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Fujitsu Achieves Virtualization World Record with the PRIMERGY BX924 S3 Generation

Munich, March 28, 2012


News Facts

  • Fujitsu PRIMERGY BX924 S3 achieves a new world record for dual-socket servers in VMware VMmark 2.1.1 benchmark.
  • PRIMERGY Blade Servers provide faster, simpler and lower cost ways to build and run IT infrastructure in medium-sized companies, branch offices or large data centers.


Fujitsu today reaffirms that its
PRIMERGY BX Blade Servers provide a faster, simpler and lower-cost way to build and run an IT infrastructure in medium-sized companies, branch offices or large data centers. The latest in a long-running series of Fujitsu PRIMERGY firsts is the achievement of a new world record for dual-socket servers in VMware VMmark 2.1.1, where the system achieved a result of 10.94@10 tiles 1.

 

Business Benefits

To stay competitive, a company’s IT infrastructure needs to help reduce costs, maximize performance and react quickly to change. Fujitsu PRIMERGY Blade Servers enable customers to consolidate the number of servers, components and simultaneously reduce investment costs. Fewer servers are also easier, faster and cheaper to run and manage, reducing operating costs. Business agility is supported through simple, modular design and useful features that help reduce deployment time to hours or minutes.

 

A further option for server consolidation is offered by server virtualization. In this situation, consolidation arises by operating several virtual servers on one hardware platform. Fujitsu PRIMERGY BX Blade Servers are a perfect supplement for x86 server virtualization with additional advantages, such as improved management, greater availability and operational efficiency through a shared infrastructure and virtual input/output.

 

Fujitsu PRIMERGY BX Blade Servers offer more performance in virtualized environments compared to other systems. This improves competitiveness and generates the potential for better business results.

 

1              This VMmark result was achieved by Fujitsu PRIMERGY BX924 S3 server blades, each with 256 GB of memory, using Intel® Xeon® E5-2690 processors. Further details can be found at: http://www.vmware.com/a/assets/vmmark/pdf/2012-03-20-Fujitsu-BX924S3.pdf. The comparison reflects the status of March 20, 2012. The current VMmark results are available at http://www.vmware.com/a/vmmark/.

 

For information about VMmark and the rules regarding its usage visit http://www.vmware.com/products/vmmark. VMware and VMmark are trademarks or registered trademarks of VMware, Inc. VMware® VMmark™ is a product of VMware, Inc.

 

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About Fujitsu

Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company offering a full range of technology products, solutions and services. Over 170,000 Fujitsu people support customers in more than 100 countries. We use our experience and the power of ICT to shape the future of society with our customers. Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.5 trillion yen (US$55 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2011. For more information, please see http://www.fujitsu.com

 

About Fujitsu Technology Solutions

Fujitsu Technology Solutions is the leading European IT infrastructure provider with a presence in all key markets in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, plus India, serving large-, medium- and small-sized companies as well as consumers. With its Dynamic Infrastructures approach, the company offers a full portfolio of IT products, solutions and services, ranging from clients to datacenter solutions, Managed Infrastructure and Infrastructure as a Service. Fujitsu Technology Solutions employs more than 13,000 people and is part of the global Fujitsu Group. For more information, please see: ts.fujitsu.com/aboutus.

 

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