Fujitsu PRIMERGY Positioned in Leaders Quadrant in Several Magic Quadrant Server Reports 2006
SUNNYVALE, Calif., January 3, 2007—Fujitsu Computer Systems Corporation today announced that its PRIMERGY® industry-standard x86 servers have been positioned in several Leaders quadrants of recently published Gartner Magic Quadrant server reports1.
The Fujitsu PRIMERGY rack, tower and blade servers continue to make gains in the Application, Web, High Performance Computing (HPC) and Infrastructure server categories. The PRIMERGY servers offer industry-leading design and performance and are well-positioned for the growing Windows and Linux-based application markets.
According to Gartner, “Leaders” are vendors who are performing well today, have a clear vision of market direction, and are actively building competencies to sustain their leadership position in the market.
Fujitsu offers a complete line of PRIMERGY tower, rack, and blade servers, from single processor servers for small offices to 16- processor systems intended for enterprise database or large scale server consolidation through virtualization. Whether the need is for affordable entry-level servers, compact and scalable blade systems, or advanced multiprocessor servers capable of handling the most demanding data center applications, the PRIMERGY line delivers a highly reliable x86 architecture with rock-solid design and industry-leading performance for Windows- and Linux-based applications.
“We believe our position in the Leaders quadrants of these Gartner Magic Quadrant server reports is a direct reflection of the excellent overall design and reliability of our PRIMERGY servers,” said Richard McCormack, senior vice president of marketing at Fujitsu Computer Systems Corporation. “Our customers continue to confirm that the PRIMERGY server line offers excellent performance for the dollar, and the dedicated attention of Fujitsu Customer Service results in outstanding value and lower total cost of ownership playing a key role in the Fujitsu TRIOLE® strategy to optimize the IT infrastructure.”
About the Gartner Magic Quadrant
Gartner Magic Quadrant is copyrighted August, September, and October 2006 by Gartner, Inc. and is reused with permission. The Magic Quadrant is a graphical representation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner’s analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the Magic Quadrant, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors placed in the “Leaders” quadrant. The Magic Quadrant is intended solely as a research tool, and is not meant to be a specific guide to action. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
About Fujitsu Computer Systems Corporation
Headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., Fujitsu Computer Systems is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) committed to the design, development and delivery of advanced computer systems, application infrastructure software products, and managed services for the business enterprise. Through its TRIOLE strategy, the company offers a complete line of scalable and reliable servers, storage and middleware solutions, high-performance mobile and client computers, as well as professional services. Fujitsu Computer Systems has established itself as a strategic solutions provider to the world’s leading organizations by offering technology innovation, customer choice, exceptional product quality and reliability, as well as outstanding customer service. See http://us.fujitsu.com/computers for further information.
Fujitsu is a leading provider of customer-focused IT and communications solutions for the global marketplace. Pace-setting device technologies, highly reliable computing and communications products, and a worldwide corps of systems and services experts uniquely position Fujitsu to deliver comprehensive solutions that open up infinite possibilities for its customers’ success. Headquartered in Tokyo, Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) reported consolidated revenues of about 4.8 trillion yen (US$40.6 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2006. See http://www.fujitsu.com for further information.
Fujitsu, the Fujitsu logo, and TRIOLE are trademarks or registered trademarks of Fujitsu Limited in the United States and other countries. PRIMERGY is a trademark or registered trademark of Fujitsu Siemens Computers GmbH in the United States and other countries. Intel and Intel Xeon are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation in the United States and other countries. Microsoft is a trademark or registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks cited herein are the property of their respective owners.
1 Reports include: “Magic Quadrant for Application Servers, 2006” by Philip Dawson, Jonathon Hardcastle, George J. Weiss, Andrew Butler, John Enck, and Ian Brown, Aug. 8, 2006; “Magic Quadrant for Web Servers, 2006” by Philip Dawson and Andrew Butler, Oct. 10, 2006; “Magic Quadrant for High-Performance Computing Servers, 2006” by Philip Dawson and Andrew Butler, Oct. 23, 2006; and “Magic Quadrant for Infrastructure Servers, 2006” by Andrew Butler and Philip Dawson, Sept. 28, 2006.
Fujitsu and the Fujitsu logo are registered trademarks of Fujitsu Limited. PRIMERGY is a registered trademark of Fujitsu Siemens Computers, GmbH. Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation. All other trademarks and product names are the property of their respective owners.
The statements provided herein are for informational purposes only and may be amended or altered by Fujitsu Computer Systems Corporation without notice or liability. Product description data represents Fujitsu design objectives and is provided for comparative purposes; actual results may vary based on a variety of factors. Specifications are subject to change without notice.
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