Fujitsu today redefines the economies of multi workplace computing with the introduction of the FUTRO C400, an ultra thin client that delivers a full desktop experience across multiple workplaces at a fraction of the cost of an array of entry-level PCs. Ideal for schools and small and medium sized companies that need maximize their IT budgets to get the lowest cost per seat, the FUTRO C400 allows a powerful central PC’s resources to be shared between users, dramatically reducing hardware and management costs.
Targeting small businesses, schools, libraries and organizations with limited IT staff and expertise, Fujitsu’s multi workplace computing environment has very minimal hardware requirements for set-up. Organizations only need a single host desktop PC such as an Fujitsu ESPRIMO model, along with FUTRO C400 units and displays for each workplace. The host PC acts as a central server, helping to ensure that overall system costs are lower than any other solution.
With today’s PCs being so powerful that the average user only taps a small percentage of the available power, even when sharing computing resources in a multi workplace computing environment, end users will still enjoy good performance when using standard desktop applications such as office software, and internet browsers. Depending on the PC’s configuration, a single unit can host up to 30 simultaneous users.
Sharing computing resources between users also reduces management costs: software is managed centrally, making it easy to maintain. Individual sessions are secured and protected against intrusion from other users.
With a footprint the size of a CD case and no moving parts, FUTRO C400 ultra thin clients consume less power, use less energy than even the most-efficient PC, generate less heat and since they have no moving parts, are totally silent in operation and have a very high reliability rate . Should a device fail, it can be quickly and easily replaced without the need for any manual reconfiguration, helping to minimize downtime and maximize productivity.
Rajat Kakar, Vice President Workplace Systems at Fujitsu Technology Solutions says: “We have focused on driving down costs, using ultra thin client technology. The FUTRO C400 is ideal for SMBs and schools that want to benefit from a thin client infrastructure but may not have a server-based back-end.”
Fujitsu’s FUTRO C400 will be available across the CEMEA &I region from November 24, 2010.
Pictures of the FUTRO C400 are available (as of end of October) at: http://mediaserver.ts.fujitsu.com/photoserver/index.cfm?fuseaction=list&CFID=2950598&CFTOKEN=99664179&fid=390
A datasheet is available at: http://ts.fujitsu.com/products/deskbound/thin_clients/index.html
Fujitsu Technology Solutions
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About Fujitsu Fujitsu is a leading provider of ICT-based business solutions for the global marketplace. With approximately 170,000 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$50 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2010. For more information, please see: www.fujitsu.com
About Fujitsu Technology Solutions
Fujitsu Technology Solutions is the leading European IT infrastructure provider with a presence in all key markets in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, plus India, serving large-, medium- and small-sized companies as well as consumers. With its Dynamic Infrastructures approach, the company offers a full portfolio of IT products, solutions and services, ranging from clients to datacenter solutions, Managed Infrastructure and Infrastructure-as-a-Service. Fujitsu Technology Solutions employs more than 13,000 people and is part of the global Fujitsu Group. For more information, please see: ts.fujitsu.com/aboutus .
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Date: 05 October, 2010