Fujitsu Expands Retail Offerings to Provide End-to-End Solutions
Ranking in a Leading Analyst Firm's Top Four IT Service Providers in Retail, Fujitsu Increases North American Retail Revenue by 15 Percent Annually
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/08/10 -- Fujitsu
(http://solutions.us.fujitsu.com) today announced it
has expanded its North American retail market
portfolio to deliver end-to-end technology solutions,
introducing new IT
infrastructure services that join Fujitsu POS and store-management
systems and custom business intelligence (BI),
enterprise resource planning (ERP), software as a service
(SaaS) and supply chain management (SCM) integration solutions.
Based on the popularity of Fujitsu retail solutions, the
company has generated 15 percent compound annual growth
over the past three fiscal years. Gartner, Inc. has ranked
Fujitsu the number four Services Player in the Retail
Industry by Worldwide Revenue Size, 2008 (Source: Gartner,
Competitive Landscape: IT Service Providers in Retail,
Addressing the Chaos in 2009, published Dec. 2, 2009).
- New Fujitsu datacenter options for retailers range from cloud computing, managed data center services and
hosted offshore solutions based
on award-winning Fujitsu PRIMERGY® server, ETERNUS® storage and virtualization systems.
- See Fujitsu retail solutions in action at the NRF Convention
and Expo in New York, Jan. 10-13, at Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
in booth 411. Fujitsu and
partners Microsoft, Oracle, Salesforce and SAP will demonstrate how
their offerings help retailers in North America reduce operating
costs, apply technology and business intelligence tools to improve
sales and employee performance, and streamline operations from
supply chains to the point of sale.
- Fujitsu currently serves 10 of the top 20 North American retailers.
Gartner, Inc. ranked Fujitsu fourth by worldwide revenue size in
2008 for the retail industry in "Competitive Landscape: IT Service
Providers in Retail," authored by Gartner, Inc. Research Vice
President Jeff Roster, published Dec. 2, 2009.
- Bruce Kopp, senior vice president of the retail business unit
at Fujitsu America, now leads the retail solutions strategy,
leveraging his 25 years of experience as senior vice president of
sales and marketing at Fujitsu Transaction Systems prior to its consolidation into Fujitsu
America on Apr. 1, 2009.
Bruce Kopp, Senior Vice President of Retail Sales,
Fujitsu America: "Since April 2009, Fujitsu America
has made a substantial investment in the success of its
retail business unit, as evidenced by a 15 percent
compound annual growth rate over the past three fiscal
years. I am pleased to take the lead as our retail
solutions expand to a full spectrum of hardware, software
and IT infrastructure and security services, as well as
integration solutions with our alliance partners such
as Microsoft, Oracle and SAP."
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: www.fujitsu.com.
About Fujitsu America, Inc.
Fujitsu America, Inc. provides a complete portfolio of
business technology services, computing platforms, and
industry solutions. Fujitsu platform products are based
on scalable, reliable and high-performance server,
storage, software, point-of-sale, and mobile
technologies. Fujitsu combines its renowned platform
offerings with a full suite of onshore, near shore and
offshore system integration, outsourcing, and
datacenter services covering applications, operations,
infrastructure, customer service, and multi-vendor
lifecycle services. Fujitsu provides industry-specific
solutions for retail, manufacturing, healthcare,
government, education, financial services, and
telecommunications sectors. For more information on
Fujitsu America's business scope, visit
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