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December

November

  • Fujitsu Develops Virtual Router Acceleration Technology to Deliver Ultra-High-Speed Packet Processing Performance Kawasaki, Japan, Global, November 27, 2020 - Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced the development of technology to accelerate virtual routers, which play a major role in the functionality of networks in virtual environments.

  • Fujitsu Rolls Out New Online Medical Solution to Drive Digital Transformation in Hospitals and Clinics Tokyo, Global, November 25, 2020 - Fujitsu today announced the commercial debut of its "FUJITSU Healthcare Solution Online Healthcare Solution" in the Japanese market, offering medical providers a powerful new tool to support COVID-19 countermeasures in medical frontlines and promote the digital transformation of doctors’ work in hospitals and other medical institutions. The new solution connects all of Fujitsu’s electronic medical record systems, ranging from those for small clinics to larger hospitals, with availability in Japan commencing on November 25, 2020.

  • Fujitsu and LARUS Leverage Power of Graph Database and Graph Explainable AI Technologies to Strengthen Detection of Credit Card Fraud Kawasaki, Japan, and Venice, Italy, Global, November 24, 2020 - Fujitsu Laboratories and LARUS Business Automation S.r.l. (LARUS) have jointly verified that credit card payment fraud can be detected with high accuracy by integrating Deep Tensor, an explainable graph AI technology developed by Fujitsu Laboratories into the LARUS platform for graph databases.

  • Japanese Research Group Performs Largest Ever Meteorological Calculation on Supercomputer Fugaku Tokyo, Global, November 20, 2020 - A Japanese research group consisting of the National Institute for Environmental Studies, RIKEN, Fujitsu Limited, Metro, Inc., and the University of Tokyo has implemented an unprecedented, large-scale coupled calculation of global weather simulation and data assimilation, for a 3.5 km horizontal mesh with 1024 ensembles with the supercomputer “Fugaku”, which is installed at the RIKEN Center for Computational Science in Kobe, Japan. The scale of the calculations performed in this study is approximately 500 times larger than daily ensemble-based data assimilation for weather forecasts performed by meteorological organizations throughout the world. This result demonstrates the high overall performance of Fugaku and showed that the collaborative development of the latest supercomputer, simulation models, and data assimilation systems can realize a much larger scale weather forecasting system. This result also offers the potential to significantly improve the accuracy of future weather forecasts and climate change predictions.

  • Fujitsu, AIST, and RIKEN Achieve Unparalleled Speed on the MLPerf HPC Machine Learning Processing Benchmark Leveraging Leading Japanese Supercomputer Systems Tokyo, Global, November 19, 2020 - Fujitsu, the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), and RIKEN today announced a performance milestone in supercomputing, achieving the highest performance and claiming the ranking positions on the MLPerf HPC benchmark. The MLPerf HPC benchmark measures large-scale machine learning processing on a level requiring supercomputers, and the parties achieved these outcomes leveraging approximately half of the "AI-Bridging Cloud Infrastructure" ("ABCI") supercomputer system, operated by AIST, and about 1/10 of the resources of the supercomputer Fugaku, which is currently under joint development by RIKEN and Fujitsu.

  • Fujitsu Chosen for the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for 21st Time Tokyo, Global, November 19, 2020 - Fujitsu today announced that it has been chosen for inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World), the world's leading Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) index. This is the 21st time for Fujitsu to have been included in this index since its creation in 1999.

  • Japan's Fugaku Retains Title as World's Fastest Supercomputer Tokyo, Global, November 17, 2020 - The supercomputer Fugaku, which is being developed jointly by RIKEN and Fujitsu Limited based on Arm® technology, has again taken the top spot on the major high-performance computer rankings, including the Top500 list, in all of the rankings posting much higher scores than the runners-up. The other rankings are HPCG, a ranking of supercomputers running real-world applications, HPL-AI, which ranks supercomputers based on their performance capabilities for tasks typically used in artificial intelligence applications, and Graph 500, which ranks systems based on data-intensive loads. It also posted the highest score by far on the Graph 500 ranking. The awards were announced on November 16 (Japan time) at the SC20 High-Performance Computing Conference, currently being held as an online event.

  • Fujitsu Launches iCAD SX V8, 3D CAD Processing 3 Million Parts in 0.2 Seconds Tokyo, Global, November 16, 2020 - Fujitsu today announced the Japan launch of iCAD SX V8L1, the latest version of the 3D CAD software Fujitsu Manufacturing Industry Solution COLMINA Design & Manufacturing Support iCAD SX for machinery design, which is powered by the world's fastest 3D CAD engine. Sales will begin November 16th, with expansion across the globe in stages at a later date.

  • Fujitsu Receives Order for "AI Bridging Green Cloud Infrastructure" Supercomputer System from Japan's National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology Tokyo, Global, November 13, 2020 - Fujitsu today announced that it has received an order from Japan's National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) for the "AI Bridging Green Cloud Infrastructure" supercomputer system, which aims to accelerate AI research and development in industry, government, and academia.

  • Establishment of Joint Venture Aimed at the Development of Therapeutics for the Treatment of Coronavirus Disease Tokyo and Kawasaki, Japan, Global, November 12, 2020 - PeptiDream Inc., a public Kanagawa-based biopharmaceutical company ("PeptiDream") (TSE:4587), Fujitsu Limited ("Fujitsu") (TSE:6702), Mizuho Capital Co., Ltd. ("Mizuho Capital") which is a consolidated subsidiary of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc., Takenaka Corporation and KISHIDA CHEMICAL CO., LTD. ("KISHIDA CHEMICAL") have agreed today to establish PeptiAID Inc..("PeptiAID"), a joint venture company that will research and develop peptide therapeutics capable of neutralizing both the current SARS-CoV-2 virus (Coronavirus Disease "COVID-19") and potentially any future Coronavirus ("CoV") outbreaks that may occur.

  • Fujitsu and Tokyo Medical and Dental University Leverage World's Fastest Supercomputer to Perform Cancer Gene Network Analysis in Less than a Day Tokyo, Global, November 10, 2020 - Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU) and Fujitsu Laboratories Limited have recently completed, in less than a day, estimation of the network that represents the influence relationship between genes and prediction of their relationship with infiltration and metastasis based on genes highly likely to be involved in cancer development. TMDU and Fujitsu achieved this leveraging Fujitsu Laboratories' explainable AI technology "Deep Tensor" with the world's fastest supercomputer, Fugaku, which was jointly developed by RIKEN and Fujitsu. The project was conceived under the theme of "elucidation of the cause and diversity of cancer using large-scale data analysis and AI technology" as part of the supercomputer Fugaku achievement acceleration program being promoted by Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology from May 2020 to March 2023.

  • Fujitsu Develops New Tech for Quantum-Inspired "Digital Annealer", Achieving Megabit-class Performance for Large-Scale Combinatorial Optimization Problems Kawasaki, Japan, Global, November 09, 2020 - Fujitsu Laboratories Limited, in collaboration with the University of Toronto, has successfully developed a new parallel search technology to help achieve megabit-class performance for large-scale problems, representing an important technical milestone for its Digital Annealer. Fujitsu's Digital Annealer is a unique computing architecture that rapidly solves combinatorial optimization problems too large and complex for conventional technologies.

October

September

August

  • Fujitsu Concludes Share Transfer Agreement Concerning the Mobile Phone Retail Store Business Tokyo, Global, August 31, 2020 - Fujitsu Limited today announced that it has agreed to transfer its shares in the new company which will succeed the mobile phone retail store business of Fujitsu Personal System Limited (FJP) to T-Gaia Corp., executing an agreement with T-Gaia to this end. The companies aim to conduct the share transfer on November 2, 2020.

  • Fujitsu Named "DX Company" for 2020 Tokyo, Global, August 25, 2020 - Fujitsu Limited today announced that it was selected as a "Digital Transformation Stock Selection (DX Stock) 2020" in an initiative by Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE). The initiative is designed to select leading Japanese companies engaged in digital transformation (DX), which fundamentally change business models and strengthen competitiveness based on digital technology.

  • Fujitsu Optimizes Evacuation Center Management to Mitigate COVID-19 Risk with AI in Joint Field Trial in City of Kawasaki Tokyo and Kawasaki, Global, August 24, 2020 - The International Research Institute of Disaster Science at Tohoku University, Earthquake Research Institute at the University of Tokyo, the City of Kawasaki, and Fujitsu Limited have today announced that they will conduct a joint field trial of AI-based technologies to optimize disaster evacuation center management in Kawasaki City, Japan, amidst the COVID-19 pandemic with a drill on Monday, August 31. This project marks the latest milestone for the four parties, which have been promoting their Joint Project Aiming for Tsunami Disaster Risk Reduction Using ICT in the Kawasaki Coastal Area since November 2017. The field trial will rely on crowd flow simulation technology and AI image analysis to identify measures to mitigate the risk of COVID-19 infection for evacuees by helping decision-makers reduce exposure to the "three Cs": closed spaces, crowded places, and conversations in close-proximity.

  • Fujitsu Reimagines Path to Post-Covid Prosperity with Global Initiative Tokyo, Global, August 20, 2020 - Fujitsu is enabling enterprises to reimagine their post-Covid future with a global campaign highlighting how enterprises can not only survive but prosper as they adapt to new business realities.

  • Fujitsu Enhances VPS Series to Drive DX for Production Preparation Tasks Tokyo, Global, August 05, 2020 - Fujitsu today announced a new version of the Fujitsu Manufacturing Industry Solution COLMINA Digital Production Preparation VPS, a series of tools developed by Digital Process Ltd. to support the digitization of production preparation tasks in manufacturing. Sales will commence for the Japanese market today, August 5, with availability in international regions including Central Eastern Europe at a later date.

July

  • Management Direction Briefing Tokyo, Global, July 30, 2020 - Management Direction Briefing

  • Financial Information: FY 2020 First-Quarter Financial Results Tokyo, Global, July 30, 2020 - Financial Information: FY 2020 First-Quarter Financial Results

  • [PDF] Announcement Regarding the Commencement of Tender Offer for Shares in FUJITSU FRONTECH LIMITED (Securities Code 6945)(321.55 KB) Tokyo, Global, July 30, 2020 - Fujitsu Limited (the “Tender Offeror”) hereby announces that it has passed a resolution at its Board of Directors meeting held on July 30, 2020, to acquire common shares (“Target Company Shares”) and Share Options (“Share Options”; for the definition of relevant different series of share options, refer to “(2) Types of Share Certificates, etc. to be Purchased” under “2. Outline of the Tender Offer” below) in FUJITSU FRONTECH LIMITED (the “Target Company” listed on the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, Inc. (the “Tokyo Stock Exchange”) under the Code 6945), through a tender offer (the “Tender Offer”) as stipulated in the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act (Act No. 25 of 1948, as amended; the “Act”), with details as described below.

  • [PDF] Appointments to Executive Nomination and Compensation Committees(90.0 KB) Tokyo, Global, July 30, 2020 - Fujitsu Limited has announced that its Board of Directors today made a decision with regard to appointments to the Executive Nomination Committee and Compensation Committee.

  • [PDF] Resignation and New Executive Appointment(110.62 KB) Tokyo, Global, July 30, 2020 - Fujitsu Limited announced the following resignation and new executive appointment.

  • [PDF] Notice of Disposal of Treasury Stock as Stock Compensation(35.34 KB) Tokyo, Global, July 30, 2020 - Fujitsu Limited announces that it resolved at its Board of Directors meeting held today to dispose of treasury stock as stock compensation, etc. (hereinafter referred to as "the Treasury Stock Disposal") as stated below.

  • Notice of Changes to Business Segments Tokyo, Global, July 28, 2020 - The Fujitsu Group recently announced its guiding set of principles under the banner of a newly-established corporate Purpose-"to make the world more sustainable by building trust in society through innovation.". While reaffirming and strengthening its commitment to corporate responsibility and the resolution of social and environmental challenges, Fujitsu also continues to embrace its new identity as a DX Company that contributes to its customers' digital transformations as a leading player in this rapidly growing domain. To this end, Fujitsu has established a medium-term management goal of achieving revenue of ¥3.5 trillion and an operating profit margin of 10% in fiscal 2022, taking into account "Technology Solutions," which composes its core business, along with "Others/Eliminations/Corporate".

  • Fujitsu Develops Technology to Optimize Deployment of Millimeter-Wave Private 5G System Base Stations Kawasaki, Japan, Global, July 22, 2020 - Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced the development of a new, high-speed computing technology to significantly streamline the deployment of wireless base stations compatible with 28 GHz millimeter-wave private 5G systems.

  • Fujitsu to Launch New Company "Fujitsu Japan Ltd." Tokyo, Global, July 17, 2020 - Fujitsu today announced that it will commence operations for Fujitsu Japan Ltd. on October 1st, aiming to further expand business in the Japan services market, in which Fujitsu boasts the top share. From April 2021, Fujitsu will gradually integrate the domestic business functions of its Group companies, with the new company being positioned as the core company in the domestic market driving the actualization of the Fujitsu Group's Purpose: "to make the world more sustainable by building trust in society through innovation." Fujitsu Japan Ltd. will maximize the value provided to customers and establish an overwhelming position in the domestic service market.

  • Fujitsu Develops World's First AI technology to Accurately Capture Characteristics of High-Dimensional Data Without Labeled Training Data Kawasaki, Japa, Global, July 13, 2020 - Fujitsu Laboratories, Ltd. has developed the world's first AI technology that accurately captures essential features, including the distribution and probability of high-dimensional data in order to improve the accuracy of AI detection and judgment.

  • Fujitsu Embarks towards 'New Normal', Redefining Working Styles for its Japan Offices Tokyo, Global, July 06, 2020 - Fujitsu today announced that it will further accelerate its shift to becoming a Digital Transformation (DX) company with an ambitious campaign to redefine working styles for its employees in Japan in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of this "Work Life Shift" campaign, Fujitsu will introduce a new way of working that promises a more empowering, productive, and creative experience for employees that will boost innovation and deliver new value to its customers and society through the power of DX.

  • Fujitsu Revamps Corporate Philosophy 'Fujitsu Way' to Achieve Our Purpose Tokyo, Global, July 01, 2020 - Fujitsu today announced that it has revamped the Fujitsu Way, for the first time in twelve years, to implement the management policy and business strategy based on the company's newly-established Purpose.

June

  • Fujitsu and NetApp Enhance Strategic Partnership for Data Management Infrastructure Tokyo, Global, June 30, 2020 - Fujitsu today announced the expansion of its storage portfolio with four new series of the Fujitsu Storage ETERNUS, that leverage NetApp's advanced data management software. This launch represents the next step of Fujitsu's strategic partnership with NetApp in offering a data management infrastructure that supports digital transformation.

  • Resignation Tokyo, Global, June 29, 2020 - Fujitsu Limited announced the following resignation. planned for June 30, 2020.

  • Fujitsu Global Survey Demonstrates How Digital Transformation Provides Value to Society Tokyo, Global, June 29, 2020 - Fujitsu today released its Fujitsu Future Insights Global Digital Transformation Survey Report 2020, highlighting the results of a survey of 900 CxOs and decision-makers at large and mid-sized companies spread across different industries in 9 countries. The fourth iteration of this survey examines business leaders' perceptions around the success factors for digital transformation (DX) and how it can provide value to society.

  • Fujitsu and RIKEN Take First Place Worldwide in TOP500, HPCG, and HPL-AI with Supercomputer Fugaku Tokyo, Global, June 22, 2020 - Fujitsu today announced that Fugaku, a supercomputer jointly developed by RIKEN and Fujitsu, was ranked No. 1 in the 58th TOP500 list of the world's supercomputers. Fugaku also took the No.1 position in the international ranking HPCG (High Performance Conjugate Gradient), which measure the processing speed of the conjugate gradient method often used in practical applications including in the field of industry, and in the ranking of HPL-AI, which measures the performance of low-precision computing often used in AI such as deep learning.

  • Fujitsu and RIKEN Take First Place in International Ranking Graph500 with Supercomputer Fugaku Tokyo, Global, June 22, 2020 - The new supercomputer Fugaku, which is being developed jointly by RIKEN and Fujitsu, has taken the top spot on the Graph500 list, a ranking of the world's fastest supercomputers on data-intensive workloads. The top rank was won by a collaboration involving RIKEN, Kyushu University, Fixstars Corporation, and Fujitsu Limited. The award was announced on June 22.

  • Fujitsu Hybrid IT Service Supports DX by Optimizing Hybrid IT Environment with the Latest Technology and Delivery Models Tokyo, Global, June 11, 2020 - Fujitsu Limited today announced the launch of Fujitsu Hybrid IT Service equipped with the latest technologies and delivery models, offering comprehensive support for the customer's Hybrid IT environment including their mission-critical systems. With the new solution in Japan, the company can accelerate the digital transformation (DX) of customers while contributing to a prosperous and sustainable society in the new normal era.

  • Fujitsu Enters Strategic Alliance with Palantir Technologies Inc. and Becomes Flagship Technology Partner for Palantir Technologies Japan Tokyo, Global, June 10, 2020 - Fujitsu Limited, Palantir Technologies Japan (“Palantir Japan”), and Palantir Technologies Inc. (“Palantir”) announced an agreement that the three companies have formed a strategic partnership to bring world-class technology to the Japanese market and accelerate Japan’s Digital Transformation (DX) initiatives. As part of this agreement, Fujitsu CEO Takahito Tokita and Palantir Japan CEO Koichi Narasaki announced that Fujitsu will become Palantir Japan’s sole Flagship Technology Partner in Japan and sell its DX Services to complement Palantir’s leading software platforms.

  • Fujitsu Signs Partnership Agreement with Scaled Agile, Inc., Driving Large-Scale Agile for Digital Transformation Tokyo, Global, June 01, 2020 - Fujitsu Limited today announced that it has signed an agreement to join Scaled Agile, Inc.'s Partner Program as a Gold Transformation Partner. As a member of the program, Fujitsu Limited is recognized for being able to help facilitate and accelerate business results using the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®), the world's leading framework for business agility.

May

April

  • Fujitsu Employee Wins Medal of Honor with Purple Ribbon in the 2020 Spring Conferment for Inventing Technology for Supercomputers Tokyo, Global, April 28, 2020 - Fujitsu today announced that its employee, Yuichiro Ajima, will be awarded the Medal with Purple Ribbon in the 2020 Spring Conferment for his contribution development of science and technology in Japan, by inventing a technology that can construct a large-scale parallel computer by connecting tens of thousands of processors at high dimension. This technology enables high-speed computational processing, as it is implemented in the supercomputer Fugaku and K computer jointly developed by Fujitsu and RIKEN, as well as in the Fujitsu Supercomputer PRIMEHPC FX1000 and its predecessors.

  • [PDF] Notice regarding the Postponement of FY 2019 Full-Year Financial Results Announcement (22.66 KB) Tokyo, Global, April 24, 2020 - Fujitsu Limited (Fujitsu) today announced that it will postpone the announcement of FY 2019 Full-Year Financial Results, originally scheduled for April 28, 2020.

  • Fujitsu Receives Supercomputer Order from JAXA, Further Enhancing Global Competitiveness in Aerospace Research Tokyo, Global, April 22, 2020 - Fujitsu today announced that it has received an order for a supercomputer system from the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), as the organization plans to expand its use in the HPC field in addition to conventional numerical simulations. Scheduled to start operation in October 2020, the new computing system for large-scale numerical simulation, composed of Fujitsu Supercomputer PRIMEHPC FX1000, is expected to have a theoretical computational performance of 19.4 petaflops, which is approximately 5.5 times that of the current system. At the same time, Fujitsu will implement 465 nodes of x86 servers Fujitsu Server PRIMERGY series for general-purpose systems that can handle diverse computing needs.

  • Fujitsu RunMyProcess Demonstrates Smart City Future with RunMyBuilding Berlin, EMEIA, April 21, 2020 - Berlin, April 21, 2020 - Fujitsu RunMyProcess is making the Smart City future real with the launch today of RunMyBuilding, a smart building integration and management platform for all physical and digital services across a building or campus, with the further capability to be integrated into the wider Smart City digital environment.

  • Fujitsu Successfully Develops Easy to Handle, Flexible Nanotube Adhesive Sheet Technology with High Thermal Conductivity Kawasaki, Japan, Global, April 17, 2020 - Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced the development of the world's first adhesive sheet composed of carbon nanotubes with extremely high thermal conductivity of up to 100 W/mK (watt per meter per Kelvin)

  • Fujitsu RunMyProcess Makes Digital Transformation Faster for US Customers with Okin BPS Munich, EMEIA, April 16, 2020 - Munich, April 16, 2020 - Fujitsu RunMyProcess is helping US customers accelerate time to digital transformation value through the assignment of Okin Business Process Services1 as its certified and primary Center of Excellence.

  • Fujitsu Verifies AI Technology to Predict Vessel Collision Risks in Marine Traffic Control, Improves Maritime Safety Tokyo, Global, April 15, 2020 - Fujitsu Limited today announced the results of a joint field trial with the Japan Coast Guard to predict vessel collisions with AI technology, demonstrating its usefulness in detecting collision risks early and minimizing the danger of such accidents. The trial in Japan marine traffic control was conducted from December 2019 to March 2020 at the Tokyo Wan Vessel Traffic Service Center, which offers navigation support services, under an outsourcing contract with the Japan Coast Guard.

March

February

  • Fujitsu Granted Japan's First Private 5G License Tokyo, Global, February 18, 2020 - Fujitsu today announced that it was granted Japan's first private 5G radio station provisional license by the Kanto Bureau of Telecommunications. As a next step, Fujitsu will establish a radio station emitting private 5G radio waves in order to verify private 5G network systems at its Shin-Kawasaki Technology Square office in Kawasaki, Japan.

  • Fujitsu's AI Image Analysis Solution Measures and Evaluates Digital Signage User Experience, Vitalizes Cities Tokyo, Global, February 12, 2020 - Fujitsu Limited today announced the launch of Fujitsu Technical Computing Solution GREENAGES Citywide Surveillance V3, a privacy-conscious AI-based image analysis solution that measures the impact of and engagement with advertisements in public places, such as digital signage, based on the number of viewers and their attributes. Developed by Fujitsu to create new business models of public advertising and contribute to urban development with better understanding of user experience, the solution is relevant for ad agencies and advertisers, as well as facility managers for such large-scale facilities as train stations and airports in order to better understand the target audience user experience. Starting sales in Japan today, the solution is planned to launch in Asia and Europe during the next fiscal year starting in April 2020.

  • Fujitsu Earns Top Rating in CDP Water Security Evaluation Tokyo, Global, February 07, 2020 - Fujitsu Limited today announced that the Fujitsu Group has been selected for the CDP's A List for water security. As a global leader in the field, the Group has achieved the highest rating in the evaluation, and this follows its earning of top rating in the CDP climate change evaluation.

  • Fujitsu Named to FORTUNE Magazine's 2020 List of "World's Most Admired Companies" for Second Year Running Tokyo, Global, February 05, 2020 - Fujitsu today announced that it has been named to FORTUNE Magazine's 2020 list of "World's Most Admired Companies" for the second year in a row.

  • Fujitsu Receives Supercomputer Order from Nagoya University's Information Technology Center Tokyo, Global, February 03, 2020 - Fujitsu today announced that it has received an order for the next generation of supercomputer system from Nagoya University's Information Technology Center. The system is scheduled to start operation in July 2020.

January