Fujitsu Partners with Citrix to Drive Down Cost of Reliable Data Center Scaling


Fujitsu PRIMERGY RX300 S3 Achieves Certification for Citrix XenServer

SUNNYVALE, CA -- 11/27/07 -- Fujitsu Computer Systems Corporation today announced a technology partnership with Citrix, the global leader in application delivery infrastructure. As part of the agreement, Citrix will provide support for Citrix XenServer Enterprise Edition running on the Fujitsu PRIMERGY® RX300 S3 server, and the two companies will collaborate on future products. Citrix has also certified the PRIMERGY RX300 S3 Server for XenServer Enterprise Edition.

Citrix XenServer Enterprise Edition runs in Linux® and Windows® environments, making high-performance server virtualization affordable and easy-to implement for every business. By virtualizing their data centers, organizations can increase server utilization, lower IT hardware costs, and improve operational agility. With XenServer Enterprise running on the PRIMERGY RX300 S3 server, customers can confidently use server virtualization to cost-effectively scale their infrastructure with greater flexibility and reliability, and with the assurance of 100 percent compatibility with XenServer technology.

"With its reputation for mainframe reliability and outstanding customer support, Fujitsu is an excellent platform for deploying XenServer solutions," said Frank Artale, vice president of business development, Citrix Systems, Inc. "This partnership will help our joint customers more rapidly obtain the management and agility benefits of server virtualization and control the costs of scaling their infrastructures."

"As a leader in bringing virtualization solutions to market, Fujitsu is continually looking for new ways to ensure our customers have the ability to choose a virtualization technology that meets their specific needs," said Richard McCormack, senior vice president of marketing for Fujitsu Computer Systems. "A technology partnership with Citrix provides Fujitsu customers with access to a highly reliable, industry-leading virtualization platform, while companies first looking to implement virtualization now have a powerful, fully tested combination of Citrix XenServer software and Fujitsu hardware to turn to."

Availability

PRIMERGY RX300 S3 Server is now a fully tested deployment platform on XenEnterprise, and is listed in the XenSource Hardware Compatibility List (HCL).

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 us.fujitsu.com/computers for further information.

About Fujitsu

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 5.1 trillion yen (US$43.2 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2007. See www.fujitsu.com for further information.

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