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Fujitsu to Exhibit at SC09 Supercomputing Conference

- Prototype of petascale supercomputer on exhibition for the first time -


Tokyo, November 12, 2009 — Fujitsu will be exhibiting at the SC09 international conference for high-performance computing, to be held November 14-20 in Portland, Oregon.

SC, held annually every November, is the world's largest international conference and exhibition for high-performance computing, network, storage, and analysis. In addition to hosting technical meetings, the conference includes exhibitions by industry and research institutions, as well as a number of educational programs. This is the exhibition's 22nd year.

Fujitsu will be exhibiting for the first time a prototype of its petascale supercomputer, which is currently under development. At the same time, the company will be giving attendees a comprehensive overview of its HPC solutions.

Background

Fujitsu has raised the bar for technology in the area of high-performance computing over the past 30 years, and continues to be a leader in the field. The company is currently participating in the Next-Generation Supercomputer Project led by Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology (MEXT).

Drawing on the knowledge and wide range of products and services it has acquired through these and other projects, Fujitsu will continue to provide HPC solutions to meet the needs of its customers.

Fujitsu Booth Overview

At the Fujitsu booth, attendees will have an opportunity to see the cutting-edge technologies behind petascale computing.

Fujitsu will give a comprehensive overview of its HPC solutions, including HPC platforms such as PRIMERGY BX900 blade server, network products, and solutions.

  1. Technologies for petascale computing
    • A prototype of petascale supercomputer with world-class performance (world premiere exhibition)
    • World's highest performance CPU SPARC64™ VIIIfx
    • Interconnect technology that links tens of thousands of CPUs as one system
  2. HPC platforms
    • High-end technical computing server FX1
    • Blade server PRIMERGY BX900
    • Storage system ETERNUS
    • 10Gb Ethernet switch XG Family
    • Packet optical networking platform FLASHWAVE
    • IT framework middleware SynfiniWay

About SC09

Duration: November 14-20, 2009
November 16-19, 2009 (for exhibitions)
Venue: Oregon Convention Center, Portland, Oregon
Organizer: ACM, IEEE Computer Society

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About Fujitsu

Fujitsu is a leading provider of IT-based business solutions for the global marketplace. With approximately 175,000 employees supporting customers in 70 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 4.6 trillion yen (US$47 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2009. For more information, please see: www.fujitsu.com.


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