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Fujitsu’s New ‘Made in Germany’ CELSIUS Workstations and ESPRIMO PCs Showcase Reliability

Fujitsu Technology Solutions

Munich, June 03, 2013

News facts:

  • Fujitsu continues to improve reliability every year
  • Award-winning factory in Augsburg, Germany, provides closed-loop quality control and rigorous testing
  • Redesigned ESPRIMO PCs and CELSIUS workstations have a sleek new look and offer more configuration options including the availability of Solid State Hybrid Drives


Fujitsu today announces that the latest ‘Made in Germany’ PCs and workstations are among the most reliable in the industry. Thanks to the stringent production and testing process at its Augsburg manufacturing facility, Fujitsu has continued to ensure better PC and workstation reliability rates, achieving an additional 36 percent improvement over the past four years from a starting point already featuring industry-low failure rates1. With the introduction of new generation ESPRIMO PCs and CELSIUS workstations to the portfolio, Fujitsu is able to deliver a wide choice of reliable, professional desktop devices.  

These reliable PCs and workstations are ‘Made in Germany’ at Fujitsu’s award-winning manufacturing facility. Widely recognized as Europe’s most modern facility for the manufacturing, development, configuration and staging of PCs, notebooks and servers, Fujitsu’s factory won the 2013 Bavarian Quality Award for its exceptional quality and innovation, quality of research and development, production and service.

All deskbound products throughout the ESPRIMO and CELSIUS portfolio, including mainboards, are built in-house by Fujitsu at its Augsburg factory, giving full control over the whole production process and ensuring quality all the way from the design and planning stage, through to assembly. Rigorous assessment procedures at the factory’s legally-certified test center include vibration resistance, EMI tests and climatic stress checks among others. As a result, Fujitsu has been able to improve the failure rate for ESPRIMO PCs by 36 percent in just 48 months2.

In addition to reliability, Fujitsu stresses innovation, design and the fast adaptation of new core technologies. With newly-redesigned devices ranging from the tiny footprint of the whisper silent ESPRIMO Q mini PC up to powerful CELSIUS workstations, Fujitsu’s portfolio meets every business need from standard office use up to demanding computing and visualization applications. The updated portfolio offers even more configuration options, including SSHDs (Solid State Hybrid Drives). Eight new ESPRIMO PCs feature the latest fourth generation Intel Core processors, while the new CELSIUS W530 workstation also has Intel Xeon E3 processors. A new global look, with details in red, unifies the portfolio with a modern design.


Supporting Quote

Jörg Hartmann, Vice President Workplace Systems Sales, Fujitsu Technology Solutions
“By manufacturing our PCs and workstations in the heart of Europe, not only do we show a strong commitment to European facilities, but even more importantly, we provide our customers with products that are among the most reliable on the market. It also means we can respond more quickly to customer ‘Build to Order’ or customizing requests – because the finished products are not stuck in a container ship for six to eight weeks before reaching the European markets. This gives our customers greater flexibility than ever in choosing desktop PC and workstation solutions that exactly fit their needs. And of course lower failure rates mean less business disruption.”


Pricing and availability

The newly launched models are:
-    ESPRIMO E520, ESPRIMO P520
-    ESPRIMO C720, ESPRIMO E720, ESPRIMO P720
-    ESPRIMO Q920, ESPRIMO E920, ESPRIMO P920
-    CELSIUS W530

They are available to order from June 3, 2013 across Europe, Middle East, Africa and India. Prices vary by configuration and country.


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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: 03 June, 2013
City: Munich