Opening representative offices of the company Fujitsu Siemens Computers in Russia
the Press conference devoted to the opening of representative offices of Fujitsu Siemens Computers in Russia was held in Moscow on 13 November 2001, the conference was also attended by the heads of the companies — partners Fujitsu Siemens Computers.
the First speaker was the head of the delegation of Fujitsu Siemens Computers in Russia Alexander Casinos. He stressed that Fujitsu Siemens Computers is a commercial company formed on 1 October 1999, by the merger of two companies: Fujitsu Computers Limited (Europe) and Siemens Computer Systems. Amsterdam is the headquarters of Fujitsu Siemens Computers, present in all key markets across Europe, Middle East and Africa. Open office Fujitsu Siemens Computers GmbH (Germany) registered on September 24, 2001 and started operations on 1 November 2001 the Development of new products and their manufacture are made in Europe, using more than thirty years of experience in the it sector parent company Fujitsu Siemens Computers: Fujitsu Limited and Siemens AG, which maintained close cooperation. At Fujitsu Siemens Computers more than 1,800 partners in software development and over 10,000 sales partners.
With 7,000 skilled employees, Fujitsu Siemens Computers in 2001, became one of the leaders of the computer market in Europe. Despite the continuing slowdown in it spending and the reduction of turnover on it in Western Europe (in the second quarter of 2001 on servers there is a decrease of 10.9% compared to the same quarter of 2000 on PC — by 8.1% on laptops — 5.6%), the turnover of the company Fujitsu Siemens Computers 2000-2001 financial year amounted to 5.9 billion euros, and in the first half of 2001-fiscal year 2002 received profit before tax amounting to 3 million the Euro (in the second half of 2001, the turnover servers compared with the first half of 2000 increased by 15%, storage systems — by 155% and the volume of services — 28%).
In Russia the turnover of Fujitsu Siemens Computers in the last year has increased several times. Especially significant business growth monitor (made by a few large corporate projects for the supply of CRT and started sales of plasma displays) and corporate UNIX servers (YTD put one server PRIMEPOWER 1000 and four PRIMEPOWER 2000, the company signed a supply contract until the end of 2001 another server PRIMEPOWER 1000). If to be more precise results for the first half of the 2001/2002 financial year in Russia, the growth in the notebook market turnover amounted to 199% compared with the same period of 2000, and the number — 223%, in the PC market by turnover — 182% and the number — 245%, market monitors sales — 506% and the number — 771%of the market PRIMERGY servers of sales — 365%, the number — 163% and the market servers PRIMEPOWER sales — 3585% and the number — 333%.
the New strategy, launched in 2000 aimed at supporting critical business applications and mobility. Mobility in this case — it is rather the mobility of users than hardware. Funds support critical business applications include technical devices, software, services and complete solutions, providing non-stop applications. At Fujitsu Siemens Computers research and development of technologies for business-critical applications and mobile solutions are employed 1300 engineers. For these purposes during 2001-2003 the company invests EUR 750 million.
In his speech, the marketing Manager of the representative office Fujitsu Siemens Computers Vladimir Colin, it was noted that the company offers on the Russian market the most complete range of the best products in their classrooms — from small laptops to powerful data centers.
Striking examples of technologically advanced products have become thin single module server entry-level PRIMEPOWER 100N, new middle-tier servers PRIMEPOWER PRIMEPOWER 650 and 850 and unparalleled powerful corporate server PRIMEPOWER 2000 platform Solaris/SPARC; RemoteView server software v3.0, which enables remote management of servers, reducing downtime, and CentricStor — optimized virtual drive ensures quick and continuous access to data.
Recently, the company introduced its first products based on the Intel ® Itanium — four-socket server PRIMERGY N4000 and dual-processor workstation CELSUIS 880. You should pay attention to the appearance of your home PC SCALEO with Pentium 4 processor (clock speed 2 GHz) and a new series of mobile computers CELSIUS Mobile, which will completely erase the boundaries between desktop and notebook PC. Laptops series LIFEBOOK and AMILO considered the best in their classes and has long been popular in Russia. Recently started delivery of plasma panels, developed by Fujitsu.
Fujitsu Siemens Computers has organized a strong partner network in Russia: it includes distributors, regular and system Resellers, UNIX, partner and retail sales network. All the Fujitsu Siemens Computers currently, more than twenty of reliable partners. In a number of distributors on PCs, monitors, Intel servers, and laptops includes company Veles Data, RSI, Landata, «Express Distribution» (the last two — for the above mentioned products, with the exception of laptops, notebooks — DVM Group, ELKO and MICS Distribution Company, and a plasma display — Case 2000. System Resellers — Siemens, Lynx BCC, Classics CIS, IBS and Elbrus, Resellers — ADSi Electronics, «Delta System», Demos APS, NC Group, Trial Electronics, Soft-tronic and many others, retail — it is the «White Wind», Vobis, «Party», R-Style, and METRO. In more than 35 cities of Russia opened more than 50 service centers. Service partners Fujitsu Siemens Computers — this Siemens ITS Siemens I&S, CPS Technical Centres, R-Style Service and Serso.
the Certificate on the local PC Assembly for large corporate projects received in Kvant, and several projects have already been completed. Among the company’s clients in Russia includes the Ministry of internal Affairs, Ministry of foreign Affairs, Council of Federation, Rospatent, the Central Bank of the Russian Federation, academic and educational institutions.
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