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Fujitsu Australia Named APJ VMware Service Provider Program Partner of the Year Award Winner at VMware Partner Exchange 2012

Partners Across the Globe Acknowledged for Excellence in Delivering VMware Virtualization and Cloud Solutions

Fujitsu Australia Limited

Sydney, February 15, 2012

Fujitsu Australia today announced that it has been named the APJ recipient of a VMware Partner Network Award in the VMware Service Provider Program (VSPP) Partner of the Year category by VMware. The award was presented at VMware Partner Exchange 2012, VMware’s annual partner event, on February 14 in Las Vegas.

“We are proud to acknowledge the achievements made in 2011 by members of the VMware partner ecosystem and congratulate Fujitsu Australia on winning a VMware Partner Network Award,” said Vicki Batka, senior director, Channels, VMware Asia Pacific Japan. “With more than 7,000 partners in the VMware Partner Network across Asia Pacific Japan, our partners continue to be the foundation of our business, and of our success. As organisations further realise the benefits of virtualization and cloud computing, we look forward to future successes of Fujitsu Australia in 2012, as well as the rest of our partner ecosystem.”

Mike Foster, CEO of Fujitsu Australia & New Zealand, said, “VMware solutions are an integral part of our global cloud offering and we have worked diligently to ensure we have a broad range of VMware skills and certifications in place across Australia and New Zealand to support our solutions. We are pleased to be named the Service Provider of the Year for Asia Pacific & Japan and look forward to continuing to work with VMware to leverage its platform to deliver solutions that enable customers of all sizes to harness the business benefits of cloud computing.”

APJ partner recipients of a VMware Partner Network Award were acknowledged by VMware in 15 categories for their excellence in performance and distinctive achievements during 2011:

  • SMB Partner of the Year
  • Solution Provider of the Year
  • Government Partner of the Year
  • Academic Partner of the Year
  • Infrastructure Virtualization Partner of the Year
  • Business Continuity Partner of the Year
  • Desktop Partner of the Year
  • Training (VATC) Partner of the Year
  • Distributor of the Year
  • Emerging Market Partner of the Year
  • Cloud Application Platform Partner of the Year
  • Emerging Products Partner of the Year
  • VMware Service Provider Program (VSPP) Partner of the Year
  • Systems Integrator of the Year
  • Partner Executive MVP

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About VMware Partner Exchange 2012

VMware Partner Exchange 2012 is the leading global event for virtualization and cloud partners, bringing thousands of members from the VMware partner ecosystem together to discuss the future of the industry. With more than 170 breakout sessions and an extensive exhibitor pavilion, partners gain valuable insight on how to leverage new technologies to deliver next generation enterprise hybrid cloud solutions to customers.
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About Fujitsu Australia and New Zealand

Fujitsu Australia and New Zealand is a leading service provider of business, information technology and communications solutions. As the third largest ICT Company in the Australian and New Zealand marketplace, we partner with our customers to consult, design, build, operate and support business solutions. From strategic consulting to application and infrastructure solutions and services, Fujitsu Australia and New Zealand have earned a reputation as the single supplier of choice for leading Corporate News and government organisations. Fujitsu Australia Limited and Fujitsu New Zealand Limited are wholly owned subsidiaries of Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702).
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About Fujitsu

Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company offering a full range of technology products, solutions and services. Over 170,000 Fujitsu people support customers in more than 100 countries. We use our experience and the power of ICT to shape the future of society with our customers. Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.5 trillion yen (US$54 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2012.
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Date: 15 February, 2012
City: Sydney
Company: Fujitsu Australia Limited