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Buyers Laboratory Selects Fujitsu as First Ever "Scanner Line of the Year" Award Winner

Leading Testing Lab Also Honors Fujitsu and ABBYY with Fall 2009 "Pick" Award For Outstanding Achievement in Integrated Scan Solutions

Fujitsu Computer Products of America

Sunnyvale, CA, December 15, 2009

Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc., the market leader in document imaging scanners and services, is delighted to announce the company has been honored with the first ever "Scanner Line of the Year" award by Buyers Laboratory Inc. (BLI), the leading independent office equipment testing lab. In addition to recognizing the company’s "outstanding" scanner product line, BLI has chosen ABBYY TouchTo on the Fujitsu fi-6010N network scanner as a Fall 2009 "Pick" award winner for the "Outstanding Achievement in Integrated Scan Solutions" category.

In order to determine the company receiving the first "Scanner Line of the Year" award, BLI examined past years of scanner testing and concluded that scanners across Fujitsu’s product line have received more "Highly Recommended" and "Highly Reliable" ratings than any other scanner manufacturer. The scanners have also been highlighted as having “better” reliability, productivity and media handling. "Fujitsu scanners offer virtually anything for every user… [and] in a variety of versions to better fit a customer’s scanning environments," said Lisa Reider, research editor, BLI.

"Fujitsu has maintained a rich legacy as the leader in the document imaging market and a steadfast commitment to providing our customers and partners with the latest document imaging solutions and services," said Scott Francis, vice president of marketing, Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. "Being selected as the first ever 'Scanner Line of the Year' award winner by BLI is an honor and it further endorses the great milestones we’ve achieved across our scanner product line and overall strength of our dedicated organization."

Additionally, ABBYY TouchTo on the Fujitsu fi-6010N network scanner was chosen as a Fall 2009 "Pick" award winner. The "Pick" awards are given to products that perform best in BLI’s proprietary tests, which evaluate a wide range of the most critical performance factors for buyers, including reliability, ease of use, productivity, and value. The integrated solution from Fujitsu and ABBYY was highlighted as a compelling business value to companies looking to easily and efficiently share scanned documents across the entire network.

"We’re also pleased that BLI has chosen ABBYY TouchTo on the Fujitsu fi-6010N network scanner as a Fall 2009 'Pick' award winner for the ‘Outstanding Achievement in Integrated Scan Solutions’ category," continued Francis. "More and more organizations are extending their workforces across dispersed networks, and we’ve worked closely with ABBYY on the TouchTo OCR technology integration to address the business needs of companies looking to expand their capture deployment."

The two BLI awards are a testament to Fujitsu’s commitment to providing superior scanning at competitive prices as well as its work with valued partners to meet the evolving market landscape and changing needs of the industry. "Looking ahead, Fujitsu fully expects the new scanners unveiled in the future will further define our industry leading market share," said Francis.

About Buyers Laboratory

Since 1961, Buyers Lab has been the leading independent office-equipment testing lab and business consumer advocate. In addition to publishing the industry's most comprehensive and accurate test reports on office document imaging devices, each representing months of exhaustive hands-on testing in BLI's US and UK laboratories, the company has been the leading source for extensive databases of specifications and pricing on copiers, printers, fax machines and multifunctional products. The company's databases cover over 10,000 products and have a long-standing reputation for being the industry's most trustworthy and complete source for global competitive intelligence. They are available to BLI subscribers online via the company's bliQ competitive information service. This encyclopedic resource also provides quick and easy access to BLI's First Look Reports, Field Test Reports, Lab Test Reports, Solutions Reports, and BLI-produced articles.

In addition to the testing of office equipment for its subscribers, Buyers Lab provides consulting services to buyers and a vast array of confidential for-hire private testing services that include document imaging device beta and pre-launch testing, performance certification testing, consumables testing (such as toner, ink and photoconductors), software and solutions and print media testing (including virgin and recycled papers).

For more information on Buyers Lab, please call (201) 488-0404, visit www.buyerslab.com, or e-mail info@buyerslab.com.

About Fujitsu

Fujitsu is a leading provider of IT-based business solutions for the global marketplace. With approximately 175,000 employees supporting customers in 70 countries, Fujitsu combines a worldwide corps of systems and services experts with highly reliable computing and communications products and advanced microelectronics to deliver added value to customers. Headquartered in Tokyo, Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.6 trillion yen (US$47 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2009.
For more information, please see: http://www.fujitsu.com

About Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc.

Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. conducts engineering and marketing activities in Sunnyvale, California, and sales operations throughout the United States. Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. currently offers products and services including hard disk drives, scanners and scanner maintenance, broadcast video products, palm vein recognition technology and 10Gb Ethernet switches. Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. is located at 1255 East Arques Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA, 94085. For more information about Fujitsu products and services, call us at 800-626-4686 or 408-746-7000.
For more information, please see: http://us.fujitsu.com/fcpa

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Company:Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc.

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Date: December 15, 2009
City: Sunnyvale, CA
Company: Fujitsu Computer Products of America