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Fujitsu is Honored With the 2013 SAP-MICROSOFT Unite Partner Connection Innovation Award

Innovative Solution Helps Define the Future for ERP Integration and Interactivity

Fujitsu America Inc.

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (GLOBE NEWSWIRE), May 15, 2013

Fujitsu  today announced it has received a 2013 SAP-MICROSOFT Unite Partner Connection Innovation Award for its innovation and creativity to solve a customer problem, effectively helping to define the future for ERP integration and interactivity. This innovative program, was developed to enable operational excellence and features a significant number of SAP and Microsoft technologies, including SAP 3D Visual Enterprise, SAP Manufacturing Integration and Intelligence (MII), SAP Mobility, SAP Rapid-deployment solution (RDS), Windows 8 and Kinect for Windows. The award was presented this morning at an executive breakfast during the SAPPHIRE NOW + ASUG annual conference in Orlando, Florida.

Fujitsu won this award for developing a machine-to-machine automated process required to provide real-time, comprehensive visibility into all aspects of the operations and consumer-level user experience on both mobile devices and gesture controlled touch screens.

"Once again, our professional services group has been recognized for their award-winning innovation that is helping our customers succeed in a competitive environment," said Alex Attal, executive vice president, Business Application Services at Fujitsu. "By partnering with SAP and Microsoft, organizations can experience the latest generation of mobile and productivity solutions. Along with Fujitsu's innovation, the technologies developed by SAP and Microsoft provide visibility into a corporation's management and operational performance, paving the way for every employee to become the new information worker. We are pleased to receive this acknowledgement for our creativity and innovation."

Designed for operational, maintenance, safety and compliance organizations for industries including manufacturing, utility, oil and gas, chemical and mining industries, this approach spans across multiple levels of business and offers the following benefits:

  • Real-time visibility and predictive analysis into the operation's performance, when and how the information is needed
  • Improving productivity and eliminating unnecessary manual intervention with machine-to-machine technologies
  • Reducing operation and maintenance costs by eliminating unnecessary maintenance
  • Improving compliance and personal safety, minimizing the risk of failure by automating risk mitigation process
  • Improving maintenance efficiency and reducing risk of non-compliance and injury due to human error via 3D visualization
  • A simpler interface and user satisfaction with gesture control technology enabled by Kinect for Windows

"We are pleased to honor Fujitsu for their impressive creativity, which is helping companies in the manufacturing sector improve efficiencies, increase the return on their investments in technology and enhance their customers' technical capabilities that make it possible to meet the opportunities and challenges of the ever-changing business climate," said Louis Scott de Martinville, Alliance Director at Microsoft.

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Date: May 15, 2013