Fujitsu Limited: Helping clients harness the power of innovation to thrive on change
Fujitsu Limited, a leading firm that optimizes technology, offering a full range of products, solutions and services, is one of the world’s largest technology companies. The company spread over 100 countries with support of around 155,000 people. Its vast experience and the power of ICT shape the future of society with their customers. Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.5 trillion yen (US $40 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2017.
Fujitsu is one of the world’s largest holders of patents in AI and other cutting edge technologies. Their services support and run IT for the most complex, critical and largest organizations around the world.
Based in various places in India including Bangalore, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Gurgaon, Hyderabad, Dehradhun, Trivandrum and Kolkata, Fujitsu has gained a reputation in the space for delivering comprehensive services to their clients that includes Datacenter and End User services, their comprehensive business encompasses the development, manufacture, sales and maintenance of servers (entry level to supercomputer), Enterprises Storage Arrays and Integrated System. Fujitsu‘s experience of more than eighty years in different domains empower business to connect with target audiences. The firm holds a proven track record of success in enabling client organizations to achieve desired results in a stipulated time.
Fujitsu’s transparent, efficient and flexible world class technology development process zero downs risks of project failures and creates robust technology solutions that meet present as well as future demands. The company which recently celebrated its 80th anniversary has continues relationship with many of its customers spanning decades – this Asian approach to customer service and satisfaction, couples with R&D spend exceeding US$ 2.5 Billion it to keep its customers abreast with all the latest technologies, as well as co-create the future together and thus this approach is what differentiates Fujitsu from the normal transactional approach to IT.
On being asked about the business problem Fujitsu hopes to solve with its solutions and offerings, Andy Stevenson – Vice President and Head of Middle East, Turkey & India and Managing Director of India said, “Fujitsu is aware of the complex nature of IT systems and solutions, being a Global Partner to most leading technology companies around the world. With more than a 100 datacenters globally, Fujitsu aims to co-create, architect and bring to action the entire IT strategy established along with our customers. We aim to use technology to not only solve problems, but also to better human lives and society.”
While speaking to The CEO Magazine about their road ahead, Andy Stevenson spoke, “Fujitsu is committed to increase its presence across India, which began with the establishment of eight offices in the last two years outside the main cities in India. We are also significantly increasing our recruitment, and we envisage an increasing amount of services being offered globally out of our employee base here. At the same time, we aim to bring in our expertise in various technologies like AI, IOT, supercomputing to help keep our customers steps ahead of competition.”
80 years of Fujitsu: Major Milestones
Fuji Tsushinki Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (currently Fujitsu Limited) established as an offshoot of Fuji Electric’s Communications Division (capitalized at 3 million yen with 700 employees)
Lists Company’s stock on the newly reopened Tokyo Stock Exchange
Ships FACOM128A scientific computer (the Fujitsu’s first commercial computer)
Unveils Fujitsu’s first transistor based large-business computer, the FACOM222
Delivers 470 V/6 mainframe computer to NASA
Exports Japan’s first submarine coaxial cable system (210km between West Germany and Sweden)
ICL UK 100% acquisition
Awarded Medal of Honor with Purple Ribbon from Japanese Government for development of high electron mobility transistors (HEMT)
Develops NAND-type flash memory
Announces expansion of global partnership in services area with SAP AG
Supercomputer “K computer” Takes Consecutive No. 1 in World Ranking Top500 Supercomputers
Thrice in a row – Global first computer to break the 10Pflop barrier – performance – 10.51 pet flops at 93.2% operating efficiency.
Named to FORTUNE Magazine’s 2015 List of ‘World’s Most Admired Companies’ for Third Consecutive Year
It was appointed as an official Gold Partner of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympics Games in the category of Data Center Hardware.
The spirit behind the success
Andy Stevenson – Vice President and Head of Middle East, Turkey & India, Managing Director of India
Andy Stevenson has been with Fujitsu for over twenty years and has played a leading role growing Fujitsu’s business globally. Andy has been Head of Middle East & India and Managing Director for India at Fujitsu Limited since September 2014 and is based out of Bangalore. Mr. Stevenson is a Senior Executive with in-depth international experience, focus on realizing Fujitsu’s ambitious growth plans in India.
He served as the Executive Director of Hosting & Network Services (HNS) Group at Fujitsu Services Holdings PLC (Fujitsu UK & Ireland). He has also served as the Chief Executive Officer of Fujitsu Telecommunications Europe Limited (FTEL) and he lead the rapid growth of FTEL’s business, which was recognized with the Queen’s Award for Innovation in the forefront of Broadband Britain. Under his leadership, FTEL transformed from a niche player in UK networks to be the leading provider of broadband access technology with over 50% of UK DSL customers served by FTEL Technology. He played a leading role in guiding Fujitsu to its position as a key telecommunications products & technology provider and leader in UK & Ireland IT services. During his career at Fujitsu, Mr. Stevenson has been recognized twice by the President’s Award for outstanding contribution to Fujitsu’s Global Business. He grew up in Zambia and Qatar and spent his early career with Alcatel in Paris and Stuttgart.