Fujitsu to Manage REC Solar ASA’s Regional IT Infrastructure Operations from Singapore Hub
Fujitsu Asia Pte Ltd.
Singapore, July 08, 2014
Fujitsu Singapore, a leading provider of IT-based business solutions, today announced that it has been appointed by REC Solar ASA (REC), a leading global solar energy solutions provider headquartered in Singapore, as part of a 5-year, multi-million dollar agreement (SGD). Fujitsu will manage REC’s IT infrastructure operations at REC’s data centre in Singapore, which supports offices in Singapore, India, Japan, Norway, USA and Germany.
With operating headquarters in Singapore, where it has built the world’s largest fully integrated solar manufacturing facility, REC continues to focus on expanding its product offering and market presence in key markets. To enhance business-IT alignment, improve IT resource utilization and IT management as business continued to grow, the company was looking for an IT solutions provider to manage its data centre operations.
“As REC continues to evolve and grow, we were looking for a partner with experience and strong managed services capabilities. Fujitsu not only met these requirements, it proposed a compelling solution that met our current requirements while taking into consideration our future needs. The level of responsiveness from the team also convinced us that Fujitsu is the ideal IT partner to collaborate with, and we look forward to the collaboration in the next five years,” said Mr Martin Cooper, Interim Chief Executive Officer, REC Solar ASA.
“Fujitsu Singapore prides itself as a company that works in close collaboration with customers to ensure their business operations and technology strategies support their changing business needs,” said Mr Wong Heng Chew, Country President, Fujitsu Singapore. “Organizations like REC are setting up headquarters in Singapore due to its robust business environment as well as strong IT and telecommunications infrastructure. With global expertise for managing IT infrastructure and data center environments, Fujitsu has a depth of experience responding to the individual needs of businesses. This partnership with REC shows that we are well-positioned to support regional work with Singapore as the hub.”
Fujitsu’s Managed Infrastructure Services help organizations cut cost and boost efficiency through technological innovation and high-quality services delivery. Fujitsu leverages its expertise gained from managing infrastructure for customers around the world to provide the assurance that customers IT operations will receive the attention to service quality consistency and security they require, regardless their location or specific needs.
About Fujitsu Limited
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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About Fujitsu Asia
Fujitsu Asia was established in Singapore in 1997 to provide leadership in business development, technology innovation and customer support as regional headquarters for the Fujitsu group of companies in ASEAN. Building on Fujitsu’s three decades of experience in the ASEAN region and with a pool of highly skilled engineering talent, Fujitsu Asia is dedicated to providing comprehensive integrated IT-based business solutions that deliver tangible business value and enable customers to meet the challenges of the new global economy. Fujitsu Asia is a wholly owned subsidiary of Tokyo-based Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702), a leading provider of IT-based business solutions for the global marketplace.
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Date: 08 July, 2014