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Fujitsu Adds Converged Virtual Infrastructure for VMware vSphere to PRIMEFLEX Portfolio

Fujitsu EMEIA

Munich, October 23, 2018 – Fujitsu today introduces PRIMEFLEX for VMware vSphere. The fully pre-configured, pre-tested and validated package of first-class hardware, software, integration and support services is designed to provide a fast track to maximum IT performance and agility while also reducing complexity for VMware-based virtual infrastructures.
Virtual infrastructures give businesses the full flexibility to scale compute and storage performance independently according to changing requirements, all within a self-contained, ready-to-run solution. Inside, Fujitsu PRIMEFLEX for VMware vSphere combines the latest Fujitsu PRIMERGY RX dual-socket servers with a choice of either Fujitsu ETERNUS AF all-flash or ETERNUS DX hybrid storage.

The new PRIMEFLEX infrastructure is focused on enabling customers to reduce overall operating costs. Not only does it use the most energy-efficient server and storage components, but also standardized firmware management and a ready-to-run system save on administrative time. The versatile Fujitsu Software Infrastructure Manager (ISM) manages system resources including network switches from Extreme Networks and Broadcom1, automates service provisioning and simplifies day-to-day infrastructure management tasks. And a hallmark of the entire PRIMEFLEX family of integrated systems is standardized support around the globe, providing customers with peace of mind when technical support is needed.
Pricing and availability
PRIMEFLEX for VMware vSphere is global offereing that will be available first in Europe, Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA) from October 31, 2018 directly from Fujitsu and through Fujitsu’s partners. Pricing varies according to configuration.
Notes to editors
1 PRIMEFLEX for VMware vSphere is delivered with optional fiber channel (FC) switches from Broadcom or iSCSI switches from Extreme Networks.
2 PRIMEFLEX for VMware vSphere comes with the latest version of VMware vSphere pre-installed; alternatively, customers can use their existing VMware licenses

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Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company, offering a full range of technology products, solutions, and services. Approximately 140,000 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 4.1 trillion yen (US $39 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2018. For more information, please see http://www.fujitsu.com.

About Fujitsu EMEIA

Fujitsu promotes a Human Centric Intelligent Society, in which innovation is driven by the integration of people, information and infrastructure. In the Europe, Middle East, India and Africa region (EMEIA), our 27,000-strong workforce is committed to Digital Co-creation, blending business expertise with digital technology and creating new value with ecosystem partners and customers. We enable our customers to digitally transform with connected technology services, focused on Artificial Intelligence, the Internet of Things, and Cloud - all underpinned by Security. For more information, please visit http://www.fujitsu.com/fts/about/


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Date: 23 October, 2018
City: Munich