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Fujitsu to launch GoDaaS - User-Centric Managed Desktop Service for NZ Government

Fujitsu New Zealand Limited

Launch event 4th March 2015

News Facts:

  • New Zealand government agencies to experience advanced managed desktop services.
  • Built specifically for New Zealand Government, GoDaaS is based on Fujitsu’s Workplace Anywhere service, which currently supports over 200,000 users.
  • Launch event and technology exhibition on Wednesday 4 March 2015, The Rydges Hotel, Wellington.
Wellington, March 02, 2015

Fujitsu today announces its Government Desktop as a Service offering – GoDaaS. Built specifically for New Zealand Government as part of the DaaS Common Capability panel, GoDaaS will benefit every agency wanting to enable a secure BYOD workplace and remote options for staff, while avoiding expensive and lengthy desktop operating system upgrade projects. It is based on Fujitsu’s global Workplace Anywhere service, which currently supports over 200,000 users.

All public sector entities are invited to the launch information sessions and technology exhibition for GoDaaS in Wellington on 4 March. Fujitsu and Citrix will team to explain how this powerful new offering can improve business flexibility and simplify IT environments.

Participants will see GoDaaS in action and learn about the commercial model, its self-service capabilities, the seamless switching between virtual and traditional desktops, how it integrates into existing environments, and even see how a smartphone can be used as a fully functional thin-client. There will also be the opportunity to receive a 14 day trial of GoDaaS.

Stuart Stitt, MD of Fujitsu NZ, said: “Fujitsu recently presented GoDaaS at the global Citrix Summit in Las Vegas where it was the star of the show. All New Zealand government agencies have an opportunity at the launch event to experience one of the most advanced managed desktop services in the world.”

Introducing Fujitsu GoDaaS - The User-Centric Managed Desktop
Wednesday 4 March 2015 at The Rydges Hotel, 75 Featherston Street, Wellington
The core event runs 10.30am to 12.30pm with optional special interest streams running during the afternoon to 4pm. Register here.

About GoDaaS
GoDaaS is a managed desktop service built for the New Zealand Government. Fujitsu is a member of the Government ICT Common Capability DaaS panel managed by the Department of Internal Affairs, the Government’s ICT Functional Lead. GoDaaS isn’t just virtual desktops, it is a full end-user workspace service that provides traditional and virtual desktops, remote support, onsite support, application packaging, and hardware devices. It provides a consistent user experience regardless of device or location, and reduces administration costs via a fully automated self-service and administration portal. GoDaaS is based on Fujitsu’s global Workplace Anywhere service which supports over 200,000 users and Fujitsu’s global experience as one the world’s largest ICT service providers.

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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. 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 has earned a reputation as the single supplier of choice for leading corporate 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. Approximately 162,000 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 4.8 trillion yen (US$46 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2014.
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Collin Duff-Tytler

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Company:Fujitsu Australia and New Zealand
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Date: 02 March, 2015
City: Wellington
Company: Fujitsu New Zealand Limited