Fujitsu to Train New Generation of Mainframe Engineers at its Enterprise Platform Services Academy Munich, EMEIA, December 07, 2017 - Fujitsu is addressing the growing skills shortage of mainframe engineers by investing in its Enterprise Platform Services Academy, which is now offering an enhanced choice of training options. By sharing specialized knowledge with a new generation of engineers, Fujitsu is providing organizations with the assurance that they will be able to keep their mainframes running long into the future.
Europe’s Leading Credit Management Services Group Intrum Awards Global IT Outsourcing Contract to Fujitsu Stockholm, EMEIA, December 06, 2017 - Intrum, Europe’s leading credit management services group, has signed a seven-year global IT infrastructure outsourcing contract with Fujitsu. The agreement covers 23 countries, with Fujitsu providing fully outsourced IT services including data center management, cloud and hybrid IT, security, 24/7 service desk and end-user support for more than 8,000 users. The contract has an initial value in the range of 100 Million Euro.
Fujitsu Implements User-Centric Workplace Services for Dutch Ministry of Security and Justice Munich, EMEIA, November 23, 2017 - Fujitsu has won a five-year contract worth more than 10 Million Euro to deliver its user-centric managed workplace services to 6,000-plus employees at the Ministry of Security and Justice in the Netherlands. By virtualizing and managing the government office’s workplace, Fujitsu will not only ensure that the Public Prosecutor’s Office maintains a highly secure, transparent and reliable infrastructure but also boost collaboration, productivity and satisfaction by enabling employees to work more flexibly and efficiently.
New Generation of Best-Selling Fujitsu LIFEBOOK E Series Notebook Munich, EMEIA, November 09, 2017 - Fujitsu unveils a new generation of its best-selling notebook, the Fujitsu Notebook LIFEBOOK E5 and LIFEBOOK E4 series. A refreshed, slimmer design gives the business notebook line a contemporary look. Under the skin, the fully featured LIFEBOOK E5 is based on the latest Intel processors and is packed with connectivity options, ensuring secure, convenient access to corporate networks via cable, wireless or mobile networks.
Fujitsu Celebrates Transformative Partner Projects in SELECT Innovation Awards Fujitsu Forum Munich, EMEIA, November 08, 2017 - – Fujitsu today named Portuguese SELECT Expert Partner WWS as the winner of its third annual SELECT Innovation Award. The partner’s big data analysis project implemented for the Social Security Agency in Portugal to prevent and detect fraudulent medical claims impressed the award panel as the work has already significantly reduced fraudulent claims and is likely to save millions of euros.
Fujitsu Furthers Collaboration with SAP to Drive Customer Transformation Fujitsu Forum Munich, EMEIA, November 08, 2017 - – Fujitsu is standardizing on SAP solutions to transform processes in the Europe, Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA) region, helping ensure that Fujitsu’s own systems are ready to meet the demands of an era of unprecedented digital disruption.
Fujitsu and Customers Co-create New GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for Largest Animated Tablet Computer Mosaic Fujitsu Forum Munich, EMEIA, November 08, 2017 - More than 60 Fujitsu customers helped co-create a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title last night at the BMW Museum in Munich: Largest animated tablet computer mosaic. A total of 220 Fujitsu STYLISTIC R726 tablets were used to create on-screen artwork, which was then brought together to form a single large piece of art – a visual representation of co-creation in the form of an origami-styled landscape, which came alive with Japanese cherry blossoms and fluttering birds.
Fujitsu Safeguards Against Cyberattacks with Cyber Threat Intelligence Service Fujitsu Forum Munich, EMEIA, November 07, 2017 - Intended to safeguard companies from cyberattacks that could have a catastrophic effect on business continuity, Fujitsu today announces the availability in Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA) region of its Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) service. The service ensures that customers can properly defend themselves against cyber attacks, which have the potential to put a company out of business.
Fujitsu to Take Technical Lead in EU Project to Boost IoT Security Fujitsu Forum Munich, EMEIA, November 07, 2017 - Fujitsu today announces its participation as the technical lead in a new EU-funded innovation project on security in IoT – “Predictive Security for IoT Platforms and Networks of Smart Objects (SecureIoT)”1, intended to make the digital world more secure by enabling the automated risk management of Internet of Things (IoT) systems in automotive, manufacturing, healthcare and critical infrastructures.
Fujitsu Launches Intelligent Edge Platform for Industry 4.0 Fujitsu Forum Munich, EMEIA, November 07, 2017 - Fujitsu today expands its Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) capabilities with the INTELLIEDGE ecosystem, which includes state-of-the-art network edge processing capabilities. The Fujitsu INTELLIEDGE Edge Computing Appliance enables the optimization of industrial processes for Industry 4.0, securely connecting data and resources to people and devices and bridging the gap between Operational Technology (OT) in the field, and on-premises and cloud-based information technology (IT).
Fujitsu Wins Extended Global Services Contract With Hydro Fujitsu Forum Munich, EMEIA, November 07, 2017 - Fujitsu today announces a multi-million Euro contract extension with Hydro, one of the world’s largest integrated aluminum production companies. Under the agreement, Fujitsu has been newly awarded the outsourced service contract to cover Hydro’s Brazilian operations and will continue to deliver IT services to Hydro on a global basis until at least the end of 2022.
Artificial Intelligence Solution from Fujitsu Helps Siemens Gamesa Significantly Accelerate Quality Assurance Procedures Fujitsu Forum Munich, EMEIA, November 07, 2017 - Fujitsu has significantly accelerated Siemens Gamesa’s post manufacturing quality assurance (QA) process through the co-creation of an Artificial Intelligence solution1 that uses deep learning capabilities to significantly reduce inspection times for newly-manufactured wind turbine blades.
Pioneering Fujitsu Healthcare Solution Helps Fast Track Patient Recovery Fujitsu Forum Munich, EMEIA, November 07, 2017 - Fujitsu’s human-centric sensors are being deployed to help speed up the rehabilitation process for patients at a highly specialized Dutch clinic. A six-month pilot program at Sint Maartenskliniek in Nijmegen is leveraging advanced Fujitsu Internet of Things (IoT) wearables technology to help track the rehabilitation progress of 50 patients as they regain mobility.
Fujitsu’s IoT Smart Sensing Solution Improves Patient Care at Slingeland Hospital in the Netherlands Fujitsu Forum Munich, EMEIA, November 07, 2017 - Fujitsu recently implemented an advanced Internet of Things (IoT) solution for Slingeland Hospital in the Netherlands that uses sensors to enable nursing staff to continuously monitor patients’ vital signs, providing necessary information to support informed medical decisions and improve quality of care.
Enterprise Workplace Strategies are Holding Back Productivity According to Fujitsu Survey Fujitsu Forum Munich, EMEIA, November 07, 2017 - Despite plans to overhaul their current strategies to meet the new demands of the future workforce and changing business environment, enterprises are falling short, reveals a survey¹ undertaken for Fujitsu by leading independent European research firm Pierre Audoin Consultants (PAC). The survey also highlights that many current workplace strategies are proving to be barriers to progress rather than enablers, with security in particular blamed for holding back productivity.
Fujitsu Forum Munich Showcases how Digital Co-creation is Driving Transformation Fujitsu Forum Munich, EMEIA, November 07, 2017 - Under the theme of Human Centric Innovation: Digital Co-creation, Fujitsu Forum Munich opens its doors tomorrow to more than 12,000 visitors – showcasing how Digital Co-creation is driving business transformation by blending customers’ business expertise with innovative technology to create new value.
Fujitsu Optimizes Data Center Economics with New PRIMEQUEST Servers for Mission-Critical Computing Munich, EMEIA, November 06, 2017 - Fujitsu today announces the availability of a series of new, fully refreshed PRIMERGY and PRIMEQUEST servers designed for the business demands of the digital era. Featuring the latest Intel® Xeon® Processor Scalable family, Fujitsu’s updated server range introduces new, state-of-the-art system designs delivering optimized performance and providing flexible configurability for a wide variety of compute, storage, networking and server management requirements.
Fujitsu and NetApp Launch Converged Infrastructure Solution NFLEX for Strategic IT Delivery Munich, EMEIA, November 03, 2017 - Fujitsu and NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) today unveiled NFLEX Converged Infrastructure, a new joint solution that is designed to greatly simplify the implementation and operation of virtual environments. Delivered ready to run, NFLEX builds on 20 years of combined expertise to offer a simple converged infrastructure solution that includes modular sizing, preconfigured expansion packs, single-call support, and integrated management. These features help reduce operational expenses and accelerate positive business outcomes. NFLEX will be available starting in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa in early 2018.
Fujitsu introduces High Performance Data Analytics Reference Models to its PRIMEFLEX Line-up Munich, EMEIA, November 02, 2017 - – Fujitsu today launches a new reference model for its Fujitsu Integrated System PRIMEFLEX for High Performance Computing (HPC) solution, enabling customers to run accelerated computing on growing amounts of unstructured data by leveraging HPC infrastructures to provide High Performance Data Analytics (HPDA).
Fujitsu and NetApp Support Compliance Requirements with Private Storage for Public Cloud Customers Munich, EMEIA, November 01, 2017 - Fujitsu today announces a milestone in enabling Fujitsu’s Cloud Service K5 Public and Virtual Private Cloud customers to take an important step towards compliance with legislation related to data storage – by partnering with NetApp to provide a new capability to privately consolidate and store data from one or more public clouds, in the location of their choice. By extending its long-standing collaboration with NetApp, Fujitsu is providing Cloud Service K5 customers with dedicated private storage on public cloud systems. The Fujitsu Hybrid Storage solution is based on the NetApp Private Storage offering hosted in Fujitsu’s global data centers.
Small, Secure and Deceptively Simple: Fujitsu Launches its Next Generation FUTRO Thin Client Devices Munich, EMEIA, October 31, 2017 - Fujitsu today announces a new generation of FUTRO Thin Client devices, optimized for wide-scale enterprise deployments and providing enhancements in terms of flexibility, performance and security. Four new models include the Fujitsu Thin Client FUTRO Q940 PalmSecure Appliance, the first to integrate Fujitsu’s palm vein biometric security technology. New models are available with eLux and Scout Enterprise Management Suite as well as Windows 10 IoT Enterprise.
Businesses Face Imminent War for Talent, warns Fujitsu Munich, EMEIA, October 30, 2017 - Businesses will soon face a ‘war for talent’ and struggle to attract employees to fill the pending skills gap, according to a whitepaper produced for Fujitsu by leading independent European research firm Pierre Audoin Consultants (PAC). Fujitsu warns that unless companies start planning for the workplace of the future by embracing the so-called ‘boundary-less’ business, they will face growing talent recruitment challenges.
Fujitsu Supports Streamlined Judicial Systems with Digital Recording and Storage Solution Munich, EMEIA, October 25, 2017 - Fujitsu today announces the availability of its digital court recording system, Fujitsu ARCONTE, across Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA). The solution is already the market leader in judicial registration systems in Spain, where it has enabled more than 2,800 courtrooms in 434 courts nationwide to streamline and modernize the way they document court cases, through automatically capturing and storing recordings of proceedings.
Fujitsu Highlights Artificial Intelligence as Driving Force behind Workplace of the Future Munich, EMEIA, October 24, 2017 - - New whitepaper commissioned by Fujitsu examines the workplace of 2025 – focusing on social change, technology evolution, environmental impact, business considerations and demographic shifts
Fujitsu Introduces Integrated Data Protection Appliance for the Digital World Munich, EMEIA, October 19, 2017 - Fujitsu today introduces a powerful data platform for the digital world with the ETERNUS CS200c S41, the next-generation integrated data protection appliance for physical, virtual and cloud-based environments. An all-in-one solution that’s ready to run out of the box, the appliance helps businesses of all sizes boost their efficiency, ensure business continuity and growth, and support GDPR compliance while reducing complexity and cost.
Businesses Struggle to Deliver on Digital, Losing €555,000 per Failed Project Munich, EMEIA, October 18, 2017 - Although businesses recognize the importance of digital transformation, organizations worldwide are struggling to balance the elements needed to deliver on digital. Of 1,625 business leaders surveyed for Fujitsu’s new report, The Digital Transformation PACT, one in three (33%) has cancelled a project in the last two years at a cost of €423,000, while one in four (28%) has experienced a failed project costing €555,000. 84 percent of businesses say that their customers expect them to be more digital, while 71 percent believe that they are behind their competitors. Ultimately, two in three (66%) believe that they will lose customers relative to their competitors as a result of digital transformation.
New Fujitsu Mainboard Supports Intel Xeon W Processors to Satisfy Demanding Applications Munich, EMEIA, October 17, 2017 - Fujitsu expands its extended lifecycle series of semi-industrial mainboards with the addition of the Fujitsu D3598-B ATX model, an ideal choice for performance-hungry applications such as CAD/CAM, video processing and animation software.
Fujitsu Helps KLM Equipment Services Double the Performance of its Critical Business Applications Munich, EMEIA, October 12, 2017 - Fujitsu technology is helping keep flights on schedule at one of Europe’s busiest airports. KLM Equipment Services B.V. (KES) has deployed a unified, high-availability Fujitsu ETERNUS storage cluster to double the speed and performance of its critical enterprise applications – ensuring a more efficient and reliable ground support service at Schiphol, Amsterdam’s main airport, ultimately helping flights to operate on schedule.
Fujitsu PRIMERGY Servers Add Deep Learning Support for NVIDIA Volta GPUs Munich, EMEIA, October 11, 2017 - Fujitsu today announces the addition of NVIDIA® Volta Graphical Processing Units (GPUs) to accelerate advances in artificial inteligence and support deep learning processing on its latest PRIMERGY x86 servers. Available to customers in Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa beginning December 2017, select PRIMERGY models are certified for the new-generation of NVIDIA Tesla® V100 GPU accelerators.
Fujitsu Brings Engineering Excellence and Innovation to CELSIUS Workstations Munich, EMEIA, October 10, 2017 - Fujitsu has brought its Made in Germany engineering expertise to the desktop with its latest workstations – the completely redesigned Fujitsu Workstation CELSIUS M770 and the refreshed Fujitsu Workstation CELSIUS R970. Both will be unveiled at the NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference in Munich, Germany, and feature the latest NVIDIA® Quadro® professional graphics cards, designed to handle the most demanding graphics-intensive applications, including virtual reality, with ease. The German design and engineering excellence of the CELSIUS M770 was also recently recognized in Japan with a Good Design award.
Fujitsu Wearables Ensure Belgian Solar Team’s Well-being During Bridgestone World Solar Challenge Munich, EMEIA, October 09, 2017 - Fujitsu UBIQUITOUSWARE wearable solutions played a vital role in the preparations of Belgium’s Punch Powertrain Solar Team competing in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge that started yesterday and runs until October 15.
Clear Service Orchestration Strategy Key to Unlocking the Benefits of Hybrid IT According to Study Commissioned by Fujitsu Munich, EMEIA, October 05, 2017 - Service Orchestration is the key to unlocking the true potential of complex Hybrid IT infrastructures, according to a recent survey commissioned by Fujitsu and undertaken by leading analyst firm, Forrester1. The newly published research findings reveal that successfully integrating, managing and optimizing Hybrid IT infrastructures means that enterprises are empowered to deliver real business value through their, which also leads to deliver greater flexibility and agility.
Fujitsu Develops State-of-the-Art AI Solution to Revolutionize Non-Destructive Testing Manufacturing Inspection London, EMEIA, October 02, 2017 - Fujitsu has developed an innovative AI technology that significantly improves manufacturing quality control and defect detection by automatically analyzing and diagnosing Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) ultrasonic scan data in just minutes, helping to pinpoint potential defects more rapidly and efficiently than existing processes. Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe’s solution uses a new AI framework that combines image and signal processing techniques with deep learning technology to solve complex manufacturing quality problems.
Fujitsu Selects SAP Ariba to Help Deliver Innovation for its Customers Munich, EMEIA, September 27, 2017 - As part of a EUR 250 Million investment to ensure that its systems and processes are ready to meet the demands of an era of unprecedented digital disruption, Fujitsu has selected SAP Ariba¹ as a new procurement solution across its Europe, Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA) region.
Fujitsu Extends On-Premises Hyperconverged Systems to the Cloud Munich/Prague, EMEIA, September 25, 2017 - Fujitsu today announced a new solution to extend on- premises hyperconverged systems to the cloud, enabling cloud-in-a-box services. The Fujitsu Software Enterprise Service Catalog Manager (ESCM) bridges the gap between on-premises infrastructure and the cloud by enabling branded, multi-tenant, self-service portals for hybrid cloud services, with automated provisioning.
Fujitsu Introduces Comprehensive Channel-Centric Hybrid Cloud Portfolio Munich, EMEIA, September 21, 2017 - Fujitsu today gives SELECT Channel Partners a powerful set of tools to easily deliver cloud-based services to their customers, accessible via the user-friendly self-service Hybrid Cloud Portal. As computing infrastructure continues to move into the cloud, Fujitsu is offering SELECT Channel Partners the opportunity to evolve into service-oriented businesses and introduce new cloud-based recurring revenue streams, while also increasing the value they bring to their customers.
Fujitsu Survey Finds CFOs Prefer Long-Term Storage Investments Munich, EMEIA, September 14, 2017 - Data storage requirements for small and mid-size businesses are predicted to double over the next four years, according to a new Fujitsu study1 among senior finance professionals in small and medium sized businesses (SMEs). In turn, this high growth is causing widespread concern (76 percent) that high or unpredictable data growth will lead to escalating data storage and management costs.
Fujitsu Enables the Creation of Software-Defined Data Centers with Hyper-Converged PRIMEFLEX for VMware Cloud Foundation Munich, EMEIA, September 07, 2017 - Fujitsu today announces the general availability of its first completely software-defined data center solution for VMware environments, PRIMEFLEX for VMware Cloud Foundation.
Fujitsu Drives Down Cost of Ownership with Mainframe Managed Services Portfolio Munich, EMEIA, September 04, 2017 - Fujitsu today introduces new services designed to ensure that organizations can keep their mainframes running long into the future. Fujitsu Mainframe Managed Services deliver significant choice and flexibility via a modular portfolio of services, methodologies, expertise and solutions to support mainframes including Fujitsu BS2000 and VME, plus IBM z Systems.
Fujitsu Study Underlines Need for More Automation in IT Operations Munich, EMEIA, August 31, 2017 - Automation of IT operations brings great opportunities to refocus staff on higher value activities and respond to changing business demands, as it frees up time currently spent on routine admin tasks – this is now widely recognized according to a recent survey1 of IT leaders commissioned by Fujitsu and published today. While the majority of organizations agree they will need to automate IT to deal with increasing pressures and deliver value to the business, many admit they still have a long way to go, the survey finds.
Fujitsu Mainframe Innovation Strengthens Backbone of Digital World Munich, EMEIA, August 23, 2017 - Fujitsu continues to invest in mission-critical mainframes with the introduction of its latest operating system, designed to underline the long-term relevance of mainframes as the backbone of the digital world with more advanced, high availability, interoperability, security and maintenance features.
Fujitsu PRIMEQUEST Server Sets World Record in SAP Benchmark Munich, EMEIA, August 03, 2017 - The recently-launched Fujitsu Server PRIMEQUEST 3800B has demonstrated exceptional performance in demanding SAP® software environments by setting a new Sales and Distribution (SD) two-tier benchmark world record, underpinning the strengths of the enterprise-class system as the backbone of SAP HANA® deployments and other business-critical in-memory database applications.
Fujitsu Helps Ibercaja Bank Revolutionize the Customer Experience Munich, EMEIA, August 01, 2017 - Fujitsu is helping Spanish retail bank Ibercaja¹ to digitally transform banking and offer a better customer experience with Fujitsu smart ATMs. These are a key part of Ibercaja’s new branch offices, named Ibercaja+, which are designed with customer needs in focus – combining personalized consulting with state-of-the-art self-service technology in a modern, open-plan, multi-purpose space.
Fujitsu Recognized for its End-to-End Hybrid IT Offering in Three Gartner Magic Quadrants Munich, EMEIA, July 27, 2017 - Fujitsu is the only technology solutions vendor to appear in three reports from analyst firm Gartner spanning a spectrum of IT infrastructure delivery strategies. Following Gartner’s recent positioning of Fujitsu as a Leader in its 2017 Magic Quadrant for Data Center Outsourcing (DCO) and Infrastructure Utility Services (IUS) Europe1, Gartner also names Fujitsu in two new reports on the cloud infrastructure market.
Fujitsu Innovates Server Portfolio for the Computing Demands of a Digital World Munich, EMEIA, July 11, 2017 - Fujitsu today announces the availability of its new, fully refreshed range of dual- and quad-socket PRIMERGY servers and octo-socket PRIMEQUEST business critical server systems designed for Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors. These combine exceptional performance, flexible configuration options, and optimized system designs to meet the changing computing demands driven by digitalization, including advanced analytics and Artificial Intelligence. With its latest server models, Fujitsu offers a full set of workload-optimized servers that make a perfect foundation for building secure, agile, multi-cloud data centers: the IT architecture for a human-centric, digital world.
Fujitsu RunMyProcess Expands Globally with New Cloud Platforms in North America and Australia Munich, EMEIA, July 06, 2017 - Fujitsu today announces the global extension of its innovative digital Platform-as-a- Service, RunMyProcess, with the addition of new regional cloud platforms in North America and Australia, in addition to existing platforms in Europe and Asia. The capacity increase will help support and address the growing digital transformation needs of organizations with strong regional compliance requirements for data sovereignty, regulation, security and low-latency.
Fujitsu Adds Cognitive Technologies to Next-Generation Service Desk Munich, EMEIA, July 05, 2017 - Fujitsu today introduces cognitive technologies to enhance its next-generation Service Desk, the Social Command Center (SCC) – creating a more versatile, intelligent, user-centric model which combines multiple support channels to provide a consistent user experience.
Fujitsu Sets New Price/Performance Record in Latest SPC-1 Benchmark with Enhanced Entry-Level Storage System Munich, EMEIA, June 27, 2017 - The Fujitsu ETERNUS DX200 S4 storage system, part of the newly enhanced entry-level ETERNUS DX S4 hybrid storage range, has gained official recognition for its powerful performance, price per performance and outstanding response times in the latest Storage Performance Council’s SPC-1 Benchmark¹ – the recognized independent standard for comparing the performance of storage systems.
Fujitsu Launches Financial Solution Finplex in Europe to Power the Digital Age Munich, EMEIA, June 26, 2017 - Fujitsu announces the European availability of its Fujitsu Financial Solution Finplex, a powerful suite of tools that drives long-term business growth to the financial services sector, by enabling it to provide end customers with more compelling, tailored digital financial services.
Fujitsu Research Maps Out Road to Digital Learning Munich, EMEIA, June 22, 2017 - Digitalization is driving the education sector on to a deep transformation, but many schools, colleges and universities are struggling to keep pace with this change, according to ‘The Road to Digital Learning’, a new report from Fujitsu. This provides unique insights into the state of digital education globally and is based on a survey1 of over 600 IT leaders in schools, colleges and universities across seven countries.
Fujitsu Signs Agreement with ImageWare to Extend Biometric Security Solutions Portfolio Munich, EMEIA, June 19, 2017 - Fujitsu today announces that it is broadening its advanced biometric security solutions portfolio through an agreement with ImageWare Systems to resell key security capabilities including enterprise mobile biometric user authentication as a service. The agreement will see Fujitsu not only extend its biometric identity and access management solutions to mobile devices but also to additional authentication methods including fingerprint, face, and voice recognition. Fujitsu customers will now be able to deploy biometric authentication as a service running on the Fujitsu Cloud Service K5.
Fujitsu Positioned by Gartner as a Data Center Outsourcing and Infrastructure Utility Services Leader in Europe – for the Fifth Year Running Munich, EMEIA, June 14, 2017 - Fujitsu today announces it has been named as a Leader in the 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Center Outsourcing (DCO) and Infrastructure Utility Services (IUS) in Europe1. This marks the fifth year in succession that Fujitsu has been included in this leadership quadrant by Gartner.
Fujitsu Launches High-Security Biometric Authentication Solution for Active Directory IT Environments Munich, EMEIA, June 12, 2017 - Fujitsu today announces the launch of PalmSecure ID Login, a new biometric authentication solution that helps organizations secure their networks against unauthorized access, while also reducing the risk of attack from hackers and identity thieves.
Fujitsu ETERNUS All-Flash Storage Speeds Up IT Solutions for SAP HANA® and Virtualization Munich, EMEIA, June 06, 2017 - Fujitsu today announced that its Fujitsu ETERNUS AF650 all-flash system is now certified by SAP as an enterprise storage solution for the SAP HANA platform. Available as a stand-alone solution or as part of the integrated system PRIMEFLEX for SAP HANA, the ETERNUS AF650 supports ultra-reliable non-stop operations for in-memory computing systems running on SAP HANA, delivering an impressive 12TB of main memory storage capacity, and total capacity of some 3PB.
Fujitsu ESPRIMO K557 Packs Power and Style into Space Saving All-In-One PC Munich, EMEIA, June 01, 2017 - Fujitsu today reveals the ESPRIMO K557, a versatile all-in-one desktop PC – with a streamlined design that looks at home in even the most visible locations such as shared office spaces, reception desks and classrooms. The newest model introduces a clean, clutter-free design, with its processing unit integrated behind the 24-inch full HD display. A competitive price point means the ESPRIMO K557 is accessible for a broad cross section of use case scenarios.
Fujitsu Awarded Extended IT Outsourcing Agreement by Swedish Government Agency Stockholm, EMEIA, May 24, 2017 - Fujitsu today announces an extension of its IT outsourcing agreement with government agency Sida (Swedish International Development Corporation Agency)¹. The company is now mandated to continue supporting Sida’s digital transformation through to 2020, focusing on upgrading IT equipment and moving infrastructure to the cloud.
Fujitsu’s Novel AI Deep Learning Technology Sheds New Light on Real-World Problems Berlin, EMEIA, May 23, 2017 - Fujitsu today announces an important deep learning technology breakthrough, developing a novel and highly efficient memory distribution mechanism for Deep Neural Networks (DNNs). Used extensively for many AI applications involving speech and object recognition and classification, the use of advanced DNNs requires massive computational resources, imposing severe demands on existing computing infrastructures. With Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe’s new deep learning solution, model-parallelism is used to distribute the DNN memory requirements in an automated, transparent and easily managed way. As a result, the capacity of existing infrastructures to address large-scale AI applications is considerably enhanced without the need for further investment.
Fujitsu’s New Industry 4.0 Competence Center Set to Accelerate Digital Transformation of Manufacturing Industry Munich, EMEIA, May 23, 2017 - Fujitsu aims to accelerate digital transformation projects for its customers by bringing multiple Industrial IoT (IIoT) capabilities together in its new Industry 4.0 Competence Center based in Munich, Germany. Dedicated Fujitsu IIoT experts are focused on enabling customers to undertake their own digital transformations by co-creating solutions for smart factories and production lines, leveraging Fujitsu’s unique manufacturing expertise in combination with its extensive portfolio of IoT, security and analytics solutions.
Fujitsu Brings Latest AI Innovations to Berlin at Fujitsu Innovation Gathering 2017 Berlin, EMEIA, May 22, 2017 - Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe is hosting its fifth annual Fujitsu Innovation Gathering today in Berlin, unveiling a number of significant AI advances for diverse applications, including energy, healthcare, manufacturing, and finance. Held alongside the German stop of the Fujitsu World Tour, the Fujitsu Innovation Gathering is a unique annual opportunity to experience the cutting edge of Fujitsu’s R&D activity. This year’s focus is on digital co-creation with customers and partners, illustrating the important role of co-creation in achieving successful digital transformations. The combined event features a packed agenda of keynotes, expert presentations and panel discussions, as well as the innovation exhibition.
Fujitsu’s Trio of CELSIUS Workstations Take Size-Performance Ratio and Security to a New Level Munich, EMEIA, May 18, 2017 - Fujitsu today introduces three innovative new workstations to its CELSIUS portfolio. Designed to deliver excellent performance, visualization and customization capabilities, the new CELSIUS models offer significant technology advances in terms of size-to-power ratio, plus additional security features. The latest additions comprise the industry’s only mobile workstation to offer highly secure biometric authentication in addition to the smallest high-performance 21-liter microtower and 10-liter small form factor workstations available today.
Digital Disruption Causing Anxiety as the ‘New Normal’ for the Financial Industry Munich, EMEIA, May 17, 2017 - Leaders in the financial services industry are overwhelmingly positive about the impact of digital disruption and the opportunities it will offer. However, this also causes anxiety for almost two-thirds (64 percent), per a recent study1 commissioned by Fujitsu.
Fujitsu Powers SME Growth with Enhanced Entry-Level Storage Range Munich, EMEIA, May 10, 2017 - Fujitsu today doubles the capacity of data that can be protected by its entry-level ETERNUS DX S4 hybrid storage range, introducing performance and capacity upgrades across the line-up.
Fujitsu Gives Spanish Economy a Boost with new Region for Cloud Service K5 Madrid, EMEIA, May 09, 2017 - Fujitsu today announces a boost for the Spanish economy with the introduction of its Cloud Service K5 region in Spain – providing the peace of mind that data is held within national borders. As a result, Spanish businesses are enabled to accelerate their digital transformation of business processes, using cloud as a foundation for new-generation technologies and services.
Fujitsu Opens Call for Entries for Third Annual SELECT Partner Innovation Awards Munich, EMEIA, May 03, 2017 - Fujitsu is now accepting nominations for the prestigious SELECT Innovation Awards for channel partners. For the third consecutive year, Fujitsu is recognizing channel partners who have delivered outstanding value for customers through digital transformation projects.
Fujitsu Simplifies Next-Generation Hyper-Converged Infrastructures With PRIMEFLEX for Storage Spaces Direct Munich, EMEIA, April 27, 2017 - Fujitsu today extends its growing PRIMEFLEX integrated systems portfolio with the introduction of PRIMEFLEX for Storage Spaces Direct, targeted at helping enterprise reduce complexity and risk in deploying high-performance, Microsoft-based hyper-converged infrastructures in data centers.
Fujitsu Drives Process Optimization for Customers with New Robotic Process Automation Center of Excellence Copenhagen, EMEIA, April 26, 2017 - Fujitsu is establishing a new European Center of Excellence (CoE) for Robotic Process Automation (RPA), managed from Fujitsu offices in Copenhagen, Denmark. The CoE will spearhead the development of new services to accurately handle repetitive tasks, identify and resolve hidden process bottlenecks, and optimize processes, helping Fujitsu customers to accelerate their digital transformation by leveraging robotic automation to perform everyday administrative tasks in areas such as customer support, human resources and accounting.
Framing a Digital Future: Fujitsu to Drive Digital Infrastructure Transformation for Specsavers London, EMEIA, April 25, 2017 - Fujitsu today announces that Specsavers, the British optical retailer, has signed a £17.6million deal that will see Fujitsu transform Specsavers’ in-store technology in its 1,179 stores across Europe to enhance both customer experience and employee environment.
Fujitsu Survey Highlights how Digital Transformation is Driving Business Growth Munich, EMEIA, April 24, 2017 - More than one third of organizations are already enjoying the benefits of investments in digital transformation, according to new research results1 published by Fujitsu. Furthermore, almost 9 in 10 firms (89 percent) are currently planning, testing, or implementing digitalization initiatives, leveraging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT), according to the Fujitsu Global Digital Transformation Survey among business leaders in 15 countries worldwide.
Fujitsu Vision Puts People at the Center of Digital Transformation Munich, EMEIA, April 24, 2017 - Digital transformation will empower people by bringing together emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT), according to the latest edition of the Fujitsu Technology and Service Vision (FT&SV).
Fujitsu Kicks Off Major Initiative to Drive the Evolution of its Diversity Program and Accelerate Digital Transformation London, EMEIA, April 12, 2017 - Fujitsu today announced a major initiative to drive the evolution of its diversity program and help accelerate digital transformation, with a year-long discovery process to identify global best practices in diversity and inclusion.
Manufacturing Industry Must Move Faster to Respond to Digital Disruption Munich, EMEIA, April 06, 2017 - Digital disruption is the biggest challenge to the manufacturing sector, according to almost two-thirds (62 percent) of leaders who participated in a recent study commissioned by Fujitsu.
Fujitsu and nVision Support Digital Transformation at Lombard International Assurance Munich, EMEIA, April 05, 2017 - Fujitsu has completed a digital transformation project at Lombard International Assurance, a global leader in wealth structuring for high net worth individuals and families. Working together with user experience experts nVision, Fujitsu implemented a new, purpose built digital servicing platform for Lombard International Assurance, named Connect.
Fujitsu Boosts SELECT Partner Program with Focus on Digitalization and 1 Million Euro Investment Munich, EMEIA, April 04, 2017 - Fujitsu is enhancing its SELECT channel program and investing more than 1 million Euros to empower partners to better address end customers’ evolving digitalization needs. The changes give channel partners access to new areas of the Fujitsu portfolio centered on the company’s key strategic focus area of integrated systems and solutions around the Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence/Big Data Analytics, Cloud, and Cybersecurity. Combined with a dedicated training and certification program, this move is designed to open up new business opportunities for Fujitsu’s channel partners and help them support their customers on their journey into the digital future.
Fujitsu Extends Data Center Contract with Andalusian Health Service Madrid, EMEIA, March 30, 2017 - Fujitsu has extended its existing contract with the Andalusian Health Service (SAS) to provide data center support services for a further two years, until 2019. The contract covers the management of all IT and telecommunications infrastructures in SAS’ processing data centers, and helps SAS consolidate and simplify its IT infrastructure management.
Fujitsu Enables Digital Transformation for Valio with SAP HANA® Migration Helsinki, EMEIA, March 29, 2017 - Fujitsu Finland Oy is transforming the IT infrastructure of Valio, Finland’s largest dairy, by transferring its existing systems onto a SAP HANA® platform, in one of the largest migrations to SAP HANA conducted in Finland to date.
Smallest-ever Fujitsu PRIMERGY Leads New Server Line-up Designed for Digital Business Munich, EMEIA, March 28, 2017 - Smaller than ever yet delivering extraordinary performance, the new entry-level PRIMERGY TX1320 M3 server is introduced today by Fujitsu.
Fujitsu Brings Immersive Experiences to the Workplace with NVIDIA-powered VR-Ready CELSIUS Workstations Hanover, EMEIA, March 20, 2017 - Enabling an unprecedented level of creativity and visualization in the workplace, Fujitsu today introduces two new virtual reality-ready (VR) workstations powered by the latest NVIDIA professional graphics cards. Joining the Fujitsu line-up of VR-ready workstations are the CELSIUS W570power+, the industry’s smallest VR capable desktop workstation, and the CELSIUS H970 17-inch mobile workstation. Both are designed to provide designers, engineers and architects with another dimension to their work by ensuring they can seamlessly move 3D designs to virtual reality, either at their desk or offsite.
Fujitsu Offers Unrivaled Mobility With Two New Superior LIFEBOOK Models Hanover, EMEIA, March 20, 2017 - Fujitsu today introduces its new flagship notebook for the EMEIA region (Europe, the Middle East, Africa and India), the international edition of FUJITSU Notebook LIFEBOOK U937.
Fujitsu Introduces new German Region for Cloud Service K5 Hanover, EMEIA, March 20, 2017 - Fujitsu today introduces a new Cloud Service K5 region, enabling customers in Germany to quickly take advantage of cloud-native business applications. German hosting means customers can accelerate cloud adoption while still meeting requirements for local data residency. Available from the end of March, the third K5 region in Europe – in addition to the UK and Finland – further extends the new-generation IaaS and PaaS cloud offering.
Outdated Technology Holding Back Public Sector’s Digitalization Progress Hanover, EMEIA, March 20, 2017 - Ageing technology infrastructure is holding back efforts in the public sector to leverage the benefits of digitalization, according to a study commissioned by Fujitsu. However, public sector executives are still confident that they will be able to thrive in an increasingly digitalized world.
Fujitsu Boosts Customer Security with ‘Identity as a Service’ Munich, EMEIA, March 15, 2017 - Fujitsu today boosts customer security in the cloud era with the launch across Europe, Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA) of Identity as a Service, an end-to-end identity and access management (IAM) service enabling organizations to step up the fight against hackers and fraud.
Fujitsu Expands Digital Transformation Offerings in U.S. with FUJITSU Cloud Service K5 at the Heart of its MetaArc Portfolio SUNNYVALE, CA, Americas, March 09, 2017 - Fujitsu America, Inc., today announced the U.S. availability of full digital transformation solutions with new U.S. availability zones for FUJITSU Cloud Service K5 at the heart of MetaArc, its comprehensive global portfolio of solutions, services and technologies that enable customers to digitalize with confidence. U.S. customers now gain access to powerful capabilities based on artificial intelligence (AI), big data analytics, cloud computing and the Internet of Things (IoT), to simplify the digitalization process, accelerate innovation, boost time to market for new cloud-native business services and extend the value of their legacy IT infrastructures.
Fujitsu World Tour 2017: Digital Co-creation Brings Digital Transformation to Life Munich, EMEIA, March 08, 2017 - The Fujitsu World Tour is on the road again for the 10th consecutive year, this year highlighting how Fujitsu is partnering with customers to co-create the digital future.
Fujitsu Empowers European Retailers to Re-invent the Store with Second Generation In-Store Analytics Solution Düsseldorf, EMEIA, March 06, 2017 - Fujitsu today announced the European availability of the latest version of its Retail Engagement Analytics solution (REA). The updated REA 2.0 is designed to allow store-centric retailers to combine data from multiple sources to gain real-time insights into in-store buyer behavior, enabling them to streamline operations, enhance the shopper experience and improve their bottom line.
Fujitsu Reports that Retailers Expect to Prosper from the 'New Normal’ of Digital Disruption Düsseldorf, EMEIA, March 06, 2017 - Leading retailers are highly confident that their organizations will survive digital disruption, but not without dramatic change and a focus on innovation, unveils a recent study1 commissioned by Fujitsu.
Fujitsu Digitally Transforms Retail Communications with Wearable Solution Munich, EMEIA, March 03, 2017 - Fujitsu is transforming retail communications and creating an unmatched level of staff responsiveness with the introduction of an innovative wearable solution. The Fujitsu U-Scan® self-checkout (SCO) system can now be connected with selected smartwatches1, providing instant, actionable alerts to retail staff, store-wide. The solution, part of the Fujitsu Connected Retail concept2, is the first of its kind and will be showcased in Europe for the first time at the Fujitsu booth #E75 in hall 6 at EuroShop 2017, in Dusseldorf, Germany, taking place on March 5-9, 2017.
Fujitsu Extends Data Protection Offering with Veritas NetBackup Appliance Munich, EMEIA, March 02, 2017 - Fujitsu provides the industry’s widest choice of solutions for data protection with the addition of the Veritas NetBackup appliance to its portfolio. Regardless of the complexity or special requirements of any data landscape, Fujitsu offers the tools to back it up, providing customers with peace-of-mind in today’s digital world: As enterprises undertake digital transformation, so managing and protecting ever-growing volumes of data is more critical than ever.
Fujitsu Wins 2017 Citrix Innovation Award for Partners Munich, EMEIA, February 22, 2017 - Fujitsu is the winner of the 2017 Citrix Innovation Award for Partners. With the award, Citrix recognizes Fujitsu for delivering a Desktop as a Service solution to the New Zealand government in just four days after a major earthquake cut off access to its IT infrastructure.
Fujitsu Extends PRIMEFLEX for OpenStack Family with SUSE OpenStack Cloud Munich, EMEIA, February 21, 2017 - A new addition to the Fujitsu PRIMEFLEX line-up of Integrated Systems announced today is designed to provide enterprises with a foundation for their future investments in open source-based cloud computing. Offering robust enterprise-class performance combined with the powerful economic advantages of the SUSE OpenStack Cloud management platform, the new SUSE edition of FUJITSU Integrated System PRIMEFLEX for OpenStack provides enterprises with a smooth path towards migrating their on-premise systems to the cloud.
Fujitsu Warns that European Companies are too Slack in Preventing Cybercrime Munich, EMEIA, February 16, 2017 - European businesses must be more vigilant in taking steps to prevent cybercrime from disrupting their essential operations, warns Fujitsu. In its 2017 Threat Predictions report¹, published today, the Fujitsu Security Operations Center² identifies 10 of the greatest security risks to enterprises. These include failing to keep up with basic IT security processes. Further high risks are attacks on banking applications and smart cities.
Fujitsu Cloud Service K5 Selected by Government ICT Centre Valtori in Finland as Basis for Digital Transformation of IT Services Helsinki, EMEIA, February 09, 2017 - Government ICT Centre Valtori is standardizing on Fujitsu Cloud Service K5 as the basis for its new E-Government initiative, providing a central platform for the supply, support and implementation of future IT services for citizens of local municipalities. The use of K5 public and virtual private cloud is pivotal to Valtori’s plans to centralize and manage IT services and applications provided by partner agencies, and will digitally transform the use of secure government applications across public administrations in Finland.
Fujitsu ETERNUS AF650 All-Flash Storage Scores Top Performance Marks in Industry SPC-1 Benchmark Munich, EMEIA, February 08, 2017 - The Fujitsu ETERNUS AF650 is the fastest storage solution in its class – as underlined by a new industry benchmark. The midrange all-flash system, a sales success since its launch late last year, has now gained official recognition of its industry-leading performance.
Fujitsu Recognized as a Leader for Managed Workplace Services in Europe Munich, EMEIA, February 07, 2017 - Fujitsu has been recognized as a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Managed Workplace Services (MWS) in Europe. The report evaluates End User Outsourcing (EUO) services as well as new digital workplace services that provide cloud-first, automated and integrated support to end users. Gartner positioned 15 vendors according to two main criteria – completeness of vision and ability to execute.
Fujitsu Helps Belfius Implement Secure Bank Account Opening from a Mobile Device with Sign’IT E-signature Solution Brussels, EMEIA, February 06, 2017 - Fujitsu is supporting Belgian bank Belfius in its digital transformation with pioneering technology that enables banking customers to open a new account simply with a smartphone or tablet. By integrating the Sign’IT e-signature solution developed by Fujitsu and Namirial GmbH into the bank’s mobile app, Belfius is the first Belgian bank enabling new customers to electronically sign financial documents on their mobile.
Fujitsu Launches Comprehensive GDPR Services to Help Organizations Comply with New EU Data Protection Regulations Munich, EMEIA, February 02, 2017 - Fujitsu is launching a comprehensive portfolio of services to help organizations comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The new legislation, which will come into effect on May 25, 2018, introduces new obligations for all organizations – no matter where they are based – that store, process or analyze personal data of EU residents.
Fujitsu Supports First Digital Census in Egypt Cairo, EMEIA, February 01, 2017 - Fujitsu today announces that it is supporting the Egyptian government in conducting the first population census to be based entirely on digital processes. Fujitsu will provide hundreds of STYLISTIC tablet devices plus data center services for the collection and analysis of vast amounts of data. Automating and digitalizing the census process is expected to halve the time it takes to gather and evaluate data from Egypt’s population of around 94 million, as well as increasing data accuracy and reliability.
European Businesses’ Ageing Technology is Leading Barrier to Digital Transformation Munich, EMEIA, January 24, 2017 - Ageing technology is holding European businesses back from realizing the true benefits of digital transformation, according to a new study conducted by leading independent research firm Pierre Audoin Consultants (PAC) and published today by Fujitsu.
Fujitsu to Provide Security Solutions to Hydro Helsinki, EMEIA, January 23, 2017 - Fujitsu Finland Oy has signed an agreement to deliver security solutions to Norsk Hydro ASA, one of the world’s largest integrated aluminium production companies. Fujitsu will provide 24/7 global Security Incident Response services and secure user authentication solutions to help Hydro reduce risk across the business, meet ever-increasing compliance and regulatory requirements and ensure that sensitive data and intellectual property are adequately secured against growing cyber threats.
Fujitsu Provides Ultimate Business Computing Flexibility with Three New 2 in 1 Tablets Munich, EMEIA, January 17, 2017 - Fujitsu Provides Ultimate Business Computing Flexibility with Three New 2 in 1 Tablets
Fujitsu Tames Enterprise Big Data by Extending PRIMEFLEX for Hadoop to Support SAP HANA Vora® Munich, EMEIA, January 11, 2017 - Fujitsu is now making it easier for enterprises to tame big data and extract valuable business intelligence from multiple data sources, by extending its PRIMEFLEX for Hadoop integrated systems to also fully support SAP HANA Vora®.
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