NetApp and Fujitsu Partnership

NetApp and Fujitsu announced on October 26, 2010 that they are extending their strong, long-standing, eleven year, partnership to help customers maximize the value they get from their IT investments.

  • NetApp and Fujitsu Ltd. have an OEM agreement for the distribution of the family of NetApp® products in Japan. Fujitsu offers the NetApp FAS series as the Fujitsu ETERNUS NR1000F series.
  • NetApp and Fujitsu Technology Solutions have a resale agreement for the sale of NetApp products and software solutions outside of Japan. These products are sold under the NetApp brand.

One-stop shopping for integrated storage solutions
IT leaders today are under increasing pressure to respond faster to the needs of the business. With this agreement, the two companies deliver one-stop shopping for integrated storage solutions that accelerate business results for their customers.

  • Fujitsu will expand its resale of NetApp’s unified storage systems to more markets worldwide
  • NetApp is expanding its data protection portfolio with the resale of the Fujitsu ETERNUS CS800 S2 Data Protection Appliance in 22 countries across EMEA.
  • Maintenance and support services as well as managed services across the full shared portfolio will continue to be supplied by Fujitsu, the third-largest global IT services company.

Joint Solutions
As a result of joint research and development efforts, the companies have delivered tightly integrated and automated data management products, solutions, and services that help customers more quickly adapt to changes in their business environments.

  • Storage Efficiency for optimization of existing assets through virtualization and deduplication
  • VDI - design for a 50,000-seat VMware View architecture
  • Data Protection – heterogeneous backup solutions with deduplication technology for midsize and small enterprises.
  • SAP - pre-integrated and pre-tested end-to-end solutions for SAP environments
  • Microsoft - SQL Server 2008 Enterprise reference architecture
  • System management – support of NetApp unified storage by Fujitsu’s ServerView Resource Orchestrator
  • Integrated Storage Management - manage and provision NetApp and Fujitsu storage from a single management console using Fujitsu’s ETERNUS SF Storage Cruiser software
  • Managed Services - joint portfolio of consulting, professional services, managed storage services and maintenance services

See solution brief for more details

About Fujitsu
Fujitsu is a leading provider of ICT-based business solutions for the global marketplace.

  • Approximately 170,000 employees supporting customers in 70 countries,
  • Headquartered in Tokyo, Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.6 trillion yen (US$50 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2010.
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About Fujitsu Technology Solutions
Fujitsu Technology Solutions is the leading European IT infrastructure provider.

  • FTS has a presence in all key markets in Europe, the Middle East and Africa plus India serving large-, medium- and small-sized companies as well as consumers.
  • The company offers a full portfolio of IT products, solutions and services, ranging from clients to datacenter solutions, Managed Infrastructure and Infrastructure-as-a-Service.
  • Fujitsu Technology Solutions employs more than 13,000 people and is part of the global Fujitsu Group.
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