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Fujitsu awarded all six Lots in Buying Solutions' latest framework agreement

Fujitsu UK & Ireland

January 12, 2010

The national procurement partner for UK public services, Buying Solutions, has awarded Fujitsu a place on the framework agreement for all six Lots of the recent 'Software Application Solutions' (SAS) provision. The agreement will see Fujitsu as a key technology supplier for the public sector in a number of areas, including content management services, document and records management solutions and customer/citizen relationship management.

The award for the SAS framework agreement follows Fujitsu and Buying Solutions signing a three year framework agreement for the supply of ICT consultancy and delivery services in August 2009.

Eithne Wallis CB, managing director UK Government division, Fujitsu UK and Ireland says: "The award to Fujitsu of all six Lots of the SAS framework agreement is a fantastic follow-up to the initial agreement we signed back in August. The scope of opportunity open to us through this agreement is an exciting one where we know we can make a difference to the services offered across the public sector both in terms of performance and cost. Our suite of offerings ranges from our unique, and the first genuine cross-government shared service in Flex, through to our most recently announced cloud-based Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) offer. These are areas where we feel that the public sector can benefit from our 40+ year track record helping public services save money and operate more efficiently."

The Lots awarded to Fujitsu as part of the SAS framework are:
- Lot 1: Bespoke applications
- Lot 2: Customer/citizen relationship management and case management solutions
- Lot 3: Document and records management solutions
- Lot 4: HR, finance, procurement, transactions management and ERP solutions
- Lot 5: Information management applications
- Lot 6: Web design and content management services

As part of the framework Fujitsu will be offering a number of services ranging from solution identification and advice; design; integration; training; maintenance and support; managed services and outsourcing – or indeed any combination of all these elements.

Buying Solutions is the national procurement partner for UK public services and is an Executive Agency of the Office of Government Commerce in the Treasury. Working in close collaboration with customers across the public sector, it provides a professional procurement service, enabling it to deliver improved value for money in its commercial activities. It has extensive procurement expertise, providing access to over 500,000 products and services delivered through more than 1,000 suppliers in Professional Services, Property & Office Solutions, Energy, Travel, ICT and eCommerce.

About Fujitsu

Fujitsu is a leading provider of information and communication technology (ICT)-based business solutions for the global marketplace. With approximately 170,000 employees supporting customers in over 100 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 4.5 trillion yen (US$55 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2011. For more information, please see:

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Date: 12 January, 2010