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Fujitsu Gains Momentum in Delivering Services & Solutions

Fujitsu Technology Solutions

Munich/Hanover, March 05, 2013

News facts:

  • Leveraging industry-specific know-how in target verticals including retail, banking and public sector
  • Proof points include global launch of Fujitsu PalmSecure and Fujitsu Eco Track
  • Protected business continuity via simplified clustering with new PRIMERGY server
  • Optimized enterprise mobility with new slimline and stylish line-up of corporate notebooks


Fujitsu today announces new products, services and solutions that underline its growing momentum in balancing the company’s business model towards services and solutions based on a strong product and technology portfolio, focusing on the Central Europe, Middle East, Africa and India (CEMEA&I) region. 

In developing its cloud-, service- and solutions-orientated business in the CEMEA&I region, Fujitsu is leveraging its industry-specific know-how in target verticals including retail, banking, healthcare and the public sector. As ICT consumption models change, and businesses of all sizes increasingly turn their focus to more industry-specific solutions, so Fujitsu is placing a greater emphasis on meeting these needs, in delivering more vertically-focused value-added services and solutions.

Proof points of the transformation include the global launch at CeBIT of Fujitsu PalmSecure, already deployed in the banking and healthcare market segments. This uses a contactless scan of the palm vein pattern of a user’s hand to confirm their identity, using biometrics that are more secure, harder to defraud and easier to use than traditional authentication methods, such as Chip & PIN. The innovation is already being used to combat identity fraud by major European commercial banking group UniCredit, which has integrated PalmSecure into its Papillon secure payment system.

Also new at CeBIT is the official go-live for Fujitsu Eco Track, powerful cloud-based software that gives companies unique insights into their environmental footprint, as well as ensuring compliance with the new EU Energy Efficiency Directive. Available from April 1 on the Fujitsu Cloud Store, the software-as-a-service can not only ensure straightforward compliance with new EU-mandated energy audits, but also can be used to provide comprehensive insight into the optimization of full energy usage patterns, by helping to demystify operating costs and providing helpful insight into opportunities for optimization and savings.

Recognizing that small and mid-size businesses (SMBs) rely on Information and Communications Technology (ICT) to do optimized business, Fujitsu is launching the PRIMERGY CX420 server, which introduces simplified clustering technology designed to help extend system uptime and protect business continuity in the event of an ICT system failure.

Fujitsu is also introducing a new slim-line model to its LIFEBOOK range. The new LIFEBOOK E Line of elegant and slim business notebooks is designed to optimize enterprise mobility, with the stylish and lightweight premium notebook PCs ideal for demanding business users.

Enabling enterprises to touch the cloud, Fujitsu is showcasing the new semi-ruggedized STYLISTIC M702 Android 4 tablet. Announced last week at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the certified waterproof and dustproof tablet is making its debut in Germany at CeBIT.

CeBIT visitors will be able to experience a full showcase of Fujitsu’s portfolio of end-to-end services and solutions at Booth B52 in Hall 2, while the company’s specific expertise in serving the public sector is highlighted in the Public Sector Parc on Booth A28 in Hall 7.


Supporting Quote

Rod Vawdrey, Chief Executive Officer at Fujitsu Technology Solutions
“We recognize that ICT today is as essential as electricity towards running an efficient daily business, with the real customer value coming from the solutions, services and new delivery models such as cloud, that are layered on top by a leading provider like Fujitsu. The wide and innovative selection of new announcements that we are making at CeBIT are proof points that underline the progress of Fujitsu Technology Solutions in transforming its business towards more customer-centric, verticalized services and solutions.”


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About Fujitsu

Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company offering a full range of technology products, solutions and services. Approximately 170,000 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 4.4 trillion yen (US$47 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013. For more information, please see http://www.fujitsu.com.

About Fujitsu Technology Solutions

Fujitsu Technology Solutions is the leading European IT infrastructure provider with a presence in all key markets in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, plus India, serving large, medium-sized and small businesses. The company offers a full portfolio of IT products, business solutions and services, ranging from workplace systems to datacenter solutions, managed services, and cloud-based software and solutions. Fujitsu Technology Solutions employs approximately 13,000 people and is part of the global Fujitsu Group. For more information, please see: ts.fujitsu.com/aboutus.

All other company or product names mentioned herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners. Information provided in this press release is accurate at time of publication and is subject to change without advance notice.


Contact

Dr. Laura Bonamici

+49 89 62060 4454
laura.bonamici@ts.fujitsu.com
Fujitsu
Corporate Communications Team, International Business

Simon Jones

+49 89 30 90 51629
simonj@onpr.com
OnPR GmbH


Date: 05 March, 2013
City: Munich/Hanover