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    Another enlightening and informative Oracle OpenWorld conference in San Francisco is behind us.  Fujitsu would like to thank all of our customers, partners, and colleagues who attended our sessions and visited our booth.

     

    Over the years, Oracle and Fujitsu have built a strong alliance that is focused on delivering meaningful value to customers. Having achieved the Oracle PartnerNetwork Diamond level distinction reinforces our ability to deliver innovative and differentiated services to joint customers worldwide. A direct result of over 30 years of collaborative efforts, the Fujitsu M10 server family combines Fujitsu and Oracle’s expertise and innovative technologies providing our customers with real business and IT value .

     

    Our Executive Solution Session with Goro Watanabe, EVP Fujitsu R&D Center North America , before an enthusiastic overflow audience was a great testimony to our strong partnership with Oracle.

     

    Fujitsu Executive Solution Session OOW14

    Enthusiastic overflow audience

     

    Goro explained how Fujitsu’s Social Cloud Services are helping to address the challenges of a changing world and providing opportunities for greater global benefits.

     

    Goro Watanabe, EVP Fujitsu R&D Center North America

    Goro Watanabe, EVP Fujitsu R&D Center North America

     

    Goro discussed how Fujitsu M10 servers and Oracle software provide the best solutions for highly critical and demanding computing needs (full video of the session). He was joined on stage by Bill Nesheim, who is Oracle VP of Solaris Platform Engineering. Bill explained the latest features of Solaris, including significantly enhanced support for cloud computing environments.

     

    Bill Nesheim, VP of Solaris Platform Engineering, Oracle

    Bill Nesheim, VP of Solaris Platform Engineering, Oracle

     

    At the Fujitsu booth our team was busy demonstrating the benefits of Fujitsu M10 servers in the Big Data and Cloud environments.

     

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    Fujitsu booth at Oracle OpenWorld 2014

     

    Fujitsu Booth at Oracle OpenWorld 2014

    Fujitsu Booth at Oracle OpenWorld 2014

     

    We showed our visitors that with Fujitsu M10 servers they are able to have a highly reliable and extremely large shared memory capacity on a single server and achieve exceptionally high levels of memory throughput performance.

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    Memory bandwidth benchmark: M10 over twice as fast as x86 server

    Memory bandwidth benchmark: M10 over twice as fast as x86 server.

    Details of benchmark at: http://goo.gl/mss1Uf

     

    The Fujitsu M10 supports an impressive 32TB of physical shared memory, enough to run large databases entirely in-memory.  The Software on Chip capability of Fujitsu M10 servers enables processing of very large databases at an extremely high rate. Fujitsu M10 provides the flexibility, capacity, and performance for successful Oracle Database 12c In-Memory deployments. Your business will thrive on faster transactions and faster analytics, and thereby profit from the Oracle and Fujitsu collaboration.

     

     

    In-memory database processing together with Software on Chip acceleration can speed processing by over 80 times!

    In-memory database processing together with Software on Chip acceleration can improve performance by over 80 times over conventional processing.

     

    It was clear that the main theme across Oracle OpenWorld this year was the Cloud. From Fujitsu’s perspective, we see cloud computing as playing a key role in underpinning our vision of a Human Centric Intelligent Society. In Fujitsu’s vision, social and business innovation are both driven by the intelligent use of information and communication technologies. At the Fujitsu booth, we covered several technologies for cloud deployments. We demonstrated that with Fujitsu M10 servers, together with the OpenStack support in Oracle Solaris 11.2, you are now able to build, deploy, and manage your enterprise-ready cloud infrastructure and platform.

     

    Fujitsu M10 and Oracle Solaris 11.2 with Open Stack = flexible, rapid, cloud services deployment

    Fujitsu M10 and Oracle Solaris 11.2 with Open Stack = flexible, rapid, cloud services deployment

     

    We also demonstrated Fujitsu’s Oracle Fusion® ERP solutions, offering flexibility of deployment, cost reduction capabilities, and managed services to enable maximum value. Fujitsu offers complete options for Oracle Fusion Applications ranging from cloud-based delivery to deployment and support on the Fujitsu M10 Server family, with a fully managed service solution.

     

    We had a captivated audience at the Fujitsu booth for all three days of Oracle OpenWorld 2014, due to interest in the Fujitsu M10 servers (and Rio Koike’s amazing magic performance).

     

    Captivated audience at the Fujitsu booth

    Captivated audience at the Fujitsu booth

     

    Continuing our global journey with Fujitsu M10 servers, our next stop will be the Fujitsu Forum 2014, on 19 – 20 November, at ICM Munich, Germany. As my fellow blogger Daniel Klaus covers in his recent posting, Fujitsu Forum is our largest customer event in Europe, with over 100 talks and over 10,000 attendees.

     

    Register now for Fujitsu Forum in Munich!

    Register now for Fujitsu Forum in Munich!

     

    We are looking forward to meeting you in Munich and discussing how Fujitsu M10 SPARC servers can help you in your journey.

     

    For those of you who attended Oracle Open World, we thank you for visiting our Fujitsu booth or attending Goro’s presentation. For those of you not at OOW who are reading this blog, we encourage you to check out Goro’s interesting talk here (full video of the session). And you can follow us at Twitter and Facebook for the latest news and developments.

     


    Fujitsu RunMyProcess  is a Platform as a Service (PaaS) solution that allows you to build, integrate & run workflow-based applications. I think it’s pretty great, but I work for RunMyProcess so that’s a given.

     

    Luckily, James Elkington (Systems Manager at I HEART Studios) seems to agree. In this video, he explains how the business simply couldn’t operate without RunMyProcess.

     

     

     

    Last week, I was incredibly pleased to find out that Fujitsu RunMyProcess has been named the finalist in the“PaaS Solution of the Year” category at the 2014 Storage Virtualisation Cloud awards. Our nomination is supported by our successes with both I HEART Studios (UK) and RATP (France).

     

    The SVC awards are voted for by the public and recognize the best companies, products, projects and services operating in the cloud, virtualization and storage sectors.

     

    It would be great if you could help us receive the award by submitting your vote for Fujitsu RunMyProcess at SVC: www.svcawards.com/voting.php (PaaS Solutions of the Year category).

     

    The public vote closes on November 9 and we’re looking forward to seeing how we do when the winners are announced on November 27, 2014.

     

    Many thanks in advance.


    A few weeks to go and Fujitsu’s largest customer event in Europe, Fujitsu Forum 2014, will return to Munich. That’s why I like to share some information with you about the event highlights:

     

    The Guiding Theme: Human Centric Innovation

     

    Human Centric Innovation will be the overriding theme of Fujitsu Forum 2014. You will experience the ideas behind this topic in every keynote, breakout session, expert talk and exhibit at the event. It reflects the fundamentally changing role of innovation.

     

    We want to be your innovation partner, complementing your business knowledge with our technology expertise in order to realize the full potential of a hyper connected world. The way in which we can do this will be presented to you at Fujitsu Forum 2014.

     

     

    Keynotes at Fujitsu Forum 2014

     

    The keynotes at Fujitsu Forum 2014 will focus on strategic perspectives:

     

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    Lead keynote – Human Centric Innovation

    The lead keynote will be presented by Tango Matsumoto, Executive Vice President, Head of Global Marketing, Fujitsu. He will focus on how value can be generated for your business and for our society by the new Human Centric Innovation approach.

     

    Keynote – How to Design the Future

    What kind of future do you want to live in? What are you excited about and what concerns you? What is your request of the future? Brian David Johnson, Futurist and Principal Engineer at Intel, answers these questions and more with The Tomorrow Project, a fascinating initiative to investigate not only the future of computing but also the broader implications on our lives and planet.

     

    Keynote – Fujitsu and its customers: Innovation Co-creation

    How does Fujitsu implement its vision and how do customers benefit from it? Jürgen Walter, Senior Vice President, Head of Central Europe, Fujitsu, will be addressing these questions in his keynote, depicting some remarkable customer examples.

     

    Keynote – Data Management and Innovation in the Cloud

    In this keynote Jay Kidd, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at NetApp, and Chiseki Sagawa, Senior Vice President, Head of Platform Strategic Planning Unit, Fujitsu, will emphasize why we believe Cloud and especially the Hybrid Cloud deployment will be the dominant model , how customers can keep ownership of their data and still leverage the flexibility and benefits of the cloud, and, where and how NetApp and Fujitsu cooperate in the cloud area.

     

    Keynote – Digital Transformation & Fujitsu in Society

    Dr. Joseph Reger, Chief Technology Officer Fujitsu EMEIA and Yoshikuni Takashige Vice President Portfolio Strategy, Global Marketing, Fujitsu, will talk about how the Internet and other information and communication technologies (ICT) penetrate all areas and aspects of life, business, infrastructure and how a hyper-connected world is created.

     

    Keynote – Fujitsu in Society

    Duncan Tait, Executive Vice President, Head of Fujitsu EMEIA, will refer to Fujitsu’s role in society in the final keynote at Fujitsu Forum 2014. He will present highlights from Fujitsu’s activities and show that the company’s vision of a Human Centric Intelligent Society is already becoming a reality.

     

    The Evening Event

     

    Following the resounding success of last year’s event, we’re pleased to announce that our very own special version of the Oktoberfest will be returning to the #FujitsuForum in November.
    And, as a registered visitor to the Forum, you’re automatically invited to join in the fun.

     

     

     

    So please register HERE, we are looking forward to meeting you in Munich!


    New VMware VMmark 2.5 benchmarks demonstrate Fujitsu’s virtualization and efficiency pre-eminence with new world records in two categories: Performance with Server Power and for Performance with Server and Storage Power. VMware VMmark 2.5 allows the measurement of power usage while running the full application and infrastructure workloads across a multi-host cluster by providing the already established “Performance only” as well as the new “Performance with Server Power” and “Performance with Server and Storage Power” test types. Within both measurements the PRIMERGY RX2540 M1 delivered outstanding result. Also in the „Performance only“ measurement of the VMmark 2.5 benchmark, the PRIMERGY RX2540 M1 showcased world-class proficiency in performing common platform-level workloads such as live migration of virtual machines, cloning and deploying virtual machines, and automatic virtual machine load balancing across the data center for customers’ virtualization needs.

     

    The results achieved with the PRIMERGY RX2540 M1 underline once more the top-class performance in VMmark benchmarks achieved with previous PRIMERGY systems in former times: beside its virtualization power they provide market leading efficiency. In numbers the results show a brilliant score of 25.2305@22Tiles for Performance with Server Power and 20.8067@22Tiles for Performance with Server and Storage Power, outperforming the second best by 42% and 63%, respectively.

     

    • Most efficient virtualization platform in “Performance with Server Power” on VMmark 2.5 benchmark
    • Most efficient virtualization platform in “Performance with Server and Storage Power” on VMmark 2.5 benchmark
    • Most powerful two-socket virtualization platform with matched-pair configuration in “Performance Only” on VMmark 2.5 benchmark

     

     

    Unbenannt

     

     

    Fujitsu’s comprehensive line-up of Integrated Systems help IT organization to make immediate progress in focusing on end-user needs in moving towards the data center becoming more business centric. Therefore we offer a broad portfolio of services and tools, as well as reference architectures and ready-to-run solutions such as Fujitsu vShape or Fujitsu Integrated System Appliance for VMware EVO: RAIL to help customers shrink project times and keep costs down.

     

    Further information can be found here, but also here:
    http://www.fujitsu.com/global/products/computing/servers/primergy/virtualization/
    http://www.vmware.com/a/assets/vmmark/pdf/2014-09-30-Fujitsu-RX2540M1-serverptd.pdf
    http://www.vmware.com/a/assets/vmmark/pdf/2014-09-30-Fujitsu-RX2540M1-allptd.pdf

     

     

     

    The VMmark results were achieved by Fujitsu PRIMERGY RX2540 M1 systems. Full test results including system specification, further details and current results can be found at: http://www.vmware.com/a/vmmark/. The comparison reflects the status at September 30, 2014. VMware and VMmark are trademarks or registered trademarks of VMware, Inc. VMware® VMmark® is a product of VMware, Inc. VMmark utilizes the SPEC Power and Temperature Daemon (SPECPTDaemon), which is available from the Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC®). VMmark results are not SPEC metrics and cannot be compared to SPEC metrics in any way.


    On September 1st, FUJITSU and HYVE, an innovation company, collaboratively launched an international idea contest, which aims to explore new fields of application for Fujitsu’s PalmSecureTM technology with a special interest in a match-on-device system

     

    I am using this channel to give you some information about the contest itself, its development and the technology behind PalmSecureTM.

     

    What is the contest about?

     

    PalmSecure™ is a highly reliable biometric authentication system based on palm vein pattern recognition technology. It features industry-leading authentication accuracy with extremely low false acceptance/rejection rates. The palm vein scan is easy to use and offers robust functionality – hand size, skin condition, color or minor injuries do not affect it. It combines the security of a bodily characteristic covered by the skin (and therefore highly secure against fraud) with the convenience of touchless and hygienic operation.The sensor detects the pattern of the flowing blood in the palm of your hand with infrared light. This pattern is extremely unique and therefore palm vein recognition accuracy is much more reliable than other biometric technologies. Compared to a fingerprint sensor, PalmSecure™ has a false acceptance rate which is more than 100 times lower.

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    We decided to contact the HYVE AG, experts in the field of open innovation, to profit from their simple, yet successful business model: the “wisdom of the crowd”! A lot of great ideas of the past were not the product of a single brain, rather the result of a dynamic interaction between many, everybody contributing their own thoughts.Consumers are involved in the innovation process not only as “passive recipient of benefits” but rather as “active co-designer”. We want to use that “wisdom of the crowd” at the FUJITSU PalmSecure™ Innovation Contest in order to find answers to the following questions:

     

     

    1) What are the application areas for a match-on-device system with Fujitsu PalmSecure™ technology?

     

    2) Which use cases can you imagine in fields such as government, finance, enterprise, automotive, retail, energy, industry 4.0 or others for this technology?

     

    3) How can the device appear in the different usage scenarios?

     

    4) Where can the Fujitsu PalmSecure™ sensor technology be applied in general?

     

    The statistics of the contest support our decision:

     

    Despite the fact that the contest is barely 4 weeks old we already reached impressive numbers; 221 ideas, 307 comments and more than 238 registered members clearly demonstrate a tremendous interest in the topic. Currently people from over 84 different nations visited the website and got to know the technology causing the visitor’s brand awareness to grow rapidly. These impressive statistics can only be reached because of a good community management and – most importantly- because of an active participation of the contest’s experts. The group of Experts consists of 9 Fujitsu employees in leading positions who use their specific know-how to evaluate and comment on the user’s ideas in order to encourage and motivate them to optimize their postings and to inspire the community.

     

    Since I am one of the Experts it would be my particular pleasure to welcome you to the community because I am sure that you can come up with a lot of creative and innovative ideas, supporting us and Fujitsu in shaping the future!

    Join the community HERE!