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Fujitsu Inks OEM Partnership with Eucalyptus to Deliver Private Cloud Solution


Nuvola private cloud appliance empowers users to quickly increase speed, efficiency and performance of business critical processes

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., June 25 — Eucalyptus Systems, creator of the most widely deployed on-premise cloud computing platform, today announced that Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc., a leading provider of IT-based solutions, has selected Eucalyptus to power the NuVola Private Cloud Platform offering. A combination of Fujitsu's class-leading server and storage appliances, virtualization software, and Eucalyptus' on-premise Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) software, the offering provides a purpose-built, prepackaged on-premise cloud offering that transforms business critical processes by leveraging the security and scalability of the cloud.

As cloud computing continues to evolve, customers are increasing their demand for integrated, trusted and fast deployments that solve their unique business problems quickly and effectively. By combining industry-leading server, storage, virtualization, and cloud IaaS offerings, the NuVola Private Cloud solution enables users to immediately transform a host of functional business processes to improve speed, efficiency and performance using the benefit of cloud with painless out-of-box ready private cloud deployment.

"Our partnership with Eucalyptus furthers our vision of delivering integrated IT-based solutions, while reinforcing our longstanding reputation for quality and performance," said Vic Herring, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Cloud Infrastructure Solutions Group at Fujitsu Frontech North America. "Eucalyptus is the most widely deployed on-premise IaaS solution on the market based on its open approach to cloud computing and highly scalable architecture. This unmatched level of industry leadership, coupled with seamless integration and compatibility with AWS, makes Eucalyptus a powerful partner in helping our customers realize the benefits of the cloud."

Integrating technology from key partners including Eucalyptus, the NuVola Private Cloud Platform solution is purposely built to address customer pain points for a variety of functional business processes. Central to the platform is Fujitsu's ETERNUS® storage and PRIMERGY® server hardware. By leveraging a broad range of storage, server, virtualization, and cloud capabilities, the NuVola Private Cloud appliance can be fine-tuned to match customer needs, both now and in the future.

"The NuVola solution provides users with the ability to increase business agility by rapidly scaling their on-premise infrastructure," said Said Ziouani, executive vice president of sales at Eucalyptus. "This solution represents the ideal infrastructure-ready approach to cloud computing as it grants customers immediate access to private and public clouds through our integration with the AWS. By partnering with Fujitsu, this is a perfect approach to simplifying deployment and bringing integrated cloud solutions directly to our customers."

The NuVola Private Cloud Platform solution is available immediately. For more information on NuVola appliances, visit http://us.fujitsu.com/NuVola.

About Eucalyptus Systems

Eucalyptus Systems provides IT organizations and technology businesses with the most widely deployed cloud software platform for on-premise Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). Eucalyptus is built as an open source cloud product and is uniquely suited for enterprise-class private cloud or hybrid cloud computing. As the architect of the on-premise cloud category, Eucalyptus is enabling 25,000 cloud starts each year, including instances at more than 20 percent of Fortune 100 companies. Eucalyptus customers are achieving the benefits of agility, elasticity, and scale for highly demanding development and test, scalable web services, and big data applications. The platform supports industry-standard Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud APIs, and all major virtualization platforms. The company has an active and growing ecosystem of customers, partners, developers, and researchers that benefit from Eucalyptus' open, fast, and standards-compliant path to cloud computing. For more information about Eucalyptus, visit www.eucalyptus.com.

About Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc.

Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc. provides market-focused IT solutions that enable customers to achieve their business objectives through integrated offerings for retail point of sale, self checkout solutions and kiosks, mobile, cloud computing, digital media solutions, biometric authentication technology, Ethernet switches, RFID tags and currency handling solutions. Working closely with a diverse network of partners for sales, systems integration, and managed services, FFNA delivers industry-specific solutions for the manufacturing, retail, healthcare, government, education, financial services, enterprise and communications sectors throughout North America. Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc. is headquartered with operations and product development at 27121 Towne Centre Drive, Foothill Ranch, CA. 92610. For more information about Fujitsu products and services, call us at 800-626-4686 or visit us at: www.fujitsufrontechna.com.

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Source: Eucalyptus Systems

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