EDS To Offer Fujitsu PRIMEQUEST Servers in its Mission-Critical Computing Solutions
Fujitsu Signs Technology Alliance Agreement with EDS
Sunnyvale, Calif., November 3, 2005 and Tokyo, November 4, 2005 — Fujitsu Limited today announced that it has signed a global Technology Alliance Agreement with EDS. As a Technology Alliance Partner, Fujitsu will provide EDS with highly reliable, high-performance computing platforms such as the PRIMEQUEST™ line of mainframe-class mission critical open systems servers, together with its Stylistic® and LifeBook® Tablet PCs. Under the agreement, Fujitsu platforms will be incorporated in EDS’ solutions and are expected to be available to enterprise customers worldwide beginning with North America.
“Our goal is to deliver the latest innovations in mainframe application migration to our clients,” said Larry Lozon, vice president, Data Center Services, EDS. “With the Fujitsu PRIMEQUEST Intel® Itanium® based servers, EDS expects to deliver the most reliable and cost effective solutions in an open environment with the same level of performance and reliability previously enjoyed by our customers in a mainframe environment.”
“Intel welcomes the technology alliance between Fujitsu and EDS,” said Kirk Skaugen, General Manager, Server Platforms Group, Intel Corporation. “With Intel® Itanium® architecture designed to provide mainframe-class reliability, over half of the Global 100 companies have deployed Itanium-based platforms already. By integrating the latest technology, Intel continues to expect our platform to address enterprise customers’needs to migrate from proprietary architecture to open platform based on Itanium-based servers.”
The EDS Technology Alliance leverages best-in-class technology platform expertise to extend or enable EDS` capabilities. EDS will offer customers selected Fujitsu products in EDS solutions for hosting, legacy application migration and mobile computing.
“Fujitsu has been doing business globally and has a strong legacy of delivering state-of-the-art products and solutions. Fujitsu is pleased that EDS values our core competency,” said Akira Yamanaka, Corporate Vice President, Fujitsu Limited. “Fujitsu looks forward to seeing our mission-critical technology being incorporated in solutions from EDS, a company with a wealth of global outsourcing and system integration experience.”
Fujitsu offers a complete line of high-performance and reliable servers and mobile computers that are designed and manufactured to strict specifications to keep enterprises up and running.
As a Technology Alliance Partner, Fujitsu looks forward to working closely with EDS to provide outstanding platforms for EDS’ solutions. Fujitsu believes this coordinated effort will provide tangible value to customers worldwide and help them to improve business performance.
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 4.7 trillion yen (US$44.5 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2005. For more information, please see www.fujitsu.com
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