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2012 Press Releases by Region

Americas

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.

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.

30 November 2012  USA
Fujitsu’s Utility Practice Leader Named to UTC Smart Networks Council Board of Directors

Richardson, TX, November 30, 2012 – Fujitsu, a leading provider of business, information technology, and communications solutions, today announced the election of John S. Chowdhury, utility practice director, Fujitsu Network Communications, to the Board of Directors for the Smart Networks Council (SNC), part of the Utilities Telecom Council (UTC) global trade association.

27 November 2012  US
Fujitsu Recognized by Channel Partners as Top-Performing Vendor

Sunnyvale, CA, November 27, 2012 – Fujitsu, the market leader in document imaging scanners, today announced that it was awarded Inventory Optimization Partner of the Year by Tech Data Corporation and recognized by Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM) as the 2012 Smart Partner in Document Imaging.


Asia

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.

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  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.

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.


Australasia

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.

11 October 2012  Australia
Fujitsu’s Third Global Benchmark Report Finds Organisations Missing Opportunities to Cut Costs and Save Energy

Sydney, October 11, 2012 – Fujitsu, a leading provider of ICT business solutions, today released the ICT Sustainability: The Global Benchmark 2012 Report, the third in an annual series. This year’s report reveals that efforts to improve ICT Sustainability have stalled in organisations across the world and opportunities to cut costs and make more efficient use of resources are not being maximised.

25 September 2012  Australia
WA Department for Child Protection awards $10M five year support and delivery contract to Fujitsu

Sydney, September 25, 2012 – Fujitsu, a global technology company, today announces it has been awarded a $10M contract by the Western Australia Department for Child Protection (DCP) for the support of its mission-critical PeopleSoft CRM system.

24 September 2012  Australia
Cloud computing survey reveals Australian CIOs value supplier credentials more than scalability and cost benefits

Sydney, September 24, 2012 – Fujitsu and Microsoft Australia have released the findings of the second Insights Quarterly research, entitled ‘Cloud in Australia’. As cloud computing represents the largest change in ICT in the last 20 years – one so important that it changes the way people think about ICT and the way it is delivered and used – this valuable study provides key insights into cloud trends and issues specific to the Australian marketplace.

21 September 2012  Australia
Fujitsu Selects Open Channel Solutions as Australian Distributor for its ETERNUS Storage Solutions

Sydney, September 21, 2012 – Fujitsu announces today that it has entered into a distribution agreement with Open Channel Solutions for the delivery of Fujitsu ETERNUS storage solutions via the Australian reseller community. Fujitsu has designed its storage devices and systems to enhance existing IT infrastructures in ways that simplify overall data management and provide seamless scalability in line with business and data growth. Open Channel Solutions’ commitment to solutions marketing fits the requirements of the storage market, where an understanding of the customer’s business needs is critical to providing successful data security, business continuity and efficient operation.


Europe (EMEA)

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.

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.

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".

27 November 2012  Germany
Fujitsu Releases Ultra Low-Power 16kbit FRAM with New SON-8 Small Package

Langen, Germany, November 27, 2012 – Extending battery lifetime and minimising PCB space for portable equipments


Japan (Headquarters)

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.

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  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.

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.