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Fujitsu Awarded VMware Systems Integrator of the Year for First Deployment of VMware Cloud on AWS in the UK and Ireland

London, June 19, 2019 –Fujitsu has been recognised as VMware UK and Ireland Systems Integrator of the Year, one of VMware’s highest accolades. The honor is in recognition of Fujitsu’s deployment of the first VMware Cloud on Amazon Web Services from a UK cloud and the growing number of collaborative transformational customer installations in both private and public sectors.
The accolade also recognises Fujitsu’s focus on helping organisations digitally transform by effectively harnessing the potential of their hybrid environments. In partnership, Fujitsu and VMware have enabled thousands of joint customers to benefit from the agility, cost efficiencies and rapid development capabilities of the public cloud, accessible via a private cloud or on-premise VMware deployments that meet the strictest regulatory, security and privacy requirements.

This award is also the latest milestone in a relationship that spans more than 15 years, and which has delivered a comprehensive portfolio of compatible products that is unrivalled in the industry. As enterprises follow a multi-cloud strategy, Fujitsu offers solutions for enabling digital transformation including the Fujitsu Managed Private Cloud Service, a secure, resilient, high-performing and cost efficient solution for private cloud, and VMware Cloud on AWS, which enables enterprises to add pace, agility, scalability and innovation as they extend into the public cloud. The portfolio also features Fujitsu PRIMEFLEX Integrated Systems optimisd to run with VMware, including the classic PRIMEFLEX vShape virtualisation solution and PRIMEFLEX for VMware Cloud Foundation, which provides an effective fast-track to a software defined data center.
In awarding the accolade to Fujitsu, judges also took Fujitsu’s ongoing technology leadership into consideration. Recent examples include achieving 'Leader' status in the Gartner Magic Quadrants for Managed Workplace Services and the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Center Outsourcing and Hybrid Infrastructure Managed Services, Europe backed by comprehensive expertise in network connectivity. Fujitsu has a proven track record in providing the best performance for VMware environments with consistent leadership in 17 of 21 benchmark categories1. This technical excellence is further supported by Fujitsu’s investment in training approximately 10,000 of its workforce on cloud services that Fujitsu provides in partnership with strategic partners including VMware.

Finally, the effective collaboration of teams from Fujitsu and VMware in securing major transformational projects together was a contributing factor, and the judges recognised closely-aligned corporate values, including a dedication to ensuring diversity and inclusiveness.
Notes to editors
1Further information about the VMware VMmark benchmark is online at https://www.vmmark.com/products/vmmark
For more information about Fujitsu’s close integration with VMware, see:
https://www.fujitsu.com/us/products/computing/servers/primergy/virtualization/vmware/
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Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company, offering a full range of technology products, solutions, and services. Approximately 132,000 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 4.0 trillion yen (US $36 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2019. For more information, please see http://www.fujitsu.com.

About Fujitsu UK and Ireland

Fujitsu UK & Ireland employs over 9,000 people. We promote a Human Centric Intelligent Society, in which innovation is driven by the integration of people, information and infrastructure. We are committed to Digital Co-creation, blending business expertise with digital technology and creating new value with ecosystem partners and customers. We enable our customers to digitally transform with connected technology services, focused on Artificial Intelligence, the Internet of Things, and Cloud - all underpinned by Security. Our customers cover both the public and private sectors, including retail, financial services, transport, manufacturing, government and defence. For more information please see http://uk.fujitsu.com

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Date: 19 June, 2019
City: London

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