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Fujitsu’s PRIMEQUEST Server Expands the Reach of x86 Industry Standards to Conquer Mission-Critical Enterprise Operations in the Data Center

Munich, May 10, 2012

News facts

  • The Fujitsu PRIMEQUEST high-end enterprise server provides new cost effectiveness for mission-critical computing with industry open standards
  • PRIMEQUEST 1800E2 delivers mainframe-like enterprise platform reliability, error prevention and self-healing capabilities
  • Scalable server with up to eight Intel® Xeon® E7 processors, features unique Active Reserve system boards for fast and automatic recovery
  • Mission-critical uptime for x86 Linux and Windows enterprise applications, providing a real alternative for Unix customers

Fujitsu today launches the PRIMEQUEST 1800E2 Server in CEMEA&I . The high-end business server combines the openness of x86 industry standards with innovative error prevention and self-healing capabilities, such as industry-unique Active Reserve system boards and hardware partitioning for Windows/Linux systems. Built on Fujitsu’s long design experience in mainframe and Unix Systems, the new PRIMEQUEST model enables mainframe-like operations and transactions at a significantly reduced total cost. The compact, energy- and cost-efficient PRIMEQUEST 1800E2 is powered by up to eight Intel® Xeon® E7-8870 processors and 80 cores. It features full support for x86 Windows/Linux software stacks, VMware and other virtualization technologies.


Business Benefits

The highly reliable, scalable and flexible, PRIMEQUEST server was specifically developed for mission-critical enterprise workloads, resulting from corporate databases, transactional processing or Java-based business suites. Its compatibility with other industry standard hardware and software frees customer from potential vendor lock-in and dependence on software stacks and related license models. PRIMEQUEST 1800 E2 also enables customers to make a fast transition from legacy software stacks which might suffer from unclear future.


As the backbone of enterprise solutions, the PRIMEQUEST 1800E2 server ensures maximum availability, business continuity and data integrity. Alongside hot-plug redundant components and online maintenance options, the server features self-healing functions, such as hardware partitioning and industry-unique Active Reserve system boards.

These enable the system to resume operations automatically in less than eight minutes; this is 30 times faster than the standard four hours SLA in most recovery service contracts.



Pricing and availability

The Fujitsu PRIMEQUEST 1800E2 server is now available in CEMEA&I. The recommended list price starts at €120,000 (1 partition system with 2 CPUs Xeon E7-8830, 64 GB RAM, 2x FCoE dual channel, 2x 10 GB Ethernet dual channel, 2x 147 GB HDD) and varies by configuration.

Supporting quote

Jens-Peter Seick, Senior Vice President, Product Development Group at Fujitsu Technology Solutions

“The PRIMEQUEST 1800E2 enterprise server is a true flagship of our ‘Reshaping the Datacenter’ initiative. It provides the flexibility, agility and cost efficiency of industry standard-based, open solutions with outstanding mission-critical functionality engineered into a high-end x86 server for Windows, Linux, VMware and others. It is the perfect building block for companies looking to restructure today’s complex database systems, ERP solutions and mission-critical systems where high reliability and scalability are mandatory. Therefore PRIMEQUEST is a real alternative for locked-in Unix customers.”


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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. Over 170,000 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$54 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2012. For more information, please see


About Fujitsu Technology Solutions

Fujitsu Technology Solutions is the leading European IT infrastructure provider with a presence in all key markets in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, plus India, serving large-, medium- and small-sized companies as well as consumers. With its Dynamic Infrastructures approach, the company offers a full portfolio of IT products, solutions and services, ranging from clients to datacenter solutions, Managed Infrastructure and Infrastructure as a Service. Fujitsu Technology Solutions employs more than 13,000 people and is part of the global Fujitsu Group. For more information, please see .


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Date: 10 May, 2012
City: Munich