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Fujitsu Announces Call for Entries for Fourth Annual SELECT Innovation Awards with USD 10,000 First Prize

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  • Fujitsu announces call for entries for fourth annual SELECT Innovation Awards – deadline for entries is midday CET on September 7, 2018
  • Award of USD 10,000 for winner in joint marketing campaign, plus a Fujitsu video for use in marketing collateral
  • Winner to be selected based on impact on furthering Fujitsu’s vision of creating a more Human Centric Intelligent Society, relevance to specified technologies and entrant’s level within the Fujitsu SELECT Partner Program
Munich, July 04, 2018 – Fujitsu today announces the call for entries for the fourth annual SELECT Innovation Awards, open to all of Fujitsu’s SELECT Partner Program members and providing a USD 10,000 award as first prize. The closing date for entries is midday CET on September 7, 2018.
The SELECT Innovation Award recognizes Fujitsu channel partners who have delivered outstanding value through digital co-creation with their customers. Fujitsu is rewarding exceptional achievements where partners have combined their expertise and services with Fujitsu’s extensive product and solution portfolio to implement innovative and customer-centric projects.
One winner and two finalists will be selected by a committee of executives, who will evaluate the impact of nominated projects based on the degree to which they further Fujitsu’s vision of creating a more Human Centric Intelligent Society. Further judging criteria are the inclusion of technologies aligned with the Fujitsu Technology and Service Vision, in distinct categories: Integration, Mobile, IoT, Artificial Intelligence and Analytics, IT – Integrated Computing, Hybrid IT - Cloud, Hybrid IT – Integrated Computing, Hybrid IT – Software-Defined Connected Infrastructure (SDCI) and Security. The entrant’s level in the Fujitsu SELECT Partner Program and areas of SELECT expertise are also taken into consideration..
The winner will receive USD 10,000 to be used for Sales Development Funds in a joint marketing campaign with Fujitsu1. Each of the three finalists will also receive an invitation, including complimentary travel and accommodation for one person, to Fujitsu Forum Munich 2018 this November, to take part in the Award Ceremony. In addition, the finalists will receive a recorded video about the customer project that can be used in the Partner’s marketing collateral and social media.

Dave Hazard, Vice President Channel and Sales Operations at Fujitsu in EMEIA, comments: “Fujitsu is one of the world’s most channel-centric global vendors of technology products, solutions and services, and the SELECT Innovation Award is just one of the many ways we encourage channel partners of all sizes, specializations and locations to share in our success. These awards represent the pinnacle of the globalization of Fujitsu’s SELECT Partner Program – a unique institution that makes it easier for channel partners to drive their business in a more profitable and innovative way.”

To participate, eligible partners with a valid Partner Portal ID and password for submission should complete the nomination form for the project or projects that best exemplify innovative solutions matching the selection criteria (see above). Projects must have been completed and fully implemented by the date of submission for the Awards.

Notes to editors
1Award funds are subject to local Sales Development Funds / Marketing Development Funds and tax regulations. Eligibility is restricted to SELECT partners in the Fujitsu EMEIA region.

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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

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

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Date: 04 July, 2018
City: Munich