Product shortages and casual staff could spell disaster for retailers this Christmas Brisbane, Australia,New Zealand, December 13, 2006 - According to research released today, the top two things customers want when they go shopping is products or brands in stock (62 per cent) and available and informed sales staff (50 per cent). With Christmas a time which is renowned for products selling out and staff run off their feet, retailers need to take extra care when managing both their product inventory and resourcing over the Christmas period, or it could cost them significantly.
Fujitsu opens Brisbane Data Centre to accommodate strong local growth Brisbane, Australia,New Zealand, November 29, 2006 - Fujitsu Australia today announced the expansion of its data centre capabilities with the opening of a new data centre facility in Brisbane. The facility, which represents a multi-million dollar investment by Fujitsu in the Queensland market, comes on the back of high local demand for hosted and managed IT infrastructure.
Fujitsu appoints Joanne Healey as General Manager, New Zealand Wellington, Australia,New Zealand, November 28, 2006 - Fujitsu has strengthened its local operations with the appointment of Joanne Healey as General Manager, New Zealand. In this role, Joanne will be responsible for growing and developing Fujitsu’s New Zealand operations, which comprises 200 staff and annual revenues of approximately NZ$60 million.
Australian mortgage brokers frustrated by lack of service provided by lenders Sydney, Australia,New Zealand, November 21, 2006 - Fujitsu Australia today announced the results of a comprehensive survey of more than 1,000 brokers, or 10% of the Australian mortgage broker community.
Fujitsu industrialises IT services and solutions to provide up to 30% greater efficiency, continuity and agility Sydney, Australia,New Zealand, November 08, 2006 - Fujitsu Australia and New Zealand today launched TRIOLE, its new approach to designing, developing, deploying and managing IT services and solutions. TRIOLE originates from a Japanese-inspired management approach to continuous improvement which enables up to 30% greater efficiency, continuity and agility from IT services and solutions.
Australia and New Zealand score a mediocre 64/100 in inaugural Innovation Index Sydney, Australia,New Zealand, October 17, 2006 - Fujitsu Innovation Index 2006 highlights need for greater focus on practical innovation if Australian and New Zealand organisations are to remain competitive
Fujitsu awarded $30 million managed services contract by HealthSMART Melbourne, Australia,New Zealand, October 05, 2006 - Fujitsu Australia Limited has been awarded a five-year, $30.8 million contract to deliver managed services to HealthSMART, Victoria’s Whole-of-Health Information and Communication Strategy, following a competitive Victorian Department of Human Services (DHS) tender process.
Australian Mortgage Industry Report highlights peer disparity in attitudes towards mortgage lenders and awareness of interest rates Sydney, Australia,New Zealand, September 26, 2006 - There is significant disparity in attitudes towards mortgage lenders and awareness of interest rates among different peer groups, according to a survey of 1,000 consumers, conducted as part of the Fujitsu/JPMorgan Australian Mortgage Industry Report (Volume 4).
Queensland property portfolios more profitable than New South Wales Sydney, Australia,New Zealand, September 26, 2006 - Queensland property portfolios are intrinsically more profitable on average compared with New South Wales, according to the latest Fujitsu/JPMorgan Australian Mortgage Industry Report (Volume 4).
Strong rebound in housing loan growth in CY2006 despite marked slowdown in new housing starts Sydney, Australia,New Zealand, September 26, 2006 - Housing loan growth has rebounded strongly in the first nine months of 2006 on the back of a modest upswing in housing prices and an increased willingness by borrowers to gear into residential property, the latest mortgage industry report from JPMorgan and Fujitsu Consulting has found.
Consumers call for smarter technology to help them shop Melbourne, Australia,New Zealand, September 19, 2006 - Almost half (47 per cent) of consumers say they will spend more with a retailer, providing the retailer has invested in the latest smart technology
Fujitsu launches Pervasive Retailing Melbourne, Australia,New Zealand, September 19, 2006 - Fujitsu Australia and New Zealand today launched Pervasive Retailing, its unified framework of software, hardware, tools and services to enable anywhere, any time, every time retailing.
Fujitsu and Reflexis Systems partner to deliver Retail Task Management solutions Melbourne, Australia,New Zealand, September 19, 2006 - Fujitsu Australia Limited and Reflexis Systems Inc., the leader in retail task management software, have formed a strategic partnership to deliver advanced retail management solutions. Under the terms of the agreement, Fujitsu will be the exclusive distributor for Reflexis Systems in Australia and New Zealand, while integrating the Reflexis enterprise applications with its own software, services and hardware offerings.
NSW Police awards Fujitsu multi-million dollar CAD contract Sydney, Australia,New Zealand, September 12, 2006 - Fujitsu Australia has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract by State Contracts Control Board for the supply and installation of a high-performance computer-aided despatch (CAD) system for NSW Police.
Yarra Valley Water selects Fujitsu as strategic IT outsourcing partner in $21 million agreement Melbourne, Australia,New Zealand, August 15, 2006 - Fujitsu Australia today announced that it has been awarded a seven year $21 million contract with Yarra Valley Water, Melbourne’s largest water retailer, to provide outsourced desktop, network and server management.
Transpower awards IT outsourcing contract to Fujitsu in multi million dollar, three year deal with potential to extend to eight years Wellington, New Zealand, Australia,New Zealand, August 02, 2006 - Transpower awards IT outsourcing contract to Fujitsu in multi million dollar, three year deal with potential to extend to eight years
New PRIMEQUEST 500 series server delivers more than double performance and advanced virtualisation in mission-critical Linux and Windows environments Sydney, Australia,New Zealand, July 19, 2006 - Fujitsu Limited today announced the release of a new high-end series in its PRIMEQUEST™ server line, the PRIMEQUEST™ 500 series (3 models) servers with Dual-core Intel® Itanium® 2 processors, providing performance improvements up to 2.5 times that of previous models
Fujitsu PRIMERGY servers powered by Dual-Core Intel Xeon Processors offer new options for data centre scaling and virtualisation Sydney, Australia,New Zealand, July 06, 2006 - Fujitsu Australia today announced five new PRIMERGY® dual-socket servers: the RX200 S3 and RX300 S3 rack servers, the TX200 S3 and TX300 S3 tower servers, and the BX620 S3 blade server. This third-generation of PRIMERGY servers features the latest processors from Intel® Corporation – the Dual Core Intel® Xeon® 5000 and 5100 Sequence which delivers increased performance and power efficiency.
Fujitsu appoints industry experts to drive retail strategy Sydney, Australia,New Zealand, June 22, 2006 - Fujitsu Australia and New Zealand today announced the appointment of Vaughn Clair and Conway Kosi to drive Fujitsu’s retail strategy and grow its retail business in Australia and New Zealand.
Ted Pretty appointed Chairman, Fujitsu Australia and New Zealand Sydney, Australia,New Zealand, June 09, 2006 - Fujitsu today announced the appointment of Ted Pretty as the new Non-executive Chairman of Fujitsu Australia and New Zealand.
Housing loan growth re-accelerates after national housing prices stabilize Sydney, Australia,New Zealand, April 19, 2006 - A surge in housing credit growth in 1QCY06 and rising Loan to Valuation Ratios (LVRs) on variable rate loans has resulted in more consumers being vulnerable to global interest rate rises than ever before, a new report from JPMorgan and Fujitsu has found.
Victoria launch pad into Asia for Digital Media Managed Services Melbourne, Australia,New Zealand, April 11, 2006 - Fujitsu Australia today announced that it is leading a consortium of vendors to provide a full end-to-end digital media managed service across 45 1st Choice Liquor Superstores over the next three years.
1st Choice Liquor Superstore partners with Fujitsu to deliver digital media Melbourne, Australia,New Zealand, April 11, 2006 - Fujitsu Australia has today been named the primary contractor for the continued rollout of a digital media network for Coles Myer’s 1st Choice Liquor Superstores across Australia. Fujitsu will manage a consortium of vendors to provide a full end-to-end digital media managed service across 45 1st Choice Liquor Superstores over the next three years.
Fujitsu launches BPO offering for the insurance market Sydney, Australia,New Zealand, April 07, 2006 - Fujitsu teams with Vertex Financial Services and Munich Reinsurance to provide Web-based straight through processing for life protection market
Northern Territory Government selects Fujitsu for $150 million desktop contract Darwin, Australia,New Zealand, March 23, 2006 - Fujitsu Australia was today awarded a $150 million desktop and helpdesk services contract by the Northern Territory Government.
Fujitsu appoints enterprise architecture lead Sydney, Australia,New Zealand, March 15, 2006 - Fujitsu Australia has appointed Travis Gehri to lead its Enterprise Architecture Practice. Travis, who joins Fujitsu from EDS, brings more than 20 years experience in business and IT management and consultancy.
Fujitsu launches new compact, high-performance palm vein biometric authentication device Sydney, Australia,New Zealand, March 09, 2006 - Fujitsu Limited today launched the latest version of its award-winning palm vein authentication device, PalmSecure&8482;.
Fujitsu appoints Ross Goodfellow to drive Converged Network Solutions Sydney, Australia,New Zealand, March 08, 2006 - Fujitsu Australia today announced the appointment of Ross Goodfellow as Manager, Network Convergence and Security.
Network Appliance partners with Fujitsu to create highly manageable, scalable and available SAP environments for mySAP customers Sydney, Australia,New Zealand, February 09, 2006 - Network Appliance (NetApp) today announced it has signed a partnership agreement with Fujitsu Australia to provide storage, recovery and backup capabilities for Fujitsu’s FlexFrame Solution for SAP.
CA announces Fujitsu Australia and New Zealand as Asia Pacific Partner of the Year Sydney, Australia,New Zealand, January 11, 2006 - CA (NYSE: CA) has announced the winners of its 2005 Partner of the Year awards for exceptional performance in their respective regions.
CSIRO appoints Fujitsu to manage “One CSIRO” ERP implementation Canberra, Australia,New Zealand, January 10, 2006 - Fujitsu has won a four-year contract to implement, manage and support CSIRO’s new mySAP environment