“Engineering organizations trying to achieve global scaling face major operational challenges such as sustaining the user workflows over a complex and ever-changing IT infrastructure,” explains Naoya Tamura, CEO of Fujitsu Systems Europe. “SynfiniWay addresses this problem by creating a robust and secure framework to virtualize data and compute resources, providing the solid industrialized IT foundation for FIPER users to run effective multi-site and even multi-company engineering workflows. We are pleased to welcome FIPER into our SynfiniWay framework enabling programme, and together with Engineous Software we see many opportunities where this solution will allow businesses to fully capitalize the potential of the extended enterprise.”
Engineous and Fujitsu intend to develop a closely-coupled solution that will offer a transparent interface between the capabilities of both sets of products. Using the proven design process features of FIPER, engineers will build and launch composite multi-domain workflows incorporating any resources published from the virtualized framework. SynfiniWay will then meta-schedule across the framework and manage the implicit data transfer between services, in particular optimizing the direct movement of the large engineering data files. Development of the integrated solution is targeted to begin in early 2008.
Engineous Software, Inc. provides process integration and design optimization software solutions and services. The company's iSIGHT software integrates key steps in the product design process, then automates and executes those steps through design exploration tools like optimization, DOE, and DFSS techniques. The FIPER infrastructure links these processes together in a unified environment. Through FIPER, models, applications and "best" processes are easily shared, accessed, and executed with other engineers, groups, and partners. Engineous operates numerous sales offices in the U.S., as well as wholly owned subsidiaries in Asia and Europe. Customers include leading Global 500 companies such as Airbus, Canon, General Electric, General Motors, Pratt & Whitney, Honeywell, Lockheed Martin, Toshiba, MHI, Ford Motor Company, DaimlerChrysler, Toyota, Nissan, Renault, Hitachi, Peugeot, MTU Aero Engines, TRW, BMW, Rolls Royce, and Johnson Controls, Inc. Additional information may be found at www.engineous.com and http://components.engineous.com.
Fujitsu Systems Europe is a strategic member of the Fujitsu Group, developing and supporting world-wide the SynfiniWay software – the industrialised service-oriented IT framework for technical computing. SynfiniWay is a complete framework for global scaling of enterprise processes, featuring global resource virtualisation, workflow management, meta-scheduling and implicit data movement. Our services, founded on dedicated expertise in technical and engineering computing, include the audit, design and deployment of SynfiniWay-based solutions for leading enterprises in automotive and aerospace, energy and oil markets, as well as outsourced compute centres.
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. For more information, please see: www.fujitsu.com
Fujitsu UK and Ireland is a leading IT systems, services and products company employing 11,400 people with an annual revenue of £1.7 billion. Its business is in enabling its customers to realise their objectives by exploiting information technology through its integrated product and service portfolio. This includes consulting, applications, systems integration, managed services and product for customers in the private and public sectors including retail, financial services, telecoms, government, defence and consumer sectors. For more information, please see: uk.fujitsu.com
Phone: +33 (0)689 445 993
Company:Fujitsu Systems Europe
Date: 19 December, 2007
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