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Fujitsu Simplifies Enterprise ICT Infrastructure with PRIMEFLEX for Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct

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  • Combines the high performance and energy efficiency of Fujitsu PRIMERGY servers with software-defined storage capabilities of Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct
  • Fujitsu ServerView Infrastructure Manager (ISM) for PRIMEFLEX enables easy deployment of both hardware and software and is fully integrated with Microsoft Windows Server management, allowing businesses to scale as their needs evolve
  • Provides a cost-effective method for businesses to deploy a software-defined data center
Sunnyvale, CA, April 05, 2018

Fujitsu America, Inc. today announces the availability of Fujitsu Integrated System PRIMEFLEX® for Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct™, a hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) solution that integrates software-defined storage (SDS) technology into a physical server. By leveraging PRIMEFLEX for Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct, IT organizations can rapidly deploy the core virtual infrastructure foundation needed for their software-defined data centers (SDDC). PRIMEFLEX for Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct is fully tested and delivered on Fujitsu Server PRIMERGY® servers, which are optimized for virtualized environments. Fujitsu technology delivers improvements in usability and operability on top of Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor-based server platforms.The highly available and scalable software-defined storage architecture of Microsoft Storages Spaces Direct provides increased performance and security.

This unique configuration delivers the power and flexibility enterprises need to deploy multiple cost-cutting, efficiency-boosting infrastructure types, including virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), virtualization infrastructure and private cloud infrastructure. With the included Fujitsu Software ServerView® Infrastructure Manager (ISM) for PRIMEFLEX, customers are able to avoid issues related to installation, operation and expansion.

“Speed of innovation, speed of service and scalability are all critical determining factors of business success.” says Heather Engen, Head of Platform Products Group, Fujitsu America, Inc. “Fujitsu PRIMEFLEX for Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct delivers on all fronts, right out of the box. Simple installation in minutes, proven high performance and energy efficiency, combined with the scalability of the Microsoft Windows Server ecosystem, all position your enterprise to thrive in a digital world.”

Fujitsu PRIMEFLEX for Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct delivers a number of benefits for customer, including:

  • Fast time to production: Fujitsu PRIMEFLEX for Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct comes preinstalled, pretested and ready to run.
  • Ease of deployment, operation and scalability: Fujitsu ISM for PRIMEFLEX enables easy deployment of both hardware and software and is fully integrated with Microsoft Windows Server management, allowing businesses to scale as their needs evolve.
  • High performance, availability and efficiency: Rock solid and highly efficient Fujitsu PRIMERGY servers provide reliable infrastructure as well as a track record of outstanding performance in virtualized environments.
  • Future growth potential with minimized upfront investments: Flexible configurations enable capacity to be added in easy and affordable building blocks without the upfront cost of traditional storage environments.

About the PRIMEFLEX Family
The comprehensive Fujitsu Integrated System PRIMEFLEX portfolio is concentrated on enabling IT organizations to be more responsive and agile in meeting the needs of their end-users, through adding new levels of simplicity in the data center around virtualization, private cloud, big data and high performance computing. PRIMEFLEX is a comprehensive and growing line-up of powerful systems that are pre-defined, pre-integrated and pre-tested. These dramatically simplify complexity, coming as an all-in-one package which combines servers, storage, network connectivity and software.

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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. Approximately 155,000 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$40 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2017. For more information, please see http://www.fujitsu.com.

About Fujitsu Americas

Fujitsu America, Inc. is the parent and/or management company of a group of Fujitsu-owned companies operating in North, Central and South America dedicated to delivering the full range of Fujitsu products, solutions and services in ICT to our customers in the Western Hemisphere. These companies are collectively referred to as Fujitsu Americas. Fujitsu enables clients to meet their business objectives through integrated offerings and solutions, including consulting, systems integration, managed services, outsourcing and cloud services for infrastructure, platforms and applications; data center and field services; and server, storage, software and mobile/tablet technologies. For more information, please visit:
http://fujitsu.com/us and http://twitter.com/fujitsuamerica

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Fujitsu, the Fujitsu logo, PRIMEFLEX, PRIMERGY, ServerView and “shaping tomorrow with you” are trademarks or registered trademarks of Fujitsu Limited in the United States and other countries. Microsoft and Storage Spaces Direct are trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries. Intel and Xeon are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks referenced herein are the property of their respective owners. Information provided in this press release is accurate at time of publication and is subject to change without advance notice.

Date: April 05, 2018
City: Sunnyvale, CA
Company: Fujitsu America, Inc.