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Fujitsu Opens New Technology Centre in Barataria, Trinidad

- includes state-of-the-art infrastructure and services facilities

Fujitsu Transaction Solutions Inc.

Barataria, Trinidad, September 09, 2009

Fujitsu Caribbean (Trinidad) Limited today announced that it has opened a new state-of-the-art technology centre to provide improved services and a full spectrum of IT Managed Services to satisfy todays sophisticated IT market. The center offers a full range of infrastructure services, from training through to building and testing enterprise solutions prior to deployment and ongoing management of enterprise systems and platform products from Fujitsu and its partners.

Mervyn Eyre, President/CEO, Fujitsu Caribbean commented “with the dynamic changes of today's business environment and the demands of our customers, the IT systems supporting customers' businesses are becoming increasingly diverse and complex. Our new centre, comprising an area of 2500 sq. ft./232 sq. m, is equipped with robust and resilient servers and storage systems, and offers a full range of network and managed services, all from one location. The new centre is built and designed to world-class standards, enabling Fujitsu to quickly and effectively offer reliable, cost-effective, and managed services. This will satisfy our customers needs for high performance and functionality and support their regional or global business expansion and growth”.

Fujitsu’s new technology centre bolsters the company's capabilities to respond to the needs of customers in the financial services, government and telco sectors. The centre is equipped with the latest technologies, performance benchmarking and IT solutions. Fujitsu customers can now also take advantage of the high availability and performance of the latest Fujitsu equipment.

“The investment in the new technology centre is part of Fujitsu’s strategy to intensify the company’s business in providing support and managed services for mission critical systems on a regional basis. The centre also connects to Fujitsu global facilities and other strategic Partners, via high speed VPNs. This enables Fujitsu Caribbean to meet customer demands for the best in secure availability, reliability and scalability for key applications, from wherever they are sourced.” said Frances Correia, EVP, Government Business, Fujitsu Caribbean.

Fujitsu heralded the launch of the Trinidad Data Centre with a ribbon cutting ceremony at its new technology centre in Barataria on September 9th, 2009. The ceremony was attended by key Ministers and Government officials; private sector business leaders and executives of Fujitsu Caribbean and Fujitsu America Inc.

About Fujitsu Caribbean

Fujitsu Caribbean is a wholly owned subsidiary of the US$47-billion Fujitsu Group and a part of Fujitsu America Inc. Fujitsu integrates the core expertise of our skilled resources and Business Partners to deliver IT Infrastructure Solutions and Managed Services that continuously evolve to respond to our customer’s complex business and technology issues. Focused on the Financial Services, Telecommunications and Government sectors we simplify IT for our customers and build more value into their IT investments. Fujitsu is the world’s third largest IT Services Company and has been operating in the Caribbean for over 50 years. Managed by a regional executive team, we have offices in Jamaica, Barbados and Trinidad; including business agents in the Bahamas, St. Vincent, Haiti, Anguilla, Antigua, Dominican Republic and Grenada, to serve the entire region. Fujitsu has delivered and currently supports mission critical ICT solutions and networks across the English-speaking islands of the Caribbean. For more information on Fujitsu Caribbean, visit www.fujitsu.com/caribbean/ .

About Fujitsu America, Inc.

Fujitsu America, Inc. provides a complete portfolio of business technology services, computing platforms, and industry solutions. Fujitsu platform products are based on scalable, reliable and high-performance server, storage, software, point-of-sale, and mobile technologies. Fujitsu combines its renowned platform offerings with a full suite of onshore, near shore and offshore system integration, outsourcing, and datacenter services covering applications, operations, infrastructure, customer service, and multi-vendor lifecycle services. Fujitsu provides industry-specific solutions for retail, manufacturing, healthcare, government, education, financial services, and telecommunications sectors. For more information on Fujitsu America’s business scope, visit http://solutions.us.fujitsu.com/.

About Fujitsu

Fujitsu is a leading provider of IT-based business solutions for the global marketplace. With approximately 175,000 employees supporting customers in 70 countries, Fujitsu combines a worldwide corps of systems and services experts with highly reliable computing and communications products and advanced microelectronics to deliver added value to customers. Headquartered in Tokyo, Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.6 trillion yen (US$47 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2009.
For more information, please see: http://www.fujitsu.com

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Sandra Jones, 
Vice President, Marketing & Communications


Phone: Phone: +1-876-926-7567
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Date: 09 September, 2009
City: Barataria, Trinidad
Company: Fujitsu Transaction Solutions Inc.,