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Aim for a prosperous society that promotes the well-being of people (2002 - )

With the explosive growth of the Internet, our lives, business and society have dramatically changed, and many of us cannot imagine a life without ICT anymore. Based on the technological capabilities developed over the years, Fujitsu will resolve a wide range of problems that our society faces today and aim to achieve a prosperous society that promotes the well-being of people.

2002

Historical Events

Fujitsu Milestones

  • Renames ICL, U.S. based companies DMR and Amdahl Corp. as Fujitsu Services Holding PLC, Fujitsu Consulting Holdings, Inc. and Fujitsu IT Holdings, Inc. respectively
  • Commences world's first large-scale pilot manufacturing of 90-nm LSI devices at Akiruno Technology Center
  • Establishment of The FUJITSU Way
  • Releases GS21 600, the world's fastest mainframe
  • Unveils"TRIOLE" platform-integration strategy
  • Pioneers use of energy-efficient, biodegradable plastic in notebook computers

2003

Historical Events

  • Apple launches iTunes

Fujitsu Milestones

  • Announces strategic collaboration to develop mission-critical enterprise servers with Intel Corporation
  • Opens Fujitsu Solution Square, its center for solutions business
  • Announces global partnership in mission-critical Linux solutions field with Red Hat
  • Releases FOMA F205i, marking full-scale entry into 3rd generation cell-phone market
  • Fujitsu Laboratories Limited awarded Medal of Honor with Purple Ribbon from Japanese Government for Surface Acoustic Wave(SAW) filter
  • PalmSecure contactless palm vein authentication technology is developed

2004

Historical Events

  • Athens Olympics

Fujitsu Milestones

  • Obtains ISO14001 certification for environmental management
  • Expands strategic global alliances, forming partnerships with Sun Microsystems, Microsoft Corp., and Cisco Systems, Inc.
  • Releases PRIMEPOWER, the world's first UNIX servers using 90-nm semiconductor technology
  • Fujitsu Laboratories Limited awarded Medal of Honor with Purple Ribbon from Japanese Government for Plasma Display Panel

2005

Historical Events

  • Kyoto Protocol comes into effect

Fujitsu Milestones

  • Begins production of 90 -nm logic LSI devices employing 300mm wafers (Mie 300mm Fab. No.1) in Mie Plant in Japan
  • Obtains ISO 14001 certification for consolidated subsidiaries in Japan collectively
  • Concludes global technology partnership agreement with U.S. based EDS
  • Releases PRIMEQUEST, the world's most powerful mission-critical IA server
  • Releases next-generation router, CSR-1, developed under a strategic tie-up with Cisco Systems, Inc.
  • Releases Japan's first UHF band RFID products
  • Launches globally PalmSecure contactless palm vein authentication equipment business
  • Develops world's first highly integrated LSI for use in WiMAX-compliant base stations and subscriber stations
  • Releases processor conforming to the latest H.264 standard for video compression

PalmSecure


2006

Historical Events

  • Terrestrial digital TV one-segment broadcasting begins in Japan

Fujitsu Milestones

  • Announces expansion of global partnership in services area with SAP AG
  • Releases World's first 300GB 2.5" serial ATA hard disk drive

2007

Historical Events

Fujitsu Milestones

  • Begins operations for 65nm technology at Mie plant in Japan (Mie 300mm Fab.No.2)
  • Releases Solaris/SPARC server,"SPARC Enterprise", achieving new standards in speed and reliability in open systems
  • Delivers Castor oil based biodegradable plastic
  • Sales of"universal designed" mobile phones surpass the 10-million-unit mark

2008

Historical Events

  • Beijing Olympics

Fujitsu Milestones

  • Establishes LSI Subsidiary, Fujitsu Microelectronics Limited
  • Attained No.1 share in North American's optical transmission system (Metro WDM) market

2009

Historical Events

  • Inauguration of President Obama
  • Pandemic declared for new influenza

Fujitsu Milestones

  • Fujitsu Siemens Computers GmbH becomes a wholly owned subsidiary, and name is changed to Fujitsu Technology Solutions (Holding) B.V.

2010

Historical Events

  • Apple launched the iPad

Fujitsu Milestones

  • Fujitsu Trusted Cloud Square is opened, a facility for testing cloud computing systems
  • Introduces new brand promise "shaping tomorrow with you"
  • Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) launches Next-Generation "arrowhead" Trading System

2011

Historical Events

  • The Great East Japan Earthquake

Fujitsu Milestones

  • Supercomputer "K computer" Takes Consecutive No. 1 in World Ranking
    - Achieves world's fastest processing speed of 10.51 petaflops and 93.2% operating efficiency -

    * The K computer is jointly developed by RIKEN and Fujitsu.  "K" comes from the Japanese Kanji letter "Kei" which means ten peta or 10 to the 16th power.

2012

Historical Events

  • London Olympics

Fujitsu Milestones

  • Opens First Data Center in China
  • Fujitsu Group in World's First of Third-Party Certification for ISO 22301, the International Standard for Business Continuity Management Systems
  • Agriculture cloud solution, Akisai, is launched

2013

Historical Events

  • Existence of Higgs boson confi rmed
  • Mount Fuji is granted World Heritage status

Fujitsu Milestones

  • Fujitsu Sets Out its "Fujitsu Technology and Service Vision"
    New structure of technologies and services based on Fujitsu's vision of a "Human Centric Intelligent Society".
  • Systemizes Fujitsu products and services for cloud, big data, mobility and security to accelerate innovation for customers and companies.Launches the FUJITSU Cloud, FUJITSU Big Data, FUJITSU Mobile and FUJITSU Security Initiatives between 2013-2014.

2014

Historical Events

Fujitsu Milestones

  • Announces New Global Matrix Organization
    - Accelerate the globalization of its business by creating a new organization structure consisting of five regions – EMEIA (Europe, Middle East, India and Africa), Americas, Asia, Oceania and Japan
  • Launched IoT platform for creation of business and the formation of a global ecosystem

2015

Historical Events

Fujitsu Milestones

  • Named to FORTUNE Magazine's 2015 List of 'World's Most Admired Companies' for Third Consecutive Year
  • Appoints as an official Gold Partner of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in the category of Data Center Hardware
  • 80th anniversary of its foundation
  • Launches MetaArc, its Digital Business Platform
  • Takes systematic approach to artificial intelligence with "Human Centric AI Zinrai"

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