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Fujitsu Legacy Modernization Solution Recognized for Global Success by Microsoft

Customers Benefit From a Standardized and Technology-Agnostic Offering

Fujitsu America Inc.

SUNNYVALE, Calif., (GLOBE NEWSWIRE), August 26, 2013

Fujitsu, a leading provider of information and communications technology (ICT) business solutions, today announced the continued success of its Legacy Modernization solution. The unique global offering by Fujitsu further supports the partnership with Microsoft to deliver successful mainframe modernization projects for their customers. As a result of an aggressive modernization campaign undertaken across global regions that embraces both the Microsoft platform modernization and cloud OS strategies, Fujitsu has received the 2013 Microsoft Platform Modernization Sales Momentum Award.

North America customers have complete access to the entire global legacy modernization expertise of Fujitsu, supported by global consulting teams across 20 Countries, leveraging best of breed partner product offerings. The Global Legacy Modernization offering is operating from an Offering Center based in Australia and supported by senior teams in the United States, Canada, the UK, Finland, France and Japan, serving customers worldwide.

"We are seeing the fastest growth for modernization currently occurring in government, healthcare, banking, and financial institutions as the technology needs of their specific industries are rapidly changing," said Eric Payeur, Legacy Modernization Director for Fujitsu America. "We are glad that the success of our standardized and agnostic approach to modernization has been recognized by Microsoft, as it is especially important for customers who are looking for tailor-made solutions that reduce expenses and increase productivity."

As a standardized and technology-agnostic offering, the Global Legacy Modernization solution makes it possible for customers to become more flexible, agile and better define their business environments in a competitive market and take advantage of cloud services.

"We are pleased to present the Microsoft Platform Modernization sales momentum award to Fujitsu for taking a lead in helping businesses move from aging technology, solutions and applications to modern ones," said Bob Ellsworth, Microsoft Worldwide Director of Platform Modernization. "Fujitsu has shown significant growth in delivering modernization projects that move mainframe and midrange workloads to Windows® and SQL Server®. More importantly, Fujitsu consistently met the customer requirements of a more agile environment with significantly reduced total cost of ownership."

Fujitsu received this award at Microsoft's 2013 World Wide Partner Conference held July 7-11 in Houston.

For further information about this global offering, please see the Fujitsu Legacy Modernization area.

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Date: August 26, 2013