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Fujitsu Supply Chain and Configuration Services Speed Up Multivendor Network Deployments, Cut Costs

New Service Offering Streamlines, Standardizes and Simplifies Complex Implementation Projects

Fujitsu Network Communications Inc.

Richardson, TX, December 12, 2014

Fujitsu, a leading provider of business, information technology, and communications solutions, announced today that Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc. is launching its Supply Chain and Configuration Services, a single source for the procurement, integration, testing and deployment of multivendor technology projects. Fujitsu Supply Chain and Configuration Services can deliver turn up-ready systems and components to the installation site in less than a third of the typical implementation time, while reducing associated costs by up to 15 percent.

Most complex multivendor projects present significant challenges. These include sourcing equipment from multiple vendors; coordinating product and parts deliveries; integrating disparate technologies; and pre-testing and shipping ready-to-install equipment. The performance of individual suppliers can be unpredictable; and the overall cost and time required for the project from start to finish is often greater than expected, disrupting daily network operations and delaying the rollout of profitable new subscriber services.

Fujitsu Supply Chain and Configuration Services leverage the technical expertise of the company’s skilled workforce; state-of-the-art facilities; well-established supplier relationships; and operational best practices honed over the past 30 years. These significant strengths combine to create complete, quality-assured solutions while providing reliable rollout schedules with more predictable capital and operations expenses.

“The quality, predictability and savings offered by our Supply Chain and Configuration Services solution makes it very attractive to many technology companies,” said Barrie Hall, Senior Vice President, Fulfillment at Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc. “Our customers can count on us to deliver, on-time, preconfigured solutions with hardware and software customized to customer specifications. We stage all technology before shipping to the installation site so that the only thing left to do is un-crate and connect.”

Supply Chain and Configuration Services such as procurement; logistics management; integration, test and turn-up prior to field deployment; packaging and staging/warehousing can be provided individually or offered as an end-to-end solution.

About Fujitsu

Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company offering a full range of technology products, solutions and services. Approximately 162,000 Fujitsu people support customers in more than 100 countries. We use our experience and the power of ICT to shape the future of society with our customers. Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.8 trillion yen (US$46 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2014. For more information, please see: http://www.fujitsu.com.

About Fujitsu Network Communications Inc.

Fujitsu Network Communications Inc., headquartered in Richardson, Texas, is an innovator in Connection-Oriented Ethernet and optical transport technologies. A market leader in packet optical networking solutions, WDM and SONET, Fujitsu offers wireless access and transport solutions; a broad portfolio of multivendor network services, as well as end-to-end solutions for design, implementation, migration, support and management of optical and wireless networks. For seven consecutive years Fujitsu has been named the U.S. photonics patent leader, and is the only major optical networking vendor to manufacture its own equipment in North America. Fujitsu has over 500,000 network elements deployed by major North American carriers across the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia. For more information, please see: http://us.fujitsu.com/telecom.

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Date: December 12, 2014
City: Richardson, TX
Company: Fujitsu Network Communications Inc.