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Fujitsu and salesforce.com announce partnership in Australia

Fujitsu today announced its partnership with salesforce.com, the enterprise cloud computing company. Fujitsu will provide consulting services for salesforce.com’s cloud applications as well as application development and integration services on salesforce.com’s Force.com platform.
  • 16 June, 2009 10:18

<p>Sydney, Australia – 16 June 2009: Fujitsu, a leading provider of business, information technology and communications solutions today announced its partnership with salesforce.com, the enterprise cloud computing company. Fujitsu will provide consulting services for salesforce.com’s cloud applications as well as application development and integration services on salesforce.com’s Force.com platform.</p>
<p>The partnership is designed to enable customers in a wide variety of industries, including manufacturing, distribution, and finance, to dramatically reduce IT costs and increase business competitiveness, which are the key concerns for Australian CIOs in today’s market.</p>
<p>"This relationship further strengthens our partner ecosystem in Asia Pacific and helps salesforce.com to deliver customer success across the region," said Bobby Napiltonia, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Alliances, salesforce.com. "Fujitsu’s Cloud Computing implementation and management services will address the needs of enterprise customers throughout Australia and New Zealand as cloud computing gains momentum."</p>
<p>In this partnership, Fujitsu will provide application development, systems integration and consulting expertise built to support salesforce.com’s market leading CRM cloud applications and Force.com platform. Together, the companies will address customer requirements with easy to customise, quickly deployable, and cost effective cloud computing solutions.</p>
<p>Dan O’Hara, Group Executive Director at Fujitsu Australia and New Zealand said “From a local perspective, this is great news for Fujitsu, as it strengthens our relationship with saleforce.com both locally and internationally.”</p>
<p>Demand has increased significantly for cloud computing solutions within the Australian market, with more businesses needing to minimise upfront deployment costs and eliminate the need for customers to maintain their own hardware and software, enabling system resources to be flexibly expanded to meet a business’ needs. Many organisations are attracted to the concept of cloud computing delivery due to its rapid implementation, agility, scalability and other attributes.</p>
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<p>For more information about Fujitsu Australia and New Zealand partners or other solutions and offerings please visit: www.fujitsu.com/au/ or www.fujitsu.com/nz</p>
<p>About Fujitsu Australia and New Zealand
Fujitsu Australia and New Zealand is a leading service provider of business, information technology and communications solutions. As the third largest ICT Company in the Australian and New Zealand marketplace, we partner with our customers to consult, design, build, operate and support business solutions. From strategic consulting to application and infrastructure solutions and services, Fujitsu Australia and New Zealand have earned a reputation as the single supplier of choice for leading corporate and government organisations. Fujitsu Australia Limited and Fujitsu New Zealand Limited are wholly owned subsidiaries of Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702).</p>
<p>About Fujitsu
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.</p>
<p>Media Contact:
Tracy Weller-McCormack
General Manager, Marketing and Communications
Fujitsu Australia and New Zealand
Tel: +61 2 9113 9225
Mobile: +61 414 827 044
Email: tracy.mccormack@au.fujitsu.com</p>

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