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Fujitsu Upgrades LIFEBOOK Ultrabooks™ to Business Class

Fujitsu Upgrades LIFEBOOK Ultrabooks™ to Business Class

Fujitsu UK & Ireland

London, June 08, 2012
  • Industry’s first Ultrabook™ designed from the ground up for business professionals
  • Stylish, eye-catching, slimline design available in red or silver
  • Great value combined with business essentials such as Intel® vPro™, 4G/LTE, fingerprint sensor, all-day battery runtime and port replicator
  • Fujitsu Ultrabooks are available to order immediately in the United Kingdom

Fujitsu today upgrades Ultrabooks™ to Business Class, with its new LIFEBOOK U772 model designed from the ground up for the needs of professionals. New Fujitsu Ultrabooks combine great value with no-compromise access to latest mobile computing technology – plus a stylish, eye-catching design and the power and connectivity to support all-day mobile working.

Fujitsu is the first vendor to ship a new-generation Ultrabook with business-class, enterprise-standard features such as Intel® vPro™ technology – providing advanced manageability and security. Professional users also gain peace-of-mind when it comes to mobile security thanks to features including a fingerprint sensor, optional TPM (trusted platform module) and FDE (full disk encryption) SSD drives.

A true Ultrabook for business

Thanks to its full set of security and manageability features, the new flagship Fujitsu LIFEBOOK U772 Ultrabook is designed to appeal to employees who are now able to choose their own computer because of “Bring Your Own Device” initiatives in the corporate workplace.

Combining the portability and near-instant power-on time of a tablet device with the power and usability of a traditional notebook, the LIFEBOOK U772 gives business users the best of both worlds, plus the convenience of another Fujitsu first: the optional port replicator, which provides easy docking and connection to the corporate network and peripherals.

The 14-inch LIFEBOOK U772 continues Fujitsu’s long heritage of ultra-portables for individual professionals, which began with the sub-1 kg Q Series in 2006. Less than 16 mm thin and 1.4 kg, the LIFEBOOK U772 comes with a red or silver shell and frameless anti glare HD LED display. The LIFEBOOK U772 notebook is secured with Intel® Anti-Theft and Computrace® enabled BIOS features, making it possible to remotely locate a lost or stolen device as well as lock down and unlock even when the operating system is not running.

For business users on the move, the LIFEBOOK U772 is the perfect travelling companion. A slim line, lightweight design combined with all-day productivity while out of the office – even on a long-haul flight – thanks to extended battery life.

The LIFEBOOK U772 offers optional built-in 3G/UMTS or 4G/LTE support to guarantee mobile connectivity even when outside the range of Wi-Fi hotspots, and a strong magnesium shell which makes it tough enough to survive the daily knocks from being carried around in a handbag or backpack. Thanks to Anytime USB Charge functionality there is no need to leave a Fujitsu Ultrabook running overnight just to power-up mobile devices such as smart phones. Charging via this USB port is possible even when the notebook is switched off or in standby mode.

An Ultrabook for price-conscious buyers

For price-conscious Ultrabook buyers, Fujitsu is also introducing the LIFEBOOK UH572, a great-value 13.3-inch model. Available immediately with a strong and light aluminium shell in red or silver, the LIFEBOOK UH572 will be widely available via channel partners from July. Positioned in the advanced class, this is a great value Ultrabook.

As well as being light on budgets, the LIFEBOOK UH572 is easy to carry around, since it weighs just 1.6 kg. Standard features include an anti-glare display for ergonomic working, optional 3G/UMTS support.

Pricing and availability

Both Fujitsu Ultrabook models are available to order now. LIFEBOOK U772 pricing starts from £999 (inc VAT) and the LIFEBOOK UH572 pricing is from just £699 (inc VAT).

Supporting quotes

Christian Morales, VP and General Manager at Intel in EMEA

“The new wave of business Ultrabooks with 3rd generation Intel® Core™ processors create a greater and more secure computing experience, using Intel® vPro™ technology. With the introduction of LIFEBOOK Ultrabook models, Fujitsu is delivering to the needs of business professionals. The new LIFEBOOK U772 offers the slim and sleek form and the responsiveness of the Ultrabook category as well as introducing better manageability and security to ensure its attractiveness to business users.”

Craig Parker, head of product marketing at Fujitsu UK & Ireland’s Technology Product Group

“With the industry’s first business Ultrabook, LIFEBOOK U772, we have combined the best of today’s mobile computing technology with the essential security, manageability and connectivity features required by business professionals. Fujitsu’s Ultrabooks add a new offering to our broad LIFEBOOK family and prove that you can have all your business critical features integrated into a compelling, ultra-slim and stylish mobile computing device”.

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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. 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

Jo Jamieson

Phone: Phone: + 44 (0) 20 7861 2831
E-mail: E-mail: teamfujitsu@harvard.co.uk
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Graham Goulden

Phone: Phone: + 44 (0) 843 354 9568
E-mail: E-mail: graham.goulden@uk.fujitsu.com
Company:Fujitsu UK & Ireland

Date: 08 June, 2012
City: London

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