 - Fujitsu Australia announced today that it has selected two suppliers, ABB Australia and Downer Engineering, for the works associated with the Nava-1 terrestrial fibre-optic cable system from Perth to Melbourne via Adelaide.

  • Fujitsu Australia Chairman receives UNSW honorary doctorate Sydney, Australia,New Zealand, October 17, 2001 - Mr Neville Roach AO, Chairman of the Council for Multicultural Australia and Chairman of Fujitsu Australia Limited, has been awarded a University of New South Wales honorary Doctor of Science.

  • Fujitsu NZ to deliver radio network to Fiji Electrical Authority Sydney, Australia,New Zealand, October 04, 2001 - Fujitsu New Zealand, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fujitsu Australia, has secured a Fiji$2million contract from Fiji Electrical Authority for the delivery of an SDH radio network based on new generation leading-edge technology products.

September

August

  • Fujitsu introduces Allegro 7 SCSI hard disk drives Sydney, Australia,New Zealand, August 14, 2001 - Fujitsu Australia Limited, one of the world's leading suppliers of hard disk drives (HDD) and computer peripherals, today introduced its new family of Allegro (AL) hard drives, MAN3xxx series 10,000rpm and the MAM3xxx series 15,000rpm, designed for optimum performance in enterprise storage environments.

  • Fujitsu launches silent, rugged 2.5" mobile hard disk drive range Sydney, Australia,New Zealand, August 14, 2001 - Fujitsu Australia Limited, one of the world's leading suppliers of hard disk drives (HDD) and computer peripherals, has today launched the industry's first low profile 2.5" HDD to incorporate both head load/unload and FDB (Fluid Dynamic Bearing) technology.

  • New TIO code will challenge ISP customer service performance in their contact centres, says Fujitsu Sydney, Australia,New Zealand, August 07, 2001 - Fujitsu Australia has called for Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to examine where they can improve their service and prepare for more scrutiny of Contact Centre operations by both regulators and customers.

  • Fujitsu to seek No. 1 position in enterprise and mobile hard drive market segments Sydney, Australia,New Zealand, August 03, 2001 - Fujitsu Limited, one of the world's leading IT&T companies and a major global supplier of hard drives and computer peripherals, this week announced a new strategic focus for its hard disk drive (HDD) products group that includes a concerted push for market leadership in the fast-growing enterprise and mobile HDD markets.

  • Fujitsu Microsoft Solution Centre delivers access to technology and innovation Sydney, Australia,New Zealand, August 02, 2001 - Australian industry and government will be able to maintain expertise in emerging solutions and exploit them quickly and effectively for business improvement following the opening today of the A$5 million Fujitsu Microsoft Solution Centre.

July

  • Fujitsu Australia announces InfraCare services brand Sydney, Australia,New Zealand, July 26, 2001 - Fujitsu Australia has launched InfraCare, the Fujitsu Group's worldwide IT Infrastructure service for companies which operate both locally and globally. Fujitsu Australia will focus on the Australasian delivery of the service, working with Fujitsu Group partners globally.

  • Fujitsu Australia and Vignette enter partnership to deliver more powerful e-Business and CRM solutions to customers Sydney, Australia,New Zealand, July 19, 2001 - Fujitsu Australia Limited will offer Vignette-based technologies to customers following the signing of a partnership agreement this week with Vignette Corporation.

  • Fujitsu delivers the benefits of ITIL® (ITIL® is a Registered Trade Mark of AXELOS Limited) world best practice Sydney, Australia,New Zealand, July 16, 2001 - Customers are set to benefit from Fujitsu's early implementation in Australia and New Zealand of the Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL®) framework, a set of process-based best practices for IT service management being quickly adopted by the IT industry internationally.

  • Fujitsu announces optimum capacity Picobird 16HE hard disk drives Sydney, Australia,New Zealand, July 03, 2001 - Fujitsu Australia, the largest supplier of hard drives for desktop computers in Australia, today announced an addition to its Picobird 16HE family of hard disk drives. The new MPG3409AH-EF, a 40.9GB ATA100, and MPG3307AH-EF, a 30GB ATA100 interface drive, offer many features. The 7200RPM model boasts an internal transfer rate as high as 60.7MB/s, an average seek time of 8.5 ms, a large 2MB buffer and Fujitsu's proprietary Fluid Dynamic Bearing (FDB) technology.

  • Fujitsu announces Allegro 7 (AL7) 73.5GB SCSI hard disk drive Sydney, Australia,New Zealand, July 03, 2001 - Fujitsu Australia, the largest supplier of hard drives for desktop computers in Australia, today released its new 73.5GB SCSI hard disk drive, which can "fit" more storage into a much smaller space.

June

  • Microsoft awards Fujitsu Australia gold for support services Sydney, Australia,New Zealand, June 27, 2001 - Fujitsu Australia's customers using Microsoft technology will have access to simplified, faster and more cost effective support following the company's appointment as a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner for Support Services.

  • Fujitsu Australia partners with RadioTel to complete its STM product line with RadioTel's sub STM-1 solutions Sydney, Australia,New Zealand, June 19, 2001 - Fujitsu Australia Limited has announced a distribution partnership with leading intelligent broadband wireless network solutions provider RadioTel Ltd which will give Oceania customers access to new generation sub STM-1 (up to 155Mbps) products for the first time.

  • Companies need new attitudes - not 'Web silos' - for online success Sydney, Australia,New Zealand, June 13, 2001 - Traditional Australian businesses need to adopt new attitudes before they adopt new technology if they are to transform successfully into 'dot corporations', Fujitsu Australia General Manager, e-Business, Suzanne Pattie told a business gathering in Sydney today.

  • Fujitsu New Zealand appoints new General Manager Wellington, Australia,New Zealand, June 11, 2001 - One of New Zealand's leading information technology suppliers, Fujitsu New Zealand Limited, is pleased to announce the appointment of Christopher Brice as its General Manager.

  • Fujitsu powers on with upgrade of NSW electricity network Sydney, Australia,New Zealand, June 04, 2001 - Fujitsu Australia is delivering fibre optic transmission systems and access equipment that will increase the performance and capacity of the signal network controlling distribution of electricity across the New South Wales power grid.

May

April

  • Nava and Fujitsu to build trans-Australia broadband network Sydney, Australia,New Zealand, April 18, 2001 - International broadband developer Nava Networks today confirmed it would be constructing a high capacity terrestrial broadband network from Perth to Melbourne as part of its Nava-1 cable system.

  • Fujitsu boss claims economic downturn could accelerate uptake of e-commerce solutions Sydney, Australia,New Zealand, April 12, 2001 - In an address delivered to an AIIA Business Briefing in Sydney this morning Fujitsu Australia CEO, Phil Kerrigan, said that in the tough times ahead businesses will start to seriously address their e-commerce strategies as they look for new solutions to protect them in the future. He added there are significant productivity improvements to be gained through implementing e-solutions like B2B and Supply Chain Management.

  • Fujitsu number one in Australian hard disk drive market Sydney, Australia,New Zealand, April 06, 2001 - Fujitsu is the top selling manufacturer of hard disk drives in the open Australian market, according to IDC's first report on the market.

March

  • Southmark integrated into Fujitsu Australia Sydney, Australia,New Zealand, March 28, 2001 - Fujitsu Australia's wholly-owned multivendor computing and lifecycle services subsidiary Southmark Solutions will be merged into Fujitsu Australia Limited and will become Fujitsu Multivendor Systems from 1 April 2001.

  • Fujitsu LifeBooks set the benchmark for high-end notebooks Sydney, Australia,New Zealand, March 13, 2001 - The LifeBook range of notebooks launched today by Fujitsu Australia Limited delivers new technologies to the Australian market such as handwriting recognition and pen-based technology; Transmeta's Crusoe processor; pre-boot security and CD-RW drives, to deliver state-of-the-art mobile computing solutions without compromising on performance or affordability.

  • Fujitsu equips Dynegyconnect for aggressive expansion into bandwidth trading market USA, Australia,New Zealand, March 09, 2001 - Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc. today announced an agreement with Dynegyconnect, L.P., a subsidiary of Dynegy Inc. (NYSE: DYN), to deploy its FLASHWAVE OADX for its long haul network. Dynegyconnect, L. P. is a joint venture of Dynegy Inc. and Telstra Corp. Ltd.

  • Telecommunications business unaffected by closure of Fiji Office Suva, Fiji, Australia,New Zealand, March 08, 2001 - The Fiji branch of Fujitsu New Zealand will cease operations on 31st March 2001. The decision was made by Fujitsu management following a recent evaluation of computer related business opportunities in the Fiji marketplace.

February

January

  • Fujitsu Australia appoints Executive General Manager, Solutions Sydney, Australia,New Zealand, January 31, 2001 - Fujitsu Australia has completed its senior management team with the appointment of Dan O'Hara as Executive General Manager, Solutions. CEO Phil Kerrigan now has five senior managers reporting to him across all business units.

  • Fujitsu to bring global benefits to New Zealand customers Wellington, Australia,New Zealand, January 26, 2001 - Fujitsu New Zealand today announced a closer trans-Tasman alignment with its parent company, Fujitsu Australia Limited. Fujitsu has revised its strategic direction in Australasia to optimise leverage from Fujitsu's global investment in Internet technologies and its partnering relationships with Microsoft, Cisco Systems and others. As a result of the review, the Sales, Solutions and Services teams in New Zealand will be more closely aligned with the corresponding businesses in Australia.