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Fujitsu Wins Two Green IT Awards in Japan

Fujitsu Limited

Tokyo, October 05, 2009

Fujitsu announced today that its PRIMERGY BX900 blade server has won a prestigious green IT award from Japan's Green IT Promotion Council for its superior energy-saving design.

As part of the council's Green IT Award 2009, the PRIMERGY BX900 was awarded the Review Board Special Award in the category of "Savings in IT-Related Energy Consumption" for being a superior eco-friendly product.

In addition, in collaboration with logistics services company Suzuyo & Co., Ltd., Fujitsu won the Commerce and Information Policy Bureau Director-General Award in the category of "Energy Conservation through the Use of IT" by for their collaborative project, "An Approach to Reducing CO2 Using Modal Shift Simulation."

The Green IT Promotion Council is a joint government-industry-academia organization established in 2008 to promote concrete environmental protection activities in Japan's IT industry.

The Green IT Award was established to honor contributions to the development, expansion, and application of IT equipment, services and solutions that further reduce society's energy consumption, with the aim of increasing the prevalence of green IT and bringing about a society that both preserves the environment and achieves economic growth. The Green IT Award is supported by Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI).

Product/Initiative Recognized

Fujitsu's PRIMERGY BX900 is a blade server for use in dynamic IT infrastructure that boasts vastly advanced energy conservation and virtualization capabilities, allowing for reduced power and operational costs.

The product was recognized for being equipped with a wide variety of energy-saving technology, ranging from innovative surface-mounting to visualization and cooling technologies, as well as energy consumption visualization tools. It was also highly evaluated for having achieved an energy consumption reduction of roughly 40% (in comparison to Fujitsu rack server three years ago).

An Approach to Reducing CO2 Using Modal Shift Simulation
By using a CO2 emissions calculation simulation system in this project, Suzuyo has helped its customers achieve modal shifts and meet their desired carbon emissions goals. The project was recognized for having employed IT to improve the efficiency of logistics and visualize CO2 emissions.

Fujitsu is promoting its Green Policy Innovation project, which leverages green IT to reduce its customers' environmental burden. Fujitsu will continue to work to lessen its customers' impact on the environment by both improving and harnessing the power of information technology.

About Fujitsu

Fujitsu is a leading provider of IT-based business solutions for the global marketplace. With approximately 175,000 employees supporting customers in 70 countries, Fujitsu combines a worldwide corps of systems and services experts with highly reliable computing and communications products and advanced microelectronics to deliver added value to customers. Headquartered in Tokyo, Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.6 trillion yen (US$47 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2009. For more information, please see:

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Date: 05 October, 2009
City: Tokyo
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