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Fujitsu Delivers Robust, End-to-End Cloud-Based Messaging Security Powered by Symantec

Fujitsu UK & Ireland

London, July 24, 2013

Fujitsu today launches a new cloud-based solution that minimises the risks, costs and complexity of ensuring robust messaging security. Combining the breadth of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) security and cloud expertise from Fujitsu with messaging and web security technology from Symantec, Fujitsu Cloud End User Protect provides an end-to-end security solution for medium to large enterprises, bringing a new cloud-based delivery method to Fujitsu’s extensive security services portfolio.

This is the latest addition to Fujitsu’s comprehensive cloud portfolio, intended to provide businesses with the choice they need to modernise their ICT and innovate new types of service.

According to a report by Forrester security analyst Rick Holland, email security is a critical component of any company’s security portfolio. Email remains a popular vector for targeted attacks, and a Spamhaus Project study found that over 90 percent of inbound messages are not legitimate for a variety of reasons. Security provided as a service is an increasingly popular delivery method, with enterprises adopting new models, such as Software as a Service, with additional benefits such as the off-premise isolation of suspect messages.1

Fujitsu Cloud End User Protect is a powerful and flexible way to access best-of-breed messaging security, including email security, encryption and management from the Symantec Email Security.cloud and Symantec Enterprise Vault.cloud service offerings, with the added benefit of flexible integration with Fujitsu managed security services. Specifying and delivering IT and cloud projects is complex, and Fujitsu Cloud End User Protect takes the burden of implementing and managing the IT security system away from in-house IT teams, allowing them to focus on IT modernisation and business innovation.

Delivered via a cloud-based model with flexible monthly payment terms, Fujitsu Cloud End User Protect eliminates capital expenditure and reduces the need for new hardware or software. Continuous security is assured with Symantec’s Skeptic heuristics engine and real time link-following technology, which protects against sophisticated threats and malicious content. Additionally, Symantec’s cloud service also ensures malware and targeted attacks can be dealt with at a safe distance from the customer’s network.

Services within Fujitsu Cloud End User Protect, which can be provided singly or as an entire end-to-end solution, include:

  • Expert advice to assess requirements and develop appropriate security measures
  • Rapid implementation and fast roll-out capability
  • Ongoing service, from basic monitoring to fully managed Security Service Desk

Supporting quotes

Cameron McNaught, EVP Solutions, Fujitsu International Business
“Fujitsu has over 40 years of experience protecting our customers’ information in the face of mounting security threats. Our strategic partnership with Symantec gives customers the benefit of our combined expertise, offering the highest standards of service to meet the diverse needs of end users and keep organisational data secure.”

Anil Chakravarthy, EVP Information Security, Symantec
“In an effort to reduce complexity and maximise resources, many organisations are moving to the cloud. By combining Symantec’s messaging security cloud technologies with Fujitsu’s extensive services and expertise, customers can confidently implement a fast and simple cloud solution that protects and secures their information, while increasing business flexibility and giving them the competitive advantages they need to drive their business forward with confidence.”

Pricing and availability

Fujitsu Cloud End User Protect will be available in all major global regions in the second half of 2013. The service is available with Fujitsu’s managed security services from local sales representatives.

Notes to Editors

1 The Forrester Wave™: Email Content Security, Q4 2012, Forrester Research, Inc., November 15, 2012

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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 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 4.4 trillion yen (US$47 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013. For more information, please see: http://www.fujitsu.com

About Fujitsu UK and Ireland

Fujitsu UK and Ireland is a leading IT systems, services and products company employing over 10,100 people with an annual revenue of £1.6 billion. Additionally, Fujitsu’s other operations in the UK bring its total employee numbers to over 14,000 and its total revenues to £1.8 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: http://uk.fujitsu.com

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Graham Goulden

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Date: 24 July, 2013
City: London

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