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Fujitsu Now Shipping First PRIMERGY Servers With Windows Server 2012

SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwire), September 05, 2012

News Facts

  • Compelling combination of Fujitsu PRIMERGY® servers and the new Windows Server® 2012 operating system provides immediate access to optimized infrastructures
  • Tightest-ever hardware and software interoperability delivers new solutions such as Fujitsu Cluster-in-a-box based on PRIMERGY BX400, FlexFrame® on Windows for SAP® solutions, and Fujitsu solutions for Microsoft® Private Cloud Fast Track
  • Fujitsu infrastructure solutions enable scale-out flexibility and growth, through system extensibility and integrated systems management

Fujitsu today ships the first PRIMERGY servers with the newly released Windows Server 2012 operating system, providing immediate access to agile and flexible optimized infrastructures for diverse computing requirements. Fujitsu was also the first vendor worldwide to achieve certification for Windows Server 2012 pre-launch, and is first to offer a Cluster-in-a-box solution.

By choosing Fujitsu PRIMERGY servers, customers gain immediate access to the latest server hardware and software technology: fully-tested, pre-configured systems in Microsoft-validated configurations built to the exacting standards of Fujitsu. Thanks to close cooperation on development between Fujitsu and Microsoft, the new Fujitsu PRIMERGY rack, blade and tower servers and Fujitsu ETERNUS® DX disk storage systems running Windows Server 2012 are already proven to be stable and reliable.

Windows Server 2012, designed by Microsoft to "cloud optimize your IT," is the perfect complement to the market position of Fujitsu as the infrastructure enabler, providing lock-in-free cloud benefits such as business agility, to enterprises at all stages of cloud adoption.

Optimized Fujitsu Solutions for Windows Server 2012
Fujitsu today also announces optimized infrastructures designed for Microsoft workloads, making it easier for IT managers and CIOs to select infrastructure solutions scaled to their needs. Configurations pre-tested for individual system requirements feature factory-configured hardware and the Windows Server 2012 operating system, helping to minimize implementation workload for system deployment.

The first three of a growing number of solutions support growth and flexibility through system extensibility and integrated systems management. The new Fujitsu Cluster-in-a-box, FlexFrame on Windows for SAP® solutions, and Microsoft Private Cloud Fast Track solutions will be offered directly by Fujitsu and via channel partners. Availability varies according to country.

Fujitsu is also the only vendor immediately providing Windows Server 2012-based easy scalability and investment protection in one box: the Cluster-in-a-box running on Fujitsu PRIMERGY servers. A flexible and modular solution tailor-made for midmarket organizations with demanding IT requirements, it offers affordable high availability to protect business-critical data and services.

FlexFrame on Windows for SAP® solutions, a proven concept to deliver savings of up to 60 percent in the total cost of ownership (TCO) of infrastructure running SAP solutions, will be upgraded to Windows Server 2012. It provides an ideal foundation for cloud computing environments, thanks to system flexibility, efficiency and reliability.

The Microsoft Private Cloud Fast Track solutions from Fujitsu, which enable the quick implementation of private cloud environments, are also updated for Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V® and System Center 2012 SP1 editions. Private Cloud Fast Track solutions provide organizations with all the servers, storage, networking equipment and management software needed to build a private cloud.

Supporting quotes
Mike Schutz, General Manager, Product Marketing, Server and Tools, at Microsoft "With technology that has grown out of years of experience with Microsoft's large datacenters and cloud infrastructure, Windows Server 2012 gives customers the ability to cloud optimize their business. By delivering systems that are based on Microsoft's proven Private Cloud Fast Track architecture and already tailored to customers' needs, Fujitsu is giving customers a head start in their cloud deployments."

Jens-Peter Seick, Senior Vice-President, Enterprise Business at Fujitsu Technology Solutions "Fujitsu is providing Windows Server customers with the earliest-possible access to the new-generation technology, which is fully optimized for Fujitsu PRIMERGY servers. Not only is Fujitsu the first vendor to certify servers perfectly optimized for Microsoft Windows Server 2012 but also we are underlining Fujitsu's position as an innovative infrastructure-solution provider by introducing an entire lineup of solutions based on the new operating system."

Resources
PRIMERGY Servers: http://solutions.us.fujitsu.com/www/content/products/servers/primergy/index.php 
News Page: http://fujitsunews.com 
Fujitsu America Homepage: http://solutions.us.fujitsu.com/

Twitter (@FujitsuAmerica): http://twitter.com/fujitsuamerica
YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/shopfujitsu
Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/fujitsuICT

About Fujitsu

Fujitsu 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 .

Fujitsu America, Inc.

Fujitsu America, Inc., is a leading ICT solutions provider for organizations in the U.S., Canada and the Caribbean. Fujitsu enables clients to meet their business objectives through integrated offerings and solutions, including consulting, systems integration, managed services, outsourcing and cloud services for infrastructure, platforms and applications; data center and field services; and server, storage, software and mobile/tablet technologies. For more information, please visit:  http://solutions.us.fujitsu.com/  and  http://twitter.com/fujitsuamerica .

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Fujitsu, the Fujitsu logo, ETERNUS and "shaping tomorrow with you" are trademarks or registered trademarks of Fujitsu Limited in the United States and other countries. PRIMERGY and FlexFrame are trademarks or registered trademarks of Fujitsu Technology Solutions in the United States and other countries. Microsoft, Windows, Windows Server and Hyper-V are trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries. SAP is a trademark or registered trademark of SAP AG in the United States and several other countries. All other trademarks referenced herein are the property of their respective owners. Information provided in this press release is accurate at time of publication and is subject to change without advance notice.

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Date: September 05, 2012
City: SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwire)