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Fujitsu Strengthens its Global Solutions Portfolio and Reduces Customer Security Risks

Fujitsu UK & Ireland

London, November 05, 2013
  • Fujitsu and Check Point Software Technologies to jointly market Check Point Integrated Appliance Solutions (IAS) R-Series security appliance selection powered by PRIMERGY
  • Extended partnership broadens availability of consolidated security appliances via international sales capability of Fujitsu and its worldwide network of channel partners

Fujitsu today announces at Fujitsu Forum 2013 that it is significantly minimising customer implementation risks and shortening Information and Communications Technology (ICT) project times by further strengthening its global solutions portfolio and allying with software partners that are leaders in their respective segments. In the latest in a series of such alliances, Fujitsu is expanding its successful partnership with Check Point Software Technologies Ltd, the worldwide leader in securing the Internet, to jointly bring to market the Check Point Integrated Appliance Solutions (IAS) R-Series security appliance powered by FUJITSU Server PRIMERGY Systems. 

Check Point IAS offer flexibility and choice in security appliances. They provide integrated solutions and direct support that are predesigned customised to organisations’ exact specifications, enabling the provisioning of security services based on exact corporate needs. 

Available since July 2012 from Check Point in a limited number of countries including the US and the UK, Fujitsu and its worldwide network of channel partners will now extensively broaden international availability for the Check Point IAS R-Series.

As the leader in securing the Internet, Check Point recommends system consolidation for strengthened security, simultaneously providing firewall protection, application control, IPS, DLP, anti-virus, URL filtering, and other security-related applications including the revolutionary ThreatCloud Emulation. Meanwhile, market demand continues to grow for security solutions that have already been sized, tested, integrated and installed on an optimised platform to minimise both operational risk and Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) while maximising Return on Investment (ROI).

Check Point IAS R-Series on world class PRIMERGY S8 Series meets these needs, while also providing a Unified Security Architecture with a single point of contact for support, delivered by Check Point. The company is a Gold Partner of Fujitsu Forum 2013, taking place in Munich on November 6-7, 2013.

Michael Anderson, VP Strategic Sales at Check Point Software Technologies Ltd
“Trusted by the largest organisations in the world, Check Point IAS R-Series security appliance selection powered by FUJITSU Server PRIMERGY Systems is an integrated, customisable security solution designed to meet specific business needs. They deliver high performance and high security, built around the latest hardware innovations from Fujitsu.”

Uwe Neumeier, Vice President, Server Systems, International Business, Fujitsu
“Fujitsu has made significant investments to extend its global portfolio, especially in the area of integrated solutions, based on our innovative FUJITSU Server PRIMERGY Systems & Platforms. Here, we are working with leaders in various solution segments, such as Check Point in network security. The Check Point IAS R-Series is just one example of how Fujitsu is achieving its goal of supporting our customers and partners in reducing implementation times, risks and meeting and exceeding our customer expectations for optimising their ICT systems end to end on a global basis.”

Availability

  • Check Point Integrated Appliance Solutions (IAS) R-Series security appliance selection powered by FUJITSU Server PRIMERGY Systems is already available to purchase from Check Point in the US and UK. From the first half of 2014, the selection will also be available via Fujitsu and its Channel Partners in Europe and other selected countries.

Notes to editors

Check Point Integrated Appliance Solutions (IAS) R-Series security appliance selection powered by FUJITSU Server PRIMERGY Systems:

  • Integrated, customisable security solution to meet specific business needs
    • Delivers scalable performance and port density based on customer need
    • Protects against emerging threats with Check Point Update Services
    • Customers can choose from Software Blades, with pre-defined security packages including Next Generation Firewall, Next Generation Threat Prevention, Next Generation Data Protection and Next Generation Secure-Web Gateway.
  • Reduced hardware and operational costs with software/hardware solution
    • Trusted by the largest organisations in the world, including the Global 100
    • Single point of contact for hardware, software and technical support
    • Reduces complexity by ensuring compatibility of the latest certified components and servers
  • Extensible, on-demand security via Software Blade Architecture
    • Protect against emerging threats with optional Software Blades
    • Extensible to include firewall, IPSec, VPN, IPS, advanced networking and more

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 & Ireland

Fujitsu UK & 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

Nik Jeffries

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Graham Goulden

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E-mail: E-mail: graham.goulden@uk.fujitsu.com
Company:Fujitsu UK & Ireland

Date: 05 November, 2013
City: London

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