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Fujitsu Technology Solutions, Inc. PRIMEPOWER Server Receives Top SAP SD Two-Tier Standard Application Benchmark

Santa Clara, Calif.
April 2, 2002

Fujitsu Technology Solutions Inc., announced today that the PRIMEPOWER™ server has consolidated the top performing position in the SAP Sales & Distribution (SAP SD) two-tier Standard Application Benchmark using a Solaris® SPARC® based PRIMEPOWER™ 2000 server and Oracle9i™Database. The 64-processor-based server achieved a score of 4,200 SAP SD benchmark users.

This new benchmark result was achieved using a combination of the latest Fujitsu® 675MHz SPARC64® GP processors, the PRIMEPOWER server’s ability to scale beyond competitive open system servers, the powerful and reliable Solaris operating environment, and Oracle9i software, the world’s leading database. Already on January 18, 2002, the same combination, but with 128 processors, achieved a score of 7,800 SAP SD benchmark users*. Both figures prove that business performance increases by 86 per cent at the final CPU doubling in the PRIMEPOWER server. With this result the excellent scalability up to the full configuration of this High-end servers is demonstrated impressively.

The current SAP benchmark results tables can be found on the following public Web site: http://www.sap.com/benchmark/

*Fujitsu Siemens Computers: SAP SD 2-tier Benchmark, certified by SAP on January 24, 2002, Nr. 2002005: 7,800 SD benchmark users, 1.98 seconds average dialog response time, 781,670 order line items/hour, 128-way PRIMEPOWER 2000 central server with SPARC64 675 MHz and 128 GB memory, SAP R/3 release 4.6C, Oracle 9i database, Solaris 8 platform.

The SAP SD Standard 4.6 C Application Benchmark performed on February 14, 2002, by Fujitsu and Fujitsu Siemens Computers in Numazu, Japan, was certified on February 18, 2002, with the following data:

Number of benchmark users & comp
4,200 SAP SD (Sales & Distribution)
Average dialog response time:
1.97 seconds
Throughput:
 

Fully Processed Order Line items / hour

421,000

Dialog steps / hour

1,263,000

SAPS

21,050
Average DB request time (dia/upd): 0.055 sec / 0.057 sec
CPU utilization central server: 99 per cent
Operating System central server: Solaris 8
RDBMS: Oracle 9i
SAP R/3 Release: 4.6C
Total disk space:
4.5 TB

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About Fujitsu Technology Solutions, Inc.

Fujitsu Technology Solutions, Inc., headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, provides information technology infrastructure services to assist customers achieve business-led IT innovation. Our worldwide IT infrastructure offerings encompass a range of fully customized managed services, technology solutions, and project services. Fujitsu Technology Solutions, Inc., is an expert in enterprise and open systems server and storage solutions and focuses on delivering high availability, mission-critical, scalable solutions in the large-systems marketplace. Drawing on the skills and experience of Fujitsu Limited, as well as its many partner companies, Fujitsu Technology Solutions Inc., enables customers to balance the needs of rapid change and stability while maximizing the return on investment in existing and new technologies.

Fujitsu and the Fujitsu logo are registered trademarks and PRIMEPOWER is a trademark or registered trademark of Fujitsu Limited in the United States and other countries. UNIX is a registered trademark of The Open Group in the United States and other countries. Oracle9i is a trademark or registered trademark of Oracle Corporation. SPARC is a registered trademark and SPARC64 GP is a trademark of SPARC International, Inc. Products bearing the SPARC trademark are based on an architecture developed by Sun Microsystems, Inc. Solaris is a trademark or registered trademark of Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks and product names are the property of their respective owners.

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