Fujitsu today announces the global availability of Fujitsu infrastructure certified by SAP AG(NYSE: SAP) and optimized for running SAP HANA™ appliance software, backed by a new Global Demo Center in support of SAP HANA. At the same time, Fujitsu has also completed a major implementation of SAP HANA for customer Mitsui & Co., Ltd.
On a worldwide basis, Fujitsu is one of SAP’s technology partners offering a platform configuration certified by SAP to run SAP HANA, providing customers with a reliable, optimized and scalable infrastructure built on high-performance Fujitsu PRIMERGY servers, ETERNUS storage and network solutions.
By adopting SAP HANA, an in-memory appliance, enterprises can benefit from dramatic increases in data processing speed and real-time information analysis. Fujitsu is providing SAP HANA in tandem with comprehensiveservices, built on best practices, including preinstalled infrastructure, integration and jump-start delivery services, as well ascustomersupport inboth installationand operations through deployment, verification, and applicationservices. For further information on SAP HANA, please see SAP’s press release issued today announcing “SAP HANA is Now Generally Available to Customers Worldwide”.
Fujitsu is also establishing a new Global Demo Center in support of SAP HANA to enable enterprise customers to better understand how implementing the technology can boost their business velocity and sharpen their competitive edge. The Fujitsu Global Demo Center will provide real-world scenarios that demonstrate how the use of SAP HANA improves an organization’s ability for real-time decision making by analyzing masses of data within server memory instead of depending on disk-based systems.
The Fujitsu Global Demo Center, located in Neckarsulm, Germany, can be accessed remotely from anywhere in the world. It enables customers to familiarize themselves with SAP HANA and map the technology to their individual business needs with the support of Fujitsu’s experienced datacenter and application consultants. By showcasing and evaluating how SAP HANA can accelerate and improve business decisions, the Global Demo Center allows Fujitsu and its customers to jointly develop initial ideas for how the advanced technology and Fujitsu consulting can help organizations to accelerate their performance.
First major customer implementation of SAP HANA is “live”
Fujitsu has also successfully supported one of the first major implementations of SAP HANA in a customer’s operational environment. Mitsui & Co., Ltd. has completed its technology evaluation and verification of SAP HANA based on the company’s evaluation usage policies. In an SAP-certified environment provided by Fujitsu, the company has confirmed the ability of SAP HANA to perform high-speed analysis on mission-critical data.
Mr. Toru Nakajima, Associate Officer and General Manager of Information Technology Promotion Division, Mitsui & Co., Ltd. commented: “To promote the growth of Mitsui’s businesses, it is essential to have an IT platform that flexibly adapts to change and supports rapid decision making. The objectives of SAP HANA align with these needs. We greatly value Fujitsu’s early leadership in support of SAP HANA as well as Fujitsu’s capabilities in providing global support for our IT platforms, and we intend to continue to work with Fujitsu in this area in the future. With the global cooperation from the team at Fujitsu, we have already begun implementing this technology, and look forward to continuing to work with Fujitsu to achieve our mutual objectives.”
As an SAP global technology partner, Fujitsu provides a complete infrastructure solution in support of SAP HANA, helping customers get maximum benefit as quickly as possible and helping ensure that the technology is straightforward to use and easy to administer. Comprehensive services, built on best practices, including preinstalled infrastructure, integration and jump-start delivery services, further enhance the power of SAP HANA. Fujitsu also offers customers both proactive and reactive 24×7 support, defined Service Level Agreements (SLAs), and regular system health checks through Fujitsu SolutionContract for the datacenter infrastructure.
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About FujitsuFujitsu is a leading provider of information and communication technology (ICT)-based business solutions for the global marketplace. With approximately 170,000 employees supporting customers in over 100 countries, Fujitsu combines a worldwide corps of systems and services experts with highly reliable computing and communications products and advanced microelectronics to deliver added value to customers. Headquartered in Tokyo, Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.5 trillion yen (US$55 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2011. For more information, please see: www.fujitsu.com.
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Date: 22 June, 2011
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