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2012 Press Releases by Topic

Corporate News

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.

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.

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.


Technology Innovation

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.

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.

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.

26 November 2012  United Kingdom and Singapore
Fujitsu Advances Healthcare Innovation in Collaboration with National University of Singapore

Singapore, and London, UK, November 26, 2012 – focusing on in-patient and home-based monitoring solutions for disease management and prevention

20 November 2012  Singapore
Moving Forward on Energy Efficiency: Fujitsu Semiconductor Aims to Start Production of GaN Power Devices

Singapore, November 20, 2012 – Fujitsu Semiconductor Asia Pte Ltd (FSAL) announced that it successfully achieved high output power of 2.5kW in server power supply units equipped with gallium-nitride (GaN) power devices built on a silicon substrate. Fujitsu Semiconductor aims to start volume production of the GaN power devices in the second half of 2013. These devices will enable Fujitsu Semiconductor to propose their use in a wide variety of value-enhancing power supply applications, significantly contributing to the realization of a low-carbon society. Fujitsu Semiconductor is aiming to achieve approximately 10 billion yen in sales of GaN power devices in fiscal 2015.


Services & Solutions

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.

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.

27 November 2012  Canada
Fujitsu Expands Data Center Footprint in Canada With New High-Performance Facility in Saskatchewan

Regina, SK, November 27, 2012 – Fujitsu today announced the building of a certified Tier III data center in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. The new data center will offer the flexible Fujitsu portfolio of co-location, managed services, dedicated and cloud hosting services. This new facility will be the first Tier III data center built in Canada for Fujitsu and will expand its presence and service offerings in Saskatchewan, a province that continues to experience major economic growth. This data center will be the first of its kind in Saskatchewan and among only a handful of Tier III data centers in Western Canada.

26 November 2012  United Kingdom and Singapore
Fujitsu Advances Healthcare Innovation in Collaboration with National University of Singapore

Singapore, and London, UK, November 26, 2012 – focusing on in-patient and home-based monitoring solutions for disease management and prevention

26 November 2012  Japan
Fujitsu SaaS Solution Employed in Building Watami's International Restaurant Management System

Tokyo, November 26, 2012 – Fujitsu has announced that Watami Co., Ltd. is deploying CloudStage F, Fujitsu's SaaS business-support solution for the food-service industry, to unify its management systems for restaurants outside of Japan. The new system will be rolled out steadily starting in November and is ultimately expected to cover Watami's 67 restaurants outside of Japan.


Software

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  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.

9 October 2012  Japan
Fujitsu Launches Global Sales of Interstage List Creator V10

Tokyo, October 9, 2012 – Fujitsu today announced the immediate availability, in 46 countries, of Interstage List Creator V10, the latest edition of its software tool for designing and generating business-use forms.

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.

23 August 2012  Japan
Fujitsu Aims to Revolutionize Logistics with New "Logifit" Series Solutions

Tokyo, August 23, 2012 – Fujitsu today announced the introduction of its new Logifit series of logistics solutions that seek to revolutionize the logistics industry.


Retail/Financial Systems

8 November 2012  USA
Fujitsu, in Cooperation With SAP, to Build a New Packaged Integration Component, Integrating Fujitsu's Next-Generation Retail Point of Service Application With SAP® for Retail Portfolio

Sunnyvale, CA, November 8, 2012 – Fujitsu, building on its longstanding partnership with SAP AG (NYSE: SAP), today announced an agreement with SAP to enhance collaboration in the retail sector.

18 September 2012  USA
Fujitsu to Resell Forms and Print Services for Salesforce Application from Canon Information and Imaging Solutions

Lake Success, NY , September 18, 2012 – Canon Information and Imaging Solutions, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Inc., announced today that leading IT solutions provider Fujitsu has become an American reseller of Canon’s Forms and Print Services for Salesforce, an application that brings to Salesforce users a new capability to turn their Salesforce data into attention-grabbing reports, proposals or other documents, created automatically and printed easily without the need for any print drivers*.

20 August 2012  USA
Fujitsu Delivers TeamPoS 7000 F-Series Point-of-Sale Solution for Dispersed Retail Environments

Sunnyvale, CA, August 20, 2012 – Fujitsu today announced the TeamPoS® 7000 F-Series point-of-sale solution, delivering flexibility, advanced performance and reliability for a world-class, customer-focused shopping experience. The compact, modern design of the TeamPoS 7000 F-Series blends well with a wide range of retail environments -- from fashionable to rugged. The TeamPoS 7000 F-Series offers advanced technology and energy efficiency to support green initiatives, increase return on investment (ROI), and reduce total cost of ownership (TCO).

23 July 2012  USA
Fujitsu Announces Retail-as-a-Service Solution Agreement With Leading Greeting Card Company

Sunnyvale, CA, July 23, 2012 – Fujitsu today announced that Hallmark Cards, Inc. has selected Fujitsu to provide a complete cloud-based, retail-as-a-service (RaaS) solution for its more than 2,500 independent retailers and corporate stores in the U.S. Hallmark and its independent retailers will use a monthly subscription model to cover a combination of Fujitsu TeamPoS® and third-party hardware, software, support, maintenance, and data center hosting services. The exclusive 10-year contract calls for the solution to be deployed over the next three years.

20 July 2012  USA
Fujitsu Positioned as a Point of Service "Leader" by Independent Research Firm

Sunnyvale, CA, July 20, 2012 – Fujitsu has been ranked in the Leaders category of "The Forrester Wave™: Point of Service, Q2 2012," recently published by Forrester Research, Inc. The June 2012 report, which evaluated the Fujitsu GlobalSTORE® Point of Service (PoS) solution, assists application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals in selecting the right partner for their needs in implementing large-scale point-of-service systems.


Computing Products

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.

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.

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.

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.


Telecommunications

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.

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.

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.

31 October 2012  USA
SRP Telecom Selects Fujitsu for High-Performance Optical Network; Optimized for Datacenter Hosting, Cloud and Storage Applications

Richardson, TX, October 31, 2012 – Fujitsu, a leading provider of business, information technology, and communications solutions, announced today that SRP Telecom, a Phoenix-based core business unit of the nation's third-largest public power utility, is deploying the Fujitsu FLASHWAVE 7420 Metro/Enterprise WDM Platform for datacenter interconnect and access services.

18 September 2012  USA
Fujitsu Works With Bright House Networks to Bring 100G to Metro Networks; Sixth Largest Cable System is Among Nation’s Most Advanced

Richardson, TX, September 18, 2012 – Fujitsu, a leading provider of business, information technology, and communications solutions, announced today that Bright House Networks has selected the Fujitsu FLASHWAVE® 9500 Packet Optical Networking Platform (Packet ONP) to bring 100G performance to the provider’s metro networks.


Microelectronics

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

20 November 2012  Singapore
Moving Forward on Energy Efficiency: Fujitsu Semiconductor Aims to Start Production of GaN Power Devices

Singapore, November 20, 2012 – Fujitsu Semiconductor Asia Pte Ltd (FSAL) announced that it successfully achieved high output power of 2.5kW in server power supply units equipped with gallium-nitride (GaN) power devices built on a silicon substrate. Fujitsu Semiconductor aims to start volume production of the GaN power devices in the second half of 2013. These devices will enable Fujitsu Semiconductor to propose their use in a wide variety of value-enhancing power supply applications, significantly contributing to the realization of a low-carbon society. Fujitsu Semiconductor is aiming to achieve approximately 10 billion yen in sales of GaN power devices in fiscal 2015.

15 November 2012  Singapore
Fujitsu Semiconductor announces two complete Families of 32-bit Microcontrollers adopting ARM Cortex-M4 and -M0+ core

Singapore, November 15, 2012 – Fujitsu Semiconductor Asia Pte Ltd (FSAL) announced the launch of the new FM4 Family of 32-bit general purpose RISC microcontrollers based on ARM® Cortex™-M4 processor core, as well as a new FM0+ family adopting the Cortex-M0+ core. Fujitsu plans to release sample quantities of products in these new families within 2013, and will also begin full-scale production of these products later in the year. Combined with current FM3 Family of microcontrollers, the group of products featuring the Cortex-M4, M3, and M0+ processor cores will amount to a line-up of more than 700 different products. These products with a consistent architecture & flexibly now more broadly meet the growing customer need for higher performance and lower power consumption.

8 November 2012  USA
Fujitsu to Start Production of GaN Power Devices for High-Efficiency Power Supply Units in 2013

Sunnyvale, California, November 8, 2012 – GaN technology achieves high output power of 2.5kW in power supply units for servers; demonstration set for Embedded Technology 2012 Nov. 14-16 in Yokohama, Japan

8 November 2012  Japan
Moving Forward on Energy Efficiency: Fujitsu Semiconductor Aims to Start Production of GaN Power Devices

Yokohama, November 8, 2012 – Fujitsu Semiconductor Limited today announced that it successfully achieved high output power of 2.5kW in server power supply units equipped with gallium-nitride (GaN) power devices built on a silicon substrate.


Displays

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