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December 2009

28 December 2009  Japan
Fujitsu Launches Cloud-based Services to Support End-User ICT

Tokyo, December 28, 2009 – Fujitsu today announced the launch in Japan of its Workplace LCM Service, which leverages a cloud-based platform to provide total outsourcing support over the lifecycle of customer ICT equipment, including personal computers, printers, multifunction copiers, and on-site departmental servers.

21 December 2009  Asia Pacific
Designed to Impress – The Made-in-Japan LifeBook MH380 Mini-Notebook

Asia Pacific, December 21, 2009 – Fujitsu announces the release of the Fujitsu LifeBook MH380 today. Designed to impress, this Mini-Notebook comes equipped with the wherewithal for ultimate usage anywhere you are.

21 December 2009  United Kingdom
Europe’s next top model’s Mom

London, December 21, 2009 – PFU launches a competition to find its oldest scanner still in use

21 December 2009  UK
Fujitsu a winner at Datacentre Leaders Awards 2009

London, December 21, 2009 – Fujitsu has been recognised for the second year in succession at the Datacentre Leaders Awards.

21 December 2009  UK
Fujitsu signs distribution agreement with EPoS Distributor

London, December 21, 2009 – Fujitsu, a leading IT systems, services and products company, has signed a three-year deal with EPoS Distributor, a specialist retail IT distributor.

21 December 2009  USA
Fujitsu Introduces Stylish, Highly Mobile Mini-Notebook with Latest Processor Technology from Intel

Sunnyvale, CA, December 21, 2009 – Fujitsu announced today in North America one of the first mini-notebooks to feature the new Intel® Atom™ Processor N450 (code-named Pine Trail), which offers increased processor and graphics performance and features greater energy efficiency for reduced power and improved battery life. The glossy, ruby-red LifeBook® MH380 mini-notebook has a starting weight of just 2.97 pounds and sports a 10.1-inch high definition HD display, webcam, Bluetooth, large hard drive and standard six-cell battery offering up to seven hours of battery life¹. With Microsoft® Windows® 7 Starter as the operating system, the LifeBook MH380 mini-notebook offers computing in a lightweight, highly mobile configuration.

18 December 2009  Japan
Fujitsu Launches SaaS-based Hotel Management and Reservations Service

Tokyo, December 18, 2009 – Fujitsu today announced the launch of GLOVIA smart Hotel SaaS Services which enables business hotels in Japan to quickly and inexpensively access critical functions for managing hotel operations, including revenue management techniques needed for day-to-day reservation operations and business management.

17 December 2009  Japan
Notice on Dissolution of Subsidiary

Tokyo, December 17, 2009 – Fujitsu Limited announced that its Board of Directors decided at a meeting today to dissolve Yamagata Fujitsu Limited, a consolidated subsidiary.

16 December 2009  Japan
DOCOMO & Fujitsu Develop Counter-Failure Technologies for IP Networks

Tokyo, Japan, December 16, 2009 – NTT DOCOMO, INC. and Fujitsu Limited announced today their development of two technologies to detect and locate "silent failures" in IP networks much faster and more accurately than currently possible.

16 December 2009  Japan
Fujitsu Upgrades 3D Mechanical CAD Software

Tokyo, December 16, 2009 – Fujitsu Limited and Digital Process Ltd. (DIPRO) today announced the development of ICAD/SX V6L2 (version 6, level 2), a software package supporting the three-dimensional design of machinery and devices, which is now available in Japan.

15 December 2009  US
Buyers Laboratory Selects Fujitsu as First Ever "Scanner Line of the Year" Award Winner

Sunnyvale, CA, December 15, 2009 – Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc., the market leader in document imaging scanners and services, is delighted to announce the company has been honored with the first ever "Scanner Line of the Year" award by Buyers Laboratory Inc. (BLI), the leading independent office equipment testing lab. In addition to recognizing the company’s "outstanding" scanner product line, BLI has chosen ABBYY TouchTo on the Fujitsu fi-6010N network scanner as a Fall 2009 "Pick" award winner for the "Outstanding Achievement in Integrated Scan Solutions" category.

15 December 2009  UK
London Councils Appoint Fujitsu for London's Freedom Pass Re-Issue

London, December 15, 2009 – Fujitsu, the leading IT managed service provider, has been awarded a contract from London Councils to manage the production and distribution of over one million new smart card Freedom Passes.

15 December 2009  Japan
Fujitsu Joins United Nations Global Compact

Tokyo, December 15, 2009 – Fujitsu today announced that it became a signatory to the United Nations Global Compact on December 9.

15 December 2009  USA
Fujitsu Service Offerings Now Available on the Salesforce.com AppExchange

Sunnyvale, CA, December 15, 2009 – Fujitsu today announced that its application development and integration service offerings are now listed on the salesforce.com AppExchange at www.salesforce.com/appexchange.

14 December 2009  UK
Notebook Battery Replacement Programme

London, December 14, 2009 – Fujitsu today announced a proactive battery replacement programme for selected AMILO notebook models sold between April 2007 and June 2009. The initiative applies only to specific AMILO Pa2510, Pi2512 and Pi2515 models.

11 December 2009  Japan
Fujitsu Succeeds in World's First Operation of 100W-Class Amplifiers Employing Carbon Nanotubes for Next-Generation Mobile Base Stations

Kawasaki, Japan, December 11, 2009 – Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced that, using carbon nanotubes as heat-dissipation material in amplifier transistors, Fujitsu has become the first to achieve the successful operation of high-frequency, high-power (100W-class) flip-chip amplifiers employing carbon nanotubes, for mobile base stations designed for fourth-generation (4G, IMT-Advanced) systems. Fujitsu achieved high frequency, high output, and high amplification in the amplifiers by developing "dual-side heat-dissipation" technology, in which heat is dissipated through both sides of the transistor chip, which is the source of the amplifier's heat output. Furthermore, Fujitsu's new technology enables the reduction of the transistor chip size to less than two-thirds (2/3) the size of existing transistor chips. Details of this new technology were presented at the IEEE International Symposium on Radio-Frequency Integration Technology 2009 (RFIT 2009) held from December 9 to 11 in Singapore, at which Fujitsu Laboratories was awarded the RFIT 2009 Best Paper for Oral Presentation award.

10 December 2009  USA
New STAR Program from Fujitsu Provides Resellers with Benefits to Help Grow their Business

Richardson, TX, December 10, 2009 – Fujitsu Network Communications, a leading provider of business, information technology, and communications solutions, announced today the launch of its new Strategic Authorized Reseller (STAR) Program that offers rewards and dedicated services to qualified resellers.

9 December 2009  UK
As Retailers Reprioritise their IT Requirements, Fujitsu Announces a Range of New Partnerships

London, December 9, 2009 – Fujitsu, a leading IT systems, services and products company, has signed partnership agreements with four leading retail solutions providers.

8 December 2009  USA
Fujitsu Launches End-to-End Cloud Services in North America

Sunnyvale, CA, December 8, 2009 – Fujitsu today announced it will be offering end-to-end enterprise cloud services designed to help enterprises and ISVs in North America quickly reap the cost and agility benefits of reliable, secure cloud computing. Fujitsu enterprise cloud services will let companies migrate existing multi-platform and multi-vendor mission-critical systems to enterprise clouds. Clients moving to the cloud will minimize their capital expense-intensive investment in technology and instead purchase a service that can be tailored to meet their specific business requirements, allowing them to align their IT costs with revenue. In preparation for a Q1 2010 launch, Fujitsu has upgraded its environmentally-friendly data center at its Sunnyvale, Calif., headquarters to the Tier III level and will also support the cloud application interface (API) specification, which it recently submitted to the Open Cloud Standards Incubator of the Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF) in an effort to promote interoperability of cloud computing environments. CoolRock Software, an ISV specializing in email management software for archiving, ediscovery and collaboration, and Intershop Communications, a leading ecommerce solutions ISV, intend to leverage the Fujitsu cloud computing solution to offer their software to clients using a SaaS business model.

7 December 2009  Japan
Fujitsu Expands Green IT Initiative Globally

Tokyo, December 7, 2009 – Fujitsu today announced that it is expanding its green IT initiative, Green Policy Innovation, globally, with the aim of achieving a cumulative reduction in worldwide CO2 emissions of more than 15 million tons over the four-year period from fiscal 2009 through fiscal 2012.

4 December 2009  Japan
Fujitsu's SAP System Solution First in Japan to Pass Compliance Test

Tokyo, December 4, 2009 – Fujitsu today announced that the solution it developed for SAP systems has become the first in Japan to pass SAP's Adaptive Computing Compliance Test.

3 December 2009  The Netherlands
24V driven receipt/journal printer

Hoofddorp, December 3, 2009 – Fujitsu Components Europe releases two new ultra low profile, 24V, receipt and journal printer units that can either be combined together into one modular unit, or mounted separately for design and installation flexibility.

3 December 2009  UK
Fujitsu Research Reveals Private Sector Scepticism Towards Desktop Virtualisation

London, December 3, 2009 – Research from Fujitsu has shown that CIOs across the private sector lack the clarity and conviction around desktop virtualisation, with the majority (49%) of them believing that desktop virtualisation technologies are promising more than they can deliver.

2 December 2009  United Kingdom
fi-6800: Real value for the money

London, December 2, 2009 – PFU Imaging Solutions Europe Limited today announced its next generation mid-volume production scanner fi-6800.

2 December 2009  Asia Pacific
Fujitsu Unveils Smallest Multi-Touch Handheld PC with LifeBook UH900

Asia Pacific, December 2, 2009 – Fujitsu announces the release of LifeBook UH900, a handheld PC which promises to inject ultimate mobility with its ultra lightweight and über-sleek design. Featuring a generous 62GB solid-state drive (SSD) storage space and weighing less than 500g, the UH900 also boasts full Windows® 7 compatibility including multi-touch support, making it the ideal travelling companion.

1 December 2009  Japan
Fujitsu Introduces docomo SMART Series F-03B

Tokyo, December 1, 2009 – Fujitsu today announced that the new docomo SMART series F-03B mobile phone, manufactured by Fujitsu, will be available from NTT DOMOCO, Inc. throughout Japan as of December 4, 2009.

1 December 2009  Japan
Fujitsu Ladies Golf Tournament Supports Malaysia Reforestation Activities

Tokyo, December 1, 2009 – Fujitsu today announced that it has begun a rainforest reforestation program in Malaysia as part of an environmental initiative accompanying the Fujitsu Ladies golf tournament.

1 December 2009  Germany
Fujitsu Unveils New World Record Result on SAP® Business Intelligence-Data Mart Standard Application Benchmark

Munich, December 1, 2009 – In a breakthrough for enterprises running large SAP® solution-based data warehouses, Fujitsu today unveiled a new world record result on the SAP Business Intelligence-Data Mart (BI-D) Standard Application Benchmark, widely used by enterprises to efficiently analyze and optimize system performance in business warehousing (BW) environments.

1 December 2009  Germany
New benchmarks Underline Fujitsu PRIMERGY RX300 S5 Leadership as Best-Performing 8-Core, 2-Socket System for Virtualized Environments

Munich, December 1, 2009 – Underlining its suitability as the powerful heart of a virtualized server infrastructure, Fujitsu today announced that the best-selling PRIMERGY RX300 S5 x86 rack server has achieved two new world record benchmarks. Independent tests verify the PRIMERGY RX300 S5’s status as the best performing 8-core system in both virtualized and Business Warehousing (BW) environments. Designed from the ground up for much-demanded virtualized applications, the dual-socket high-performance RX300 S5 platform offers industry-leading flexibility both in running multiple virtual servers and managing business processes, while contributing significant savings on hardware investment and maintenance.