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December 2012

25 December 2012  Japan
Daiwa Institute of Research, Fujitsu, and KDDI Build Myanmar's First Cloud-Computing Environment

Tokyo, December 25, 2012 – Daiwa Institute of Research Ltd. (DIR),Fujitsu Limited, and KDDI Corporation today announced that they have collaborated to build the Republic of the Union of Myanmar's first cloud computing environment. Built for the Central Bank of Myanmar, the new cloud environment is designed to improve efficiency in the bank's operations. It consists of a private cloud platform designed, constructed, and operated in compliance with the Alliance Cloud, a standardized cloud model certified by the DIR-led Global Alliance for User-driven Cloud Computing, as well as a desktop service that features security countermeasures.

21 December 2012  US
Fujitsu Computer Products of America Vice President Nina Lutjens Wins “Female Executive of the Year” Stevie® Award

Sunnyvale, CA, December 21, 2012 – Fujitsu, the market leader in document imaging scanners, is pleased to announce that Nina Lutjens, vice president, Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc., has received a bronze Stevie® Award for female executive of the year in the 9th annual Steve Awards for Women in Business.

19 December 2012  Japan and the Netherlands
Fujitsu Laboratories and Holst Centre Commence Joint Research on Ultra-Low-Power Wireless Transceivers

Kawasaki, Japan and Eindhoven, The Netherlands, December 19, 2012 – Fujitsu Laboratories and Holst Centre, a European R&D initiative by imec (Belgium) and TNO (the Netherlands), today announced that they have commenced joint research related to the development of ultra-low-power wireless transceivers for wireless sensor networks.

18 December 2012
Fujitsu fi-series Scanners Deliver EMC Captiva Cloud Functionality

London, December 18, 2012 – PFU Imaging Solutions Europe, European leader in document scanners for professional users, today announced that its line of fi-series scanners is now compatible with the EMC Captiva Cloud Toolkit from EMC Corporation. The toolkit helps application developers to quickly add scanning and imaging functionality directly to their business applications.

18 December 2012  Japan
Fujitsu Launches the ESPRIMO N5280FA Long-Life Server

Tokyo, December 18, 2012 – Fujitsu today announced the immediate availability of the ESPRIMO N5280FA long-life server, available in two maintenance contracts of different lengths, for up to ten years.

18 December 2012  Japan
Fujitsu Releases GLOVIA ENTERPRISE GS Solution to Support Global Operations in the Manufacturing Industry

Tokyo, December 18, 2012 – Fujitsu today announced the development and immediate availability of GLOVIA ENTERPRISE GS, a new solution that supports a company's global operations by leveraging its numerous overseas production facilities to optimize production and sales according to global market trends.

14 December 2012
PFU Expands its Sales Activities with New Value-Added Distributor Spigraph

London, December 14, 2012 – PFU Imaging Solutions is expanding its sales activities with a new distributor. Spigraph UK Ltd, headquartered in Maidenhead, has been newly appointed as a Value-Added Distributor (VAD) in the UK.

13 December 2012  Japan
Fujitsu Develops Simulation Technology to Model Shopper Movement, Visualizing Crowding Conditions

Kawasaki, Japan, December 13, 2012 – Fujitsu Laboratories Limited announced that it has developed a simulation technology that models customers' behavior as they shop, making it possible to visualize the complex circumstances surrounding crowding in stores.

13 December 2012  Japan
Fujitsu Releases Free Biosurvey Tool for Organizations Involved in Biodiversity Conservation Activities

Tokyo, December 13, 2012 – Fujitsu today announced that starting in April 2013 it will make openly available a free biosurvey tool to further aid the efforts of organizations involved in environmental conservation and biological diversity.

12 December 2012  Japan
Fujitsu and Mitsui to Establish a Joint Venture for Smart Community Projects

Tokyo, December 12, 2012 – Fujitsu Limited and Mitsui & Co., Ltd. have established a joint venture company, Future City Solutions Limited, to cooperatively develop and manage smart community projects.

11 December 2012  Japan
Fujitsu, NTT and NEC Launch Joint R&D for World's Top-Level, 400Gbps-class Optical Transmissions Technology

Tokyo, Japan, December 11, 2012 – Fujitsu Limited (Fujitsu), Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT) and NEC Corporation (NEC) today announced the commencement of joint research and development toward making the world's top-level,400Gbps/channel-class digital coherent optical transmissions technology. Bringing together the technological capabilities that have enabled the commercialization of 100Gbps-class optical transmissions methods, which are becoming more prevalent among the world's optical networks, the companies will work to further enhance the performance and functionality of the digital coherent optical transmissions method, a key technology in optical transmissions. This enables the possibility of realizing the world's top-level optical networks that combine ultra-high speeds, low energy consumption and flexibility, while also contributing to improvements in optical transmissions technology and the global spread of the research results. This R&D initiative was commissioned and is sponsored by Japan's Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC) as part of the "Research and Development Project for the Ultra-high Speed and Green Photonic Networks" program.

11 December 2012  UK
Local Government Authorities Are Failing to Keep Up With the Pace of Change

London, December 11, 2012 – Local Government leaders in the UK are failing to keep up with the increasing rate of change that they face, putting them at risk of losing funding and negatively impacting service delivery to their citizens. These are the stark findings, of a new report commissioned by Fujitsu entitled "Fit to Change".

10 December 2012  Japan
Fujitsu and Yokohama National University Develop "Academic Attribute Chart"

Tokyo, December 10, 2012 – Yokohama National University (YNU) and Fujitsu announced their joint development of a new feature for CoursePower, a Fujitsu learning management system for universities. Building on academic-log data accumulated in CoursePower, the new feature analyzes each student's level of preparedness, course review habits, and participation in class discussions. Various aspects of their academic behavior, such as enthusiasm, planning, and follow-through, are also charted.

6 December 2012  Australia
Fujitsu announces global partnership with EVault, A Seagate Company

Sydney, December 6, 2012 – Fujitsu has entered into a global partnership with EVault Inc., a Seagate Company (NASDAQ:STX) and leader in delivering cloud-connected full-service backup and recovery offerings. The strategic partnership enables Fujitsu to expand and enhance its backup and recovery portfolio by bringing to market a series of comprehensive hybrid cloud services that allow customers to leverage cloud backup effectively.

6 December 2012  Japan
Fujitsu Releases New Vertically Integrated Database System

Tokyo, December 6, 2012 – Fujitsu Limited today announced the release of the new docomo ARROWS Tab F-05E Tablet, which will be available from NTT DOCOMO, INC. retail locations in Japan starting December 8. The new ARROWS Tab F-05E boasts a 10.1" high-definition display, a 1.7GHz quad-core processor, and a high-capacity 10,080-mAh battery, enabling users to enjoy video content and other high-resolution image websites when on the go.

5 December 2012  Japan
Fujitsu Introduces docomo ARROWS Tab F-05E Tablet

Tokyo, December 5, 2012 – Fujitsu Limited today announced the release of the new docomo ARROWS Tab F-05E Tablet, which will be available from NTT DOCOMO, INC. retail locations in Japan starting December 8. The new ARROWS Tab F-05E boasts a 10.1" high-definition display, a 1.7GHz quad-core processor, and a high-capacity 10,080-mAh battery, enabling users to enjoy video content and other high-resolution image websites when on the go.

4 December 2012  USA
Fujitsu Announces Next Generation of Network Management Software for Greatly Simplified Ethernet Service Management

Richardson, TX, December 4, 2012 – Fujitsu, a leading provider of business, information technology, and communications solutions, today announced the next generation of its NETSMART 1500 software, greatly simplifying and accelerating Ethernet Service Provisioning, Traffic Engineering and Service Assurance.

3 December 2012  US and Japan
Fujitsu is First Japanese Company to Join OpenADR2.0a Interoperability Test

Sunnyvale, CA, and Kawasaki, Japan, December 3, 2012 – Fujitsu Laboratories of America, Inc. (FLA) and Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd., today announced that Fujitsu is the first Japanese company to demonstrate a system compliant with the OpenADR2.0a specification. The demonstration is part of the interoperability plug-in event at Grid-Interop 2012, the largest Smart Grid interoperability event in the United States, held in Irving, Texas between December 3rd and 6th, 2012. Grid-Interop is an annual forum organized by the GridWise Architecture Council (GWAC), which was formed by the U.S. Department of Energy to promote interoperability in the Smart Grid space.