Over 45,000 people from 117 countries visited Oracle OpenWorld 2011 at Moscone Center San Francisco. Fujitsu attended the world’s largest event as a Grande sponsor.
Almost all streets and buildings around Moscone Center were colored Oracle red.
The K computer jointly developed by RIKEN and Fujitsu, which achieved world’s #1 performance, and the latest Fujitsu products and solutions, were exhibited at the Fujitsu booth. With Fujitsu technology exhibitions and a popular golf game, the booth was full of visitors.
Also exhibited were the SPARC64 VIIIfx and 6-Dimensional Mesh/Torus topology network technology in the K computer designed and developed by Fujitsu.
Fujitsu Executive Solution Session was conducted by Goro Watanabe, Senior Vice President of Fujitsu Management Services of America, Inc. At the entrance to the hall, T-shirts showing the K computer logo were handed to visitors.
The session presented technologies for natural disaster prevention and mitigation developed in Japan as well as the K computer.
Watanabe discussed the situation in Japan following the earthquake and Fujitsu’s technologies that support the K computer. The audience clearly enjoyed his enthusiastic presentation.
He also conveyed Japan’s gratitude to the audience for everyone who supported those suffered as a result of the earthquake, and closed the session to tumultuous applause.