Fujitsu selects Sierra Wireless for notebook connectivity
New Fujitsu LIFEBOOK notebooks offer integrated Sierra Wireless 3G connection for true portability and productivity
Barcelona, Spain - February 16, 2010
Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR - TSX: SW) and Fujitsu today announced that Fujitsu selected Sierra Wireless to provide 3G mobile broadband for several new models in its LIFEBOOK series notebooks.
The tablet PCs LIFEBOOK T900, T4410, T4310, and the notebooks LIFEBOOK P770, S760, E780, S710, AH550 and P3110 utilize Qualcomm’s Gobi™ Global Mobile Internet technology, provided by Sierra Wireless. In addition to the module and a Gobi support user interface, Sierra Wireless provided professional services to Fujitsu, including integration, testing and certification support. Fujitsu LIFEBOOK customers can access the Internet from wherever they are to connect with friends and colleagues on the go by simply subscribing to a wireless data service plan. With embedded mobile broadband capability, they no longer need to find WiFi access to get connected.
“Fujitsu stands for mobility, and our company has the industry’s broadest portfolio of mobile computers with integrated 3G connectivity,” said Rajat Kakar, Vice President Clients Group at Fujitsu Technology Solutions. “We have a long-standing relationship with Sierra Wireless, and we know we can always count on their experience and expertise to help us successfully deliver mobile computers with new wireless technologies to the market.”
“We are excited to work with Fujitsu on the LIFEBOOK series,” said Pierre Piver, Vice President of EMEA Embedded and OEM sales for Sierra Wireless. “More and more, people are dependent on the Internet to manage their lives, through online messaging, calendaring, and social media. Being connected has become essential to many people and the Fujitsu LIFEBOOK with integrated mobile broadband helps ensure they’re never out of touch.”
For more information about the Gobi 2000 module and professional integration services from Sierra Wireless, please contact the Sierra Wireless Sales Desk: call +1 (604) 232-1488 or email email@example.com.
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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.
About Fujitsu Technology Solutions
Fujitsu Technology Solutions is the leading European IT infrastructure provider with 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. With its Dynamic Infrastructures approach, 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 10,000 people and is part of the global Fujitsu Group. For more information, please see: ts.fujitsu.com/aboutus.
About Sierra Wireless
Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR – TSX: SW) is expanding the wireless world with a comprehensive offering of hardware, software, and connected services for mobile lifestyles and machine-to-machine communications. Our customers count on us to help them succeed with early access to new wireless technologies and innovative, reliable, high-performing solutions for a broad range of applications. For more information about Sierra Wireless, visit www.sierrawireless.com.
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